PC 3 Acupuncture Point

Pericardium 3, Abbreviated as PC 3 or P 3, Transliterated Quze in Chinese, Marsh at the Crook in English.

PC 3 Acupuncture Point Location:

On the transverse crease of the elbow, on the ulnar side of the tendon muscle biceps brachii.

PC 3 Acupuncture Point Indications:

  • Cardiac pain, palpitation
  • Gastric pain, vomiting

PC 3 Acupuncture Point Benefits:

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


He-Sea point of the Pericardium Meridian


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.