(HT) Heart Meridian - Graphic

You may click on any acupuncture point along the heart meridian for more detailed information including the location, functions, precautions and the chinese and english names. Our TCM Herbal Database, contains a listing of herbs which enter the Heart channel. Our TCM theory section contains signs, symptoms, and treatment points for common heart patterns.

In most browsers you may also hold the mouse over a point and a box will popup which shows the location and precaution information for that point.

 

Center of axilla on the medial side of the axillary artery ** AA ** terms of use With elbow flexed, 3 cun superior to HT 3 in a groove on the ulnar side of the biceps brachii With elbow flexed, between the ulnar end of the cubital crease and the medial epicondyle of the humerus With elbow flexed, 3 cun superior to HT 3 in a groove on the ulnar side of the biceps brachii With elbow flexed, between the ulnar end of the cubital crease and the medial epicondyle of the humerus 1.5 cun above HT 7 on HT 3 - HT 7 line 1 cun above HT 7 on HT 3 - HT 7 line .5 cun above HT 7 on HT 3 - HT 7 line At the wrist crease on the radial side of flexor carpi ulnaris tendon between the pisiform bone and the ulna With a fist made, where the 5th phalange falls between the 4th and 5th metacarpal bones .1 cun posterior to the nail on the radial side of the little finger

 

Sources and More Information

The information on our site is drawn from our own lecture notes and clinical experience. The following lecture notes were used within this section:

  • Ferro, Barbara: New England School of Acupuncture, Point Location Lecture Notes
  • Hartstein, Rachel: New England School of Acupuncture, Actions & Effects Lecture Notes

For a complete list of valuable resources, see our Acupuncture Theory Resources section. The most recommended texts are below:

Heart Meridian Links

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Functions Chart • Related Patterns

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