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Pericardium 9

Chinese Name: Zhongchong (English translation: Central Hub)

Location: In the center of the tip of the distal phalanx of the middle finger.

Classification: Jing-Well point of the Pericardium Meridian


  • Coma, heat stroke
  • Cardiac pain, irritability, stiffness, swelling and pain of the tongue

Functions: Clears Heart Heat, benefits the tongue, resuscitates.

Notes: Jing-Well points are where the qi bubbles up. Jing-Well points are indicated to revive consciousness. Jing-Well points are known to treat fullness below the Heart and clear Heat.

Needling: Superficial insertion .1 cun, or prick to cause bleeding.



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