Point Localization: The posterior border of the sternocleidomastoid, 1 cun below the laryngeal prominence.
TCM Actions: Benefits the throat and voice. Disperses lumps.
Indications: Pain or lumps in the throat. Loss of voice. Goiter. Scrofula.
Target area: Throat.
Point Name and Meaning: Tianding – Celestial Tripod
Acupuncture Meridian: Large Intestine
Unitary Channel: Yang Ming (Bright Yang) [LI + ST]
*Acupuncture points may be used safely for acupressure, but should be used with needles only by acupuncturists or Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) professionals.