SI-11 (Tian Zong)

SI9-SI15

Chinese Name:

Tianzong 天宗

English translation:

Celestial Gathering

Location:

In the region of the scapula, in the depression in the center of the subscapular fossa, level with the 4th thoracic vertebra.

Indications:

Pain in the scapular region.
Pain in lateroposterior aspect of elbow and arm, swelling and pain of cheek and submandibular region, asthma, insufficient lactation.
Mastitis, headache, spasms of neck muscles, body in opisthotonos, severe painful hiccoughs.

Functions:

Activates the meridian, alleviates pain, benefits the breast, frees the chest, moves Qi.

Needling:

Perpendicular or oblique insertion .5 - 1.0 cun.