Shentang (English translation: Spirit Hall)
On the back, 3.0 cun lateral to the lower border of
the spinous process of the 5th thoracic vertebra.
- Cardiac pain, palpitations, insomnia
- Chest congestion, cough, asthma
- Pain of the shoulder and back
Activates the meridian, frees the chest,
calms the Shen.
UB 44 is the outer Back-Shu of the
Heart. Its special feature is that it helps treat the psychological/spiritual
aspect of the Heart. It is usually used to treat
Anxiety, insomnia, and
Needling: Oblique insertion
.5 - .8 cun.