Stomach 09 (ST 9)
Pinyin Name & English Translation
Renying, Person's Outcome (Man's Prognosis)
Level with the tip of Adam's apple, just on the course of the common carotid artery, on the antioer border of muscle sternocleidomastoideus.
Sore throat, asthma, goiter, dizziness, flushing of the face.
Regulates Qi, removes masses, benefits the throat, relieves swellings.
Avoid puncturing the common carotid artery.
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