ST 7 Acupuncture Point

Stomach 7, Abbreviated as ST 7, Transliterated Xiaguan in Chinese, Below the Arch in English.

ST 7 Acupuncture Point Location:

On the face, anterior to the ear, in the depression between the zygomatic arch and the condyloid process of the mandible.

ST 7 Acupuncture Point Indications:

  • Deafness, tinnitus
  • Toothache
  • Nasal congestion
  • Wry face, difficulty in opening the mouth, pain in the face – TMJ, trigeminal neuralgia

ST 7 Acupuncture Point Benefits:

Clears obstructions in the meridian, benefits the ears, jaw and teeth.


Crossing point of the Stomach and Gall Bladder Meridians.