Theory

HT 9 - Acupuncture Point - Shao Chong


HT 9 Names

  • English Name: Lesser Surge
  • Pinyin Name: Shao Chong
  • Chinese Character: 少沖

Location

  • .1 cun posterior to the corner of the nail on the radial side of the little finger.
  • For point location tips, read our meridian notes; unsure about "cun" measurements, read what is a cun?.

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HT 9 Clinical Uses

  • Jing Well Point - clear heat a/or obstruction from the opposite end of the channel, eye pain a/or redness, mouth ulcerations, sores.
  • Can be bled or needled for emotional disturbances - strong restlessness, anxiety, panic attacks, manic depression, epilepsy, etc.
  • Restore consciousness - heart attack, stroke.
  • Emergency heart attack point - strong stimulation.
  • Fullness below the heart - stagnation, pain a/or distention in the HT area.



HT 9 TCM Patterns

This point along with others in a proper point prescription may be used to balance the following TCM Patterns:

For more on this, read "What Does Acupuncture Treat?" and "Point Prescription Guidelines".



HT 9 Conditions Treated

This point along with others in a proper point prescription may be used to balance the following Conditions / Symptoms:

For more on this, read "What Does Acupuncture Treat?" and "Point Prescription Guidelines".


Nearby Acupuncture Points

SI 1

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  • SI 1  Lesser Marsh
    • Breast disorders of any etiology, insufficient lactation, mastitis, breast abscess, cysts.
    • Jing Well Point, clear heat from the opposite end of the channel, for eye redness, earache, tinnitus, sore throat, stiff tongue.
    • Headache, dizziness, loss of consciousness.
    • Local point for problems of the little finger and the course of the channel - pain and/or weakness of the arm and/or shoulder.  

TH 1

  • TH 1  Passage Hub
    • Similar to TH 3 which is used more clinically.



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