Names Of Touwei
ST 8 Acupuncture Point
- English Name: Head Corner
- Pinyin Name: Touwei
- Chinese Character: 頭維
Where Is ST 8 ?
What Is ST 8 Used For?
ST 8 Clinical Usages
- Classically mentioned for "splitting headache; headache w/nausea/vomiting; headache w/eye pain (migraine)" - particularly for frontal headaches.
- Poor vision, twitching eyelids, eye pain, excessive tearing.
- Hair loss.
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How Is ST 8 Categorized?
ST 8 Acupuncture Point Associations
- Intersection Point of the ST & GB Meridians.
What Diagnostic Patterns May Use ST 8 ?
What Conditions May Use ST 8 ?
This point along with others in a proper point prescription may be used to balance the following Conditions / Symptoms:
- Vision Problems
- Eye Problems
- Excessive Lacrimation (Tearing)
- Dizziness (Vertigo)
- Hair Loss (Pattern Baldness)
What Points Are Near ST 8 ?
GB 8 Valley Lead
- Migraine, one-sided or unilateral headaches and associated nausea, vomiting a/or visual disturbances.
- Hangover, eases headache and harmonizes the middle jiao.
- In the Bronze Man this point is indicated for cold & phlegm in the Diaphragm & ST, injury by alcohol & agitation & fullness with ceaseless vomiting