TH 10 Acupuncture Point - Tian Jing - Triple Heater Meridian

  • Chinese Name Tianjing
  • English Name Celestial Well

  • Location: 1 cun superior to the olecranon process in a depression with elbow flexed.

  • Point Associations:
  • He Sea Point
  • Earth Point
  • Sedation Point

  • Actions & Effects:
  • Transforms phlegm, reduce lymph swellings, thyroid disorders.
  • Elbow pain, tendonitis.
  • One-sided headache, migraines.
  • Useful for depression a/or anxiety, especially with chest pain or oppression, angina a/or palpitations.
  • Epilepsy (phlegm obstruction), possibly mania as well.

  • Differentiation:
  • TH 5 is for headache anywhere whereas TH 10 is specifically for one-sided headaches.

  • Triple Heater Meridian Points (23):
    1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23

Sources and More Information

The information on our site is drawn from our own lecture notes and clinical experience. The following lecture notes were used within this section:

  • Ferro, Barbara: New England School of Acupuncture, Point Location Lecture Notes
  • Harstein, Rachel: New England School of Acupuncture, Actions & Effects Lecture Notes

For a complete list of valuable resources, see our Acupuncture Theory Resources section. The most recommended texts are below:

Triple Heater (Warmer) Meridian Links

Basic Information • Graphic • Locations Chart
Functions Chart

View All Meridians

Be Friends With Us...

Our Store

Tong Ren Therapy Lazy Bum Guide

This book is a binder of charts which show the western anatomical structures and chinese medicine acupuncture point locations which form the basis of the Tom Tam Healing System and Tong Ren Therapy. There is also an extensive cross reference list which contains treatment points for a variety of conditions as well as specific types of Cancer.(18 pgs)

 ($25.00)