Lateral side of the neck, level with the tip of the laryngeal prominence, between the two heads(sternal and clavicular) of the sternocleidomastoid.
Deeper, on the medial side, the ascending cervical artery and vein.
The great auricular nerve, cutaneous cervical nerve, lesser occipital nerve and accessory nerve.
- ①Sore throat, sudden loss of voice, and other diseases of the throat;
- ②scrofula and goiter;
- ③bronchitis, asthma;
- ④the point of acupuncture anesthesia for cervical operation.
Puncture perpendicularly 0.3-0.5 inch. Moxibustion is applicable.