JOHN DIXON ACUPUNCTURE

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Heart 8 少府 (Shaofu/Shōfu)

Heart 8 少府

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Heart 8 Acupressure Acupuncture Point


Location

Location: On the palm of the hand, between the fourth and fifth metarcarpal bones, in a depression.

Location Note

Make a small fist and the point is where the tip of the little finger rests.

Needling

Perpendicular vertical insertion 0.5 cun


Point Energetics

Fire Point – removes heat and excess energy from the heart

Uses:

  • removes heat and excess energy from the heart
  • Calms mind, when extremely agitated

Comparison between Pericardium 8 and Heart 8 Acupuncture Points:

Human hands back and front