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PC1 天池

Tiānchí = Heavenly Pool
Location: In 4th intercostal space 1 cun lateral to nipple and 5 cun lateral to anterior midline

Needling: ∠ 0.2 – 0.4 cun; Caution: pneumothorax
PC2 天泉

Tiānquán = Heavenly Spring
Location: 2 cun below level of anterior axillary fold between 2 heads of biceps brachii

Needling: ⊥ 0.5 – 0.7 cun
PC3 曲澤 (曲泽)

Qūzé = Marsh at Crook
Location: on transverse cubital crease at ulnar side of tendon of biceps brachii

Needling: ⊥ 0.5 – 0.7 cun; prick to bleed; Caution: brachial artery and vein
PC4 郄門 (郄门)

Xīmén = Xi-Cleft Gate
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

Needling: ⊥ 0.5 – 1.0 cun
PC5 間使 (间使)

Jiānshĭ = Intermediate Messenger
Location: 3 cun above transverse crease of wrist between tendons of palmaris longus and flexor carpi radialis

Needling: ⊥ 0.5 – 1.0 cun
PC6 內關 (内关)

Nèiguān = Inner Pass
Location: 2 cun above transverse crease of wrist between tendons of palmaris longus and flexor carpi radialis

Needling: ⊥ 0.5 – 0.8 cun
PC7 大陵

Dàlíng = Great Mound
Location: in middle of transverse crease of wrist between tendons of palmaris longus and flexor carpi radialis

Needling: ⊥ 0.3 – 0.5 cun; Caution: median nerve
PC8 勞宮 (劳宫)

Láogōng = Palace of Toil
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

Needling: ⊥ 0.3 – 0.5 cun
PC9 中衝 (中冲)

Zhōngchōng= Middle Rushing
Location: in center of tip of middle finger

Needling: superficially 0.1 cun; prick to bleed