SI-19 (Ting Gong) Auditory Palace
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SI-19 (Ting Gong) Auditory Palace

Acupuncture Points on the Small Intestine Channel of Hand Tai Yang
  • Meeting Point of the Small Intestine, Sanjiao and Gallbladder Channels


  • Benefits the ears
  • Calms the spirit


  • Deafness, tinnitus, otorrhea, motor impairment of the mandibular joint, toothache.

Pont Location:

  • A Manual of Acupuncture: With the mouth open, this point is located in the depression between the middle of the tragus and the condyloid process of the mandible.
  • Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion: Anterior to the tragus and posterior to the condyloid process of the mandible, in the depression formed when the mouth is open.

Needling Method:

  • Puncture perpendicularly 0.5-1.0 inch when the mouth is open.