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Ximen

Synonyms:
  1. 郄门
  2. 郤門
  3. PC4

Ximen
Ximen #

Ximen(PC4,郄门) is an acupuncture point in the meridian named Jueyin Pericardium Meridian of Hand. It is the Xi-cleft point of the pericardium.

Location

On the flexor compartment of the forearm, 5 cun above the transverse crease of the wrist DaLing(PC7),on the line connecting Quze (PC3) to Daling(PC7), between the tendons of palmaris longus and flexor carpi radialis.

Indication

  • ①Precardial pain, palpitations, chest pain;
  • ②hematemesis, hemoptysis ;
  • ③furuncles;
  • ④epilepsy.

Method

Puncture perpendicularly 0.5-1.0 inch. Moxibustion is applicable.