Point Localization: On the anterior margin of the sternocleidomastoid at the height of the laryngeal prominence.

TCM Actions: Regulates the rise and fall of Qi to the head. Dissipates nodules.

Indications: Headache, dizziness, blurred vision and red face caused by rebellion of Qi. Short, labored or noisy breathing. Goiter. Scrofula. Thyroid problems. Nodules on the vocal cords.

Target area: Neck. Head.

Point Name and Meaning: Renying – Man’s Prognosis

Acupuncture Meridian: Stomach

Categories: Sea of Qi Point. Window of the Sky.

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.