Traditional Chinese Medicine - Sacred Lotus Arts Please Support
Chinese Medicine!
Acupuncture "The Liver manifests in the Nails"
Learn the Chinese Herbs!
Study
Major Points Chart
Acupuncture
TCM Channel Theory Qi Circulation Times Qi Circulation Path Extra Channels
Tx Methods
Nine Needle Warm Needle Moxibustion
Channels
Lung Channel Lg. Intestine Channel Stomach Channel Spleen Channel Heart Channel Small Intestine Bladder Channel Kidney Channel Pericardium Channel San Jiao Channel Gall Bladder Channel Liver Channel Ren Mai (Conception) Du Mai (Governing) The Extra Points
 

BL-15 (Xin Shu) Heart Shu

Previous PointNext Point  Acupuncture Points on the Bladder Channel of Foot Tai Yang
  • Back Shu of the Heart

Actions:

  • Tonifies and nourishes the Heart
  • Regulates Heart Qi
  • Calms the spirit
  • Unbinds the chest and resolves blood stasis
  • Clears Heart fire

Indications:

  • Cardiac pain, panic, loss of memory, palpitation, cough, spitting of blood, nocturnal emission, night sweating, mania, epilepsy.

Location

CAM:
  • 1.5 cun lateral to Shendao (DU-11), at the level of the lower border of the spinous process of the fifth thoracic vertebra.
AMOA:
  • 1.5 cun lateral to the lower border of the spinous process of the fifth thoracic vertebra (T5).

Needling Method:

  • Puncture obliquely 0.5-0.7 inch. Moxibustion is applicable.

Highly Recommended...

A Manual of Acupuncture A Manual of Acupuncture
by Peter Deadman

If you are serious about Acupuncture... this is the one book that you'll want to own. [ Read More... ]