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.

References:

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

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(HT1, HT2, HT3, HT4, HT5, HT6, HT7, HT8, HT9)

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