PC - 6
: 2 cun
above the wrist crease between the tendons of palmaris longus muscle and flexor carpi radialis muscle.
(Two thumb widths below the crease where your hand meets your wrist, between the two large tendons on your wrist.)
: Nausea, seasickness, motion sickness, vomiting, epigastric pain.
Opens and relaxes the chest, rregulates heart chi, chest tightness, stomach ache, nausea, vomiting, hiccups, mental disorders, epilepsy, asthma, angina, palpitations.
Insomnia or other disorders of an excess or deficient nature, mania, nervousness, poor memory, stress.
Local: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.
Details: This point lies in a hollow between the two bones and in the middle of the tendons. Apply pressure while concentrating on breathing. Press the point firmly while exhaling and release pressure while inhaling -- repeat 8 times on each wrist.
See also: The effects of stimulation of acupressure point p6 on postoperative nausea and vomiting
Acupuncture/acupressure to treat gagging dental patients: a clinical study of anti-gagging effects.
PC - 7
: Middle of the wrist crease between the tendons of palmaris longus muscle and flexor carpi radialis muscle.
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, combine with PC - 5, PC - 6 & SP - 9. Emotional issues.
Also used with HT-7
for sweat issues (too much or too little) and hot flashes.
Used in conjunction with other points for Plantar Fasciitis.
See Research: Acupuncture Treatment for Plantar Fasciitis: A Randomized Controlled Trial with Six Months Follow-Up
Copyright © 2011 Shi Ping Zhang et al.
Acupuncture Treatment for Plantar Fasciitis: A Randomized Controlled Trial with Six Months Follow-Up.
PC - 8
: At the center of the palm between the second and third metacarpal bones, closer to the radial side of the third. When a loose fist is made, the point just below
the tip of the middle finger.
: Cardiac pain, mental disorders, epilepsy, gastritis, bad breath, fungus infection of the hand and foot, vomiting, nausea.
PC - 9
: In the center of the top - tip of the middle finger.
: Aphasia with stiffness and swelling of tongue, speech disorders, especially those due to stroke.
Cardiac pain, palpitation, loss of consciousness, febrile diseases, heat stroke, convulsion.
Also used for hand arthritis
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This acupressure information is not a substitution for qualified medical advice or treatment. If you don't know what is causing your pain or other symptoms, consult a medical doctor before begin to treat yourself.
Never press on an open wound, swollen or inflamed skin, a bruise, surgery scar, varicose vein, or broken bone.
Avoid acupressure or consult your physician if you have a contagious disease, an infectious skin disease, or a serious heart, kidney, or lung disorder.
Avoid acupressure in the area of a known tumor.
Acupressure should not be applied directly over the lymph nodes.
Certain acupressure points must be avoided during pregnancy. Always consult a physician first.
The Chi Focus Band is the favorite of elite athletes for whom balance, strength and flexibility are important as well as
students and individuals seeking focus in their lives.