Point Localization: 4 cun posterior to the hair line at 1.5 cun lateral to the midline.
TCM Actions: Expels Wind. Subdues Liver Yang. Benefits the Nose.
Indications: Headache. Sensation of heaviness in the head. Deviation of the eye and mouth. Facial paralysis. Stiff neck. Congestion, bleeding and wound on the nose. Loss of smell.
Target area: Head. Nose.
Point Name and Meaning: Tongtian – Celestial Connection
Acupuncture Meridian: Bladder
Unitary Channel: Tai Yang (Greater Yang) [SI + BL]
*Acupuncture points may be used safely for acupressure, but should be used with needles only by acupuncturists or Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) professionals.