Point Localization: Between the sternocleidomastoid muscle and the angle of the jaw.
TCM Actions: Subdues the rebellion of Qi. Benefits the ear. Resolve dampness. Expels Toxic Heat.
Indications: Shortness of breath. Cough. Vomiting. Tinnitus. Loss of hearing. Goiter. Scrofula of the neck. Swelling and pain in the neck. Sore throat. Laryngitis. Tonsillitis. Loss of voice. Mumps. Parotitis.
Target area: Neck. Throat.
Point Name and Meaning: Rianrong – Celestial Countenance
Acupuncture Meridian: Small Intestine
Categories: Window of the Sky.
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.