Acupuncture Meridians

Pericardium Meridian Pathway & Point Locations
The Hand Terminal Yin (Jue Yin) of the Pericardium 9 points

The pericardium channel of the Hand-Jueyin originates in the chest lateral to the nipple. It then ascends to the axillary fossa and runs along the medial aspect of the upper arm, passing through the cubital fossa. It goes further downward to the forearm between the tendons of the m. palmaris longus and m. flexor carpi radialis. It enters the palm and passes along the middle finger to its tip.

Pericardium Meridian

PC1 Tianchi
5 cun lateral to the anterior midline or 1 cun lateral to the nipple in the fourth intercostal space. Deep needle not advised.

PC2 Tianquan
2 cun below the anterior axillary fold between the 2 heads of the biceps brachii.

PC3 Quze
On the transverse cubital crease, at the ulnar side of the biceps brachii tendon.

PC4 Ximen
5 cun above the transverse crease of the wrist PC7, between the palmaris longus and flexor carpi radialis tendons, on the line connecting PC3 and PC7.

PC5 Jianshi
3 cun above the transverse crease of the wrist PC 7, between palmaris longus and flexor carpi radialis tendons, on the line connecting PC3 and PC7.

PC6 Neiguan
2 cun above the transverse crease of the wrist PC7, between palmaris longus and flexor carpi radialis tendons, on the line connecting PC3 and PC7.

PC7 Daling
In the middle of the transverse crease of the wrist between palmaris longus and flexor carpi radialis tendons.

PC8 Laogong
On the trnsverse crease of the palm just below where the tip of the middle finger rest when a fist is made. Between the 2nd and 3rd metacarpal bones.

PC9 Zhongchong
In the center of the tip of the middle finger. For graphing measurement, 0.1 cun posterior lateral to the corner of the nail.

P6 and 7 are primary points for Carpal Tunel Syndrome
Additional points are P3, HT4 & 7, LU9, SP6, TW5 and ST32.
From Atlas of Acupuncture Points: Guide to Point Locations & Formulas

Acupuncture Meridians:
| LU | LI | ST | SP | HT | SI | BL | KI | P | TW | GB | LV | CV | GV |

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