Point Localization: In the anterior depression of the tragus. More easily found when the patient opens his mouth.

TCM Actions: Benefits the ear.

Indications: Tinnitus. Loss of hearing. Discharge, pain or itching in the ear. Otitis. Vertigo. Dizziness. TMJ.

Target area: Ears.

Point Name and Meaning: Tinggong – Auditory Palace

Acupuncture Meridian: Small Intestine

Categories: None.

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.