Pericardium 6 内関 (Neiguan/Naikan)

Pericardium 6 内関

Pericardium 6 Acupuncture Acupressure Point


On the wrist, two cun proximal from the wrist, between the two tendons

Location Note

Slide the finger from the wrist crease down between the tendons to a point where the finger catches. Locate the point gently.


Shallow, oblique or vertical insertion. 0.5 cun. Deep needling can cause a strong sensation or feeling of electricity as the medial nerve is under the point.

Point Energetics

Luo-Connecting point of the Pericardium Channel


  • Alleviates nausea and vomiting
  • Palpitations and digestive problems.
  • Calms the mind, particularly for premenstrual tension and irritability.


Avoid deep needling due to median nerve underneath point.