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SJ-16 (Tian You) Celestial Window

Previous PointNext Point  Acupuncture Points on the San Jiao Channel of Hand Shao Yang
  • Point of the Window of Heaven

Actions:

  • Benefits the head and sense organs
  • Regulates and descends Qi

Indications:

  • Headache, neck rigidity, facial swelling, blurring of vision, sudden deafness.

Location

CAM:
  • On the lateral side of the neck, directly below the posterior border of mastoid process, on the level of the mandibular angle, and on the posterior border of sternocleidomastoid muscle.
AMOA:
  • On the posterior border of the sternocleidomastoid muscle, approximately 1 cun inferior to Wangu GB-12, on a line drawn between Tianzhu BL-10 and Tianrong SI-17.

Needling Method:

  • Puncture perpendicularly 0.3-0.5 inch. Moxibustion is applicable.

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