Vertically 0.3–0.5 cun or obliquely 0.5–1 cun in a proximal or distal direction.
Caution: Needling may be painful.
One of Tongli HE-5's main functions is to tonify Heart Qi. It is the major point for treating any symptoms of Heart Qi Deficiency and many disharmonies that related to the Heart Channel and its connecting Channels.
For example, as the Luo-Connecting point, the Heart Luo Vessel connects to the Small Intestine Channel and further influences the Bladder Channel through Greater Yang. Thus it is able to treat enuresis, burning sensation on urination or bloody urination.
Tongli HE-5 is able to calms the Mind as well, so that it treats mental issues such as sadness, mental restlessness, anger, fright, depression and agitation.
Since the Heart Luo Connecting Channel runs up to the Head, mouth and eyes. Stimulating Tongli HE-5 clears Heart Heat and benefits these areas. Therefore, it treats symptoms such as loss of voice, aphasia, stuttering, stiff tongue, eye pain, red face, headache and dizziness.