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Pericardium Locations

AcuPoint Point Location Point Summary
PC 1* In the 4th intercostal space, 1 cun lateral to the nipple. local point
PC 2* 2 cun below the level of the anterior axillary fold, between the two heads of the muscle biceps brachii. local point
PC 3** On the transverse cubital crease, at the ulnar side of the tendon of muscle biceps brachii.  
PC 4** 5 cun above the transverse crease of the wrist, on the line connecting PC 3 and PC 7, between the tendons of palmaris longus and flexor carpi radialis xi cleft point; pain in the meridian; chest pain
PC 5*** 3 cun above the transverse crease of the wrist between the tendons of palmaris longus and flexor carpi radialis calms the spirit; eliminates phlegm
PC 6**** 2 cun above the transverse crease of the wrist between the tendons of palmaris longus and flexor carpi radialis opens chest; harmonizes ST; calms spirit
PC 7*** In the middle of the transverse crease of the wrist, between the tendons of muscle palmaris longus and flexor carpi radialis.  
PC 8** On the transverse crease of the palm, between the 2nd and 3rd metacarpal bones. When the fist is clenched, the point is just below the tip of the middle finger.  
PC 9** In the center of the tip of the middle finger.  

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