ST 9 – RENYING Stomach Meridian Acupuncture Point

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.

Adverse Events

Caution: carotid artery, jugular vein. Hypotension and syncope due to irritation of the carotid sinus.

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