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Fire Master & hardness – Tung points to treat the Heart

This is a commonly used dao-ma set of points to drain fire and excess from the face and head. Fire phase associated with the heart, thus this points can move blood in the body, calm the mind and treat the chest. The following information is coming from the book Advanced Tung Style Acupuncture by James Maher.

•Source [出處 chū chù]:

Tung original book (1973)

Name【名稱 mīng chéng】:

huó zhū [火主] (66.04); huó yìng [火硬] (66.03)  

huó [火] fire

zhū [主] master

yìng [硬] hardness

Zone: 6-6

Location【部位 bù wèi】:

huó zhū is 0.5 cun above LV3, just next to the bone. huó yìng is 0.5 cun above LV2

Needling【針法 zhēn fǎ】:

0.5-1 perpendicular insertion. contraindicated in pregnancy.

Reaction area 【神經 shēn jīng】:


Indications【功用 gōng yòng】:

Indications huó zhū (66.04)

enlargement of the bones, heart disease leading to headache, cardiac disorders, neurosis, liver and stomach diseases, hand and foot pain, knee pain, post nasal drip, plum pit qi, bell’s palsy (needle healthy side), dizziness, hernia, difficult delivery, inflammation of uterus and uterine fibroids, retention of placenta, dysuria.

Indications huó yìng (66.03)  

Palpitation, dizziness, vertigo, tinnitus, enlargement of the bones, jaw pain, TMJ, difficulty opening the mouth, teeth grinding, knee pain, uterine tumors, retention of placenta, inflammation of uterus and uterine fibroids.


Combine the points with Men Jin (66.05), Fu ke (11.24) and Ling gu (22.05) Da bai (22.04) for Dysmenorrhea



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