PC 9

Acupuncture Point Theory

PC 9 Acupuncture Point Applications and Theory

The acupuncture point "PC 9" , 中衝, is represented by "Zhong Chong" in pinyin and "Central Hub" in english and may be found:

In the center of the tip of the middle finger.


Of many possible clinical applications, it may be considered to influence the following issues/symptoms:

  • Jing Well Point for clearing heat in the Heart.
  • Stiff tongue, speech disorders, especially those arising after a stroke.
  • Restoring consciousness.


Pc 9 has the following theoretical associations which serve as important guideposts in designing an effective treatment protocol:

Explore pc 9 functional grouping theory - Five Shu, or read all point categories and related theory.

While not necessarily valid clinically, LI 1 (Jing Well Point, for heat, pain, stagnation, espe…) are nearby.

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