Heart 08 (HT 8)
Pinyin Name & English Translation
Shaofu, Lesser Yin Mansion
When the palm faces upward, th epoint is between the fourth and fifth metacarpal bones. When a fist is made, the point is where the tip of the little finger rests.
Palpitations, pain in the chest, spasmodic pain of the little finger, feverish sensation in the palm, enuresis, dysuria, pruritus of the external genitalia.
Clears Heart fire, Heart empty heat, and Heart phlegm fire, calms the mind.
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