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English: Heavenly Spring
Also Known As: Heaven's Spring
Celestial Source
Heavenly spring of the Kidney
Fountain of Life
  • Located 2 cun below the level of the axilla, between the two heads of the biceps brachii muscle.
  • On the anterior aspect of the arm, 2 cun below the anterior axillary fold, between the two heads of the biceps brachii muscle.
  • Straight insertion 1 to 2 cun.
  • Oblique insertion distally or proximally along the line of the channel 1 to 1.5 cun.
  • Puncture perpendicularly 0.5 to 0.7 cun.
  • Moxibustion is applicable.
  • Unbinds the chest
  • Invigorates the Blood
  • Alleviates pain
  • Angina pectoris
  • Cough
  • Pulmonary congestion
  • Palpitations
  • Chest and flank pain
  • Pain along the medial aspect of the upper arm
  • Distention of the hypochondriac region
  • Blurred vision
  • Menstrual problems
  • Pain radiating from the chest to the back
  • Heart pain
  • Heart disorders
  • Chest, back, shoulder, scapula and arm pain
  • Stone edema
  • Stifling sensation and pain of the chest
  • Aversion to Wind and Cold
  • Fullness of the chest and lateral costal region
  • High fever without sweat
  • Pneumonia



Heart pain radiating to the shoulder and arm

  • This point invigorates and distributes Qi.
  • It is used for nursing mothers who don't have enough milk because Heat is drying it up.
  • It has an infinite accumulation of warmth and spirit.