ST 17 Acupuncture Point

Stomach 17, Abbreviated as ST 17, Transliterated Ruzhong in Chinese, Breast Centre (Nipple) in English.

ST 17 Acupuncture Point Location:

On the chest, in the 4th intercostal space, 4 cun lateral to the anterior median line, in the center of the nipple.


Acupuncture and moxibustion on this point are contraindicated. This point serves only as a landmark for locating points on the chest and abdomen.