ST 37 Acupuncture Point

Stomach 37, Abbreviated as ST 37, Transliterated Shangjuxu in Chinese, Upper Great Void in English.

ST 37 Acupuncture Point Location:

On the anterior aspect of the lower leg, 6 cun below ST 35, one finger-breadth (middle finger) from the anterior crest of the tibia.

ST 37 Acupuncture Point Indications:

  • Acute appendicitis, abdominal pain, borborygmus, constipation, diarrhea
  • Muscular atrophy, weakness, numbness and pain of the lower extremities, beriberi

ST 37 Acupuncture Point Benefits:

Regulates the intestines and the Stomach and Spleen, resolves Damp-Heat (alleviates dysentery and diarrhea), relieves pain.


Lower He-Sea point of the Large Intestine Meridian
Point of the Sea of Blood