SI 6 Acupuncture Point(Yanglao) belongs to the Small Intestine Meridian of Hand-Taiyang, which can relieve unclear eyesight, shoulder, back, elbow, arm soreness, low back pain, etc.
Location of SI 6 Acupuncture Point
Dorsal to the head of the ulna in the body cleft on the radial side of the styloid process, found with the palm facing the chest.
What is the meaning of Yanglao
Yanglao: Yang,refers to nursing or care,Lao,refers to the aged. The name of Yanglao means that the qi in this acupuncture point is pure yang-qi. The substance of this point is the hot-qi from Yanggu point. After leaving this point, it swells and turns into pure Yang-Qi,like the Yang-qi in the head of the sky, hence the name.
What is SI 6 Acupuncture Point used for
Indications:Myocardial infarction, cerebral thrombosis, hiccups, acute lumbar sprain, presbyopia, hand pain, facial pain, shoulder and arm neuralgia, stiff neck, hemiplegia, myopia, unclear vision, eyeball bleeding, etc.
SI 6 Acupuncture Point therapy
Pinch the YangLao acupoints with thumb to treat acute lumbar sprains if long-term massage.
Moxibustion with moxa sticks for 5 to 20 minutes, once a day, it can improve blurred vision, deafness and tinnitus.
Use a gas tank to stay for 5 to 10 minutes, once every other day, it can treat forearm pain.
Gua Sha therapy
Scrape the YangLao acupoints from top to bottom for 3~5 minutes, once every other day, it can treat tinnitus and deafness.
Combined with Taichong and Zusanli points to treat unclear vision;
Combined with Jianpi point, which is benecifical for relieving shoulder and back elbow pain;
Combined with Fengchi point to treat headache and facial pain;
Combined with Sanyinjiao, Juque, Zusanli and Danzhong points to treat acute myocardial infarction;
Combined with Renzhong point to treat acute lumbar sprain.