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P-01 (Tian Chi) Celestial Pool

Previous PointNext Point  Acupuncture Points on the Pericardium Channel of Hand Jue Yin
  • Meeting Point of the Pericardium, Gallbladder, Liver and Sanjiao Channels
  • Point of the Window of Heaven


  • Unbinds the chest, transforms phlegm and descends rebellion
  • Regulates Qi and dissipates nodules
  • Benefits the breasts


  • Suffocating sensation in the chest, pain in the hypochondriac region, swelling and pain of the axillary region.


  • In the fourth intercostal space, 1 cun lateral to the nipple and 5 cun lateral to the anterior midline.
  • 1 cun lateral and slightly superior to the nipple, in the 4th intercostal space.

Needling Method:

  • Puncture obliquely 0.2-0.4 inch. Deep puncture is not advisable. Moxibustion is applicable.

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