#6. HT6 Yinxi – Yin Cleft
0.5 cun above HT 7 on a line connecting HT3 and HT7.
HT 6 Clinical Uses
Night sweats, Steaming Bone Disorders, tonify Yin and Blood. Often used with SI 3 for nightsweats.
Acute chest and/or heart pain from Blood stasis. Palpitations, although HT 5 may be better.
Acute emotional disturbances – mania, anxiety, shock, sudden loss of voice.
Counterflow qi – panic attacks, vomiting blood, nosebleeds.