Gall Bladder Meridian

Tinghui GB2 : Nomenclature, Location, Function, Indication, Method



Ting: hearing Hui: gathering
Tinghui is in front of the ear and beneficial to hearing. It is a place where the Qi of the meridian at the ear is gathered.

Point: GB-2
Chinese Name: 听会
Name: Tinghui
English Name/Meaning: Meeting of Hearing
Pinyin: tīng huì
Han Geul 한글: cheong hoe 청회
Romaji: chō e
Vietnamese: Thính hội


In front of the intertragic notch, on the posterior border of the condylar process of the mandible in the depression when the mouth is open.

Functions of tinghui:

  • Opens the ear (removes obstruction from channel, moves qi in channel, ear pain, TMJ pain).
  • Dispels wind (Exterior wind heat, otorrhea/ear discharge).
  • Clears liver and gallbladder channel.


  • Tinghui is good for ear and jaw problems like tinnitus, deafness, TMJ pain.
  • Also useful for deviation of the mouth and eye, toothache, facial pain.


Puncture perpendicularly 0.5-1.0 cun.


This point should be needled with the mouth wide open.

Read About More Acupuncture Points of Gallbladder Meridian

GB1-瞳子髎-Tongziliao          GB21-肩井- Jianjing             GB22-渊腋- Yuanye               GB23-辄筋- Zhejin              GB24-日月- Riyue            GB25-京门- Jingmen           GB26-帶脉- Daimai        GB27-五枢- Wushu             GB28-維道- Weidao           GB29-居髎- Juliao         GB30-环跳- Huantiao        GB31-风市- Fengshi           GB32-中渎- Zhongdu              GB33-膝阳关- Xiyangguan           GB34-阳陵泉- Yanglingquan           GB35-阳交- Yangjiao                 GB36-外丘- Waiqiu                GB37-光明- Guangming             GB38-阳辅- Yangfu          GB39-悬锺- Xuanzhong               GB40-丘墟- Qiuxu             GB41-足临会- Zulinqi          GB42-地五会- Diwuhui          GB43-侠溪- Xiaxi        GB44-足窍阴- Zuqiaoyin



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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