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HEART MERIDIAN POINTS


HT1

Heart Channel HT1 Acupuncture Point (極泉 (jí quán)) / (극천 (geuk cheon))

Chinese: 極泉 (jí quán)

Korean: 극천 (geuk cheon)

Translation: Highest Spring

CAM Location: when upper arm is abducted point is in center of axilla on medial side of axillary artery.



HT2

Heart Channel HT2 Acupuncture Point (青靈 (qīng líng)) / (청령 (cheong nyeong))

Chinese: 青靈 (qīng líng)

Korean: 청령 (cheong nyeong)

Translation: Cyan Spirit

CAM Location: when elbow is flexed point is 3 cun above medial end of transverse cubital crease in groove medial to biceps brachii.



HT3

Heart Channel HT3 Acupuncture Point (少海 (shào hǎi)) / (소해 (so hae))

Chinese: 少海 (shào hǎi)

Korean: 소해 (so hae)

Translation: Lesser Sea

CAM Location: with elbow flexed, at midpoint of line connecting medial end of cubital crease and medial epicondyle of humerus.



HT4

Heart Channel HT4 Acupuncture Point (靈道 (líng dào)) / (령도 (ryeong do))

Chinese: 靈道 (líng dào)

Korean: 령도 (ryeong do)

Translation: Spirit Path

CAM Location: when palm faces upward point is on radial side of tendon of flexor carpi ulnaris, 1.5 cun above transverse crease of wrist.



HT5

Heart Channel HT5 Acupuncture Point (通里 (tōng lǐ)) / (통리 (tong ni))

Chinese: 通里 (tōng lǐ)

Korean: 통리 (tong ni)

Translation: Inward Connection

CAM Location: when palm faces upward point is on radial side of tendon of flexor carpi ulnaris, 1 cun above transverse crease of wrist.



HT6

Heart Channel HT6 Acupuncture Point (陰郄 (yīn xī)) / (음극 (eum geuk))

Chinese: 陰郄 (yīn xī)

Korean: 음극 (eum geuk)

Translation: Yin Cleft

CAM Location: when palm faces upward point is on radial side of tendon of flexor carpi ulnaris, 0.5 cun above transverse crease of wrist.



HT7

Heart Channel HT7 Acupuncture Point (神門 (shén mén)) / (신문 (sin mun))

Chinese: 神門 (shén mén)

Korean: 신문 (sin mun)

Translation: Spirit Gate

CAM Location: at ulnar end of transverse crease of wrist in depression on radial side of tendon of flexor carpi ulnaris.



HT8

Heart Channel HT8 Acupuncture Point (少府 (shào fǔ)) / (소부 (so bu))

Chinese: 少府 (shào fǔ)

Korean: 소부 (so bu)

Translation: Lesser Mansion

CAM Location: when palm faces upward, point is between 4th and 5th metacarpal bones; when fist is made point is where tip of little finger rests.



HT9

Heart Channel HT9 Acupuncture Point (少沖 (shào chōng)) / (소충 (so chung))

Chinese: 少沖 (shào chōng)

Korean: 소충 (so chung)

Translation: Lesser Surge

CAM Location: on radial side of little finger about 0.1 cun from corner of nail.