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SI-16 (Tian Chuang) Celestial Window

Previous PointNext Point  Acupuncture Points on the Small Intestine Channel of Hand Tai Yang
  • Point of the Window of Heaven

Actions:

  • Benefits the ears, throat and voice
  • Regulates Qi and calms the spirit
  • Activates the channel, alleviates pain and clears heat

Indications:

  • Sore throat, sudden loss of voice, deafness, tinnitus, stiffness and pain of the neck.

Location

CAM:
  • In the lateral aspect of the neck, posterior to m. sternocleidomastoideus and Futu (LI-18), on the level of the laryngeal protuberance.
AMOA:
  • On the posterior border of the sternocleidomastoid muscle, level with the laryngeal prominence.

Needling Method:

  • Puncture perpendicularly 0.3-0.7 inch. Moxibustion is applicable.

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