PC 5 Acupuncture Point - Jian Shi - Pericardium Meridian

  • Chinese Name Jian Shi
  • English Name Intermediary Courier
     
  • Location: 3 cun above the wrist crease between the tendons of palmaris longus and flexor carpi radialis.
     
  • Point Associations:
  • Jing River Point
  • Metal Point
     
  • Actions & Effects:
  • 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.
     
  • Pericardium Meridian Points (9):
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Sources and More Information

The information on our site is drawn from our own lecture notes and clinical experience. The following lecture notes were used within this section:

  • Ferro, Barbara: New England School of Acupuncture, Point Location Lecture Notes
  • Harstein, Rachel: New England School of Acupuncture, Actions & Effects Lecture Notes

For a complete list of valuable resources, see our Acupuncture Theory Resources section. The most recommended texts are below:

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