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
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.