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Tinggong SI19 : Nomenclature, Location, Function, Indication

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Tinggong SI19 : Nomenclature, Location, Function, Indication

Tinggong  SI19 : Nomenclature, Location, Function, Indication
December 11
17:33 2018
Tinggong-SI19

Tinggong-SI19

Nomenclature:

Ting: hearing          Gong: palace
Tinggong refers to the ear. The point is located in front of the ear and is indicated in treating otological disease.

Point: SI-19
Chinese Name: 听宫
Name: Tinggong
English Name/Meaning: Palace of Hearing
Pinyin: tīng gōng
Han Geul 한글: cheong gung 청궁
Romaji: chō kyū
Vietnamese: Thính cung

Location:

On the face, anterior to the tragus and posterior to the condyle of the mandible, in the depression formed when the mouth is open.

Indications of Tinggong:

  • Tinggong is one of the best points for ear disorders like tinnitus (acute), nausea, vomiting, vertigo. Also use other points – GB2, SJ17 & 21 good too. Palpate which is more tender.
  • Calm “Shen” – bipolar, hearing voices that do not exist, Epilepsy.

Method:

Puncture perpendicularly 0.5-1.0 cun. When the mouth is open in locating the point, better to put something in the mouth to fix the position.

Read about other points of Small Intestine Meridian:

SI1-Shaoze-少泽      SI2-Qiangu-前谷       SI3-Houxi-後溪     SI4-Wangu-腕骨     SI5-Yanggu-阳谷       SI6-Yanglao-养老         SI7-Zhizheng-支正      SI8-Xiaohai-小海    SI9-Jianzhen-肩贞        SI10-Naoshu-臑俞       SI11-Tianzhong-天宗 SI12-Bingfeng-秉風            SI13-Quyuan-曲垣        SI14-Jianwaishu-肩外俞           SI15-Jianzhongshu-肩中俞         SI16-Tianchuang-天窗         SI17-Tianrong-天容       SI18-Quanliao-颧髎

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