Point Localization: In the middle of the distance between ST9 and ST11.
TCM Actions: Expels Wind off the throat. Dissipates nodules. Regulates the throat Qi.
Indications: Tonsillitis. Asthma. Shortness of breath. Swelling and pain in the throat. Diseases of vocal cords. Hoarseness. Loss of voice. Regurgitation. Hiccup. Paralysis of the sternocleidomastoid. Goiter. Scrofula. Thyroid problems.
Target area: Throat.
Point Name and Meaning: Suitu – Water Prominence
Acupuncture Meridian: Stomach
Unitary Channel: Yang Ming (Bright Yang) [LI + ST]
*Acupuncture points may be used safely for acupressure, but should be used with needles only by acupuncturists or Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) professionals.