SJ-16 (Tian You) Celestial Window
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SJ-16 (Tian You) Celestial Window

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.

Pont Location:

  • A Manual of Acupuncture: 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.
  • Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion: 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.

Needling Method:

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