Sanyangluo TE8 : Nomenclature, Location, Functions, Indications

Sanyangluo-TE8
Sanyangluo-TE8

Nomenclature:

Sanyang: The three yang meridians of the hand             Luo: connection
Sanyangluo connects with the three Yang meridians of the hand.
Point: TE8
Chinese Name: 三阳络
Name: Sanyangluo
English Name/Meaning: Three Yang Connection
Pinyin: sān yáng luò
Han Geul 한글: sam yang nak 삼양락
Romaji: san kyō raku?
Vietnamese: Tam dương lạc

Location:

Sanyangluo lies 4 cun proximal to the dorsal crease of the wrist between the radius and ulna.

Functions:

  • Clears channels and invigorates channel (stiff aching muscles or arm and hand).
  • Opens sensory orifices (loss of voice, aphasia).

Indications of sanyangluo:

  • Ear problems: tinnitus, deafness, blockage of ears, ear ache.
  • Local disorders: pain in finger, arm, elbow, shoulder, upper back problems (pain, numbness, tingling, tremors, movement limited ).
  • Sudden loss of voice, toothache.

Method:

Perpendicular insertion 0.5 to 1 cun.

Remarks:

Meeting point of 3 yang arm meridians.

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Dr. Ishwar Gyawali

Dr. Ishwar Gyawali is Consultant Acupuncturist and Ayurveda Physician from Kathmandu, Nepal. He had completed BAMS (Bachelor of Ayurveda Medicine and Surgery), a five and half year course on Ayurveda Medicine from Kirtipur Campus affiliated to Tribhuvan University ,Institute Of Medicine, Nepal under scholarship in 2011. He had completed his MD in TCM from Nanjing University Of Chinese Medicine in 2016 under scholarship of Ministry of Education, Nepal. With an experience of Serving for Government of Nepal for 2 years and private practise for more than 5 years, he has sound knowledge in Ayurveda as well as Chinese Medicine. He is a registered Doctor in NAMC (Nepal Ayurveda Medical Council ) both as a physician as well as TCM/Acupuncture Specialist.