Theory

PC 6 - Acupuncture Point - Nei Guan


PC 6 Names

  • English Name: Inner Pass
  • Pinyin Name: Nei Guan
  • Chinese Character: 內關

Location

  • 2 cun above the wrist crease between the tendons of palmaris longus and flexor carpi radialis.
  • For point location tips, read our meridian notes; unsure about "cun" measurements, read what is a cun?.

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PC 6 Clinical Uses

  • 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.



PC 6 TCM Patterns

This point along with others in a proper point prescription may be used to balance the following TCM Patterns:

  • There are no patterns associated at this time.

For more on this, read "What Does Acupuncture Treat?" and "Point Prescription Guidelines".



PC 6 Conditions Treated

This point along with others in a proper point prescription may be used to balance the following Conditions / Symptoms:

  • No Linked Conditions At This Time.

For more on this, read "What Does Acupuncture Treat?" and "Point Prescription Guidelines".


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