PC9 (Pericardium 9) - Acupuncture Point Information

Chinese Name: Zhongchong
English Name: Middle Pouring; Middle Assault

Location: In the centre of the tip of the middle finger, or alternative location about 1 fen from the base of the middle fingernail on the radial side.

Nature:

Jing-Well point of the Pericardium channel.

Functions:

Reinforcing (Tonification) point of the Pericardium channel, bleed in emergency.

Primary Indications:

Cardiac pain.

Tertiary Indications:

Irritability, syncope, tinnitus, tongue stiffness, febrile diseases, heat stroke, palms hot.

Other Indications:

Infantile convulsions, infantile night crying, infantile parasitosis, mental disorder, vertigo, acute disorders due to perverse wind.

References:

This information is from the book Acupuncture Point Dynamics and has been used with permission from the author John McDonald.

View other points on the Pericardium channel:

(PC1, PC2, PC3, PC4, PC5, PC6, PC7, PC8, PC9)

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