Names Of Qu Ze

PC 3 Acupuncture Point

  • English Name: Marsh at the Bend
  • Pinyin Name: Qu Ze
  • Chinese Character: 曲澤
Meridian Information

Where Is PC 3 ?

PC 3 Location

  • On the transverse cubital crease on the ulnar side of the biceps brachii tendon.
  • For point location tips, read our meridian notes; unsure about "cun" measurements, read what is a cun?.

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What Is PC 3 Used For?

PC 3 Clinical Usages

  • Chronic angina - palpitations, anxiety, panic attacks, sensation of "pounding" heart particularly in the upper abdominal area.
  • Tremors of the hand a/or arm, Parkinson's disease - localized pain in the elbow and arm.
  • Gastrointestinal disorders, "sudden turmoil disease" - vomiting and diarrhea.
  • Clears Ying Stage Heat - summer-heat stroke, other heat disease.

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How Is PC 3 Categorized?

PC 3 Acupuncture Point Associations

What Conditions May Use PC 3 ?

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".

What Points Are Near PC 3 ?

LU 5 Cubit Marsh


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  • He Sea Point - useful for counterflow Qi/diarrhea, hot skin conditions, phlegm-heat excess.
  • Acute/Chronic or Exterior/Interior Conditions.
  • Upper body edema, enuresis.
  • Local point for the elbow - tendonitis, tennis elbow.
  • Classically noted for the 5 types of Lumbar Pain - possibly the upper body equivalent of UB 40.
  • Main treatment point of Kidney Sho pattern (with KD 7 and LU 8) - in Japanese style Five Phase treatment protocol.

HT 3 Lesser Sea


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  • Pain, numbness, tremors, etc. of the lower arms a/or hands - Parkinson's, stroke.
  • Good local point to move the Qi and Blood.
  • Spirit disorders from phlegm a/or heat etiologies - epilepsy, depression, anxiety, nervousness, poor memory, fuzzy thinking.
  • Water Point - redness of the eyes, mouth ulcerations.

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