HT 8 Acupuncture Point - Shao Fu - Heart Meridian
- Chinese Name Shao Fu
English Name Lesser Mansion
Location: When a loose fist is made where the tip of the little finger rests between the 4th and 5th metacarpal bones.
- Point Associations:
- Ying Spring Point
- Actions & Effects:
- HT Fire effecting the SI effecting the UB, heat descending to the lower jiao - incontinence, difficult urination, fungal infections, genital itching.
- Channel issues, sore throat, tongue stiffness, pain along the ulnar aspect of the arms.
- Heart Qi Deficiency - palpitations, fear, hot palms.
- Emotional disorders - although PC 8 may be a better choice.
- HT Fire effecting the mouth - ulcers, canker sores, etc. - although PC 7 or PC 8 may be a better choice.
Local point for arm pain, elbow pain, and/or pain in the pinky finger.
Heart Meridian Points (9):
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
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