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Stomach Needling

AcuPoint Needle Depth Needle Technique Contraindications
ST 1* 0.5 - 1 cun Push the eyeball upward & puncture perpindicularly and slowly. No manipulation. No manipulation.
ST 2*** 0.2 - 0.3 cun Puncture perpindicularly. No deep needling.
ST 3** 0.3 - 0.5 cun Puncture perpindicularly.  
ST 4** 1.0 - 1.5 cun Puncture subcutaneously towards St 6.  
ST 5* 0.3 - 0.5 cun Puncture obliquely. Avoid artery.
ST 6*** 0.3 - 0.5 cun Puncture perpindicularly or obliquely towards St 4.  
ST 7** 0.3 - 0.5 cun Puncture perpindicularly.  
ST 8*** 0.5 - 1 cun Puncture subcutaneously.  
ST 9** 0.3 - 0.5 cun Puncture perpindicularly. Avoid common carotid artery.
ST 10* 0.3 - 0.5 cun Puncture perpindicularly.  
ST 11* 0.3 - 0.5 cun Puncture perpindicularly.  
ST 12* 0.3 - 0.5 cun Puncture perpindicularly. No deep needling & avoid artery.
ST 13* 0.3 - 0.5 cun Puncture obliquely.  
ST 14* 0.3 - 0.5 cun Puncture obliquely.  
ST 15* 0.3 - 0.5 cun Puncture obliquely.  
ST 16** 0.3 - 0.5 cun Puncture obliquely.  
ST 17 None None No needle, reference only.
ST 18** 0.3 - 0.5 cun Puncture obliquely.  
ST 19** 0.5 - 0.8 cun Puncture perpindicularly.  
ST 20** 0.5 - 1 cun Puncture perpindicularly.  
ST 21*** 0.8 - 1 cun Puncture perpindicularly.  
ST 22** 0.8 - 1 cun Puncture perpindicularly.  
ST 23* 0.8 - 1 cun Puncture perpindicularly.  
ST 24* 0.8 - 1 cun Puncture perpindicularly.  
ST 25**** 0.7 - 1.2 cun Puncture perpindicularly.  
ST 26* 0.7 - 1.2 cun Puncture perpindicularly.  
ST 27*** 0.7 - 1.2 cun Puncture perpindicularly.  
ST 28*** 0.7 - 1.2 cun Puncture perpindicularly.  
ST 29*** 0.7 - 1.2 cun Puncture perpindicularly.  
ST 30** 0.5 - 1 cun Puncture perpindicularly.  
ST 31*** 1.0 - 1.5 cun Puncture perpindicularly.  
ST 32* 1.0 - 1.5 cun Puncture perpindicularly.  
ST 33* 0.7 - 1.0 cun Puncture perpindicularly.  
ST 34*** 0.5 - 1 cun Puncture perpindicularly.  
ST 35*** 0.7 - 1.0 cun Puncture perpindicularly.  
ST 36**** 0.5 - 1.2 cun Puncture perpindicularly.  
ST 37*** 0.5 - 1.2 cun Puncture perpindicularly.  
ST 38** 0.5 - 1 cun Puncture perpindicularly.  
ST 39** 0.5 - 1 cun Puncture perpindicularly.  
ST 40**** 0.5 - 1 cun Puncture perpindicularly.  
ST 41** 0.5 - 0.7 cun Puncture perpindicularly.  
ST 42** 0.3 - 0.5 cun Puncture perpindicularly. Avoid artery.
ST 43** 0.3 - 0.5 cun Puncture perpindicularly.  
ST 44*** 0.3 - 0.5 cun Puncture perpindicularly.  
ST 45** 0.1 cun Puncture perpindicularly.  

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