Heart hand shao yin meridian

Acupuncture point

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Chinese Medicine HEART Hand Shao Yin Acupuncture Meridian


HEART Hand Shao Yin

HT 1 - angina, palpitations, local pain, loosens chest

Location (jiquan): in the center of the armpit, medial to the axillary artery.

HT 3 - angina, palpitations, local pain, irritable, mania/withdrawal

Location (shaohai): at the medial end of the transverse cubital crease when the elbow is flexed.

HT 4 - soothe Liver (sinews), Tonify Heart blood/Yin, loss of voice

Location (lingdao): on the redial side of the tendon of flexor carpi ulnaris, 1.5 cun proximal to shenmen.

HT 5 - [Connect to Small Intestine] racing heart, sudden loss of voice, stiff tongue

Location (tongli): 0.5 cun distal to lingdao.

HT 6 - [Xi-Cleft] clear excess or deficiency Heart Fire, Yin deficiency, cardiac pain, vomit/nose blood, steaming bone

Location (yinxi): 0.5 cun distal to tongli.

HT 7 - [Yuan-source] insomnia, mania/withdrawal, visceral agitation, cools Ying

Location (shenmen): on the crease of the wrist, in the depression at the proximal border of the pisiform bone.

HT 8 - urination problems from Heart Fire

Location (shaofu): on the palm between the 4th & 5th metacarpal bones where the tip of the little finger hits when a fist is made.

HT 9 - opens portals (mind), clouding inversion, resuscitates

Location (shaochong): 1 fen proximal to the radial corner of the little finger nail.


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