Heart 02 (HT 2)
Pinyin Name & English Translation
Qingling, Blue-Green (Cyan) Spirit
When the elbow is flexed, the point is 3 cun above the medial end of the transverse cubital crease (Shaohai Ht 3), in the groove medial to muscle biceps brachii.
Pain in the cardiac and hypochondriac regions, shoulder and arm.
Frees the channels and quickens the connecting vessel, regulates Qi and blood.
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