PC5 (Pericardium 5) - Acupuncture Point Information
Chinese Name: Jianshi
English Name: Acts as intermediary
Location: 3 cun above the transverse crease of the wrist between the tendons of m. palmaris longus and m. flexor carpi radialis
Jing-River point of the Pericardium channel
Calms the spirit/mind, harmonizes the Stomach, promotes stomach function, eliminates/resolves phlegm, dispels fullness in chest, clears internal heat, stops pain in the chest, special action in relieving bone stuck in throat, special point for malaria.
Cardiac pain, vomiting, psychosis, palpitations, swelling of the axilla, elbow contracture.
Gastric pain, febrile diseases, agitation, epilepsy, arm pain, irregular menstruation, uterine congestion/endometritis, throat obstruction.
Coma, yellow eyes, generalized scabies, palms of hands very hot, parasitosis, wasting disease in infants with parasitosis and malnutrition, fear of wind and cold, shivering, yin disease, stifling, lack of energy, sudden muteness, aphonia, cholera with nausea but no vomiting.
This information is from the book Acupuncture Point Dynamics and has been used with permission from the author John McDonald.
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