Point Localization: 3 cun below the armpit, lateral to the biceps.
TCM Actions: Regulates the ascending and descending of Qi. Stops bleeding in the head. Opens the orifices of the Mind (Shen). Soothes the Corporeal Soul (Po).
Indications: Cough. Wheezing. Shortness of breath. Drowsiness, insomnia and forgetfulness caused by sorrow. Regret. Goiter. Coughing of blood. Nosebleed. “Talking to Ghosts”.
Target area: Neck.
Point Name and Meaning: Tianfu – Celestial Palace
Acupuncture Meridian: Lungs
Categories: Window of the Sky.
Unitary Channel: Tai Yin (Greater Yin) [LU+SP]
*Acupuncture points may be used safely for acupressure, but should be used with needles only by acupuncturists or Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) professionals.