PC 2 Acupuncture Point(Tianquan) belongs to the pericardial meridian of hand-Jueyin,which is commonly used for cardiopulmonary disease, underarm swelling and pain, acute mastitis, scrofula etc.

PC 2 Acupuncture Point Location

2 cun below the end of the anterior axillary fold between the two heads of the biceps brachii muscle.

tianquan acupoint

What is the meaning of Tianquan

Tianquan:Tian,refers to the Heaven,Quan,refers to spring water. The name of “Tianquan” means that the descending water-qi of the pericardial meridian is flying down from height. The substance of the acupoint is the warm water-qi from Tianchi acupoint,it falls from high place,like falling from the heaven,Hence the name.

PC 2 Acupuncture Point Usage

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

PC 2 Acupuncture Point therapy

Moxibustion therapy

Moxa moxibustion on Tianquan point for 5 to 10 minutes,or  3 to 5 unit.

Massage therapy

Press Tianquan acupoint vertically with the thumb for 3 minutes each time, 2 times a day.

Daily health care

If people with cardiac insufficienc often feel chest distress and shortness of breath, or people have chest distress, coughing, and expectoration. You can cup or scrape Tianquan acupoint between 7 and 9 o’clock in the evening,It will relieve the symptoms in next day.

PC 2 Acupoint compatibility

Combined with Feishu and Zhigou points to treat cough,chest and hypochondriac pain.

Combined with Xiabai, Quchi, and Waiguan points to treat atrophy, arthralgia, paralysis, and pain of upper limb.

Combined with Neiguan and Tongli to treat heartache and palpitations.

Combined with Wangu to treat shoulder and arm pain.