HT4 (Heart 4) - Acupuncture Point Information

Chinese Name: Lingdao
English Name: Mind Path

Location:

When the palm faces upward, the point is on the radial side of the tendon of m. flexor carpi ulnaris, 1.5 cun above the transverse crease of the wrist.

Nature:

River Point, Metal Point

Functions:

Removes obstructions from the channel.

Indications:

Cardiac pain, spasmodic pain of the elbow and arm, sudden loss of voice.

References:

Point indications have been used from the book Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion.

View other points on the Heart channel:

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

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