Tian: Heaven Quan: spring
The Qi of the meridian originating from Tianchi flows downwards like spring water coming from heaven.
English: Heavenly Spring
Han Geul 한글: cheon cheon 천천
Vietnamese: Thiên tuyền
2 cun below the anterior axillary fold, between the two heads of the biceps brachii muscle.
Functions of tianquan:
- Opens chest and regulates Qi.
- Nourishes Heart and calms spirit.
- Transforms blood stasis and relieves pain.
- Reduces cardiac pain.
Tianquan is beneficial for cardiac pain, distension of the hypochondriac region, cough, pain in the chest, back and the medial aspect of the arm.
Oblique insertion distally or proximally along the line of the channel, 1 to 1.5 cun.