HT3 (Heart 3) - Acupuncture Point Information
Chinese Name: Shaohai
English Name: Lesser Sea; Shaoyin Sea
Location: When the elbow is flexed, this point is at the medial end of the transverse cubital crease, in the depression anterior to the medial epicondyle of the humerus.
He-Sea point of the Heart channel.
Calms the Shen, regulates the Heart Qi, clears the vessels, invigorates the collaterals, relaxes the tendons, special point for scrofula.
Cardiac pain, arm numbness, hand tremor, elbow contracture.
Pain in axilla & sides, headache, psychosis, memory loss, dizziness, stiff neck, toothache, vomiting, debility of the limbs.
Cold fingers, ulnar nerve neuralgia, neuraesthenia, epilepsy - bleats like a lamb, hiccoughs, fever with chills, sensation of energy rising to the upper body, swelling of arm & forearm.
This information is from the book Acupuncture Point Dynamics and has been used with permission from the author John McDonald.
View other points on the Heart channel:
(HT1, HT2, HT3, HT4, HT5, HT6, HT7, HT8, HT9)
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