Point Localization: With mouth open, in a depression anterior inferior to the tragus of the ear.
TCM Actions: Remove channel obstruction. Expels exterior wind affecting the ears.
Indications: Mumps. Toothache. Pain in the jaw and ear. Tinnitus. Deafness. Discharge, itching, redness and swelling of the ear.
Target area: Ear. Jaw.
Point Name and Meaning: Tinghui – Auditory Convergence
Acupuncture Meridian: Gallbladder
Unitary Channel: Shao Yang (Lesser Yang) [TB + GB]
*Acupuncture points may be used safely for acupressure, but should be used with needles only by acupuncturists or Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) professionals.