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TE 16 Acupuncture Point

TE 16 Acupuncture Point

TE 16 Acupuncture Point is called as Tian You. Tian means Heaven. You means Window. Heaven here means Upper. TianYou means Heavenly Windows. This point is on the upper part of the lateral aspect of.

The Triple Burner Meridian begins at the outer tip of the ring finger and goes along the back of the hand, wrist, forearm and upper arm, until it reaches the shoulder region where it branches off. One branch travels internally into the chest and passes through the pericardium and diaphragm uniting the upper, middle and lower burner (triple burner). The other branch runs externally up the side of the neck, circles the ear and face, and finally ends at the outer end of the eyebrow where it connects with the Gall Bladder Meridian.

The Triple Energiser (also referred to as San Jiao, Triple Burner, Triple Heater and Triple Warmer in some texts) Channel is a yang channel that consists of 23 points. It begins at the outer tip of the ring finger and goes along the back of the hand, wrist, forearm and upper arm, until it reaches the shoulder region. There it runs up the side of the neck, circles the ear and face, and finally ends at the outer end of the eyebrow where it connects with the Gall Bladder Meridian. The Triple Energiser channel has two main points most commonly used in the management of musculoskeletal pain, these are TE 5 proximal to the wrist on the poster aspect of the forearm and TE 14 which is located in the posterior “eye of the shoulder.”

TE 16 Acupuncture Point
TE 16 Acupuncture Point

TE 16 Acupuncture Point Location

On the lateral neck, posterior and inferior to the mastoid process on the posterior border of sternocleidomastoid muscle. Needle perpendicularly 0.3 – 0.5 cun.

Names

Tian You 天牖

Triple Energiser 16 Celestial Oriole

Speciality

  • Major Window of the Sky Point

Caution

Functions

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Indication

  • Dizziness
  • Facial Swelling
  • Sudden Deafness
  • Blurring of the vision
  • Neck Rigidity

Diseases

Dizziness and neck stiffness.

Discomfort

Area of Protection

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