P-06 (Nei Guan) Inner Pass
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P-06 (Nei Guan) Inner Pass

Acupuncture Points on the Pericardium Channel of Hand Jue Yin
  • Luo (Connecting) Point
  • Confluent Point of the Yin Linking Vessel

Actions:

  • Unbinds the chest and regulates Qi
  • Regulates the Heart and calms the spirit
  • Harmonizes the Stomach and alleviates nausea and vomiting
  • Clears heat
  • Opens the Yin Linking vessel

Indications:

  • Cardiac pain, palpitation, stuffy chest, pain in the hypochondriac region, stomachache, nausea, vomiting, hiccup, mental disorders epilepsy, insomnia, febrile diseases, irritability, malaria, contracture and pain of the elbow and arm.

Pont Location:

  • A Manual of Acupuncture: On the flexor aspect of the forearm, 2 cun proximal to Daling P-7, between the tendons of palmaris longus and flexor carpi radialis.
  • Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion: 2 cun above the transverse crease of the wrist, between the tendons of m. palmaris longus and m. flexor radialis.

Needling Method:

  • Puncture perpendicularly 0.5-0.8 inch. Moxibustion is applicable.
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