SI 19 Acupuncture Point(Tinggong) belongs to the small intestine meridian of hand-taiyang, which can relieve tinnitus and deafness, neurological deafness, and otitis media.

Location of SI 19 Acupuncture Point

Anterior to the tragus and posterior to the condyloid process of the mandible, in a depression formed when the mouth is opened.

Tinggong acupoint

What is the meaning of Tinggong

Tinggong:Ting,refers to listen, hear the sound. Gong,refers to the Palace. The name of “Tinggong” means that the qi of the small intestine meridians on the surface of the body flows to the body meridians from the point. The substance of this point is the cold cloud-qi from the QuanLiao point. After reaching the point, the cloud-qi vaporizes and rains down to the ground. like hear the rain drop sound,on the other hand,the water flows into underground palace, hence the name.

What is SI 19 Acupuncture Point used for

  • TMJ, toothache.
  • Calms the spirit – manic behavior, epilepsy, sensation of pressure below the heart.  
  • Ear problems of any etiology, inflammation, deafness, tinnitus, hearing loss.

 SI 19 Acupuncture Point therapy

Massage Therapy

  • Press and rub the Tinggong acupoint with your thumb for 100 to 200 times,it can relieve deafness and tinnitus if long-term massage.
  • Press and rub the Tinggong acupoint with the middle finger of both hands from top to bottom for 2 minutes each time. It can relieve eye fatigue.

Moxibustion therapy

Moxibustion at Tinggong acupoint for 5-20 minutes, once a day,It can relieve toothache.

Gua Sha therapy

Sscrape the Tinggong acupoints, Once a day, it can relieve headaches.

Compatibility of Tinggong Acupoints

Combined with Yifeng point and Zhongzhu point to relieve tinnitus and deafness;

Combined with Jiache and Xiaguan points to relieve and treat gingival swelling;