ST 9 – Chinese name: RENYING
On the neck, lateral to the Adam’s apple, on the anterior border of m. sternocleidomastoideus, where the common carotid artery pulsates.
Thyroid disorders. Inflammatory diseases of the throat and larynx (tonsilitis, pharyngitis,laryngitis). Sudden functional hoarseness. Hysterical balloon. Hiccup. Belching.
Caution: carotid artery, jugular vein. Hypotension and syncope due to irritation of the carotid sinus.