Pericardium 8 労宮 (Laogong/Rōkyū)

Pericardium 8 労宮.

Working Palace

Pericardium 8 Acupuncture Acupressure Point


On the palm of the hand, between the second and third metacarpal bones, in a depression

Location Note

Can be located where the tip of the middle finger falls when making a loose fist.


Perpendicular, vertical insertion 0.5 cun

Point Energetics

Spring and Fire Point


  • Clears heat from the heart
  • Calms the mind

Comparison between Pericardium 8 and Heart 8 Acupuncture Points:

Human hands back and front