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Acupuncture Point Detail

H 7 Shenmen

Location :

On the ulnar side of the wrist, on the posterior border of the pisiform bone, in the depression at the radial side of the tendon of m. flex or carpi ulnaris

Indications :

Dream-disturbed sleep, insomnia, anxiety, palpitation, hysteria. Palpitations, pain in the chest, spasmodic pain of the little finger, feverish sensation in the palm, enuresis, dysuria, pruritus of the external genitalia. Cardiac pain, irritability, palpiation, hysteria, amnesia, insomina, mania, epilepsy, dementia, pain in the hypochondriac region, feverish sensation in the palm, yellowish sclera.

Method of puncturing :

Clears Heart fire, Heart empty heat, and Heart phlegm fire, calms the mind. Calsm the mind, nourishes Heart blood, opens orifices.

It is a tonification point.

It is a Fire point.

It is a Xi-Cleft point.


Perpendicularly 0.3-0.5 inch, or insert needle along lateral border of m. flexor carpi ulnaris and l