ST 8 Acupuncture Point

Stomach 8, Abbreviated as ST 8, Transliterated Touwei in Chinese, Head’s Corner in English.

ST 8 Acupuncture Point Location:

On both sides of the scalp, 0.5 cun above the hairline at the corner of the forehead, 4.5 cun lateral from the midline of the head.

ST 8 Acupuncture Point Indications:

  • Headache, dizziness and blurring vision
  • Ophthalmalgia, lacrimation, twitching of the eyelids

ST 8 Acupuncture Point Benefits:

Dispels Wind, benefits the eyes, relieves pain.


Crossing point of the Stomach and Gall Bladder Meridians and the Yang Wei Vessel.