HT 4 Acupuncture Point

Heart 4, Abbreviated as HT 4, Transliterated Lingdao in Chinese, Spirit Path in English.

HT 4 Acupuncture Point Location:

On the palmar aspect of the forearm, the point is on the radial side of the tendon muscle flexor carpi ulnaris, 1.5 cun above the transverse crease of the wrist.

HT 4 Acupuncture Point Indications:

  • Cardiac pain, sudden loss of voice.

HT 4 Acupuncture Point Benefits:

Calms the Shen, benefits the voice, benefits the muscles and sinews.


Jing-River point of the Heart Meridian


Jing-River points are where the qi of the meridian begins to flow more heavily. They are known to treat cough and asthma due to pathogenic cold or heat.