Theory

PC 1 - Acupuncture Point - Tian Chi


PC 1 Names

  • English Name: Celestial Pool
  • Pinyin Name: Tian Chi
  • Chinese Character: 天池

Location

  • 1 cun lateral to the nipple in the 4th ICS.
  • For point location tips, read our meridian notes; unsure about "cun" measurements, read what is a cun?.

PC 1 Image

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PC 1 Clinical Uses

  • Window of the Sky Point, opens the chest - fullness, counterflow qi, cough with phlegm.
  • Headache, blurred vision, axillary sweating, malarial disorders, difficulty moving the limbs.
  • Breast disorders, breast abscess, insufficient lactation.


PC 1 Point Associations


PC 1 TCM Patterns

This point along with others in a proper point prescription may be used to balance the following TCM Patterns:

  • There are no patterns associated at this time.

For more on this, read "What Does Acupuncture Treat?" and "Point Prescription Guidelines".



PC 1 Conditions Treated

This point along with others in a proper point prescription may be used to balance the following Conditions / Symptoms:

For more on this, read "What Does Acupuncture Treat?" and "Point Prescription Guidelines".


Nearby Acupuncture Points

SP 18

ST 17

KD 23




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