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SI16

Synonyms:
  1. 天窗
  2. Tianchuang

Tianchuang
Tianchuang #

Tianchuang(SI16,天窗) is an acupuncture point in the meridian named Taiyang Small Intestine Meridian of Hand.

Location

On the lateral aspect of the neck, at the posterior border of sternocleidomastoideus, posterior to Futu(LI18), level with the Adam's apple.

Indication

  • ①Tinnitus, deafness, sore throat, sudden loss of voice, and other sense organs disorder;
  • ②pain and rigidity in the neck and nape.

Method

Puncture perpendicularly 0.3-0.7 inch. Moxibustion is applicable.