Heart Ht

Heart Ht

Element
Ba Gua
Primary Function
Emperor, responsible for consciousness, brain – particularly emotional / gestalt brain, Memory, sleep, Rules the tongue and speech, Fever (fire), Emotions
Areas / Symptoms
Heart conditions sleep emotional disorders area around T4/5 centre of chest and back
Brief Psychology
SharingLovedomination and submissionhurtProprietyjoy and elationPassionSponteneityRaw
Primary functions
Governs the blood and blood vessels Houses the spirit Opens into the tongue treats speech Governs sweating Manifests in the complexion Treats chest and heart disease
Overview
Begins in the heart, descends through the diaphragm to the small intestine. A branch separates at the heart ascends the throat, face and cheek to connect to tissues around the eye. Another branch travels from the heart to the lung, emerges at the armpit travels along the arm, elbow, to the posterior and thumb side of the little finger.
6 Channel Partner
Divergent Channel
Separates at armpit, enters the chest, connects with the heart, ascends the throat, face and connects with the SI channel at the inner aspect of the eye.
Luo Connecting Channel
Begins at Ht5 connects with the SI channel and follows the Heart channel to the heart, continues to the root of the tongue and eye.
Sinew Channel
Originates at little finger, binds at medial aspect of the elbow, axilla, intersects the Lu sinew channel, travels to the centre of the chest, descends to the umbilicus.
Time of Day
11am to 1pm
Official Role
Negative Aspects
controlling
Positive Aspects
spontaneous control connection propriety (appropriate action) self mastery
Related to Spine (Organ)
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Cutaneous region

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Key aspects

  • Heart, circulation
  • Key sign of heart pathology is heart palpations or dysrhythmia
  • Emperor, responsible for consciousness, brain – particularly emotional / gestalt brain
  • Memory, sleep,
  • Rules the tongue and speech
  • Fever (fire)
  • Emotions
  • Ulnar side of arm
  • Connects with lungs
  • Emperor, responsible for consciousness, brain – particularly emotional / gestalt brain
  • Memory, sleep,
  • Rules the tongue and speech
  • Fever (fire)
  • Emotions

Acupuncture Points

PointSpecial PointBalancesBalance for:
Ht-1
connection being of service to connect core connection to heart empty mind to access knowing deeper selfQi Flow
Ht-2
Spirit Point
Alchemy Ritual and the HeartQiLingconnection to spirit transformation spiritual transformation
Ht-3
He SeaWater Point
Jing Well Ying Spring Shu Stream Jing River He SeaQi FlowTonificationSedationlet go of the false selfembrace the true selfconnection with the innate fear of opening bitterness unlovable allow ourselves to shineopen hearted spirit gate open within flexible boundaries penetrating inside repressed emotionsDisorders of the stomach and intestines Eating and drinking Points on knee influence the fu (yang organs) Skin disorders
Ht-4
Jing RiverMetal Point
QiLingJing Well Ying Spring Shu Stream Jing River He SeaQi FlowTonificationSedationlife journey all-empowering vision original nature empowerment powerfulconnection to spirit transformation spiritual transformationShort breath and asthma Speech and voice Sinews and bones
Ht-5
Luo Point
EmotionsHatredLoveCompassionSelf-possessedin-chargeHeadache Headache and speech Sinews arms hand skin Digestion Skin throat cold Speech anger eating Lumber pain stiffness of bones and sinews Constipation lumber pain knee Short breath groaning cramps Hip and leg pain Knee and leg Vision fright fits walkingopen hearted fear of opening spirit gate open within flexible boundaries bitterness penetrating inside repressed emotionsBrain IntegrationConfusionDizzinessDepressionEffective communicationExpressionability to listenloss of voiceQi Flow
Ht-6
Xi-Cleft
pain acute conditionsrageFearfreezeshockfrightpleasurefightflightopen hearted fear of opening spirit gate open within flexible boundaries bitterness penetrating inside repressed emotions
Ht-7
Spirit PointKey PointShu StreamYuan PointEarth Point
spirittrue selfreturn to authentic selforiginal selfEmotionsCommunicationUnderstoodRejectedActivate SocNSOveractive SNSOveractive PNSOriginal QirageFearfreezeshockfrightpleasurefightflightopen hearted fear of opening spirit gate open within flexible boundaries bitterness penetrating inside repressed emotionsexpression of heart connection to spirit connection to heartQi FlowFor Yin channels – for tonifying and harmonising their respective zang yin organsFor yang channels – treat disorders of their channel (not the fu) Heaviness of the body and pain of the joints Intermittent diseases such as malaria
Ht-8
Key PointYing SpringFire Point
Virtue Negative Aspects of Self intimacy openness warm protected spontaneous control connection propriety (appropriate action) self mastery social interaction propriety external connection balance understanding of others understood by others discernment communication insight receptive valuable connected with heaven acting rightly pure inspired self worth letting go acknowledged alone sufficiency - having enough non-attached wisdom to treat myself well wisdom overcoming fear will driven clever able to rest full of life concentration focus meeting needs inside integrating myself into the wider world altruism reciprocity adaptability nourished understand myself true giving integrity interested in others adaptable giving and receiving self-esteem vision planning benevolent patient free flexible choice guarded vulnerable isolated unsafe betrayed hurt pained controllingJing Well Ying Spring Shu Stream Jing River He SeaQi FlowTonificationSedationrageFearfreezeshockfrightpleasurefightflightopen hearted fear of opening spirit gate open within flexible boundaries bitterness penetrating inside repressed emotionsHeat in body Diseases of the yang channels zang pathogens along channel and at distal end
Ht-9
Jing WellWood Point
Jing Well Ying Spring Shu Stream Jing River He SeaQi FlowTonificationSedation Clearing heat restoring consciousness rescuing collapse excess and heat from distal end of channel Stagnation and fullness in chest Disorders of the spirit