Si 6 Acupuncture Point

Small intestine 6, Abbreviated as Si 6, Transliterated Yanglao in Chinese, Support the Aged in English.

Si 6 Acupuncture Point Location:

On the dorsal ulnar aspect of the forearm, in the depression on the radial side of the styloid process of the ulna.

Si 6 Acupuncture Point Indications:

  • Blurring of the vision
  • Aching of the shoulder, back, elbow and arm, acute lumbar pain

Si 6 Acupuncture Point Benefits:

Activates the meridian, benefits the eyes, benefits the shoulder and arm, alleviates pain.


Xi-Cleft point of the Small Intestine Meridian


A Xi-Cleft point is the site where the Qi of the meridian is deeply converged. Qi and blood are stored deeply at these particular points. If there appear abnormal reactions at X-Cleft points, it shows that the pathogens have entered the deeper parts of Zang-Fu organs. Thus, they are used for acute, painful symptoms, inflammation, protracted diseases of its pertaining meridian and Zang-Fun organ. Also, Xi-Cleft points of the Yin meridians have hemostatic functions.