Yinxi (English translation: Yin Cleft)
On the palmar aspect of the forearm, the point
is on the radial side of the tendon m. flexor carpi ulnaris, .5 cun above the
transverse crease of the wrist.
Xi-Cleft point of the Heart Meridian
- Cardiac pain, palpitation due to fright
- Hectic fever and night sweat
- Hemoptysis, epistaxis, sudden loss of voice
Calms the Shen, clears deficiency Heat,
nourishes Heart Yin, stops night sweating.
HT 6 is a very good point for Steaming Bone
disorders and night sweating. A
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
Perpendicular insertion .3 - .5 cun.