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HT-08 (Shao Fu) Lesser Mansion

Previous PointNext Point  Acupuncture Points on the Heart Channel of Hand Shao Yin
  • Acupuncture Point Five Elements  Ying-Spring & Fire Point

Common and Key Uses:

  • Clear Lower Jiao heat

Actions:

  • Clears heat from the Heart and Small Intestine
  • Calms the spirit
  • Regulates Heart Qi
  • Activates the channel and alleviates pain

Indications:

  • Palpitation, pain in the chest, spasmodic pain of the little finger, feverish sensation in the palm, enuresis, dysuria, pruritus of the external genitalia.

Location

CAM:
  • When the palm faces upward, the point is between the 4th and 5th metacarpal bones.

    When a fist is made, the point is where the tip of the little finger rests.
AMOA:
  • On the palm, in the depression between the 4th and 5th metacarpal bones, where the tip of the little finger rests when a fist is made.

Needling Method:

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

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