Theory

PC 2 - Acupuncture Point - Tian Quan


PC 2 Names

  • English Name: Celestial Spring
  • Pinyin Name: Tian Quan
  • Chinese Character: 天泉

Location

  • 2 cun below the end of the anterior axillary fold between the two heads of the biceps brachii muscle.
  • For point location tips, read our meridian notes; unsure about "cun" measurements, read what is a cun?.

PC 2 Image

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PC 2 Clinical Uses

  • Opens the chest and invigorates the blood - cardiac pain / angina, cough, localized pain in the chest / shoulder area.
  • Calms the spirit - palpitations.


PC 2 Point Associations

None listed.


PC 2 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 2 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

LU 3

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  • LU 3  Celestial Storehouse
    • Window of the Sky Point, regulates head/body Qi flow - goiters, swellings in the neck.
    • Lung related spirit disharmonies - stress induced asthma, poor memory, fuzzy/muddled thinking, depression, "floating corpse ghost talk", "melancholy crying ghost talk" (classical descriptions possibly for seeing ghost, talking about ghosts a/or people who have died, being in constant long-term grief about someone who has passed, etc.).
    • LV invading the LU pathologies.
    • Generally for heat related issues whether from excess or deficiency - nosebleed, coughing blood.

LU 4




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