Pericardium Acupuncture Points

Pericardium Acupuncture Points

PointChineseEnglishFunctionIndications
PC 1tian chiCelestial PoolOpens the chest and rectifies Qi, suppresses cough and calms dyspnea, diffuses the Lung and clears heat.Suffocating sensation in the chest, pain in the hypochondriac region, swelling and pain of the axillary region.
PC 2tian quanCelestial SpringOpens the chest and rectifies Qi, nourishes the Heart and calms the spirit, quickens the blood, transforms stasis, and relieves pain.Cardiac pain, distension of the hypochondriac region, cough, pain in the chest, back and the medial aspect of the arm.
PC 3qu zeMarsh at the BendPacifies the Stomach, clears heat, cools blood, expels fire-poison, opens the orifices, stops convulsions, moves blood and dispels stasis, calms the mind.Cardiac pain, palpitation, febrile diseases, irritability, stomach ache, vomiting, pain in the elbow and arm, tremor of the hand and arm.
PC 4xi menCleft GateRemoves obstructions from the channel, stops pain, calms the Heart, opens the chest, regulates blood, cools the blood, strengthens the mind.Cardiac pain, palpitation, epistaxis, hematemesis, hemoptysis chest pain, furuncle, epilepsy.
PC 5jian shiIntermediary CourierResolves phlegm in Heart, regulates Heart Qi, opens chest, regulates Stomach heat.Cardiac pain, palpitation, stomach ache, vomiting, febrile diseases, irritability, malaria, mental disorders, epilepsy, swelling of axilla, contracture of elbow and arm.
PC 6nei guanInner PassOpens the chest, regulates Heart Qi and blood, regulates and clears the Triple Energizer, calms the mind, regulates the Terminal Yin, harmonizes the Stomach.Cardiac pain, palpitation, stuffy chest, pain in the hypochondriac region, stomach ache, nausea, vomiting, hiccups, mental disorders, epilepsy, insomnia, febrile diseases, irritability, malaria, contracture and pain in elbow and arm.
PC 7da lingGreat MoundCalms the mind, clears heat.Cardiac pain, palpitation, stomach ache, vomiting, mental disorders, epilepsy, stuffy chest, pain in the hypochondriac region, convulsion, insomnia, irritability, foul breath.
PC 8lao gongPalace of ToilClears Heart fire, calms the mind.Cardiac pain, mental disorders, epilepsy, gastritis, foul breath, fungus infection of the hand and foot, vomiting, nausea.
PC 9zhong chongCentral HubClears heat, restores consciousness, expels wind.Cardiac pain, palpitation, loss of consciousness, aphasia with stiffness and swelling of tongue, febrile diseases, heat stroke, convulsion, feverish sensation in the palm.