Triple Energizer Meridian

Tianjing TE10: Nomenclature, Location, Functions, Indications



Tian: heaven Jing: well
The upper indicates heaven. Tianjing is in the depression by the olecranon of the upper limb, which is linked to a well.

Point: TE10
Chinese Name: 天井
Name: Tianjing
English Name/Meaning: Heavenly Well
Pinyin: tiān jǐng
Han Geul 한글: cheon jeong 천정
Romaji: ten sei(?)
Vietnamese: Thiên tỉnh


With the elbow flexed, this point is located in the depression cun proximal to the olecranon.


  • Transforms damp phlegm in channel and connecting vessels.
  • Clears fire.

Indications of Tianjing:

  • Swollen lymph nodes, goiter, mass in neck, scrofula, tonsilitis, heat and swelling in the throat.
  • Migraine, epilepsy, coughing up phlegm.
  • Ear problems: tinnitus, deafness, blockage of ears, earache.
  • Local disorders: pain in the finger, arm, elbow, shoulder, upper back problems (pain, numbness, tingling, tremors, movement limited ).


Perpendicular insertion 0.5 to 1 cun.


  • He-sea point.
  • Son (reducing) point.
  • Good for lymphatic swelling in neck.


Dr. Ishwar Gyawali is Consultant Acupuncturist and Ayurveda Physician from Kathmandu, Nepal. He had completed BAMS (Bachelor of Ayurveda Medicine and Surgery), a five and half year course on Ayurveda Medicine from Kirtipur Campus affiliated to Tribhuvan University ,Institute Of Medicine, Nepal under scholarship in 2011. He had completed his MD in TCM from Nanjing University Of Chinese Medicine in 2016 under scholarship of Ministry of Education, Nepal. With an experience of Serving for Government of Nepal for 2 years and private practise for more than 5 years, he has sound knowledge in Ayurveda as well as Chinese Medicine. He is a registered Doctor in NAMC (Nepal Ayurveda Medical Council ) both as a physician as well as TCM/Acupuncture Specialist.

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