Heart 7

HT7 Acupressure Pointessential oils for acupuncture points

Apply the Fire Aroma Acu-Stick® to activate points on the Heart Channel. Heart 7 is one of the most valued acupressure-acupuncture points used commonly by licensed acupuncturists for emotional upset, pain syndromes, and cognitive functions. As the Source Point on the Heart Channel it is often used to fortify, or strengthen the heart.

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Location of Acupressure Point Heart 7

On the crease of the wrist in a depression on the radial side of the tendon of muscle flexor carpi ulnaris. Apply the Fire Element Aroma Acu-Stick®  to Acupressure Point Heart 7 to activate the healing potential of the pressure point.



Health Conditions and Acupressure Point Combinations for Heart 7

Emotional Disorders

In the case of insomnia, dream disturbed sleep, or waking at 3 AM due to the Liver attacking the Heart:

For chronic stress due to autonomic nervous system being stuck in the flight or flight mode:

If one is easily startled or experience anxiety, abrupt fear or fright:

For emotional disorders or upset:

When one is unable to pass through the stages of grief in a timely manner:

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For palpitations, heart flutters, or a sensation of the heart:


For memory loss, dementia, or the inability to focus due to Heart Blood Deficiency:


In the case of wrist pain, thumb pain, or carpal tunnel syndrome:


Other Name(s) of HT 7

  • Shenmen
  • Door of the Evolved
  • Spirit Gate
  • Mind Door
  • Central Metropolis

Traditional Chinese Medicine Classifications of Acupressure Point Heart 7

  • Source or Yuan Point
  • Earth Point
  • Sedation Point
  • Stream or Shu Point

Traditional Chinese Medicine Actions of HT 7

Cautions: Do not use acupressure as self-care when pregnant without the guidance of a licensed acupuncturist. Always discuss new treatment modalities with your local health care professional.



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Fleckenstein, J., Krüger, P., & Ittner, K. P. (2018). Effects of single-point acupuncture (HT7) in the prevention of test anxiety: Results of a RCTPloS one13(8), e0202659. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0202659

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