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Stomach 02 (ST 2)

Pinyin Name & English Translation
Sibai, Four Whites

Location
Below Chenqi (ST 1), in the depression at the infraorbital foramen.

Indications
Redness, pain and itching of the eye, facial paralysis, twitching of eye lids, pain in the face.

Traditional Action
Expels wind, brightens the eyes.

Contraindications
Not advisable to puncture deeply.

References:

Maciocia, Giovanni.  The Foundations of Chinese Medicine. London: Churchill Livingstone, 1989

OíConnor, John and Bensky, Dan, trans. Acupuncture, A Comprehensive Text. Seattle: Eastland Press, 1981

Xinnong, Cheng, et al. Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion.  Beijing: Foreign Languages Press, 1987.