Pericardium 6

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Apply the Fire Aroma Acu-Stick® to activate points on the Pericardium Channel. Pericardium 6 is one of the most popularized acupressure points in western culture because of its use for motion sickness. Additionally, it plays an important role as the Luo point that is directly linked with the Heart, on both the physical and emotional level. The Pericardium acupuncture channel is also referred to as the Heart Protector and Circulation Sex Meridian and plays an important role in protecting the Heart from emotional insults and allowing for emotional warmth and connections to others. This pressure point is also directly connected to the Spleen energetic system of Chinese medicine as PER 6 coupled with acupressure point Spleen 4 are used to influence the Chong Mai. The Chong Mai is an extraordinary vessel that distributes nourishing blood. Women’s reproductive organs such as the uterus are dependent on abundant Blood for fetal development.

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Location of Acupressure Point Pericardium 6

On the anterior of the forearm 2 Cun above the wrist crease between the tendons of the muscle palmaris longus and muscle flexor radialis. Apply the Fire Element Aroma Acu-Stick® to Acupressure Point Pericardium 6 to activate the healing potential of the pressure point.



Traditional Chinese Medicine Indications and Acupressure Point Combinations Using Pericardium 6

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In the case of insomnia, dream disturbed sleep, or agitation:

With emotional imbalances marked by anxiety and the tendency towards being easily startled:

For emotional upset with constant worry and obsessing:

Heart Health

For palpitations, heart flutters, heart disease, or a sensation of the heart:


For shock following surgery or trauma:


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For infertility and inability to hold a pregnancy due to Blood Deficiency in the Lower Jiao:


For pain and/or a feeling of distention of the breasts prior to the menstrual cycle:

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For coughing spells due to unrelenting bronchial spasms as with bronchitis, or with restricted air flow as in cases of asthma or COPD:



Other Name(s) of Acupuncture Point Per 6

  • Inner Frontier Gate
  • Neiguan
  • Inner Gate
  • Inner Pass
  • Interior Barrier

Traditional Chinese Medicine Classifications of Acupuncture Point Pericardium 6

  • Lou or Connecting Point
  • Master Point of the Yin Wei Mo
  • Coupled Point of the Chong Mai

Traditional Chinese Medicine Actions of Acupressure Point Heart Protector 6

Cautions: Do not use acupressure as self-care when pregnant without the guidance of a licensed acupuncturist. Always discuss new treatment modalities with your local health care professional.



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