Tianquan (PC2) (Tianquan (PC2)) [1]

Posted by : admin on Feb 22, 2008 - 02:08 AM
Acupuncture Points / Pericardium Meridian [2]

Regional Anatomy:
Skin-subcutaneous tissue-brachial biceps muscle-brachial muscle-tendon of coracobra-chial muscle.
In the superficial layer, there are the branches of the medial brachial cutaneous nerve. In the deep layer, there are the musculocutaneous nerve and themuscular branches of the branchial artery and vein.

Stretch the arm and supinate the palm; draw a straight line connecting the upper end of the anterior axillary plica and QuzePC3(Quze (PC3) He-Sea Point [3]) on this line , 7 cun above the transverse
cubital stria.
Promoting the blood circulation to invigorate the pulse-beat, and regulating the flow of qi to relieve pain.

Angina pectoris, tachycardia, endocarditis, bronchitis, intercostal neuralgia, pain in the medial part of the upper arms, and hypopsia.

Combined use with RugenST18 (Rugen (ST18) [4]) for treatment of hypogalactia; and with FutuLI18 (Futu (LI18) [5]) for treatment of phrenospasm.

Insert the needle perpendicularly, 1-1.5 cun deep; needling response: local numbness and distension; moxibustion: using 3-5 moxa-cones, or mild moxibustion for 10 min.


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  [3] http://www.opentcm.com/Article425.html
  [4] http://www.opentcm.com/Article892.html
  [5] http://www.opentcm.com/Article872.html