PC 1 Acupuncture Point

Pericardium 1, Abbreviated as PC 1 or P 1, Transliterated Tianchi in Chinese, Heavenly Pool in English.

PC 1 Acupuncture Point Location:

On the chest, in the 4th intercostal space, 1 cun lateral to the nipple, 5 cun lateral to the anterior midline.

PC 1 Acupuncture Point Indications:

  • Mastitis, pain in the hypochondrium, scrofula
  • Cough, asthma, chest congestion

PC 1 Acupuncture Point Benefits:

Opens the chest, regulates Qi, stops cough, benefits the breasts.


Crossing point of the Pericardium Meridian and the Gall Bladder Meridian
Window of the Sky Point