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中冲

Synonyms:
  1. 中沖
  2. Zhongchong
  3. PC9

Zhongchong
Zhongchong #

Zhongchong(PC9,中冲) is an acupuncture point in the meridian named Jueyin Pericardium Meridian of Hand. It is the Jing-Well Point of the pericardium.

Meaning

Zhong, middle; chong, gushing.
The point is at the tip of the middle finger and is the Jing-Well point of Pericardium Meridian, where the Qi of meridian originates and gushes upward along the meridian.

Location

In the centre of the tip of the middle finger.

Indication

  1. high fever, unconsciousness, apoplexy and heat stroke.
  2. convulsion of hysteria.
  3. pain and numbness of fingers.

Method

Perpendicularly 0.1 cun or peck to bleeding.