0.5–1.5 cun transversely towards the occiput or the site of the pain.
Tianchong GB-9 is a major point of the Gall Bladder Channel.
One of its most important function is to subdues the rising of Liver Yang, Liver Fire, Liver Wind or Rebellious Qi. Typical manifestations are tinnitus, dizziness and headache (especially migraine headaches).
Liver Yang Rising can cause Interior Wind agitating and thus lead to symptoms such as convulsions, epilepsy or contraction of muscles.
Furthermore, it has a powerful calming effect and it is able to treat serious mental disorders such as hypomania.
Finally, it expels Damp-Heat from the head. Thus it is able to treat symptoms such as itchy ears, toothache, swelling and pain of gums or goitre.