Point Localization: At the height of the laryngeal prominence on the posterior margin of the sternocleidomastoid.
TCM Actions: Subdues the rebellion of Qi. Extinguishes Interior Wind. Calms the Mind (Shen). Benefits the ear.
Indications: Feeling of warmth in the face. Redness and pain on the cheek. Bruxism. Headache. Loss of speech from stroke. Manic behavior. Deafness. Tinnitus. Earache.
Target area: Ear.
Point Name and Meaning: Tianchuang – Celestial Windows
Acupuncture Meridian: Small Intestine
Categories: Window of the Sky.
Unitary Channel: Tai Yang (Greater Yang) [SI + BL]
*Acupuncture points may be used safely for acupressure, but should be used with needles only by acupuncturists or Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) professionals.