Point Localization: 1 cun superior to the olecranon process in a depression with elbow flexed.

TCM Actions: Resolves Phlegm. Dissipates nodules. Controls the rebellion of the Qi. Calms the Mind (Shen).

Indications: Scrofula. Tonsillitis. Coughing up mucus. Pain in the chest and the back side. Manic behavior. Sadness. Fear. Palpitation. Depression. Mood swings.

Target area: Elbow.

Point Name and Meaning: Tianjing – Heavenly Well

Acupuncture Meridian: Triple Burner

Categories: He (sea). Earth. Sedation.

Unitary Channel: Shao Yang (Lesser Yang) [TB + GB]




*Acupuncture points may be used safely for acupressure, but should be used with needles only by acupuncturists or Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) professionals.