TRANSLATION:Heaven's Pool
TYPE:Window of the Sky, Meeting point of the Pericardium Meridian with the Gall Bladder, Liver, and San Jiao Meridians
LOCATION:In the 4th intercostal space, 1 cun lateral to the nipple
NEEDLE INSERTION:20° posteriorly along the intercostal space
NEEDLE DEPTH:0.5-1.0 cun

TRANSLATION:Heaven's Spring
TYPE:
LOCATION:2 cun below the level of the anterior axillary fold, between the two heads of the biceps brachii muscle
NEEDLE INSERTION:45° distallly or proximally along channel
NEEDLE DEPTH:1.0-1.5 cun

TRANSLATION:Crooked Marsh
TYPE:He-sea, Water
LOCATION:On the transverse cubital crease, in the depression at the ulnar side of the tendon of the biceps brachii muscle
NEEDLE INSERTION:a) 90° insertion, b) Prick to bleed
NEEDLE DEPTH:a) 0.5-1.0 cun

TRANSLATION:Crevice Gate
TYPE:Xi-cleft
LOCATION:5 cun above the transverse crease of the wrist, on the line connecting PC 3 and PC 7, in the depression between the tendons of palmaris longus and flexor carpi radialis
NEEDLE INSERTION:a) 90° insertion, b) 45° proximal insertion
NEEDLE DEPTH:a) 0.5-1.0 cun, b) 1.0-1.5 cun

TRANSLATION:Intermediary; Intermediate Messenger
TYPE:Jing-river, Metal, Meeting point of the Three Arm Yin (Heart, Lung, and Pericardium)
LOCATION:3 cun above the transverse crease of the wrist, on the line connecting PC 3 and PC 7, in the depression between the tendons of palmaris longus and flexor carpi radialis
NEEDLE INSERTION:a) 90° insertion, b) 45° proximal insertion
NEEDLE DEPTH:a) 0.5-1.0 cun, b) 1.0-1.5 cun

TRANSLATION:Inner Gate; Inner Pass
TYPE:Luo-connecting, Confluent point of the Yin Wei and Chong vessels
LOCATION:2 cun above the transverse crease of the wrist, on the line connecting PC 3 and PC 7, in the depression between the tendons of palmaris longus and flexor carpi radialis
NEEDLE INSERTION:a) 90° insertion or joined to SJ 5, b) 45° proximal or distal insertion,
NEEDLE DEPTH:a) 0.5-1.0 cun, b) 1.0-1.5 cun

TRANSLATION:Big Mound
TYPE:Shu-stream, Yuan-source, Earth, Sedation, Ghost point
LOCATION:At the transverse crease of the wrist, between the tendons of palmaris longus and flexor carpi radialis, level with HT 7
NEEDLE INSERTION:a) 90° insertion, b) 45° distal insertion
NEEDLE DEPTH:a) 0.3-0.5 cun, b) 0.5-1.0 cun

TRANSLATION:Labor's Palace; Palace of Turmoil
TYPE:Ying-spring, Fire, Ghost point*Ghost pt - 'Ghost Cave
LOCATION:On the transverse crease of the palm, between the 2nd and 3rd metacarpal bones, proximal to the metacarpo-phalangeal joint, on the radial side of the 3rd metacarpal bone, in the depression where the tip of the middle finger lands when the fist is clenched
NEEDLE INSERTION:90° insertion
NEEDLE DEPTH:0.5 cun

TRANSLATION:Middle Pouring
TYPE:Jing-well, Wood, Tonification
LOCATION:In the center of the tip of the middle finger
NEEDLE INSERTION:90° or 45° proximal insertion
NEEDLE DEPTH:0.1-0.2 cun or prick to bleed