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REN-22 (Tian Tu) Celestial Chimney

Previous PointNext Point  Acupuncture Points on the Ren Mai (Conception Vessel)
  • Meeting Point of the Conception and Yin Linking Vessels
  • Point of the Window of Heaven


  • Descends rebellious Qi and alleviates cough and wheezing
  • Benefits the throat and voice


  • Asthma, cough, sore throat, dry throat, hiccup, sudden hoarseness of the voice, difficulty in swallowing, goiter.


  • In the centre of the suprasternal fossa.
  • On the midline, in the centre of the suprasternal fossa, 0.5 cun superior to the suprasternal notch.

Needling Method:

  • First puncture perpendicularly 0.2 inch and then insert the needle tip downward along the posterior aspect of the sternum 0.5-1.0 inch. Moxibustion is applicable.

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