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HT-07 (Shen Men) Spirit Gate

Previous PointNext Point  Acupuncture Points on the Heart Channel of Hand Shao Yin
  • Yuan (Source) Point
  • Acupuncture Point Five Elements  Shu-Stream & Earth Point

Actions:

  • Calms the spirit
  • Regulates and tonifies the Heart

Indications:

  • Cardiac pain, irritability, palpitation, hysteria, amnesia, insomnia, mania, epilepsy, dementia, pain in the hypochondriac region, feverish sensation in the palm, yellowish sclera.

Location

CAM:
  • At the ulnar end of the transverse crease of the wrist, in the depression on the radial side of the tendon of m. flexor carpi ulnaris.
AMOA:
  • At the wrist joint, on the radial side of flexor carpi ulnaris, in the depression at the proximal border of the pisiform bone.

Needling Method:

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

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