Lingdao Acupoint:HT 4 Acupuncture Point Or Heart H4

HT 4 Acupuncture Point(Lingdao) belongs to the Heart Meridian of Hand-Shaoyin, which can relieve and treat sudden loss of voice, wrist pain, etc.

HT 4 Acupuncture Point Location

1.5 cun above the wrist crease on the radial side of the flexor carpi ulnaris tendon, on the HT 3 – HT 7 line.

lingdao acupoint

What is the meaning of Lingdao

Lingdao:Ling,refers to the Qi in the acupuncture points is the Qi of the heavens. Dao, road. The name of “Lingdao” means that the water-qi of heart meridian is vaporized here. The substance of this acupoint is the water-qi from Shaohai acupoint,it is vaporized here due to dissipation heat,and travels upwards through the heart meridian, hence the name.

HT 4 Acupuncture Point Usage

  • Local point for pain in the elbow and/or arm.
  • Chest pain that perhaps worsens with emotional distress.
  • Restless Zang Disorder (fluctuating emotions, mania, depression, anxiety, insomnia), various emotional disturbances.
  • Sudden loss of voice.

HT 4 Acupuncture Point therapy

Massage therapy

When coronary heart disease is sick, you can use thumb to lightly press the Lingdao acupoint for 1 minute, then strongly press it for 2 minutes, and finally lightly knead it for 1 minute. Massage once a day in the morning and afternoon. A course of treatment is 10 days, with an interval of 2 to 3 days. It can relieve angina pectoris.

Moxibustion therapy

Moxa moxibustion at Lingdao point for 10-15 minutes or 3 to 5 unit.

Ht 4 Acupoint Compatibility

Combined with Xinshu acupoint to treat heartache.

Combined with Neiguan, Juque, and Zhongchong to treat angina pectoris.

Combined with Renzhong, Hegu, and Juque to treat hysteria.

Combined with Tiantu and Tianchuang to treat sudden of loss voice.

Combined with Chize and Shaohai to treat elbow spasm.

Combined with Waiguang to treats arm pain, finger numbness, and arthritis.

Combined with Lianquan to treat stiff tongue, sudden of loss voice, and hysteria.

Combined with Qimen to treat heart palpitations and heartache.