SI17 (Small Intestine 17) - Acupuncture Point Information

Chinese Name: Tianrong
English Name: Heaven Appearance; Heaven's Contents

Location: Posterior and inferior to the angle of the mandible at the anterior margin of the sternocleidomastoid muscle.

Primary Indications:

Tinnitus, deafness, sore throat.

Tertiary Indications:

Obstruction sensation in throat, swelling of cheek, neck swelling, asthma.

Other Indications:

Severe coughing, trismus, nausea and vomiting, stiff tongue with inability to speak.


This information is from the book Acupuncture Point Dynamics and has been used with permission from the author John McDonald.

View other points on the Small Intestine channel:

(SI1, SI2, SI3, SI4, SI5, SI6, SI7, SI8, SI9, SI10, SI11, SI12, SI13, SI14, SI15, SI16, SI17, SI18, SI19)

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