HT 9 Acupuncture Point

Heart 9, Abbreviated as HT 9, Transliterated Shaochong in Chinese, Lesser Surge in English.

HT 9 Acupuncture Point Location:

On the radial side of the little finger, about 0.1 cun posterior to the corner of the nail.

HT 9 Acupuncture Point Indications:

  • Palpitation, cardiac pain, pain in the chest and hypochondrium
  • Manic psychosis, febrile diseases, loss of consciousness

HT 9 Acupuncture Point Benefits:

Resuscitates, calms the Shen, clears Heat, subdues Wind.


 Jing-Well point of the Heart Meridian


Jing-Well points are where the qi bubbles up. Jing-Well points are indicated to revive consciousness. Jing-Well points are known to treat fullness below the Heart and clear Heat.