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Previous PointNext Point  Acupuncture Points on the Pericardium Channel of Hand Jue Yin
  • Acupuncture Point Five Elements  Jing-Well & Wood Point

Actions:

  • Clears heat from the Pericardium and revives consciousness
  • Clears the Heart and benefits the tongue
  • Clears summer-heat

Indications:

  • Cardiac pain, palpitation, loss of consciousness, aphasia with stiffness and swelling of the tongue, febrile diseases, heat stroke, convulsion, feverish sensation in the palm.

Location

CAM:
  • In the centre of the tip of the middle finger.
AMOA:
  • In the centre of the tip of the middle finger. Alternatively, this point is sometimes located at the radial side of the middle finger, at the junction of lines drawn along the radial border of the nail and the base of the nail, approximately 0.1 cun from the corner of the nail.

Needling Method:

  • Puncture superficially 0.1 inch or prick with a three-edged needle to cause bleeding. Moxibustion is applicable.

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