HT-05 (Tong Li) Connecting Li
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HT-05 (Tong Li) Connecting Li

Acupuncture Points on the Heart Channel of Hand Shao Yin
  • Luo (Connecting) Point
  • Ma Dan-yang Heavenly Star Point


  • Calms the spirit
  • Regulates Heart rhythm
  • Benefits the tongue
  • Activates the channel and alleviates pain


  • Palpitation, dizziness, blurring of vision, sore throat, sudden loss of voice, aphasia with stiffness of the tongue, pain in the wrist and elbow.

Pont Location:

  • A Manual of Acupuncture: On the radial side of the tendon of flexor carpi ulnaris, 1 cun proximal to Shenmen HE-7.
  • Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion: When the palm faces upward, the point is on the radial side of the tendon of m. flexor carpi ulnaris, 1 cun above the transverse crease of the wrist.

Needling Method:

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