Small Intestine 06 (SI 6)
Pinyin Name & English Translation
Yanglao, Nourishing the Old
Dorsal to the head of the ulna. When the palm faces the chest, the point is in the bony cleft on the radial side of the syloid process of the ulna.
Blurring of vision, pain in the shoulder, elbow and arm.
Benefits the sinews, brightens the eyes, removes obstructions from the channel.
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