HT-03 (Shao Hai) Lesser Sea
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HT-03 (Shao Hai) Lesser Sea

Acupuncture Points on the Heart Channel of Hand Shao Yin
  • Acupuncture Point Five Elements  He-Sea & Water Point

Actions:

  • Calms the spirit, transforms phlegm and clears heat
  • Activates the channel and benefits the arm

Indications:

  • Cardiac pain, spasmodic pain and numbness of the hand and arm, tremor of the hand, scrofula, pain in the axilla and hypochondriac region.

Pont Location:

  • A Manual of Acupuncture: Midway between Quze P-3 and the medial epicondyle of the humerus, at the medial end of the transverse cubital crease when the elbow is fully flexed.
  • Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion: With the elbow flexed, at the midpoint of the line connecting the medial end of the cubital crease and the medial epicondyle of humerus.

Needling Method:

  • Puncture perpendicularly 0.5-1.0 inch. Moxibustion is applicable.