Heart 01 (HT 1)
Pinyin Name & English Translation
Jiquan, Supreme Spring
When the upper arm is abducted, the point is in the center of the axilla, on the medial side of the axillary artery.
Pain in the costal and cardiac regions, scrofula, cold pain of the elbow and arm, dryness of the throat.
Nourishes Heart yin, clears empty heat.
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