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HT-01 (Ji Quan) Highest Spring

Previous PointNext Point  Acupuncture Points on the Heart Channel of Hand Shao Yin

Actions:

  • Unbinds the chest
  • Activates the channel and benefits the arm

Indications:

  • Pain in the costal and cardiac regions, scrofula, cold pain of the elbow and arm, dryness of the throat.

Location

CAM:
  • When the upper arm is abducted, the point is in the centre of the axilla, on the medial side of the axillary artery.
AMOA:
  • In the depression at the centre of the axilla.

Needling Method:

  • Avoid puncturing the axillary artery. Puncture perpendicularly 0.5-1.0 inch. Moxibustion is applicable.

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