HE-4 Spirit Path LINGDAO - Acupuncture Points

| January 4, 2011 | 0 Comments | 3,470 views

Location
( HE-4 Spirit Path LINGDAO - Acupuncture Points ) 1.5 cun proximal to the transverse wrist crease, on the radial side of the tendon of the flexor carpi ulnaris muscle.
How to find
The flexor carpi radialis muscle has a distinct tendon which can be easily palpated ulnar and proximal to the wrist crease. It attaches to the pisiform bone (➞3.3.3). HE-4 is located directly on the radial side of the tendon.
HE-5, ➞ HE-6 and ➞ HE-7 are located at 0.5 cun intervals distal to HE-4. ➞LU-7 is located approximately 1.5 cun proximal to the wrist crease on the radial aspect of the forearm.
Needling
0.3–1 cun vertically or obliquely in a proximal or distal direction.
Actions/Indications
● Opens the channel
● Nourishes the Heart, calms the shen
● Strengthens the voice
Special features
Jing-river point, Metal point.

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