Heart Acupuncture Points

Heart Acupuncture Points

PointChineseEnglishFunctionIndications
HT 1ji quanHighest SpringNourishes Heart yin, clears empty heat.Pain in the costal and cardiac regions, scrofula, cold pain of the elbow and arm, dryness of the throat.
HT 2qing lingCyan SpiritFrees the channels and quickens the connecting vessel, regulates Qi and blood.Pain in the cardiac and hypochondriac regions, shoulder and arm.
HT 3shao haiLesser SeaRemoves obstructions from the channel, calms the mind, clears heat.Cardiac pain, spasmodic pain and numbness of the hand and arm, tremor of the hand, scrofula, pain in the axilla and hypochondriac region.
HT 4ling daoSpirit PathwayRemoves obstructions from the channel.Cardiac pain, spasmodic pain of the elbow and arm, sudden loss of voice.
HT 5tong liPenetrating the InteriorCalms the mind, tonifies Heart Qi, opens into the tongue, benefits the Bladder.Palpitations, dizziness, blurring of vision, sore throat, sudden loss of voice, aphasia with stiffness of the tongue, stuttering, pain in the wrist and elbow.
HT 6yin xiYin CleftNourishes Heart Yin, clears heat, stops sweating, calms the mind.Cardiac pain, hysteria, night sweating, hemoptysis, epistaxis, sudden loss of voice.
HT 7shen menSpirit GateCalms the mind, nourishes Heart blood, opens orifices.Cardiac pain, irritability, palpiation, hysteria, amnesia, insomnia, mania, epilepsy, dementia, pain in the hypochondriac region, feverish sensation in the palm, yellowish sclera.
HT 8shao fuLesser MansionClears Heart fire, Heart empty heat, and Heart phlegm fire, calms the mind.Palpitations, pain in the chest, spasmodic pain of the little finger, feverish sensation in the palm, enuresis, dysuria, pruritus of the external genitalia.
HT 9shao chongLesser SurgeClears heat, subdues wind, opens the Heart orifices, relieves fullness, restores consciousness.Palpitations, cardiac pain, pain in the chest and hypochondriac regions, mania, febrile diseases, loss of consicousness.