SI-16 (Tian Chuang)

 SI16-SI19

Chinese Name:

Tianchuang 天窗

English translation:

Celestial Window

Location:

On the lateral aspect of the neck, in the posterior border of m. sternocleidomastoideus, posterior to LI 18, level with the Adam's apple.

Classification:

Window of the Sky point

Indications:

Sore throat, sudden loss of voice, deafness, tinnitus, stiffness and pain of the neck.

Functions:

Benefits the throat, voice and ears, clears Heat, activates the meridian.

Needling:

Perpendicular insertion .5 - 1.0 cun.