SI 17 Acupuncture Point - Tian Rong - Small Intestine Meridian
- Chinese Name Tian Rong
English Name Celestial Countenance
Location: Posterior to the angle of the mandible in a depression on the anterior border of the SCM.
- Point Associations:
Window of the Sky Point
- Actions & Effects:
- Both SI 16 & SI 17 are Window of the Sky Points and are useful for throat distention, swelling, goiters, lumps in neck a/or throat.
- Chest oppression, wheezing, cough, asthma.
- Ear issues - tinnitus, deafness.
- Tong Ren/Tam Healing System: Used to effect the circulation to the brain, and the facial nerves. Useful for facial issues such as TMJ, gum problems, etc. Also used with headaches, hearing issues, dizziness and/or high blood pressure.
Falls into the category of Window of the Sky points within the Tam Healing system.
Small Intestine Meridian Points (19):
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19
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