ST 10 Acupuncture Point(Shuitu) belongs to the Stomach Meridian of Foot-Yangming,which is commonlyn used for sore throat, cough, and wheezing,puncture 0.3 to 0.5 cun straight;
ST 10 Acupuncture Point Location
Midway between ST 9 and ST 11 at the anterior border of the sternocleidomastoideus muscle.
What is the meaning of Shuitu
Shuitu:”Shui”,water, means that the substance of this poiont is the ground water.”Tu”,prominence. The name of “Shuitu” means that a lot of the meridian water of Stomach Meridian is vaporized by the heart fire. The substance of this acupoint is the meridian water from ST 9(Renying) acupoint. It is vaporized by heart fire,like the water in a kettle that rolls upward when it is heated, hence the name.
ST 10 Acupuncture Point Usage
Sore throat, cough, wheezing.
Clinical:Tonsillitis, goiter, bronchitis, bronchial asthma, etc.
ST 10 Acupuncture Point Therapy
Use the middle finger to press and rub ST 10(Shuitu) acupoints for 1 to 3 minutes each time, 2 to 3 times a day,which can effectively treat chronic pharyngitis and relieve voice Symptoms of hoarseness if long-term massage it;
ST 10 Point Compatibility
Combined with Fengmen, Baihui, Qihu point to treat cough;
Combined with ShaoShang, QiShe to treat pharyngeal swelling,
Combined with Danzhong,Juque, GuanYuan point to treat diaphragmatic spasm.
Combined with Tiantu upoint to treat cough and asthma.