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Heart Locations

AcuPoint Point Location Point Summary
HT 1* When the upper arm is abducted, the point is in the center of the axilla, on the medial side of the axillary artery.  
HT 2* When the elbow is flexed, the point is 3 cun above the medial end of the transverse cubital crease (HT 3), in the groove medial to muscle biceps brachii. local point
HT 3*** When the elbow is flexed, the point is in the depression between the medial end of the transverse cubital crease of the elbow and the medial epicondyle of the humerus. hand tremors; spirit problems; neck lumps
HT 4* When the palm faces upward, the point is on the radial side of the tendon of muscle flexor carpi ulnaris, 1.5 cun above the transverse crease of the wrist. local point
HT 5*** When the palm faces upward, the point is on the radial side of the tendon of m. flexor carpi ulnaris, 1 cun above the transverse crease of the wrist. palpitations; brady; aphasia
HT 6*** When the palm faces upward, the point is on the radial side of the tendon of m. flexor carpi ulnaris, .5 cun above the transverse crease of the wrist. tonifies HT yin; for upper warmer yin deficient bleeding
HT 7**** At the ulnar end of the transverse crease of the wrist, in the depression on the radial side of the tendon of muscle flexor carpi ulnaris. all purpose HT point for excess or deficient; HT; shen; insomnia; very nourishing
HT 8** When the palm faces upward, the point is between the 4th and 5th metacarpal bones. When a fist is made, the point is where the tip of the little finger rests. tachy; fire/heat conditions;
HT 9** On the radial side of the little finger, .1 cun posterior to the corner of the nail. extreme heat; loss of consciousness

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