Heart 8

HT8 Acupressure Pointessential oils for acupressure points

Apply the Fire Aroma Acu-Stick® to activate points on the Heart Channel. Heart 8 is an important acupressure point used for Heart Heat which would manifest as extreme insomnia, psychological disturbances, or heart disease. Heart 8 would not likely be considered unless you do truly have indications of Heart Fire or pain in the palm of the hand. You would choose to use acupressure point Heart 7 instead to support the Heart, to tonify Heart Blood and Qi.

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Location of Acupressure Point HT 8

Palm facing upward, make a fist. The point is at the inner tip of the little finger between the fourth and fifth metacarpal in a dip which is typically in the crease of the hand. Apply the Fire Element Aroma Acu-Stick® to Acupressure Point Heart 8 to activate the healing potential of the pressure point.



Traditional Chinese Medical Indications and Acupressure Point Combinations Using HT 8

Emotional Disordersacupressure for insomnia

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

For self-care support in addition to local mental healthcare support with emotional disorders or upset:

Heart Disease Support

For advanced heart disease with chest pain first speak with your local healthcare professional and/or call 911. As self-care wellness support apply the Fire Element Acupressure Stick to acupressure Heart 8


With pain of the external genitals:

For a sensation of a burning tongue or for month-tongue sores:

Urinary Difficulties

For UTI’s seek local assistance and for self-care support:


Other Name(s) of Acupuncture Point HT 8

  • Shaofu
  • Lesser Mansion
  • Lower Yin Mansion
  • Lesser Palace

Traditional Chinese Medicine Classifications of Acupressure Point Heart 8

  • Fire Point
  • Ying-Spring Point
  • Horary Point

Traditional Chinese Medicine Actions of Acupressure Point HT 8

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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