UB-7 (Tong Tian)

UB1-UB10

Chinese Name:

Tongtian 通天

English translation:

Celestial Connection

Location:

On the scalp, 4.0 cun posterior to the anterior hairline, 1.5 cun lateral to the midline.

Indications:

  • Headache, dizziness/vertigo, nasal obstruction, epistaxis.
  • Rhinorrhea, anosmia, nasal polyps/sores, deviation of mouth (facial paralysis), hemiplegia, stiff neck, dyspnea.
  • Hemeralopia, veil in interior of eye, facial neuralgia, indurated cervical adenitis, thirst due to lack of yin, cadaveric syncope, madness, patient runs like a madman, convulsions.

Functions:

Benefits the nose, expels Wind, clears the head.

Needling:

Subcutaneous insertion .3 - .5 cun.