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PERICARDIUM MERIDIAN POINTS


P1

Pericardium Channel P1 Acupuncture Point (天池 (tiān chí)) / (천지 (cheon ji))

Chinese: 天池 (tiān chí)

Korean: 천지 (cheon ji)

Translation: Heavenly Pool

CAM Location: In 4th intercostal space 1 cun lateral to nipple and 5 cun lateral to anterior midline.



P2

Pericardium Channel P2 Acupuncture Point (天泉 (tiān quán)) / (천천 (cheon cheon))

Chinese: 天泉 (tiān quán)

Korean: 천천 (cheon cheon)

Translation: Celestial Spring

CAM Location: 2 cun below level of anterior axillary fold between 2 heads of biceps brachii.



P3

Pericardium Channel P3 Acupuncture Point (曲澤 (qū zé)) / (곡택 (gok taek))

Chinese: 曲澤 (qū zé)

Korean: 곡택 (gok taek)

Translation: Marsh at the Bend

CAM Location: on transverse cubital crease at ulnar side of tendon of biceps brachii.



P4

Pericardium Channel P4 Acupuncture Point (郄門 (xī mén)) / (극문 (geung mun))

Chinese: 郄門 (xī mén)

Korean: 극문 (geung mun)

Translation: Cleft Gate

CAM Location: 5 cun above transverse crease of wrist on line connecting Pc-3 and Pc-7 between tendons of palmaris longus and flexor carpi radialis.



P5

Pericardium Channel P5 Acupuncture Point (間使 (jiān shǐ)) / (간사 (gan sa))

Chinese: 間使 (jiān shǐ)

Korean: 간사 (gan sa)

Translation: Intermediary Messenger

CAM Location: 3 cun above transverse crease of wrist between tendons of palmaris longus and flexor carpi radialis.



P6

Pericardium Channel P6 Acupuncture Point (內關 (nèi guān)) / (내관 (nae gwan))

Chinese: 內關 (nèi guān)

Korean: 내관 (nae gwan)

Translation: Inner Gate

CAM Location: 2 cun above transverse crease of wrist between tendons of palmaris longus and flexor carpi radialis.



P7

Pericardium Channel P7 Acupuncture Point (大陵 (dà líng)) / (대릉 (dae reung))

Chinese: 大陵 (dà líng)

Korean: 대릉 (dae reung)

Translation: Great Mound

CAM Location: in middle of transverse crease of wrist between tendons of palmaris longus and flexor carpi radialis.



P8

Pericardium Channel P8 Acupuncture Point (勞宮 (láo gōng)) / (노궁 (no gung))

Chinese: 勞宮 (láo gōng)

Korean: 노궁 (no gung)

Translation: Palace of Toil

CAM Location: at center of palm between 2nd and 3rd metacarpal bones but closer to latter and in part touching tip of middle finger when fist is made.



P9

Pericardium Channel P9 Acupuncture Point (中衝 (zhōng chōng)) / (중충 (jung chung))

Chinese: 中衝 (zhōng chōng)

Korean: 중충 (jung chung)

Translation: Central Surge

CAM Location: in center of tip of middle finger.