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Yinxi HT6 : Nomenclature, Location, Function, Indication, Method

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Yinxi HT6 : Nomenclature, Location, Function, Indication, Method

Yinxi  HT6 : Nomenclature, Location, Function, Indication, Method
August 20
21:45 2018
Yinxi-HT6

Yinxi-HT6

Nomenclature:

Yin: Yin of yin-yang Xi:cleft
Yinxi is the Xi-cleft of hand-shaoyin meridian.

Location:

On the palmar aspect of the forearm, on the radial border of the tendon of m. flexor carpi ulnaris, 0.5 cun above the transverse crease of the wrist.

Indication:

  • Heart disorders: Cardiac pain, fright, palpitation.
  • Bleeding disorders due to excess heat: Hematemesis, epistaxis.
  • Nourishes heart yin. So is an essential point in the treatment of night sweating due to deficiency of either yin or heart blood: Bone-streaming heat, night sweats.
  • Sudden loss of voice.

Method:

Puncture perpendicularly 0.3~0.5 cun.

Remarks:

Xi-cleft Point.

Significant combination:

Profuse night sweating : HT6 and SI3

Read about other points of Pericardium Meridian:

HT1-Jiquan- 极泉   HT2-Qingling- 青灵   HT3-Shaohai-少海  HT4-Lingdao-灵道   HT5-Tongli-通里  HT7-Shenmen-神门  HT8-Shaofu-少府  HT9-Shaochong-少冲

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