Theory

TH 10 - Acupuncture Point - Tianjing


TH 10 Names

  • English Name: Celestial Well
  • Pinyin Name: Tianjing
  • Chinese Character: 天井

Location

  • 1 cun superior to the olecranon process in a depression with elbow flexed.
  • For point location tips, read our meridian notes; unsure about "cun" measurements, read what is a cun?.

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TH 10 Clinical Uses

  • 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


TH 10 Point Associations


TH 10 TCM Patterns

This point along with others in a proper point prescription may be used to balance the following TCM Patterns:

  • There are no patterns associated at this time.

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



TH 10 Conditions Treated

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

  • No Linked Conditions At This Time.

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


Nearby Acupuncture Points




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