Tianquan P-2 Acupuncture Point

Tianquan P-2

Chinese: 天泉

Pinyin: Tiān Quán

Location

2 cun below the end of the anterior axillary fold, between the two heads of biceps brachii muscle. 

How to locate

The patient should flex their elbow against force for locating the biceps brachii muscle. 

Tianquan P-2 is between the two heads of the biceps brachii muscle, 2 cun below the end of the anterior axillary fold. 

Main actions

  1. Opens the chest
  2. Invigorates Blood and eases pain

Needling

1–1.5 cun obliquely in a proximal or lateral direction.

Commentary for Tianquan P-2

Tianquan P-2 is mainly used to invigorate Blood so as to remove pain due to Blood Stagnation.

It is more effective around the chest area, so that it can treat various pain of the Heart, chest, back, shoulder, arm and lateral costal region.