Xin, heart; shu, point.
This point is where the Qi of Heart is infused into the back.
1.5 cun lateral to the lower border of the spinous process of the 5th thoracic vertebra.
- main point for cardiac diseases, such as palpitation, cardiac pain, arrhythmia
- insomnia, dreaminess, mental disorder
Puncture perpendicularly or a bit obliquely in the direction of the midline 0.5-0.8 cun.
Back-Shu Point of the Heart. Avoid deep insertion.