Point Localization: Dorsal to the head of the ulna in the body cleft on the radial side of the styloid process, found with the palm facing the chest.

TCM Actions: Brightens the eyes. Benefits the tendons. Remove obstruction from the channel.

Indications: Blurred vision. Eye pain. Bi syndrome in the shoulder, arm, elbow, wrist and feet. Swelling in the elbow. Stiffness of tendons.

Target area: Fist. Arm. Shoulder. Feet. Elbow.

Point Name and Meaning: Yanglao – Nourishing the Old

Acupuncture Meridian: Small Intestine

Categories: Xi (accumulation).

Unitary Channel: Tai Yang (Greater Yang) [SI + BL]

 

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*Acupuncture points may be used safely for acupressure, but should be used with needles only by acupuncturists or Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) professionals.