Point Localization: 0.5 cun posterior to GB8.
TCM Actions: Subdues Liver Yang. Extinguishes Interior Wind. Calms the Mind (Shen). Resolves dampness in the head. Clears Heat in the head.
Indications: Headache, tinnitus and dizziness caused by dampness or heat. Epilepsy. Tetany. Seizures. Fear. Fear. Palpitation. Manic behavior. Itching and pain in the ears. Toothache. Swelling and pain in the gums. Goiter.
Target area: Head.
Point Name and Meaning: Tianchong – Celestial Hub
Acupuncture Meridian: Gallbladder
Unitary Channel: Shao Yang (Lesser Yang) [TB + GB]
*Acupuncture points may be used safely for acupressure, but should be used with needles only by acupuncturists or Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) professionals.