Tian: heaven Chong: gushing
Tian refers to the head, where the point is located. The Qi and blood gush upwards to the vertex of the head from this point.
Chinese Name: 天沖
English Name/Meaning: Heavenly Rushing
Pinyin: tiān chōng
Han Geul 한글: cheon chung 천충
Romaji: ten shō?
Vietnamese: Thiên xung
Above the ear, in the depression 0.5 cun posterior to Shuaigu (GB 8).
- Subdues Liver Yang.
- Calm Mind.
- Clears gallbladder heat and resolves dampness in the head.
- Eliminates internal wind and reduces spasm.
Indications of tianchong:
- Mental Disorders: infantile convulsions, epilepsy, fear, palpitation, manic behavior.
- Headache, tinnitus, dizziness due to heat or dampness.
- Itching and pain in the gums, goiter.
- Neck pain.
Transverse insertion 0.5-1.5 cun.
- Meeting point of bladder and gallbladder meridian.
- Good for migraines and convulsions.
- Famous for mental disturbance of the depressive type.