Heart 5, Tongli, Penetrating Inside, is the fifth point on the Heart acupuncture channel, and also its luo-connecting or junction point.
Heart 5 lies 1 cun proximal to the point Heart 7, on the radial side of the flexor carpi ulnaris, more or less over the ulnar artery.
Needle the point vertically up to 0.5 cun, or slightly deeper – up to 1 cun – if inserted obliquely either proximally or distally.
Moxibustion: Up to 5x.
This point, Tongli, has several useful properties.
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