ST 3 Acupuncture Point

Stomach 3, Abbreviated as ST 3, Transliterated Juliao in Chinese, Large Bone Hole in English.

ST 3 Acupuncture Point Location:

On the face, directly below the pupil of the eye, at the level of the lower border of the ala nasi, on the lateral side of the nasolabial groove.

ST 3 Acupuncture Point Indications:

  • Facial paralysis, twitching of the eyelids
  • Epistaxis, toothache
  • Swelling of the lips and cheek

ST 3 Acupuncture Point Benefits:

Dispels Wind, and relieves swelling and pain.


Crossing point of the Stomach Meridian and the Yang Qiao Vessel.