Point Localization: At the height of the laryngeal prominence on the posterior margin of the sternocleidomastoid.

TCM Actions: Subdues the rebellion of Qi. Extinguishes Interior Wind. Calms the Mind (Shen). Benefits the ear.

Indications: Feeling of warmth in the face. Redness and pain on the cheek. Bruxism. Headache. Loss of speech from stroke. Manic behavior. Deafness. Tinnitus. Earache.

Target area: Ear.

Point Name and Meaning: Tianchuang – Celestial Windows

Acupuncture Meridian: Small Intestine

Categories: Window of the Sky.

Unitary Channel: Tai Yang (Greater Yang) [SI + BL]

 

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*Acupuncture points may be used safely for acupressure, but should be used with needles only by acupuncturists or Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) professionals.