Names Of Tian Rong

SI 17 Acupuncture Point

  • English Name: Celestial Countenance
  • Pinyin Name: Tian Rong
  • Chinese Character: 天容
Meridian Information

Where Is SI 17 ?

SI 17 Location

  • Posterior to the angle of the mandible in a depression on the anterior border of the SCM.
  • For point location tips, read our meridian notes; unsure about "cun" measurements, read what is a cun?.

What Is SI 17 Used For?

SI 17 Clinical Usages

  • 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.  

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How Is SI 17 Categorized?

SI 17 Acupuncture Point Associations

What Conditions May Use SI 17 ?

This point along with others in a proper point prescription may be used to balance the following Conditions / Symptoms:

For more on this, read "What Does Acupuncture Treat?" and "Point Prescription Guidelines".

What Points Are Near SI 17 ?

TH 16 Celestial Window

  • Local Point.
  • Tong Ren/Tam Healing System: Used to effect the circulation within the occipital artery and the vertebral artery.  Useful for occipital issues, glaucoma, etc. 
  • Falls into the category of Window of the Sky points within the Tam Healing system.

ST 5 Great Reception

  • Local point - Pain a/or swelling of the cheek/jaw, neck pain, lockjaw, toothache.
  • Stiff tongue leading to speech problems, frequent yawning.
  • Inability to close eye.

GB 12 Completion Bone

  • Dispel exterior & interior wind from the head - tinnitus, tremors in the head, occipital headache, neck rotation ROM issues.
  • Regulates and calms the spirit - insomnia

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