Point Localization: 1.5 cun above the wrist crease on the radial side of the flexor carpi ulnaris tendon, on the HE3 – HE7 line.

TCM Actions: Calms the Mind (Shen). Controls the rebellion of Qi. Relaxes the tendons.

Indications: Sadness. Fear. Anxiety. Mental restlessness. Vomiting. Nausea. Swollen and red eyes. Contraction, spasm, neuralgia and Bi syndrome of the elbow and upper arm, forearm, elbow and wrist in the path of the Heart and Small Intestine channels.

Target area: Arm. Elbow. Forearm. Fist.

Point Name and Meaning: Lingdao – Mind Path

Acupuncture Meridian: Heart

Categories: King (river). Metal.

Unitary Channel: Shao Yin (Lesser Yin) [HE + KI]

 

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*Acupuncture points may be used safely for acupressure, but should be used with needles only by acupuncturists or Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) professionals.