HT-4 (Ling Dao)

HT3-HT7

Chinese Name:

Lingdao 灵道

English translation:

Spirit Path

Location:

On the palmar aspect of the forearm, the point is on the radial side of the tendon m. flexor carpi ulnaris, 1.5 cun above the transverse crease of the wrist.

Classification:

Jing-River point of the Heart Meridian

Indications:

Cardiac pain, spasmodic pain of the elbow and arm, sudden loss of voice.

Functions:

Calms the Shen, benefits the voice, benefits the muscles and sinews.

Notes:

Jing-River points are where the qi of the meridian begins to flow more heavily. They are known to treat cough and asthma due to pathogenic cold or heat.

Needling:

Perpendicular insertion .3 - .5 cun.


Copyright © 2017 Alberta College of Acupuncture & Traditional Chinese Medicine.
1910 - 20 Ave NW, Main Floor #102
Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2M 1H5
Powered by Alberta College of Acupuncture & Traditional Chinese Medicine. All Rights Reserved.