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

Categories: None.

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.