CO6 (Colon 6) - Acupuncture Point Information

Chinese Name: Pianli
English Name: Slanting Passage

Location: With the elbow flexed and the radial side of the arm upward, the point is on the line joining Yanxi (CO5) and Quchi (CO11), 3 cun above the crease of the wrist.


Connecting point.


Opens the Lung Water passages.


Redness of the eye, tinnitus, deafness, epistaxis, aching of the hand and arm, sore throat, edema.


The English Name, Nature and Function have been reprinted from Maciocia: The Foundations of Chinese Medicine, Copyright 1989, with permission from Elsevier. Point indications have been used from the book Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion.

View other points on the Colon channel:

(CO1, CO2, CO3, CO4, CO5, CO6, CO7, CO8, CO9, CO10, CO11, CO12, CO13, CO14, CO15, CO16, CO17, CO18, CO19, CO20)

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