ST 4 Acupuncture Point

Stomach 4, Abbreviated as ST 4, Transliterated Dicang in Chinese, Earth Granary in English.

ST 4 Acupuncture Point Location:

On the face, lateral to the corner of the mouth, directly below the pupil of the eye.

ST 4 Acupuncture Point Indications:

  • Wry mouth (crooked jaw), salivation
  • Twitching of the eyelids, twitching of the corner of the mouth (Bell’s palsy, trigeminal neuralgia)

ST 4 Acupuncture Point Benefits:

Dispels Wind, relieves pain, activates the meridian.


Crossing point of the Stomach, Large Intestine Meridians and the Yang Qiao Vessel