Theory

ST 1 - Acupuncture Point - Chengqi


ST 1 Names

  • English Name: Tear Container
  • Pinyin Name: Chengqi
  • Chinese Character: 承泣

Location

  • Below the pupil, between the eyeball and the infraorbital ridge.
  • For point location tips, read our meridian notes; unsure about "cun" measurements, read what is a cun?.

ST 1 Image

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ST 1 Clinical Uses

  • Any eye issue, although ST 2 is a good alternative and arguably safer to needle.
  • Excessive lacrimation, redness, dryness, painful a/or itchy eyes/eyelids, twitching of the eyelids.
  • Visual disturbances, night blindness.


ST 1 Point Associations

  • Entry Point.

ST 1 TCM Patterns

This point along with others in a proper point prescription may be used to balance the following TCM Patterns:

For more on this, read "What Does Acupuncture Treat?" and "Point Prescription Guidelines".



ST 1 Conditions Treated

This point along with others in a proper point prescription may be used to balance the following Conditions / Symptoms:

For more on this, read "What Does Acupuncture Treat?" and "Point Prescription Guidelines".


Nearby Acupuncture Points

UB 2

(EX) Yintang

  • (EX) Yintang  Hall of Seal
    • Calms the spirit - insomnia, anxiety, stress.
    • Frontal headache.
    • Sinus issues - congestion, sinusitis.
    • Tong Ren/Tam Healing System: Eye and sinus issues, useful point for building the energy in the head during qi gong.



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