GB 9 Acupuncture Point(Tianchong) belongs to the Gallbladder Meridian of Foot-Shaoyang,which is commonly used for headache, epilepsy, swelling and pain of gum,puncture 0.5 to 0.8 flat.

GB 9 Acupuncture Point Location

0.5 cun posterior to GV 8, 2 cun within the hairline, directly above the posterior border of the auricle.

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What is the meaning of Tianchong

TianChong:”Tian”,the Heaven. Chong, the state of Qi is rushing out. The name of “Tianchong” means that the Qi of Gallbladder Meridian due to absorbing heat expands and rushes out to all parts of the heaven. The substance of this acupoint is the water-qi from GB 8(Shuaigu) point. After reaching this acupoint, the water-qi rushes out to the heaven,hence the name.

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GB 9 Acupuncture Point Usage

1. Headache;

2. Tinnitus, deafness;

3. Thyroid disease;

4. Panic, epilepsy.

Vascular (nerve) headache, neurotic tinnitus (deafness), goiter, etc.

GB 9 Acupuncture Point Therapy

Massage therapy

  • Use the index fingers of both hands to press GB 9(Tianchong) point for 3 to 5 minutes, once a day in the morning and evening,which can treat swelling and pain of gum.
  • If you suffer swelling and pain of pain accompanied by toothache or headache, you can also massage Hegu point to relieve pain.
  • Use index finger, middle finger, ring finger, little finger together, rub GB 9 with your fingertips for 1 to 3 minutes, It can relieve children’s gum swelling and pain, headaches and other symptoms if long-term massage it.
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GB 9 point Compatibility

Combined with Tiantu and Shuitu point to treat thyroid disease;

Combined with Fengchi,Temple,Jiaosun,Touwei point to relieve headache;

Combined with Fengchi, Baihui, Shenting, Tinggong, Hegu point to treat dizziness.

Combined with Baihui, Qianding, Shenmen, Fenglong, Yongquan point to treat Convulsions.

Combined with Baihui, Shenting, Tinggong, Zhongzhu point to treat dizziness and tinnitus caused by gallbladder fire.