HT9 (Heart 9) - Acupuncture Point Information

Chinese Name: Shaochong
English Name: Shaoyin Rushing; Lesser Rushing.

Location: On the radial side of the little finger, about 0.1 cun (1 fen) posterior to the corner of the nail.

Nature:

Jing-Well point of the Heart channel.

Functions:

Bleed for resuscitation.

Primary Indications:

Bleed for resuscitation, palpitations, cardiac pain, febrile diseases, irritability, pain in chest and sides, psychosis.

Secondary Indications:

Wind-stroke coma.

Tertiary Indications:

Sore throat, pain and contracture of arm, jaundice.

Other Indications:

Incontinence of urine, pain in vagina, fetid odour of the vagina, hysteria, fearful, alternating joy and anger, infantile convulsions, inflammation of diaphgram, catarrh, bronchial hypersecretion, cardiac weaknesses.

References:

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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