Stomach 38, Abbreviated as ST 38, Transliterated Tiaokou in Chinese, Ribbon Opening in English.
ST 38 Acupuncture Point Location:
On the anterior aspect of the lower leg, 8 cun below ST 35, one finger-breadth (middle finger) from the anterior crest of the tibia.
ST 38 Acupuncture Point Indications:
- Coldness, pain, and weakness of the shoulder
- Muscular atrophy, weakness, numbness and pain of the lower extremities, swelling of the foot, spasm
ST 38 Acupuncture Point Benefits:
Activates the meridians, removes meridian obstructions, and relieves pain.