Theory

PC 5 - Acupuncture Point - Jian Shi


PC 5 Names

  • English Name: Intermediary Courier
  • Pinyin Name: Jian Shi
  • Chinese Character: 間使

Location

  • 3 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 5 Clinical Uses

  • Phlegm issues effecting the chest, heart, lungs a/or throat.
  • Heat disorders effecting the heart, chest pain, restlessness, insomina, red tongue tip.
  • Sudden heart pain, angina.
  • Wheezing with phlegm that you can feel and hear, combine with CV 22.
  • Distal point for enlarged thyroid.



PC 5 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 5 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".


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