Tian Ding Acupuncture point – Li 17



Tian Ding (Li 17) or “Celestial Tripod” Acupuncture point – Large Intestine Meridian

Localization of point:

Diseases:

In the middle of the supraclavicular fossa, the posterior border of the sternocleidomastoid muscle.

  • tonsillitis
  • laryngitis
  • paralysis of the lingual muscle
  • difficult swallowing
  • pharyngolaryngitis

Acupuncture and Moxibustion treatment:

  • Acupuncture: 3 – 5 fens ( 1 cm – 1,66 cm or 0,4 in – 0,66 in)
  • Moxibustion: 5 – 20 minutes; 5 zhuangs (moxa cones)