Acupuncture Point Theory
The acupuncture point "SI 17" , 天容, is represented by "Tian Rong" in pinyin and "Celestial Countenance" in english and may be found:
Posterior to the angle of the mandible in a depression on the anterior border of the SCM.
Of many possible clinical applications, it may be considered to influence the following issues/symptoms:
Si 17 has the following theoretical associations which serve as important guideposts in designing an effective treatment protocol:
Explore si 17 functional grouping theory - Sky Window.
SI 17 may potentially be used, in coordination with a well designed acupuncture treatment protocol, to influence the following conditions: Asthma, Cough, Dizziness (Vertigo), Goiter, Headache, Hypertension (High Blood Pressure), Sore Throat, Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMJ) and/or Thyroiditis
While not necessarily valid clinically, GB 12 (Dispel exterior & interior wind from the head - t…), ST 5 (Local point - Pain a/or swelling of the cheek/jaw…), ST 6 (Eliminate wind from the face - TMJ, toothache, Be…) and TH 16 (Local Point. Tong Ren/Tam Healing System: Used t…) are nearby.