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SI-17 (Tian Rong) Celestial Countenance

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

Actions:

  • Benefits the neck and throat and disperses swelling
  • Descends rebellious Qi
  • Benefits the ears

Indications:

  • Deafness, tinnitus, sore throat, swelling of the cheek, foreign body sensation in the throat, goiter.

Location

CAM:
  • Posterior to the angle of mandible, in the depression on the anterior border m. sternocleidomastoideus.
AMOA:
  • In the depression between the angle of the mandible and the anterior border of the sternocleidomastoid muscle.

Needling Method:

  • Puncture perpendicularly 0.5-0.7 inch. Moxibustion is applicable.

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