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Dicang

Synonyms:
  1. 地仓
  2. 地倉
  3. ST4

Dicang
Dicang #

Dicang(ST4,地仓) is an acupuncture point in the meridian named Yangming Stomach Meridian of Foot.

Meaning

Di, earth; cang, granary.
The five grains grow on the earth. The grain enters the stomach via the mouth, as entering a granary.
The point is at the corners of the mouth.

Location

Directly below the pupil, 0.4 cun horizontal to the corner of the mouth.

Indication

  1. main point for facial paralysis or spasm.
  2. to treat slobbering.

Method

  1. puncture horizontally in the direction of mandible angle 0.8-1 cun.
  2. or in the direction of Yingxiang.