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Acupressure point SI-5

Acupressure point SI-5. It's location, photograph, use for emotional well-being and warnings.


location of SI-5 Name: Yang Valley (Small Intestine 5)
Location: Near the wrist, on the pinky-side of the hand. It is a finger's width under the crease of the wrist, in the depression just above the bone that is sticking out. It's not straight above the bone, but straight under the pinky finger.
Use: Press.
Effects: Improves concentration, reduces distractability. Clarity of mind to distinguish the right path to take among several.

You might also be interested in these books about acupressure at

Foundations of Chinese Medicine, by Giovanni Maciocia
A Comprehensive Text for Acupuncturists and Herbalists

Acupuncture theory, diagnosis and treatment, and the most important acupuncture points.

Acupressure for Emotional Healing, by Michael Reed Gach & Beth Ann Henning
A Self-Care Guide for Trauma, Stress, & Common Emotional Imbalances

Acupressure points for emotional ailments, combined with breathing exercises, stretches and movement routines.

The Joy of Feeling, by Iona Marsaa Teeguarden
Bodymind Acupressure

Jin Shin Do acupressure helps unblock emotions, making it safe to feel.

A Manual of Acupuncture, by Peter Deadman & others

Extensive and authoritative book on the acupuncture points.

See book descriptions