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P-08 (Lao Gong) Palace of Toil

Previous PointNext Point  Acupuncture Points on the Pericardium Channel of Hand Jue Yin
  • Acupuncture Point Five Elements  Ying-Spring & Fire Point
  • Sun Si-miao Ghost Point

Actions:

  • Clears heat from the Pericardium and revives consciousness
  • Clears heat from the Heart and calms the spirit
  • Harmonizes the Stomach and clears heat from the middle jiao
  • Clears the nutritive level and cools blood

Indications:

  • Cardiac pain, mental disorder, epilepsy, gastritis, foul breath, fungus infection of the hand and foot, vomiting, nausea.

Location

CAM:
  • At the center of the palm, between the 2nd and 3rd metacarpal bones, but close to the latter, and in the part touching the tip of the middle finger when a fist is made.
AMOA:
  • Between the second and third metacarpal bones, proximal to the metacarpo-phalangeal joint, in a depression at the radial side of the third metacarpal bone.

Needling Method:

  • Puncture perpendicularly 0.3-0.5 inch. Moxibustion is applicable.

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