Pericardium 7

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Apply the Fire Aroma Acu-Stick® to activate points on the Pericardium Channel. Pericardium 7, or Heart Protector 7, is the source point for the Pericardium channel and energetic functional organ. In western medicine, the pericardium is a thin fibro-elastic sac composed of two layers that separate the heart from the surrounding structures with an outer fibrous layer and an inner double layer of serous membrane. Similarly to the conventional medical function, Chinese medical theory holds that the Pericardium protects the heart. However, this concept is much more dynamic than a simple structure that protects the organ; Chinese medicine holds that the Pericardium protects the Heart from emotional insults as well. More-over, it acts as a gate that opens to allow love in and closes to prevent emotional cruelty from reaching the Heart. If the Pericardium is out of balance the gate can get stuck closed and a person is unable to accept love in to their life. The gate can also get stuck open and a person will be susceptible to those who hurl hateful words at them, and will even infer insults when none were aimed at them. This can lead to serious emotional imbalances or actual heart disease in time if not corrected.

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Location of Pericardium 7 Acupressure Point

On the anterior of the wrist crease between the tendons of the muscle palmaris longus and muscle flexor radialis. Apply the Fire Element Aroma Acu-Stick® to Acupressure Point Pericardium 7 to activate the healing potential of the pressure point.




Traditional Chinese Medicine Indications and Acupressure Point Combinations of Pericardium 7


For palpitations, heart flutters, heart disease or a sensation of the heart


For emotional upset with constant worry and obsessing over what other people think or say:

For anger and outbursts at people who insult you:

For emotional shock following upsetting news:

For grief with weeping and deep sadness following loss:

In the case of fullness in the area of the ribs, frequent sighing, and agitation:


With UTI’s, burning urination, or blood in the urine:

**Contact your local healthcare provider

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For headaches with sharp pain of the eye and red eyes:

Also look to our Headache Remedy acupressure stick to apply to temples, back of the neck, and other points over pain


Other Name(s) of Acupuncture Point Pericardium 7

  • Taling
  • Daling
  • Great Mound
  • Great Hill
  • Great Plateau
  • Ghost Heart
  • Heart Governor
  • Hand Heart Governor

Traditional Chinese Medicine Classifications of Acupuncture Point Pericardium 7

  • Source Point, or Yuan Point
  • Earth Point
  • Sedation Point
  • Ghost Point 

Traditional Chinese Medicine Actions of Acupressure Point Pericardium 7

Cautions: Do not use acupressure as self-care when pregnant without the guidance of a licensed acupuncturist. Always discuss new treatment modalities with your local health care professional.



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