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HT-04 (Ling Dao) Spirit Pathway

Previous PointNext Point  Acupuncture Points on the Heart Channel of Hand Shao Yin
  • Acupuncture Point Five Elements  Jing-River & Metal Point

Actions:

  • Calms the spirit and benefits the voice
  • Relaxes the muscles and sinews

Indications:

  • Cardiac pain, spasmodic pain of the elbow and arm, sudden loss of voice.

Location

CAM:
  • When the palm faces upward, the point is on the radial side of the tendon of m. flexor carpi ulnaris, 1.5 cun above the transverse crease of the wrist.
AMOA:
  • On the radial side of the tendon of flexor carpi ulnaris, 1.5 cun proximal to Shenmen HE-7.

Needling Method:

  • Puncture perpendicularly 0.3-0.5 inch. Moxibustion is applicable.

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