Here is how to treat pain in the heart with cold feeling surging up. When there is chest pain with cold feeling surging up, apply 3 moxa cones each at the acupuncture points, PC6 (??) and LV3 (??), 5 moxa cones at Dokeum, and 3 x 7 moxa cones at the point, 1 cun lateral to the median line, 6 cun distal to the belly button.
Also measure the distance from one corner of the patient’s mouth to the other corner of the mouth with a waxed string and mark the distance on the string. Mark two more points with the same distance on the string next to the marked point. Make the string a triangle shape with each marked point being one angle. Place one angle on the belly button and mark where the other two angles touch on the lower abdomen. Apply 2 x 7 moxa cones each at the points.
Translated by Dr Kihyon Sohn, acupuncturist and herbalist in Beaverton Oregon
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