HT1 (Heart 1) - Acupuncture Point Information

Chinese Name: Jiquan
English Name: Extreme Spring

Location: In the centre of the axilla, on the medial side of the axillary artery. Locate with the arm raised.

Primary Indications:

Cardiac pain, pain in ribs/sides.

Tertiary Indications:

Dry retching, thirst, scrofula, elbow & arm cold & painful, shoulder joint restriction, jaundice.

Other Indications:

Depression, groaning, paralysis of four limbs, insensitivity of the four limbs, stench in the axilla.


This information is from the book Acupuncture Point Dynamics and has been used with permission from the author John McDonald.

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