HE-8 Lesser Palace SHAOFU - Acupuncture Points

| January 4, 2011 | 1 Comment | 6,360 views

Location
HE-8 Lesser Palace SHAOFU - Acupuncture Points ) On the palm, between the 4th and 5th metacarpal bones.
How to find
When making a fist, HE-8 is generally located below the tip of the little finger, in the depression between the 4th and 5th metacarpal bones. HE-8 often lies between the two transverse palmar creases. It is often sensitive to pressure.
P-8 is also located on the palm, generally below the tip of the middle finger when making a fist (between the 2nd and 3rd metacarpal bones).
Needling
Vertically 0.5–1 cun. Caution: Needling this point may be painful.
Provide a competitive stimulus by pressing the palm with the fingernail close to the point before inserting the needle. Ask the patient to breathe out during needle insertion.
Actions/Indications
● Clears Heat in the Heart and Small Intestine
● Regulates the Heart Qi for Liver Qi stagnation
● Calms the shen and strengthens the Heart Qi
● Opens the channel, especially for contractures of the fingers
Special features
Ying-spring point, Fire point, ben point (Five Phases).

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  1. karthi says:

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