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Tianquan PC2: Nomenclature, Location, Indication, Functions

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Tianquan PC2: Nomenclature, Location, Indication, Functions

Tianquan PC2: Nomenclature, Location, Indication, Functions
July 20
13:56 2018
Tianquan-PC2

Tianquan-PC2

Nomenclature:

Tian: Heaven Quan: spring
The Qi of the meridian originating from Tianchi flows downwards like spring water coming from heaven.

Point: PC-2
Chinese Name:天泉
English: Heavenly Spring
Pinyin:tiān quán
Han Geul 한글: cheon cheon 천천
Romaji:ten sen(?)
Vietnamese: Thiên tuyền

Location :

2 cun below the anterior axillary fold, between the two heads of the biceps brachii muscle.

Functions of tianquan:

  • Opens chest and regulates Qi.
  • Nourishes Heart and calms spirit.
  • Transforms blood stasis and relieves pain.
  • Reduces cardiac pain.

Indications :

Tianquan is beneficial for cardiac pain, distension of the hypochondriac region, cough, pain in the chest, back and the medial aspect of the arm.

Method :

Oblique insertion distally or proximally along the line of the channel, 1 to 1.5 cun.

Read about other points of Pericardium Meridian:

PC1-Tianchi-天池          PC3-Quze-曲泽    PC4-Ximen-郄门  PC5-Jianshi-间使    PC6-Neiguan-内关    PC7-Daling-大陵       PC8-Laogong-劳宫   PC9-Zhongchong-中冲

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