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.


Jing-Well point of the Pericardium channel.


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.


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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