Jianshi (English translation: Intermediary Messenger)
On the palmar aspect of the forearm, 3 cun above the
transverse crease of the wrist, on the line connecting PC 3 and PC 7, between
the tendons of m. palmaris longus and m. flexor carpi radialis.
Jing-River point of the Pericardium Meridian
- Cardiac pain, palpitation
- Gastric pain, vomiting
- Febrile disease, malaria
- Manic psychosis
Resolves Heart Phlegm, calms the Shen, regulates the
PC 5 is one of the more important points
to treat Phlegm misting the Heart. Jing-River points are where the qi of the
meridian begins to flow more heavily. They are known to treat cough and asthma
due to pathogenic cold or heat.
Perpendicular insertion .5 - 1.0 cun.