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.


Jing-Well point of the Heart channel.


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.


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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