Heart 8, Abbreviated as HT 8, Transliterated Shaofu in Chinese, Lesser Mansion in English.
HT 8 Acupuncture Point Location:
On the palm, between the 4th and 5th metacarpal bones. When a fist is made, the point is where the tip of the little finger touches.
HT 8 Acupuncture Point Indications:
- Pruritus and pain of the external genitalia
- Spasmodic pain of the little finger
- Palpitation, chest pain
HT 8 Acupuncture Point Benefits:
Calms the Shen, clears Heat (mostly excess type), clears Heat from Heart and Small Intestine.
Ying-Spring point of the Heart Meridian
Ying-Spring points are where the qi dribbles down the meridian. Ying-Spring points are indicated for heat in the body and changes in the complexion. Ying-Spring points are known to clear heat from the meridian.