Names Of Tong Tian

UB 7 Acupuncture Point

  • English Name: Celestial Connection
  • Pinyin Name: Tong Tian
  • Chinese Character: 通天
Meridian Information

Where Is UB 7 ?

UB 7 Location

  • 1.5 cun posterior to UB 6 or 4 cun above the AHL and 1.5 cun lateral to the AML.
  • For point location tips, read our meridian notes; unsure about "cun" measurements, read what is a cun?.

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What Is UB 7 Used For?

UB 7 Clinical Usages

  • Clear wind and resolve the exterior - important point for sinus congestion, sinusitis, rhinitis, nosebleed, nasal polyps.
  • Loss of sense of smell.
  • Headaches and/or dizziness from wind and congestion.
  • Neck pain and stiffness, throat goiter.
  • Fainting, deviation of the mouth as from wind-stroke.

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What Diagnostic Patterns May Use UB 7 ?

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

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

What Conditions May Use UB 7 ?

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 UB 7 ?

GB 18 Spirit Support

  • Local Point.

GV 21 Before the Vertex

  • Epilepsy - acute and chronic (for children avoid needling before the fontanel has closed).
  • Headaches, migraines, blurry vision, pain a/or swelling along the vertex a/or face.
  • Tong Ren/Tam Healing System: Used to effect the motor cortex, useful for all movement issues, stroke recovery.  

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