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