SI-17 (Tian Rong)

 SI16-SI19

Chinese Name:

Tianrong 天容

English translation:

Celestial Appearance

Location:

On the lateral aspect of the neck, posterior to the angle of the mandible, in the depression on the anterior border of m. sternocleidomastoideus.

Classification:

Window of the Sky point

Indications:

Tinnitus, deafness, sore throat.

Obstruction sensation in throat, swelling of cheek, neck swelling, asthma.

Severe coughing, trismus, nausea and vomiting, stiff tongue with inability to speak.

Functions:

Benefits the throat and ears, resolves Damp-Heat and swellings.

Needling:

Perpendicular insertion .5 - 1.0 cun.