Heart 03 (HT 3)
Pinyin Name & English Translation
Shaohai, Lesser Yin Sea
When the elbo is flexed into a right angle, the point is in the depression between the medial end of the transverse cubital crease and the medial epicondyle of the humerus.
Cardiac pain, spasmodic pain and numbness of the hand and arm, tremor of the hand, scrofula, pain in the axilla and hypochondriac region.
Removes obstructions from the channel, calms the mind, clear heat.
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