POINT: PC-2 (PERICARDIUM-2)
|Also Known As:||Heaven's Spring
Heavenly spring of the Kidney
Fountain of Life
- Located 2 cun below the level of the axilla, between the two heads of the biceps brachii muscle.
- On the anterior aspect of the arm, 2 cun below the anterior axillary fold, between the two heads of the biceps brachii muscle.
- Straight insertion 1 to 2 cun.
- Oblique insertion distally or proximally along the line of the channel 1 to 1.5 cun.
- Puncture perpendicularly 0.5 to 0.7 cun.
- Moxibustion is applicable.
- Unbinds the chest
- Invigorates the Blood
- Alleviates pain
- This point invigorates and distributes Qi.
- It is used for nursing mothers who don't have enough milk because Heat is drying it up.
- It has an infinite accumulation of warmth and spirit.