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

Categories: None.

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.