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
  • Fire 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.
     
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