Names Of Tianyou

TH 16 Acupuncture Point

  • English Name: Celestial Window
  • Pinyin Name: Tianyou
  • Chinese Character: 天牖
Meridian Information

Where Is TH 16 ?

TH 16 Location

  • Directly below mastoid process, level with the mandibular angle and on the posterior border of the SCM muscle (in line with SI 17 and GV 15).
  • For point location tips, read our meridian notes; unsure about "cun" measurements, read what is a cun?.

What Is TH 16 Used For?

TH 16 Clinical Usages

  • 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.

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