This point has been proven scientifically to reduce nausea and is a useful point to stimulate when feeling motion sickness or when experiencing a hangover.
Sometimes, especially for chemically induced nausea (alcohol), pressing on this point can induce vomiting. But the feeling after is much better and it helps to keep it that way.
It is advisable to stimulate the point before going for a ride or on a plane to avoid motion sickness altogether.
Below is a demonstration of how to find this acupressure point, how to stimulate it and a few more interesting details...
English name/translation: Inner Gate meridian
Location: PC6 is located on the inside of the forearm, 2 cun (three fingers - index, middle and fourth finger) from the wrist crease between the two tendons
Meridian: Pericardium Meridian
- Depression, Irritability, dizziness, vertigo, apoplexy, spasm and pain of the upper extremities
- Chest congestion, pain in the hypochondrium, cardiac pain, palpitation
- Epilepsy, vomiting, hiccup
- Malaria, asthma, cough