Yanglao (English translation: Nourishing the Aged)
On the dorsal ulnar aspect of the forearm, in the
depression on the radial side of the styloid process of the ulna.
Xi-Cleft point of the Small Intestine Meridian
- Blurring of the vision
- Aching of the shoulder, back, elbow and arm,
acute lumbar pain
Activates the meridian, benefits the eyes, benefits the shoulder and arm,
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
Oblique insertion towards the elbow .5 - .8 cun.