Heart 5, Tongli, Penetrating Inside, is the fifth point on the Heart acupuncture channel, and also its luo-connecting or junction point.
To understand this page it pays to know:
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 Heart 5 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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