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Heart 1

Chinese Name: Jiquan (English translation: Supreme Spring)

Location:  At the apex of the axillary fossa, where the axillary artery pulsates.


  • Chest congestion, shortness of breath, sad, anxious
  • Apoplexy, hemiplegia, pain in the shoulder and arm, distention and pain in the chest and hypochondrium

Functions: Frees the chest, activates the meridian, benefits the arm.

Needling: Perpendicular or oblique insertion .3 - .5 cun. Keep away from the axillary artery.


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