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Pericardium 3

Chinese Name: Quze (English translation: Marsh at the Bend)

Location: On the transverse crease of the elbow, on the ulnar side of the tendon m. biceps brachii.

Classification: He-Sea point of the Pericardium Meridian


  • Cardiac pain, palpitation
  • Gastric pain, vomiting

Functions: Clears heat from Qi, Ying and Xue levels, moves Blood, harmonizes the Stomach and intestines, alleviates pain.

Notes: He-Sea points are where the qi of the meridian collects and goes deep into the body. He-sea points are known to indicated treat rebellious qi and diarrhea.

Needling: Perpendicular insertion 1.0 - 1.5 cun.



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