SJ10 (Sanjiao 10) - Acupuncture Point Information

Chinese Name: Tianjing
English Name: Heaven Well

Location: When the elbow is flexed, this point can be found in a depression about 1 cun superior to the olecranon.


He-Sea point of the Sanjiao channel.


For disorders of the Sanjiao, use the Lower He-Sea point for the Sanjiao, Weiyang (UB39).

Primary Indications:

Unilateral headache, pain in neck/nape/shoulder and arm.

Secondary Indications:

Epilepsy, psychosis, scrofula/goitre.

Tertiary Indications:

Urticaria, sore throat, tonsillitis, deafness, pain in external canthus of eyes, cough.

Other Indications:

Loss of appetite, pain in heart and chest, post-traumatic pain in renal region which prevents lying down, pain behind the ears, abundant sweating.


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 Sanjiao channel:

(SJ1, SJ2, SJ3, SJ4, SJ5, SJ6, SJ7, SJ8, SJ9, SJ10, SJ11, SJ12, SJ13, SJ14, SJ15, SJ16, SJ17, SJ18, SJ19, SJ20, SJ21, SJ22, SJ23)

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