P-8 Palace of Toil LAOGONG - Acupuncture Points

| November 23, 2010 | 0 Comments | 2,900 views

Location
P-8 Palace of Toil LAOGONG - Acupuncture Points ) In the centre of the palm, between the 2nd and 3rd metacarpal bones, slightly closer to the 3rd metacarpal bone.
How to find
When making a loose fist, the tip of the middle finger will rest on P-8, between the 2nd and 3rd metacarpal bones, slightly closer to the 3rd metacarpal bone.
HE-8 is located more radially, between the 4th and 5th metacarpal bones.
Needling
Vertically 0.3–0.5 cun. Thinner needles should be used as needling this point can be painful.
Actions/Indications
● Clears Heart Fire and calms the shen
● Harmonises the Middle Burner
● Clears the ying-nutritive level and cools the Blood
Special features
Ying-spring point, Fire point, ben point (Five Phases), Sun Si Miao Ghost point, exit point.

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