Theory

PC 4 - Acupuncture Point - Xi Men


PC 4 Names

  • English Name: Xi Cleft Gate
  • Pinyin Name: Xi Men
  • Chinese Character: 郄門

Location

  • 5 cun above the wrist crease between the tendons of palmaris longus and flexor carpi radialis.
  • For point location tips, read our meridian notes; unsure about "cun" measurements, read what is a cun?.

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PC 4 Clinical Uses

  • Acute palpitations, angina.
  • Acute heat in the Blood, coughing or vomiting of Blood, bleeding hemorrhoids.
  • Spirit disorders typically due to Blood stasis, yin spirit problems, depression, fear of people, grief.


PC 4 Point Associations


PC 4 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 4 Conditions Treated

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

  • No Linked Conditions At This Time.

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


Nearby Acupuncture Points




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