Laogong (English translation: Labor Palace)
In the center of the palm, between
the 2nd and 3rd metacarpal bones, closer to the 3rd metacarpal bone. When a fist
is made, the point is where the tip of the middle finger touches.
Ying-Spring point of the Pericardium Meridian
- Aphtha (mouth ulcer), halitosis
- Coma, fungal infection of the hand
- Cardiac pain, vomiting
Clears Heart Heat, calms the Shen.
PC 8 is the best point to clear Heart-Fire. Ying-Spring points are where the qi dribbles
down the meridian. Ying-Spring points are indicated for heat in the body and
changes in the complexion. Ying-Spring points are known to clear heat from the
Perpendicular insertion .3 - .5 cun.