Point Localization: 0.5 cun above the jugular notch.
TCM Actions: Stimulates the descent of Lung Qi. Benefits the throat and voice. Resolves phlegm.
Indications: Acute asthma and bronchitis. Cough. Difficulty breathing. Shortness of breath. Phlegm in the throat. Hawking. Throat with ulcers, inflammation or dry. Goiter. Hypertrophy of the thyroid. Laryngitis. Pharyngitis. Feeling of lump in the throat. Loss of voice. Hoarsely.
Target area: Throat. Larynx. Pharynx.
Point Name and Meaning: Tiantu – Celestial Projection
Acupuncture Meridian: Yin Wei Mai
Categories: Window of the Sky.
*Acupuncture points may be used safely for acupressure, but should be used with needles only by acupuncturists or Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) professionals.