Acupuncture Meridian Pathways & Point Locations
Heart Meridian Pathway & Point Locations
The Hand Lesser Yin (Shao Yin) of the Heart 9 points
The heart channel of the Hand-Shaoyin starts in the center of axilla. From there is goes along the posterior border of the medial aspect of the upper arm . Passing through the cubital region, it descends to the pisiform region proximal to the palm and enters the palm. Then it ends at the medial aspect of the tip of the little finger.
Center of axilla on the medial side of the axillary artery. Avoid axillary artery!
With elbow flexed, the point is found 3 cun above the medial end of the transverse cubital crease in the groove medial to the biceps brachii.
With elbow flexed, at the medial end of the transverse cubital crease.
With the palm facing up, the point is found 1.5 cun above the transverse crease of the wrist at HT7.
1 cun above HT 7 on a line connecting HT3 and HT7.
0.5 cun above HT 7 on a line connecting HT3 and HT7.
On the ulnar end of the transversecrease of the wrist, in the small depression between the pisiform and ulna bones.
With a fist made, where the little finger falls between the 4th and 5th metacarpal bones.
0.1 cun posterior to the corner of the nail on the radial side of the little finger.