List your Practice List a School List an Event Contact Us
Account Login View Cart Cart ($0.00)

Acufinder.com is the leading resource for everything to do with Acupuncture, Chinese Herbs and Asian Medicine. It is the premier Web destination for those seeking health and wellness for themselves and their loved ones through the principles of Oriental Medicine. We are the voice of authority for up-to-date health and wellness information from an Eastern Medicine perspective.

Search for Acupuncturists Search for Acupuncture Schools Search for Acupuncture Events
Explore Acufinder

Acupuncture Points

Bookmark and Share

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


Heart 09 (HT 9)

Pinyin Name & English Translation
Shaochong, Lesser Yin Rushing

Location
On the radial side of the little finger, about 0.1 cun posterior to the corner of the nail.

Indications
Palpitations, caridac pain, pain in the chest and hypochondriac regions, mania, febrile diseases, loss of consicousness.

Traditional Action
Clears heat, subdues wind, opens the Heart orifices, relieves fullness, restores consciousness.

Contraindications


References:

Maciocia, Giovanni.  The Foundations of Chinese Medicine. London: Churchill Livingstone, 1989

O’Connor, John and Bensky, Dan, trans. Acupuncture, A Comprehensive Text. Seattle: Eastland Press, 1981

Xinnong, Cheng, et al. Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion.  Beijing: Foreign Languages Press, 1987.