Theory

TH 16 - Acupuncture Point - Tianyou


TH 16 Names

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

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?.

TH 16 Image

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TH 16 Clinical Uses

  • 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.


TH 16 Point Associations


TH 16 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 16 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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