Clinical Pearls about Doing Moxa to Certain Points
Heart 1 – Ji Chuan (extreme spring) – to combat body odor, moxa is needed; the needle not enough; moxa 7x
Heart 3 – Shao Hai (young sea) – for hand tremors, first needle GV 14; then do 7 green bean size moxa to Heart 3 with the arm bent at 90 degrees. Dr. So use d to have patients hold onto a contraption like a toilet paper roller that was held up by a coat hanger hooked to something up above. Why does the hand shake? Because the heart gets weak.
Heart 5 – Yin Hsi (wall hole of the yin) for night sweating, this is the most powerful treatment. Moxa 3 to 7x.
Pericardium 5 - Jian Shih (intermediary messenger) for any heart problem this is a very important point. Burn 5 moxa here in a crisis. Even a glowing cigarette used indirectly can help.
Pericardium 6 – Nei Guan (inner gate) for nausea and to treat heart, chest, and stomach problems. Use with Spleen 4, moxa 3 to 5x.