The acupuncture point "HT 9" , 少沖, is represented by "Shao Chong" in pinyin and "Lesser Surge" in english and may be found:
.1 cun posterior to the corner of the nail on the radial side of the little finger.
Of many possible clinical applications, it may be considered to influence the following issues/symptoms:
Ht 9 has the following theoretical associations which serve as important guideposts in designing an effective treatment protocol:
A single acupuncture point is not commonly thought of as an empirical way to influence a TCM diagnostic pattern. HT9, however, is a strong candidate to be incorporated into an acupuncture protocol for patients who exhibit: Heart Blood Stagnation
HT 9 may potentially be used, in coordination with a well designed acupuncture treatment protocol, to influence the following conditions: Anxiety, Canker Sores (Cold Sores), Epilepsy (Seizure), Eye Problems, Fainting (Loss of Consciousness), Heart Disease, Manic Depression, Panic Attack and/or Stroke (CVA)