Pc-8

Pc-8

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After 3rd monthAcupuncture
Element
English
Palace of Toil
Name
勞宮
Transliteration
Laogong
Special Point
Key PointYing SpringFire Point
Description
Ying-Spring and Fire point Sun Si-miao Ghost point
Indications
heat in the pericardium consciousness heat in the heart calms the mind/spirit stomach heat in the middle jiao the nutritive level and cools blood
Kinesiology
Brain and emotions consciousness
Channel Psychology
Pc: Connection with my own heart. I blame others, I am responsible, overly attached to my possessions, I may lose everything.
Point Psychology
Fright anger ceaseless laughter sadness apprehension schizophrenia
Key Spirit Point Themes
Palace of weariness heart weary
Symptoms
Fever, coma, loss of consciousness, febrile disease accompanied by sweating which continues for days, hypertension, epilepsy, mania-depression, fright, sadness, propensity to anger, apprehension, ceaseless laughter, heart pain, pain of the chest and lateral costal region, cough, key point for all mouth ulcers, foul breath, difficult ingestion, vomiting, hypogastric masses, vomiting blood, ceaseless nosebleed, blood in the stool, haemorrhoids, dark urine, jaundice, yellow eyes, throat pain, tremor of the hand, eczema and tinea of the hand, scaling of the skin of the hand, heat in the palm of the hand, sweating of the palms, hand painful obstruction
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The point information compiled from multiple sources including College of Complementary Medicine, Sydney Australia. Point location diagram recreated from A Manual of Acupuncture, P Deadman.