PC1 (Pericardium 1) - Acupuncture Point Information

Chinese Name: Tianchi
English Name: Heavenly Pond

Location: In the fourth intercostal space, 1 cun lateral to the nipple and 5 cun lateral to the anterior midline.


Meeting Point of Terminal Yin (Pericardium and Liver)


Suffocating sensation in the chest, pain in the hypochondriac region, swelling and pain of the axillary region.


The English Name and Function have been reprinted from Maciocia: The Foundations of Chinese Medicine, Copyright 1989, with permission from Elsevier. Point indications have been used from the book Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion.

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