This channel starts from the heart, comes out of the cardiac system (the large vessels connecting with other visoera and descends through the diaphragm to connect with the small intestine.
The branch of the channel sprouts from the cardiac system, runs upwards along the side of the throat,and joins the ocular connectors (the structures connecting the eyeball with the brain, including blood vessels and optic nerves).
The original channel ascends to the axilla. And then it travels along the posterior border of the medial aspect of the upper arm, passes behind the Lung Channel of Hand-Taiyin and the Pericardium Channel of Hand-Jueyin. Goes downwards and reaches the cubital fossa. It continues to run along the posterior border of the little finger reaches the tip (Point Shaochon, HT9), and finally connects with the Small Intestine Channel of Hand-Taiyane.
Location: On the palmar side of the forearm and on the radial side of the tendon of the ulnar flexor muscle of the wrist, 1 cun proximal to the crease of the wrist.
Indications: Precordia] pain, palpitation, hectic fever with night sweat, hematemesis, epistaxis, sudden loss of voice.
Method:Puncture perpendicularly 0.3-0.5 inch.Moxibustion is applicable.
Vasculature: The ulnar artery.
Innervation: The medial antebrachial cutaneous nerve; on the ulnar side, the ulnar nerve.
The lung Meridian picture of Yinxi(HT6) Acupoint
Body surface picture of Yinxi(HT6) Acupoint
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