PC 6 Acupuncture Point - Nei Guan - Pericardium Meridian

  • Chinese Name Nei Guan
  • English Name Inner Pass
     
  • Location: 2 cun above the wrist crease between the tendons of palmaris longus and flexor carpi radialis.
     
  • Point Associations:
  • Luo Connecting Point
  • Yin Wei Master Point couple with SP 4
     
  • Actions & Effects:
  • Similar to PC 3 but more for Chronic Heart symptoms from Qi stagnation.
  • Opens and relaxes the chest, chest tightness, asthma, angina, palpitations.
  • Insomnia a/or other spirit disorders of an excess or deficient nature, mania, nervousness, stress, poor memory.
  • Nausea, seasickness, motion sickness, vomiting, epigastric pain.
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.
     
  • Pericardium Meridian Points (9):
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Sources and More Information

The information on our site is drawn from our own lecture notes and clinical experience. The following lecture notes were used within this section:

  • Ferro, Barbara: New England School of Acupuncture, Point Location Lecture Notes
  • Harstein, Rachel: New England School of Acupuncture, Actions & Effects Lecture Notes

For a complete list of valuable resources, see our Acupuncture Theory Resources section. The most recommended texts are below:

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