A comprehensive

acupuncture points database

By: Shmuel Halevi Ph.D

  • This database is the result of hard work and accumulated clinical experience over more than 20 years of practice. It is presented here for the benefit of all practitioners and those who wish to broaden and enhance their knowledge of the acupuncture points and their traditional qualities.

  • This specific web-database is to Shmuel Halevi Ph.D.  Please do not copy or distribute the contents of this database.

  • Every meridian point name is web-linked to a sketch of the anatomical region where it is located. It is also linked (hit the

    [ The meridian line) to its parent meridian sketch on my webpage, for quick and easy reference.

  • If you wish to locate an acu-point, you may either jump to its meridian group and then scroll down to it, or hit: CTRL "F" and type the point name or number. I.E.: L-7 or lieque etc. The same applies to a specific symptom or disease. I.E.: CTRL "F" then type: bronchitis, etc. Even if you search two words together, such as: frontal headache you will get as many as 6 points that treat this problem, along with some point-combinations.

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  • In order to ease your navigation between the points, here is a linkage map to each group of points:

            Lung       Large-intestine     Stomach     Spleen     Heart     Small intestine     Bladder     Kidney     Pericardium    

            Sanjiao      Gall bladder     Liver     Renmai     Dumai     Extra meridian points

All meridian charts + regional points

 

NAME

DEFINITION

ENERGETICS

SYMPTOMS

COMBINATIONS

PECULIARITIES

L-1 Zhongfu

Middle Palace

 

[ The meridian

 

Mu point, Point of entry,meeting point of Lung with Spleen.

Regulates and tonifies Lung Qi and the upper jiao, Clears heat and diffuses lung Qi

Chest fullness, shih syndromes of lung, pneumonia, lung abscess, asthma, bronchitis, wheezing, dyspnea, edema, throat obstruction, chest fullness and pain, neck, back and shoulder pain, excessive perspiration, dry cough, stuttering, urine has bad smell.

L-1/ B-13 - Shu Mu combination, B-13/ L-1/ L-6 = chronic bronchitis, L-1/ Dingchuan/ P-6/ Ren-17 = bronchial asthma

Stuttering, urine has bad smell.

L-2 Yunmen

Cloud Gate

 

[ The meridian

 

Clears Lung heat and disseminates and descends Lung qi.

Cough, wheezing, asthma, dyspnoea with inability

to lie down, shortness of breath, shoulder joint inflammation.

Chest pain: LU-2/ LU-1/SP-1/ LIV-14/ BL-13/ BL-47/ P-7

Throat bi: LU-2/ LU-1/ L.I.-15/ KID-7/ GB-10/

 

L-3 Tianfu Palace of Heaven

 

[ The meridian

Window of the sky point

Regulates Lung Qi, calms the spirit, regulates descent of Qi from the head.

Asthma, bronchitis, dyspnea, goiter, throat obstruction, chest fullness and pain, confusion, forgetfulness, cerebral congestion, dizziness, shortsightedness, brachial neuralgia, epistaxis, vertigo, depression, thirst, intermittent fever.

Rebellious qi with dyspnoea and inability to catch

the breath: LU-3/ KID-27 /KID-25 .

Dyspnoea with rebellious qi, breathing with raised

shoulders, inability to taste food: LU-3/ ST-13/ LU-2/ HE-7

Goitre, tumour of the neck and swollen throat: LU-3/ SJ-13.

 

L-5 Chize Cubit Marsh

 

[ The meridian

Water point, He sea point, Sedation point.

Cools Lung heat, Descends Lung Qi, Phlegm heat, Phlegm damp.

Cough, asthma, bronchitis, chest fullness, hemoptysis, throat blockage, throat swelling, throat pain, dry mouth, thirst, fever, diabetes, Wei syndrome due to lung heat consumption, erysipelas, psoriasis, dry cough, renal pain, rigidity of vertebral column, sneezing, madness.

L-5/ B-40 for erysipelas, L-5/ K-2/ K-3/ Ren-4/ Ren-6/ Ren-23 = diabetes, L-5/ Si-1 = irritability.

 

L-6 Kongzui Maximum Opening

 

[ The meridian

Xi cleft point

Regulates and descends Lung Qi, cools heat , stops bleeding,stops pain.

Asthma, cough, bleeding, acute lung diseases, headaches, migraine, laryngitis, tonsillitis, skin diseases, hemoptysis, hemorrhoids, pulmonary TB.

L-6/ Du-14/ B-13 = pneumonia, L-6/ Li-11/ B-13 = coughing blood.

 

L-7 Lieque Broken Sequence

 

[ The meridian

Luo point, Master point of Ren Mai, main point for head and neck.

Regulates Lung Qi, descends Lung Qi,dispels wind, wind cold, wind phlegm, regulates Ren Mai,dissolves phlegm, tonifies lung yin.

Dispels wind cold, stiff neck, facial paralysis, trigeminal neuralgia, urticaria,, wind rash, hemorrhoids, dry and scaly skin, limbs edema, nasal problems, asthma, cough, sore throat, frontal and lateral headache, rhinitis, influenza, burning urination, hematuria, spermatorrhea, penile pain, pain and itching along ren mai, pain and inflammation of the umbilicus, mad laughter, yawning, bad memory, back and limbs very cold.

L-7/ K-6 = restores harmony between lung and kidney. Li-4/ L-7 = external wind, head and respiratory diseases, all head and sensory problems, Yuan - Luo combination, Li-4/ Li-11/ L-7 = all head and respiratory problems, Li-4/ L-7/ B-13/ L-1/ Ren-22/ Ren-17 = for asthma.

 

L-8 Jingqu Channel Gutter

 

[ The meridian

Metal point, Jing river point.

Regulates the lungs.

Asthma, cough, chest pain, esophageal spasm, sore throat, dyspnea, intermittent fever or fever without perspiration, neck Bi rheumatism, pharyngitis, palms hot.

Febrile disease with absence of sweating: LU-8/ SP-2.

 

L-9 Taiyuan Supreme Abyss

 

[ The meridian

Yuan point, Tonification point, Shu-stream point, Earth point, Meeting point of blood vessels and pulse.

Dispels wind,resolves phlegm,regulates lung Qi, tonifies lung yin,promotes blood circulation in the lungs and in general.

Weak lung qi and lung yin, cough, asthma, bronchitis, TB, lung abscess, pertussis, heat in the palms, heatstroke, coma, irritability, chest pain, palpitations, emphysema, hemoptysis, brachial neuralgia, toothache, eyes pain, membrane over eye.

L-9/ St-36 = general strengthening, L-9/ P-6/ Sifeng = pertussis, L-9/ Li-6 = Edema in the upper part of the body with absence of perspiration and urinary retention ( Yuan - Luo combination).

 

L-10 Yuji

Fish Border

 

[ The meridian

Fire point, Rong-spring point.

Regulates the lungs, cools lung heat and fire, dispels wind heat.

Throat diseases, tonsillitis, laryngopharyngitis, hoarseness, diabetes with excessive thirst, pneumonia, asthma, fever, hemoptysis, chest and back pain, mastitis, dyspnea, insomnia.

L-10/ Si-17 = tonsillitis, L-10/ Li-16/ L-5 = hemoptysis, L-10/SJ-2 = sore throat.

 

L-11 Shaoshang Lesser Metal Phase

 

[ The meridian

Wood point, Jing-well point, one of the 13 Ghost Points for madness.

Regulates the lungs and clears fire, heat and wind heat, calms the spirit and restores collapsed Yang Qi.

Throat diseases, heat and febrile diseases, mumps, tonsillitis, fainting, diabetes with excessive thirst, asthma, pneumonia, chest pain with excessive perspiration, epilepsy, hysteria, psychosis, wind stroke, collapse syndrome, coma, delirium, meningitis, dry lips, no saliva, night perspiration, epistaxis, swollen tongue, fingers paralysis.

L-11/ Si-17 = acute tonsillitis, L-11/ Li-11 = thirst (in blood and Yin Xu condition), L-11/ P-3 = for the same condition.

For mental diseases direct moxa 3-5 cones, for acute disorders - bleeding.

Li-1 Shang Yang

Yang Metal Phase

 

[ The meridian

Metal point, Well jing point.

Clears wind heat, clears lung fire and heat.

Toothache, throat diseases, tonsillitis, cough, sudden fever, tinnitus, stomatitis, fever without perspiration, mumps, submandibular swelling, tinnitus, deafness, coma, finger numbness, color blindness.

Malaria with generalised fever: L.I.-1, L.I.-3, SJ-3, KID-19, HE-3.

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Li-2 Erjian Second Interval

 

[ The meridian

Water point, Spring rong point

Dispels wind heat, moistens the throat.

Hemiplegia, facial paralysis, trigeminal neuralgia, fever, somnolence, toothache, headaches, blurred vision, epistaxis, shoulder and back pain, tonsillitis, throat diseases, dry mouth, submandibular swelling, esophageal spasms, renal pain, intestinal colic, diarrhea.

Toothache of the lower jaw: L.I.-2/ L.I.-1/ SI-5/ SJ-2/ SJ-9.

 

Li-3 Sanjian Third Interval

 

[ The meridian

Wood point, Stream shu point.

Regulates the colon, clears heat, transforms damp heat, moistens the throat.

Malaria, trigeminal neuralgia, somnolence, insomnia, toothache , eye red swollen and painful, conjuctivitis, borborygmus, diarrhea, constipation due to excess heat, throat dry, tonsillitis, painful throat with obstruction, mouth and lips dry.

Somnolence: L.I.-3/ L.I.-2

 

Li-4 Hegu Joining Valley

 

[ The meridian

Yuan source point

Eliminates wind (hot, cold, damp, dry), relieves pain, activates perspiration, activates labor, regulates Qi, regulates the lungs Qi, regulates and moistens the colon, softens hard masses, relaxes the sinews.

eczema, erysipelas, trigeminal neuralgia, flu, common cold, mumps, amenorrhea, otitis media, urticaria, hemiplegia, chills, toothache, sneezing, headache, migraine, asthma, pruritis, bronchitis, diarrhea, appendicitis, constipation, abdomianl pain, Lymphangitis, furuncles, tetany, hysteria, tonsillitis, throat and tongue pain, voice loss, coma, fever, heatstroke, eye disorders, glaucoma, conjuctivitis, myopia, sudden blindness, difficult labor, nasal disorders.

Li-4/ St-36 = general tonifying and strengthening digestion and Wei Qi, Li-4/ L-7 = all head and sensory problems, Yuan - Luo combination, Li-4/ Li-11/ L-7 = all head and respiratory problems, Li-4/ K-7 = induces or arrests perspiration , Li-4/ Sp-6 = move and tonify blood.

 

Li-5 Yangxi Yang Stream

 

[ The meridian

Fire point, Jing river point

Dispels wind, clears heat and damp heat, calms Shen,benefits throat, relieves pain.

Headache, wrist pain, skin diseases with itching, eczema, urticaria, toothache, hearing loss, eye red swollen and painful, tinnitus, chest pain, back spasm, sore throat, root of tongue pain, seizures, mania, mad laughter.

Li-5/ Si-5 = red and painful eyes.

 

Li-6 Pianli Deviated Passage

 

[ The meridian

Luo point

Clears Heat and Dryness ,dispels wind.

Edema - especially of arms and face, edema with absent of perspiration and difficult urination, ascites with borborygmus, Eye vision poor, dimness of vision, madness, seizures, urine retention, constipation,dry throat.

Li-6/ Li-5/ Li-1/ B-8/ Si-4/ Si-2 = tinnitus, Li-6/ Si-2/ Si-3 = deafness, L-9/ Li-6 = Edema in the upper part of the body with absence of perspiration and urinary retention (Yuan - Luo combination).

 

Li-7 Wenliu Temperate Flow

 

[ The meridian

Xi cleft - accumulation point.

Regulates the colon, clears heat and dampness, moistens the throat.

Fever, throat numb and painful, stomatitis, tonsillitis, borborygmus, belching, sticks tongue out.

 

 

Li-10 Shousanli

Arm Three Miles

 

[ The meridian

 

Regulates stomach and intestines, softens hard masses.

facial paralysis, arm paralysis, cramps and edema, shoulder pain, hemiplegia, abdomimnal distention, diarrhea, vomiting, goiter, breast abscess, swelling of submandibular region, arm pain.

Li-10/ Ren-12/ St-36 = ulcer, Li-10/ St-36 = abdominal lumps due to food stagnation.

 

Li-11 Quchi Crooked Pool

 

[ The meridian

Earth point, tonification point, He sea point, one of the 13 Ghost Points for madness.

Wind, wind heat and dryness, clears fire and summerheat, cools blood, invigorates blood, facilitates Qi and blood flow.

Fever, skin diseases, Fire poison and blood heat type skin diseases, painful urine, common cold, convulsions, hemiplegia, hypertension, urticaria, eczema, hot flashes, lassitude, depression, intestinal abscess, appendicitis, acute diarrhea, constipation, abdominal pain, bronchitis, chest pain, goiter, scrofula, boils, carbuncles, shoulder, arm and elbow pain., toothache, erythema, pruritis.

Li-11/ St-36/ St-9 = drain yang for hypertension of YangMing, Li-11/ Sp-10/ B-40 = skin diseases, Li-4/ Li-11/ Li-20 = nasal diseases and all head afflictions, Li-11/ Li-12/ Li-10 = tennis elbow, Li-11/ Li-4/ YinTang/ L-11 = measles.

 

Li-14 Binao Upper Arm

 

[ The meridian

Meeting point of Yang wei mai with Li.

Dispels wind and wind heat, relaxes the sinews, brightens the eyes.

Shoulder and arm pain, eye diseases, conjuctivitis, myopia, goiter.

Li-14 joined to Li-15 = provide anesthesia for the thorax, Li-14/ B-1/ St-1 = eye diseases.

 

Li-15 Jianyu Shoulder's Corner

 

[ The meridian

Meeting point of Yang qiao mai with Li., Associated point of shoulder.

Relaxes the sinews, dispels wind and heat, softens hard masses.

All afflictions of shoulder joint and muscles, hemiplegia, excessive perspiration, goiter, scrofula, dry skin, spermatorrhea.

Li-4/ Li-11/ Li-15 = Arm and shoulder diseases, Li-5/ Li-15 = wind rash.

Spermatorrhea.

Li-16 Jugu

Giant Bone

 

[ The meridian

Meeting point of Yang qiao mai and Li.

 

Shoulder pain, cough, hematemesis, goiter, scrofula, children convulsions or epilepsy, children nutritional impairment.

Li-16/ L-6/ L-5/ L-10 = coughing blood.

 

Li-18 Futu Support Prominence

 

[ The meridian

Window of the sky point.

Regulates lung Qi, transforms phlegm.

Cough, asthma, stridor, phlegm in throat, laryngeal spasm, goiter, scrofula, pain in opposite hip, sudden loss of voice.

Cough with rebellious qi,  dyspnoea, vomiting of foam and clenched teeth: Li-18/ Si-17/ Ren-23/ B-42/ St-11/ B-45

Loss of voice: Li-18/ Si-16/ Sj-6/ G-7/ H-4

 

Li-19 Heliao Mouth Grain

 

[ The meridian

 

Clears nose.

All nasal afflictions, nose diseases.

 

 

Li-20 Yingxiang Welcome Fragrance

 

[ The meridian

Exit point, Meeting point of Yang ming.

Dispels wind cold and heat, clears obstruction from jingluo of nasal cavity.

All nasal afflictions, nose diseases, smell diseases, anosmia, rhinorrhea, sinusitis, nasal polyp, flu, wind heat and cold, dyspenea, facial paralysis, acne and other skin facial problems.

Li-4/ Li-11/ Li-20 = all nasal diseases, Li-20/ Yintang/ Du-23 = sinusitis, purulent rhinorrhea.

 

St-1 Chengqi Tears Container

 

[ The meridian

Yang qiao mai point, Meeting of Stomach and Ren mai.

Brighten the eyes, dispels wind and heat.

All eye diseases, excessive tearing, myopia, conjuctivitis, eye twitching, night blindness, facial spasm.

St-1/ B-1/ G-20/ Li-4/ St-36/ B-18/ B-23 = optic nerve atrophy.

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St-2 Sibai

Four Brightness

 

[ The meridian

 

 

Brightens the eyes, dispels wind, cold and heat,relaxes the sinews (facial),expels parasites, clears the nose.

All eye diseases including protruding eyes, eyes dizziness, color blindness, trigeminal neuralgia, conjuctivitis, eyelid spasm, facial paralysis, parasinusitis, rhinitis, facial swelling., Roundworm in the bile duct, intestinal parasites, ascariasis.

St-2/ Dannangxue/ St-25/ Ren-4 = ascariasis.

Biliary ascariasis, roundworm in the bile duct.

St-3 Juliao Large

Crevice

 

[ The meridian

 

Yang qiao mai point, meeting of Stomach and Li.

Dispels wind and cold, relaxes the sinews (facial).

Facial paralysis, trigeminal neuralgia, facial pain and swelling, eyelid spasm, toothache, sinusitis, rhinitis, nasal abscess, myopia, swelling and rheumatism of feet.

Pain and swelling of the cheek: ST-3/ SI-16 .

Swelling and rheumatism of feet, leg qi, swelling of the knee.

St-4 Dicang Earth Granary

 

[ The meridian

Yang qiao mai point, Meeting of St and Li.

Dispels wind and cold, relaxes the sinews (facial).

Facial paralysis, trigeminal neuralgia, excessive salivation, eyelids problems, feet swelling, cold sores on lips, lips spasm.

Deviation of the mouth and eye: ST-4/ ST-6/ DU-26/ REN-24/ GB-2/ L.I.-4.

Feet swelling.

St-6 Jiache

Jaw Bone

 

[ The meridian

Meeting St and G, one of the 13 Ghost Points for madness.

Dispels wind, cold and heat,relaxes the sinews.

Mumps, facial paralysis, neck pain and stiffness, toothache, sore throat, tempomandibular joint pain, lockjaw.

Li-4/ St-6/ St-44 = toothache of upper jaw, Li-4/ St-6 = toothache of lower jaw, St-6/ Sj-17/ Li-4 = acute parotitis.

 

St-7 Xia guan Below Joint

 

[ The meridian

 

 

Dispels wind, cold and heat, opens the ears.

Tempomandibular joint arthritis, bi and pain, trigeminal neuralgia, facial paralysis, lockjaw, gingivitis, toothache,, deafness, tinnitus, otitis media, yawning, blurred vision.

Tinnitus and deafness: ST-7/ L.I.-5/ SJ-1/ SJ-2/ SI-5.

 

St-8 Touwei Head Safeguard

 

[ The meridian

 

Entry point.

Dispels wind and heat, brighten the eyes, regualtes jing luo in the head

Headaches, especially frontal, migraine, vertigo, dizziness, photofobia, blurred vision, excessive lacrimation, eyelid spasm, psychosis.

St-8/ B-2 = frontal headache, dizziness, excessive lacrimation, photofobia.

 

St-9 Renying Men's Welcome

 

[ The meridian

Window of the sky point, Sea of energy.

Regulates Qi, blood and Lung Qi, regulates ascent of Clear Yang to the brain, moistens the throat, softens hard masses.

Asthma, hypertension, dyspnea, vomiting, esophageal constriction and spasm, sore throat, painful obstruction of throat, swollen larynx, goiter, scrofula, headache, dizziness, flushed face, speech impairment, piglet Qi, general and acute pain treatment, and sudden motor paralysis.

St-9 joined to Si-17/ Li-4/ St-36/ K-3/ P-6/ Sp-6 = goiter, St-9/ Li-11/ St-36 = hypertension, St-9/ Du-26/ Li-3/ P-6/ Du-25 = hypotension.

General pain treatment, analgesic point.

St-13 Qihu

Qi Door

 

[ The meridian

 

 

Regulates Qi in chest and diaphragm.

Chest heavy, dyspnea, pleurisy, bronchitis, cough, diaphragm spasm, loss of taste and smell, loss of appetite, feet perspiration.

 

Feet perspiration.

St-18 Rugen Breast's Root

 

[ The meridian

 

Regulates the chest and breast Qi, facilitates lactation.

Chest and hypochondriac fullness and pain, cough, bronchitis, asthma, insufficient lactation, mastitis, breast lumps, prolonged menstruation.

Si-1/ St-18/ Ren-17 = insufficient lactation.

Prolonged menstruation.

St-19 Burong Not Contained

 

[ The meridian

 

Regulate Qi in the chest, dissolve phlegm.

Epigastric and intercostal pain due to cholelithiasis and cholecystitis, much phlegm (move with moxa), borborygmus, eye diseases of little children.

 

Lateral to Ren-14, Eye diseases of little children.

St-20 Chengman Relieving Fullness

 

[ The meridian

 

 

Harmonises the middle jiao
descends rebellion of the Lung and Stomach.

 Epigastric pain, vomiting, vomiting blood, spitting
blood, hiccup, difficult ingestion, poor appetite, difficult swallowing, abdominal distention, borborygmus, diarrhoea, hardness and pain of the lateral costal region, shortness of breath, wheezing, difficult breathing with raised shoulders.

 Difficult ingestion: ST-20/ LU-1/ BL-60/ LU-10/ SP-20.

 

St-21 Liangmen Beam Gate

 

[ The meridian

 

 

Regulates and strengthen spleen yang, regulates stomach Qi, clears middle jiao heat, raises Qi.

Abdominal and hypochondriac pain, stomach or duodenal ulcer, gastritis, diarrhea, undigested particles in stool, indigestion, poor appetite, prolapse of stomach and anus, anal prolapse, gastroptosis.

P-6/ St-21/ St-34 = acute gastritis with pain.

 

St-22 Guanmen Pass Gate

 

[ The meridian

 

 

Regulates stomach Qi, tonifies Spleen yang.

Abdomen swollen, aerogastria, borborygmus, diarrhea, shakes with cold, bad breath.

 

 

St-25 Tianshu Heaven's Axis

 

[ The meridian

Mu point of colon, Meeting of stomach and colon.

Regulates spleen Qi and yang, regulates stomach Qi and yin,regulates and moistens the intestines, tonifies Wei Qi, Clears Heat and dampness, regulates Qi and blood, transforms damp and cold.

Intestinal abscess, dysentery with or without blood, abdominal masses, digestive ulcers, colitis, appendicitis, enteritis, pancreatitis, borborygmus, nausea, diarrhea, constipation, abdominal pain and distention, , Infertility, endometriosis, irregular menstruation, dysmenorrhea, leucorrhea, intestinal parasites, urinary tract stones and calculi.,weary and frightened.

St-25/ St-37 = colitis, St-25/ St-36/ St-37/ St-39 = purges the intestines, B-25/ St-25 = for acute syndromes of the colon. (Shu - mu technique).

 

St-28 Shuidao Waterway

 

[ The meridian

 

Regulates water pathways, transforms damp heat, especially lower jiao, expels stones.

Painful urinary dysfunction, acute nephritis and cystitis, all uriary afflictions, orchitis, lower back pain, dysmenorrhea , leucorrhea, pain radiating to the genitalia, urinary retention, ascites, rectal prolapse.

Sp-6/ Sp-9/ St-28 = all urinary problems, St-28/ B-23/ B-28/ Sp-6 = nephritis

 

St-29 Guilai Return

 

[ The meridian

 

Regulates menstruation, transforms damp heat, warms the lower jiao.

Dysmenorrhea, amenorrhea, irregualr menstruation, practically all uterus (gynecological) diseases, uterine prolapse, hernia due to cold, endometritis, orchitis, vaginitis, scrotal and urethral pain, orchitis, prostatitis, leucorrhea, infertility, impotence.

Sp-6/ St-29 = all uterus diseases, St-29/ K-3/ Ren-6/ K-7 = trichomonas vaginitis.

 

St-30 Qichong Rushing Qi

 

[ The meridian

Sea of nourishment, Meeting point of food, Chong mai point.

Stabilizes the essence and the lower orifices, tonifies nutritive Qi, regulates Qi and blood, regulates menstruation and the Chong mai, invigorates and contains the blood.

Infertility, impotence, spermatorrhea, irregular menstruation, dysmenorrhea, uterine tumors and fibroids, hemorrhage, pain in the genitalia, hunger with no desire to eat, hernia, uterovaginal prolapse,, spasms of foot, piglet Qi.

St-30/ Liv-8/ Liv-3 = hernia.

Spasm of foot.

St-31 Biguan Thigh Gate

 

[ The meridian

 

Facilitates Qi and blood flow, dispels wind,cold, heat and damp.

Lower extremety atrophy, weakness and pain, lower limb bi and wei, lymphadenitis of inguinal region, heaviness or paralysis of lower extremeties, lower back pain , sciatica, muscular cramps of leg, poor blood circulation in legs.

St-31/ St-33 = knee pain , St-31/ B-40 (Weizhong)/ B-36 (Chengfu) = arthritis of hip joint.

 

St-32 Futu Crouching Rabbit

 

[ The meridian

Association point of veins.

Dispels wind, cold and heat.

Bi syndrome of knee, leg Qi, pain and cold of lower back, thigh and knee, heaviness of head, urticaria, hemiplegia, abdominal distention, atrophy and wei of arm, asthma at midnight.

L-9/ St-32/ P-5/ Sp-6/ Sp-9/ B-40 (Weizhong)/ B-22 = varicose veins.

Head heavy, Asthma at midnight.

St-34 Liangqiu Ridge Mound

 

[ The meridian

Xi cleft point

Regulates stomach Qi, clears heat.

Painful bi of lower extremeties, acute stomach pain, gastritis, hemorrhage, diarrhea, mastitis, pain and swelling of knee and surrounding tissues.

St-34/ G-42 = breast swelling, P-6/ St--34/ Ren-12 = gastritis

 

St-35 Dubi Calf's Nose

 

[ The meridian

Associated point of knee.

Dispels wind, cold and heat, invigorates the jingluo.

All knee afflictions, pain, stiffness and inflammation of knee, bi of knee, wei of knee, numbness and weakness of knee, meniscus injury.

St-35/ Xiyan = all knee diseases.

 

St-36 Zusanli Three Leg's Miles

 

[ The meridian

Earth point, He sea point, lower meeting point of stomach, Associated point of Qi, Sea of nourishment.

Regulates and tonifies spleen and stomach Qi, tonifies Wei and Ying Qi, regulates and facilitates Qi and blood, raises yang Qi.

Stomach and spleen diseases, anorexia, intestinal abscess, bloody dysentery , abdominal masses, digestive ulcers, colitis, appendicitis, enteritis, pancreatitis, nausea, diarrhea, constipation, insomnia, general weakness , asthma, nephritis, restless fetus, skin diseases, urticaria, eczema, breast abscess, allergies, anemia, dizziness, vertigo, headache , sinusitis, tinnitus, weakness and wei, hypertension, hemiplegia, insufficient lactation, eye diseases.

Li-11/ St-36 = drain yang for hypertension of YangMing, St-25/ St-36/ St-37/ St-39 = purges the intestines, St-36/ Ren-4/ Ren-6 = General tonification, P-6/ Ren-12/ St-36/ Sp-4 = nausea, vomiting, morning sickness, St-36/ St-39/ G-34/ P-6 = pancreatitis.

Treats almost all diseases.

St-37 Shangjuxu Upper Great Void

 

[ The meridian

He sea point of colon, Sea of blood.

Regulates stomach and intestines, transforms damp heat, brings fullness of Yang Qi down.

For all acute and chronic diseases of the colon, disentery, diarrhea, appendicitis, enteritis, colitis, abdominal pain and distention, borborygmus, ulcerative colitis, dizziness, leg pain and numbness, generalized distention.

St-25/ St-37 = colitis, St-25/ St-36/ St-37/ St-39 = purges the intestines.

 

St-38 Tiaokou Lines Opening

 

[ The meridian

 

Regulates the stomach, relaxes the sinews,dispels wind and cold.

Enteritis, stomachache, diarrhea, abdominal cramps, borborygmus, perifocal inflammation of the shoulder joint, frozen shoulder with stiffness and pain, drop foot, lower extremety muscular cramp, damp bi.

St-38/ Li-15 = frozen and painful shoulder.

 

St-39 Xiajuxu Lower Great Void

 

[ The meridian

He sea point of small intestine, Sea of blood.

Regulates stomach and intestines, drains damp heat, redirects rebellious Qi downward, drains excess yang Qi in the upper body downward to the legs.

Lower abdominal pain, acute intestinal obstruction, back pain radiating to the testicles, diarrhea, dispnea, cough, drains excess yang Qi to the legs, painful throat obstruction, hypersalivation, dry lips, generalized pain, madness, no perspiration, hair loss.

St-25/ St-36/ St-37/ St-39 = purges the intestines

 

St-40 Fenglong Abundant Bulge

 

[ The meridian

Luo point, Associated point for phlegm.

Resolves phlegm, damp, phlegm heat, phlegm fire, dries damp and damp cold, regulates stomach Qi and intestines.

Seizures, bronchitis, lung abscess, asthma, pertusis, pneumonia, damp bi, menopausal syndrome, pms, dizziness, vertigo, morning sickness, epigastric distention and pain, loose stools, diarrhea, difficult defecation, leg Qi, obesity, phlegm type depression and mania, madness, incoherent speech, insomnia, throat bi, fatigued extremeties, intercostal neuralgia, headache, epilepsy.

St-40/ Sp-9/ Ren-9 = ascites and swollen abdomen, St-40/ B-13/ G-40 = chest pain with phlegmatic cough, St-40/ Anmian/ H-7 = insomnia and vertigo, Sp-3/ St-40 - Tonifies the spleen and resolves phlegm (Yuan - Luo combination).

 

St-41 Jiexi Stream Divide

 

[ The meridian

Fire point, Tonification point.

Regulates the stomach, clears stomach heat and fire, cold and damp, dispels wind, Calms the spirit and clears the brain.

Headache, dizziness, edema of face, mouth pain, eye disease, abdominal distention, constipation, delirium, seizures, mania, incoherent speech, ankle pain and sprain, drop foot, red eyes with headache, frightened, toothache.

St-41/ B-23/ K-7/ Sp-9 = nephritis.

 

St-42 Chongyang Rushing Yang

 

[ The meridian

Source yuan point

Regulates the stomach, calms the spirit, clears stomach fire and heat and wind.

Anorexia, epigastric pain and distention, constipation, hysteria, anxiety, restlessness, malaria, fever, facial paralysis and swelling, toothache, gingivitis, leg Qi, always cold and seeks warmth, yawning.

 

 

St-43 Xiangu Sunken Valley

 

[ The meridian

Wood point, Stream shu point.

Transforms wind, damp and heat, regulates the stomach.

Facial swelling and edema, sinusitis, general pain and aches, epigastric and abdominal pain, borborygmus, belching, seizures, tonsillitis, conjunctivitis, incessant cough.

Li-4/ Li-20/ St-43/ St-44 = sinusitis

 

St-44 Neiting Inner Courtyard

 

[ The meridian

Water point, Ying spring point.

Regulates stomach and intestines, transforms damp heat, clears wind heat and stomach fire, reduces fever.

Dysentery and diarrhea, enteritis, constipation, epigastric pain, abdominal pain and distention, morning sickness, febrile diseases, urticaria, stomachache, frontal headache, sinusitis, epistaxis, toothache, tonsillitis, lockjaw, skin rash with postules and fever, throat and mouth numb.

Li-4/ Li-20/ St-43/ St-44 = sinusitis, St-44/ Du-23 = eyeball pain.

 

St-45 Lidui Strict Exchange

 

[ The meridian

Metal point, Jing well point.

Regulates stomach, clears heat, transforms damp heat, calms the spirit.

Hepatitis, abdominal heat and pain, indigestion, facial edema, tonsilitis, sore throat, toothache, epistaxis, sinusitis, hysteria, depression, disorientation, dream disturbed sleep, fainting, eyes twitch.

Li-3/ St-45/ Sp-6 = insomnia with dream disturbed sleep.

 

Sp-1 Yinbai Hidden White

 

[ The meridian

 

Wood point, Jing well point, Entry point, one of the 13 Ghost Points for madness.

Regulates and tonifies the spleen, facilitates blood flow, contains the blood , calms the spirit and clears the brain.

All bleeding disorders, epistaxis, hematemesis, blood in the urine, bloody stools, prolonged menstruation, manic depression, excessive dreaming, startled sleep, anorexia, abdominal distention, nausea, sudden diarrhea, claers thinking, intelligence problems.

Sp-1/ Ren-6/ Sp-10/ Sp-6 = abnormal uterine bleeding, Sp-1/ B-40 (54) = ceaseless epistaxis, Sp-1/ St-36 = rectal or uterine bleeding.

Claers thinking, intelligence.

 

 

 

 

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Sp-2 Dadu Great Metropolis

 

[ The meridian

Fire point, Rong spring point.

Regulates spleen and stomach.

Fever without perspiration, restlessness nad insomnia, fullness and tightness in chest, poor digestion, abdominal distention, belching, borborygmus, diarrhea, constipation, epigastric pain, lumbago, hemorrhoids, cold limbs.

Febrile disease with absence of sweating: SP-2/ LU-8 .

 

Sp-3 Taibai Great Brightness

 

[ The meridian

Earth point, Source yuan point.

Regulates and tonifies the spleen, regualtes the stomach and colon, clears heat, damp heat and dampness.

Abdomianl distention, edema, diarrhea, dysentery, gastric pain, nausea, hunger with no desire to eat, body heavy and arthritic pain, headache, borborygmus, belching, constipation, hemorrhoids, cardiac pain , arthritic pain with gastrointernal problems.

Liv-13/ Sp-3/ K-6 = constipation, Sp-3/ St-40 - Tonifies the spleen and resolves phlegm (Yuan - Luo combination).

 

Sp-4 Gongsun Grandfather - Grandson

 

[ The meridian

Luo point, Master point of chong mai.

Regulates and tonifies spleen, stomach, middle and lower jiao, clears heat, damp and damp heat, invigorates and contains the blood, calms the spirit and clears the brain, regulates chong mai and menstruation.

Acute epigastric and abdominal pain, resolves stagnant blood conditions in the stomach, bleeding of upper digestive tract, enteritis, jaundice, tidal fever, indigestion, abdominal distention, leg Qi, chronic diarrhea, irregular menstruation, lower abdominal pain, ascites, cardiac pain, stabbing pain in intestines, leprosy, mania-depression, manicraving, insomnia, restlessness, frequent sighing.

Sp-4/ K-1/ K-2/ St-36/ St-34 = for leprosy, Sp-4/ St-36/ P-6/ St-44 = bleeding of upper digestive tract.

Leprosy.

Sp-5 Shangqiu Metal Mound

 

[ The meridian

Metal point, Jing river point.

Regulates and tonifies spleen and stomach, resolves damp and damp heat,

Abdominal distention, diarrhea, borborygmus, enteritis, lassitude, stomachache, flatulence, pain and stiffness of ankle joint, jaundice, pain along medial aspect of thighs, hemorrhoids, sterility.

Sp-5/ St-25/ Sp-9 = chronic enteritis.

 

Sp-6 Sanyinjiao Three Yin Junction

 

[ The meridian

Meeting point of liver, kidney and spleen.

Regulates and tonifies spleen and stomach, nourishes blood and yin and facilitates blood flow, resolves damp, damp heat and damp cold, promotes liver Qi, regulates menstruation and labor, raises middle Qi.

All diseases of lower abdomen, abdominal distention , diarrhea, leucorrhea, cloudy urination, eczema, urticaria, enuresis, dysuria, cystitis, urinary retention, weakness, dizziness, neurasthenia, insomnia, irregular menstruation, amenorrhea, dysmenorrhea, infertility, prolapse of uterus, difficultr labor, leg Qi, flatulence, hypertension, nephritis, prostatitis, impotence, organ prolapse, hernia, enlarged spleen, liver cirrhosis, abdominal masses and tumors.

Liv-3/ Sp-6 = regulates liver Qi, reduces liver Yang, Sp-6/ Sp-9/ St-28 = all urinary problems, Sp-6/ St-29 = all uterus diseases, H-7/ Sp-6/Yintang = insomnia, Li-4/ Sp-6/ Liv-3 = difficult labor.

 

Sp-7 Lougu Dripping Valley

 

[ The meridian

 

Regulates the stomach and intestines.

Abdomen swollen and distended, borborygmus, flatulence, eating without gaining weight, foot and ankle swollen and painful, indigestion.

Difficult urination and seminal emission: SP-7/ REN-3/ LIV-5/ BL-36/ BL-67.

 

Sp-8 Diji 

Earth Axis

 

[ The meridian

Xi cleft point,

regulates Yang Qi and blood, invigorates blood.

Amenorrhea, dysmenorrhea, uterine bleeding, clots in menstruation, irregular menstruation, edema, abdominal distention, difficult urination, leucorrhea, infertility, spermatorrhea, lower back and knees stiff and painful, scant urine, hemorrhoids.

Li-4/ Sp-8 = acute dysmenorrhea, Sp-8/ K-13/ Sp-6 = irregular menstruation.

 

Sp-9 Yinlingquan Yin Mound Spring

 

[ The meridian

Water point.

Regulates and tonifies the spleen, stomach and lower jiao, resolves damp and damp heat, regulates waterways.

Edema, ascites, urinary problems in general, cystitis, leucorrhea, urinary incontinence or retention, diarrhea, bi and wei syndromes, hepatitis, jaundice, nephritis, stomach ache, abdominal distention.

Sp-6/ Sp-9/ St-28 = all urinary problems, St-40/ Sp-9/ Ren-9 = ascites and swollen abdomen, Sp-6/ Sp-9/ St-28 = all urinary problems, L-7, Ren-12, St-40, Sp-9, St-45 = obesity

 

Sp-10 Xuehai Sea of Blood

 

[ The meridian

 

Regulates the spleen and menstruation, invigorates and facilitates blood flow, cools the blood, tonifies wei Qi.

Excessive menstrual bleeding, all blood disorders, all skin diseases due to heat or heat toxin in the blood, or blood xu, blood in urine, restless fetus, vaginal pruritis, herpes zoster, anemia, eczema, boils and carbuncles, orchitis, perineal eczema, allergies.

Li-11/ Sp-10/ B-40 = skin diseases, L-7/ Sp-10/ Li-11/ St-36 = urticaria.

 

Sp-12 Chongmen Penetrating Gate

 

[ The meridian

Meeting point of liver and spleen.

Transforms damp heat, facilitates Qi and blood flow.

Hernia, painful urine, urinary retention, orchitis, endometriosis, leucorrhea, dysmenorrhea, insufficient milk, breast abscess, rectal prolapse.

 

Located 3.5 Cun lateral to Ren-2.

Sp-15 Daheng Great Transverse

 

[ The meridian

Meeting point of Yin wei mai with spleen.

Regulates the spleen ,moistens the intestines, resolves damp heat.

Dysentery, abdominal distention, constipation, severe diarrhea, fecal incontinence, weak extremeties, intestinal parasites, excessive perspiration, sadness.

Sp-15/ sifeng/ St-36 = parasitic worms in the intestines, Sp-15/ G-34 = habitual constipation.

excessive perspiration, sadness.

Sp-21 Dabao Great Envelope

 

[ The meridian

Exit point, Luo point of all Luo vessels.

Regulates the chest, Qi and blood, tonifies Ying Qi.

General pain throughout the body, lethargy and depression, intercostal neuralgia, asthma, cough, dyspnea, emaciation, weak extremeties, harmonizes left and right, upper and lower, inside and outside of body, regulates distribution of blood to the muscles and tendons via the luo channels.

Pain of the whole body : SP-21/ GB-34/L.I.-11/ BL-10.

Loacted midway between H-1 and Liv-13 on the same line.

H-1 Jiquan Summit Spring

 

[ The meridian

Point of entry.

Regulates the heart, facilitates Qi flow.

Chest pain, nausea, jaundice, poor eyesight, excessive thirst, dry throat, intercostal neuralgia, excessive perspiration, fullness in chest, hysteria, depression, hypotension, paralysis of all limbs.

H-1/ L-4 = chest pain with dry vomiting, H-1/ Sj-5/ G-34 = intercostal neuralgia

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H-3 Shaohai Lesser Sea

 

[ The meridian

 

Water point, He sea point.

Regulates heart Qi, regulates Qi and blood, calms the spirit.

Ulnar nerve neuralgia, hand tremors, parkinson disease, intercostal neuralgia, cardiac, axilla or hypochondriac pain, neurasthenia, psychosis, anxiety, voice loss, headache, dizziness, forgetfulness, lymphoadenitis of axilla, epilepsy, stupidity, pruritis, premature ejaculation.

H-3/ Anmian/ Sp-6 = neurasthenia, H-3/ St-33 = chest pain with hand tremors.

 

H-4 Lingdao Spirit Path

 

[ The meridian

Metal point, Jing river point.

Regulates the heart, calms the spirit.

Arm pain and spasm, arm neuralgia, anxiety, sudden muteness, sensation of cold in the bones, hysteria, incoherent speech, fear, eye redness, cardiac pain.

 

 

H-5 Tongli Penetrating Inside

 

[ The meridian

Luo point.

Regulates and tonifies heart Qi, clears heart fire or empty fire, calms the spirit.

Bradycardia, cardiac arrhythmia, aphasia, tongue stiffness, speech difficulties, hysteria, fatigue, dizziness, blurred vision or eye pain, chest pain, palpitations associated with fear, heart pounding, headache, anxiety and fear, fear of people, yawning, face warm without perspiration, hypertension, uterine bleedinig, somnolence, insomnia.

H-5/ Du-25 = bradycardia, H-5/ B-15 = cardiac arrhythmia, H-5/ K-4 = somnolence and disinterest in talking, H-5/ St-41 = Headache with red eyes and face.

 

H-6 Yinxi

Yin Cleft

 

[ The meridian

Xi cleft point.

Tonifies heart yin and cools the heart, resolves phlegm fire in the heart, invigorates the blood and cools heat in the blood, calms the spirit.

Night perspiration, hysteria, stifness and pain along heart meridian, chest pain, aphasia, palpitations, pulmonary tuberculosis with night perspiration, hemoptysis, epistaxis, anxiety, fear, sudden rage.

H-6/ K-7 = night perspiration.

 

H-7 Shenmen Spirit Gate

 

[ The meridian

Earth point, Source yuan point, point of sedation.

Regulates and tonifies the heart, transforms heart phlegm and fire, regulates and cools the blood.

All heart syndromes and diseases, arrhythmia, palpitations, fibrilation and angina pectoris, insomnia, excessive dreaming, hysteria, irritability, anxiety and fear, poor memory, dizziness, headache, tongue diseases, neurasthenia, hypertension, hyperthyroidism, hemoptysis, bloody stool, eczema, itching, mania, depression, urinary incontinence, nocturnal emission, desire for cold drinks, likes to laugh, ceaseless chattering, cold feet with warm hands, frequent sighing, forgetfulness.

H-7/ Sp-6/Yintang = insomnia, H-7/ P-6/ yintang/ Liv-3/ Sp-6 = anxiety and depression, H-7/ B-15/ P-6/ G-34 joined to Sp-9 = cardiac arrhythmia, H-7/ Ren-13 = mad behavior, H-7/ Si-7 = Calms the spirit and treats emotional imbalances ( Yuan - Luo combination).

 

H-8 Shaofu Lesser Palace

 

[ The meridian

Fire point, Rong spring point.

Regulates the heart and transforms heart phlegm, clears heart and small intestine fire, clears damp heat, calms the spirit.

Arrhythmia, angina pectoris, tachycardia, chronic herat failure, dysuria, difficult or bloody urination, enuresis, perineal eczema and itching, fatigue, vaginal pruritis, mania, grief, fear, impotence.

H-8/ Ren-3/ Ren-2/ Sp-10/ Sp-8 = bloody urine with cystitis, H-8/ St-36 = urinary retention.

 

H-9 Shaochong Lesser Rushing

 

[ The meridian

Wood point, point of exit, point of tonification, Jing well point.

Regulates and tonifies heart Qi, reduces heart fire, cools the blood, calms the spirit.

Coma, wind stroke, mania, fainting, manic depression syndrome, febrile diseases, sore throat, hemoptysis, bloody stool, fullness of chest, dreams of fire.

Fear with heart pain: HE-9/ HE-7/ GB-34/ P-6.

 

Si-1 Shaozi Lesser Marsh

 

[ The meridian

Metal point, Well jing point, point of entry.

Dispels wind heat and heat, facilitates lactation, Clears the senses.

Insufficient lactation, mastitis, breast abscess and other breast diseases, neck pain, coma, fainting, febrile diseases, wind stroke, deafness, tinnitus, headache, tonsillitis, torticollis, polyuria.

Si-1/ Ren-17/ St-18 = all breast afflictions.

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Si-2 Qiangu Front Valley

 

[ The meridian

Water point, Rong spring point.

Dispels wind heat, regulates the ears and throat.

High fever without perspiration, nasal obstruction, pain and stiffness of the neck, deafness, tinnitus, dry and painful throat, weak eyesight, bi syndrome affecting fingers.

Tired throat, swelling of the neck with inability to turn

 

Si-3 Houxi Back Stream

 

[ The meridian

Wood point, Stream shu point, point of tonification, Master point of Du mai, coupled point of Yang qiao mai.

Clears the mind, eliminates wind heat, fire and summerheat, regulates the Du mai, relaxes tendons and muscles.

Epilepsy, psychosis, hysteria, convulsions, eye inflammatory diseases such as conjuctivitis, malaria, stiff neck and torticollis, lower back sprain, finger bi syndrome and other finger diseases, febrile diseases without perspiration, dizziness, vertigo, epistaxis, muscular tetany, headache - especially occipital, insomnia, dream disturbed sleep with perspiration, deaf - mutism, greasy stools.

Si-3/ B-10/ Du-14 = torticollis, Si-3/ G-30 = painful legs, Si-3/ P-8 = jaundice, Si-3/ B-10/ Du-13/ B-11/ L-6 = Headache related to cervical and thoracical stiffness, Si-3/ T-5 = pain in the head and eyes.

 

Si-4 Wangu Wrist Bone

 

[ The meridian

Source yuan point.

Invigorates Qi and blood in the sinews, resolves heat, damp heat and wind heat.

Wrist or finger pain, cholecystitis, hypochondriac pain and distention, jaundice, malaria, fever, neck pain and creaking, gastritis, convulsions, alternate hot and cold.

Si-4/ B-62/ Sj-5/ K-1 = cold jaundice

 

Si-5 Yanggu Yang Valley

 

[ The meridian

Fire point, Jing river point.

Clears heat, damp heat and wind heat, calms the spirit.

Swelling of submandibular region, parotitis, bi syndrome of damp heat type of knee and or wrist, mumps, toothache, dizziness, fever without perspiration, tinnitus, deafness, fright, depression, mania, stomatitis, gingivitis, talks and laughs excessively, hemorrhoids.

Haemorrhoids, swelling of the axilla: SI-5/ BL-56/ L-36/ BL-40,

 

Si-6 Yanglao Supporting the Old

 

[ The meridian

Xi cleft point.

Relaxes the sinews, invigorates Qi flow, brightens the eyes.

Pain of the arm, shoulder, neck and back, lower back sprain, stiff neck, blurred vision, eye pain or heaviness.

Si-6/ p-6 = belching.

 

Si-7 Zhizheng Branch of the Main

 

[ The meridian

Luo point

Dispels wind and heat, calms the spirit.

Febrile diseases, no perspiration, neck stiffness and pain, vertigo, headache, hysteria, fear, anxiety, arm painful and weak, mania-depression disorder.

H-7/ Si-7 = Calms the spirit and treats emotional imbalances (Yuan - Luo combination).

 

Si-8 Xiaohai Small Sea

 

[ The meridian

Earth point, He sea point.

Dispels wind, invigorates Qi.

Vertigo, headache, neck and arm and shoulder pain, neuralgia and stiffness, coronary heart disease, chest pain, palpitations, insomnia, deafness, trembling, insanity.

 

 

Si-9 Jianzhen True Shoulder

 

[ The meridian

 

Dispels wind.

Shoulder pain, excessive perspiration of armpit, axilla, neck pain, tinnitus, unable to raise hand, deafness.

Shoulder pain with inability to turn the head: SI-9/ SJ-1/ L.I.-15 .

 

Si-10 Naoshu Scapula's Hollow

Meeting point of Yang qiao mai and Yang wei mai.

Dispels wind , softens hard masses.

Pain, stiffness, bi and wei syndrome of scapula, shoulder and arm, weakness of arm.

Acute pain of the posterior of the shoulder: SI-10/ SI-6.

 

Si-11 Tianzong Heavenly Gathering

 

[ The meridian

 

Regulates Qi of the chest, Facilitates lactation.

Pain, stiffness, bi and wei syndrome of scapula, shoulder and arm, weakness of arm, cholecystitis nad cholelythiasis - when the point is tender, mastitis, insufficient lactation, cough, hiccups, swelling of lower jaw.

Si-1/ Si-11 = breast afflictions.

 

Si-12 bingfeng Grasp the Wind

 

[ The meridian

Meeting point of Gallbladder, Triple burner, Large and Small intestine.

Dispels wind and cold, regulates Qi in the tendons and muscles.

All shoulder and scapula diseases, pain, numbness, bi and wei syndrome.

 

 

Si-13 Quyuan Crooked Wall

 

[ The meridian

 

Invigorates Qi and Blood in the tendons and muscles.

Inflammation and pain of the tendons and muscles of the shoulder.

Pain of the shoulder and scapula: SI-13/ SI-11 / SI-9.

 

Si-15 Jianzhongshu Middle Shoulder Shu

 

[ The meridian

 

Dispels wind, heat and cold, regulates Qi in the tendonds of upper back.

Pain and stiffness of the upper back, shoulder and neck, bronchitis, asthma, dyspnea, flu with stiff muscles.

 

 

Si-16 Tianchuang Heavenly Window

 

[ The meridian

Window of the sky point.

Regulates Qi and blood in the throat, calms the spirit, clears Heat and Damp in the throat and ears.

Deafness, tinnitus, ear disorders, throat pain, goiter, swelling of the cheek, tonsillitis, face hot, urticaria, loss of voice, hoarseness, headache, lockjaw, mania-depressio, manic behavior, neck and shoulder pain.

Throat pain: SI-16, DU-16, P-8. Ear pain, deafness and tinnitus: SI-16, L.I.-5, SJ-1, SJ-2, SJ-3. Goiter: SI-16, SJ-13.

 

Si-17 Tianrong Heavenly Reception

 

[ The meridian

Window of the sky point.

Regulates Qi and blood, clears heat and moistens the throat.

Sore throat, plum pit sensation in the throat, tonsillitis, pharingitis, neck swelling, dry throat with difficult swallowing, neck lumps, abscess, scrofula and goiter, chest pain and fullness, asthma, spitting foam, swelling of chest or cheek, tinnitus, deafness.

Tonsillitis and sore throat: L-10/ L.I-11/ Si-17/ L-11

 

Si-18 Quanliao Cheekbone Crevice

 

[ The meridian

Meeting point of Small intestine, Triple burner and Gall bladder.

Dispels wind, cold and heat.

Facial paralysis, trigeminal neuralgia, toothache, jaw swelling, red face.

Red and yellow eyes: SI-18/ P-6.

 

Si-19 Tinggong Hearing Palace

 

[ The meridian

Point of exit, Meeting point of Small intestine, Triple burner and Gall bladder.

Facilitates Qi flow in the jingluo.

All ear disorders, deafness, mutism, tinnitus, otitis media and externa, aural vertigo.

T-21/ G-2/ Si-19 = all ear diseases.

 

B-1 Jingming Clear Eyes

 

[ The meridian

Point of entry, Meeting point of Bladder, Stomach, Small intestine, Triple burner and Gall bladder, Point of Yang and Yin qiao mai.

Dispels wind and heat, brighten the eye, tonifies and circulates yin.

All eye diseases, conjunctivitis, myopia, glaucoma, blurred vision, internal hemorrhage in the eye fundus, optic nerve atrophy, night and color blindness, excessive tearing, itching, cataract, retinitis, dizziness, pituitary and pineal gland diseases.

K-6/ B-1 = insomnia, B-62/ B-1 = somnolence, St-1/ B-1/ G-20/ Li-4/ St-36/ B-18/ B-23 = optic nerve atrophy.

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B-2 Zanzhu Gathered Bamboo

 

[ The meridian

 

Dispels wind, cold and heat, brightens the eyes

Frontal headache, facial paralysis, blurred vision, weak eyesight, eye diseases in general, glaucoma, excessive lacrimation, tearing, dizziness, conjunctivitis, sinusitis, rhinitis, allergies affecting the eyes and nose, itching, sneezing, eyes red and painful, acute lower back pain or sprain, myopia, cataract.

St-8/ B-2 = frontal headache, dizziness, excessive lacrimation, photofobia.

 

B-7 Tongtian Penetrating Heaven

 

[ The meridian

 

Clears wind, opens the nose.

Headache, dizziness, hemiplegia, rhinites, loss of smell, epistaxis, vertigo, facial swelling.

B-7/ B-6 = Drooling mouth and nasal discharge, B-7/ Du-15/ B-59 = heaviness of the head.

 

B-9 Yuzhen Jade Pillow

 

[ The meridian

 

 Clears wind, regulates Qi of the senses, relieves stagnation.

Severe pain in the eyes, supraorbital pain, excessive tearing, blurred vision, myopia, vertigo, neck and occipital pain, blocked nose, tired, depression.

 

 

B-10 Tianzhu Heaven's Pillar

 

[ The meridian

Point window of the sky.

Clears wind, heat and cold, opens the sensory orifices, Facilitates Qi flow in the muscles, regulates descent of yang Qi from the head.

Occipital headache, neck pain and stiffness and lower back pain, dizziness, convulsions in children, epilepsy, eye diseases, lacrimation, laryngitis, nasal obstruction, head heavy, throat swollen, torticollis, limbs weak and not coordinated, neurasthenia.

B-10/ Du-13/ B-11/ L-6/ Si-3 = headache.

 

B-11 Dazhu Great Shuttle

 

[ The meridian

Sea of blood, Associated point of bones (skeleton), Meeting point of Bladder and Small intestine.

Regulates lung Qi, dispels wind and heat, facilitates Qi and blood flow in the joints and bones.

Arthritis, wandering bi, muscular rheumatism, pain, numbness and spasm, fever without perspiration, common cold, flu, tidal fever, dizziness, dyspnea, cough, neck and spinal stiffness and pain, joints deformity.

G-20/ B-11/ B-12/ B-13 = common cold, B-11/ St-2/ K-1 = Headache and aural vertigo.

 

B-12 Fengmen Wind Gate

 

[ The meridian

Meeting point of Bladder and Du mai

Regulates the lungs, expels wind, cold, heat and phlegm.

Common cold, flu, bronchitis, asthma, cough, pneumonia, fever, rhinitis, all wind afflictions, whooping cough, urticaria and other Wind induced skin diseases, neck spasm, sneezing, acne, back abscess, fever, profilactic for influenza.

B-12/ Du-12/ St-36/ Ren-4 = strengthen Wei Qi for wind diseases, B-12/ B-13/ L-6 = pleurisy.

 

B-13 Feishu Lung's Shu

 

[ The meridian

Shu point of lungs.

Regulates and tonifies lung Qi, dispels wind and phlegm of all kinds, redirects rebellious Qi downward.

All lung diseases shih and xu, common cold, flu, bronchitis, asthma, cough, pneumonia, fever, rhinitis, all wind afflictions, whooping cough, urticaria and other skin diseases, sneezing, acne, back abscess, fever, dyspnea, night sweats, steaming bone (lung yin xu), lung abscess, pulmonary TB, pleurisy, hemoptysis, neck and back pain, chest fullness, throat obstruction, boredom.

L-1/ B-13 - Shu Mu combination, Li-4/ L-7/ B-13/ L-1/ Ren-22/ Ren-17/ St-40/ Sp-9 = for asthma, L-9/ B-13/ St-36/ Ren-4 = tonify lungs and immune system.

 

B-14 Jueyinshu

Jueyin Shu

 

[ The meridian

Associated point of Pericardium.

Regulates and tonifies heart, spreads liver Qi.

Arrhythmia, tachycardia, rheumatic heart disease, pericarditis, angina pectoris, neurasthenia, chest pain, anxiety and palpitations, dyspnea, melancholia, hiccups, vomiting, heat stroke, mountain sickness.

B-14/ Ren-17 = shu - mu for heart and pericardium diseases, especially sedation.

Mountain sickness

B-15 Xinsu Heart Shu

 

[ The meridian

Shu point of the heart.

Regulates and tonifies the heart, clears heart fire, cools the blood, calms the spirit.

All heart syndromes and diseases, nourishes heart Qi, yin, yang and blood, disperses heart blood stagnation, arrhythmia, tachycardia, atrial fibrilation, angina pectoris, rheumatic heart disese, palpitation and anxiety, neurasthenia, insomnia, fear, tidal fever, poor memory, excessive dreaming, night perspiration, chest pain, mania, hallucination, depression.

B-15/ Ren-14 = shu mu technique for heart diseases

 

B-16 Dushu Dumai Shu

 

[ The meridian

Shu point of Du mai.

Regualtes blood and Qi in the diaphragm, regulates Du mai, cools the blood.

Pericarditis, endocarditis, hiccup, fever with shivering, chest pain, diaphragmatic spasm, abdominal distention, psoriasis, boils and abscess.

Li-4/ Li-11/ Du-16/ Du-14/ G-20/ Sp-10/ B-40 = psoriasis.

 

B-17 Geshu Diaphragm Shu

 

[ The meridian

Associated point of the blood, Associated point of the diaphragm.

Invigorates blood circulation, regulates blood and Qi in the diaphragm, cools the blood and enriches yin, contains the blood.

All blood disorders, anemia, hemorrhage, hemoptysis, epistaxis, amenorrhea, all skin diseases due to heat or heat toxin in the blood, or blood xu, bleeding urine, night perspiration, lassitude, spasm of the diaphragm, vomiting, hiccup, stomach cancer or pain, abdominal or uterus palpable masses, depression, fear.

B-17/ B-19 = the "four flowers" for wasting away syndrome, B-17/ Du-14/ B-21/ Sp-10/ St-36 = anemia.

B-18 Ganshu Liver Shu

 

[ The meridian

Shu point of the liver.

Regulates and tonifies the liver Qi and blood, transforms damp heat, subdues liver yang.

Jaundice, hepatitis, cholecystitis, intercostal neuralgia, hypochondriac pain and distention, hematemesis, epistaxis, depression,irritability, psychopathy, epilepsy, schizoprenia, dream disturbed sleep, dizziness and vertigo, chronic fatigue, muscular spasm, wei syndrome, eye disorders, night and color blindness, optic nerve atrophy, headache, insomnia, neurasthenia, premenstrual syndrome, amenorrhea, gastritis, abdominal pain, abdominal masses, cirrhosis.

B-18/ B-23 = strengrthen the liver and kidney in consumptive diseases, B-18/ B-23/ G-39 = acute leukemia, B-18/ B-20/ Liv-14/ B-16/ Sp-10/ Sp-6/ G-34 = liver cirrhosis

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B-19 Danshu Gallbladder Shu

 

[ The meridian

Shu point of Gall bladder.

Regulates liver and gall bladder, transforms damp heat, clears liver fire and subdues yang, regulates the stomach Qi and diaphragm.

Diseases of the liver and gall bladder, Jaundice, hepatitis, pulmonary TB, pancreatitis, cholecystitis, insomnia, alternate heat and chills, headache, migraine, bitter taste in the mouth, chest, costal and hypochondriac pain, hypertension, cholelithiasis, eye disorders, roundworms in the bile duct and intestines, scrofula, axillary lymphadenitis.

B-17/ B-19 = the "four flowers" for wasting away syndrome, B-19/ Liv-13 = flank pain hindering sleep, B-19/ Du-9/ St-36/ Liv-3 = infectious hepatitis.

B-20 Pishu Spleen Shu

 

[ The meridian

Shu point of the spleen.

Regulates and tonifies the spleen, stomach and middle jiao, nourishes blood and tonifies ying and Qi, transforms dampness and phlegm.

All digestive diseases, diarrhea, constipation, organ prolapse, chronic hemorrhages, anemia, weakness and lassitude, diabetes, wei syndrome, yin type jaundice, neurasthenia, gastritis, enteritis, edema, ascites, pancreatitis, stomach and epigastric pain, anxiety and palpitations, dizziness and vertigo, stools with undigested particles, abnormal uterine bleeding, bloody stool with diarrhea, hepato and splenomegaly, lymphadenitis, leucorrhea, insufficient lactation, anorexia.

B-20/ Liv-13 = All spleen and Tzang diseases (shu mu technique), B-20/ Du-14/ St-36/ Sp-6 = leukopenia.

 

B-21 Weishu Stomach Shu

 

[ The meridian

Shu point of the stomach.

Regulates stomach and the middle jiao, clears stomach fire, transforms damp.

All stomach diseases, diarrhea, constipation, weakness and lassitude, diabetes, wei syndrome, neurasthenia, gastritis, enteritis, edema, ascites, pancreatitis, stomach and epigastric pain, dizziness and vertigo, stools with undigested particles, bloody stools with diarrhea, anorexia, belching, heartburn, vomiting, borborygmus, gas and flatulence, abdominal pain and distention.

B-21/ Ren-12 = all gastric diseases (shu mu technique).

 

B-22 Sanjiaoshu Sanjiao Shu

 

[ The meridian

Shu point of the triple burner.

Regulates water pathways and resolves dampness, regulates the sanjiao, tonifies the kidneys.

Nephritis, ascites, edema, urinary retention, enuresis, kidney stones, painful urinary dysfunction, anxiety and palpitations, dizziness, indigestion, borborygmus, abdominal distention, diarrhea, stiff and painful back muscles.

B-22/ Ren-7/ Ren-12/ Ren-17 = regulates Triple burner activities in all burners, B-22/ Ren-9/ Sp-9 = edema and ascites, B-22/ B-24/ B-25/ St-36 = nephritis.

 

B-23 Shenshu Kidney Shu

 

[ The meridian

Shu point of the kidneys.

Tonifies and regulates the kidney, and yuan Qi, regulates the water pathways and lower jiao, stabilizes kidney Qi and reinforces the spirit and brain.

Kidney, bladder and urinary diseases, sexual problems, impotence, spermatorrhea, leucorrhea, irregualr menstruation, infertility, premenstrual syndrome, amenorrhae, dysmenorrhea, genital pain, nephritis, cystitis, ascites, edema, kidney stones, lower back pain and muscular strain, knee pain, anemia, alopecia hair loss, wei syndrome, weakness and lassitude, asthma, diarrhea, indigestion, deafness, tinnitus, blurred vision, optic nerve atrophy, forgetfulness, anxiety and palpitations, fear.

B-23/ G-25 = all kidney sindromes (shu mu technique), B-23/ B-25/ B-40 = lower back pain, Sp-6/ B-23/ Ren-4/ Ren-6 = general weakness and debility, K-3/ B-23/ Sp-6/ Ren-4/ St-29 = infertility, B-23/ Ren-3/ Sp-6/ K-7/ B-58/ Zigong = nephritis, B-23/ Ren-4/ St-36 = diabetes.

 

B-24 Qihaishu See of Blood Shu

 

[ The meridian

 

Regulates Qi and blood and astringes bleeding, strengthens lower back and knees.

Lower back pain and stiffness, knee pain, hemorrhage, irregular menstruation, uterine bleeding, lower extremety weak or painful.

Ren-8 (moxa)/ B-24/ St-36 = chronic diarrhea, B-24/ Sp-6 = functional uterine bleeding.

 

B-25 Dachangshu Colon Shu

 

[ The meridian

Shu point of colon.

Regulates the stomach and intestines, resolves dampness, damp heat, strengthens lower back.

All intestinal disorders, acute and chronic diseases of the colon, disentery, diarrhea, appendicitis, enteritis, colitis, abdominal pain and distention, borborygmus, ulcerative colitis, dizziness, lower back pain and numbness, flatulence, difficult defecation or urination, rectal prolapse, hemorrhoids.

B-25/ B-32 = bowel and urinary incontinence, B-25/ B-30/ Du-4/ St-38 through to B-57/ G-34/ Sp-9 = muscular dystrophy.

 

B-26 Guanyuanshu Gate of Origin Shu

 

[ The meridian

 Source energy gate - Shu point.

Regulates the lower jiao and intestines, resolves dampness, damp heat, strengthens lower back.

Lumbago, sciatica, lower back pain and stiffness, painful urinary dysfunction, peritonitis, enteritis, abdominal pain and distention, cystitis, urinary incontinence, constipation, diarrhea, hemorrhoids, weakness after influenza.

 

 

B-27 Xiaochangyu Small Intestine Shu

 

[ The meridian

Shu point of the Small intestine.

Regulates the intestines, resolves dampness, regulates the water pathways.

Dysentery with pus and blood, enteritis, peritonitis, colitis, lower abdominal pain and distention, leucorrhea, hemorrhoids, swollen feet, urethritis, constipation, lower back pain and sciatica, dysuria, bloody urine, urinary incontinence, urine with spermatorrhea.

B-27/ Ren-4 = small intestine disorders and fluids absorption (shu mu technique).

 

B-28 Panguangshu Bladder Shu

 

[ The meridian

Shu point of the bladder.

Regulates the bladder and water pathways, disperses heat and damp heat, expels stones.

Urogenital diseases in general, urinary retention or incontinence, painful urinary dysfunction, prostatitis, bloody urine, spermatorrhea, genital pain, lower abdominal pain, constipation, diarrhea, lower and sacral back pain and sciatica, urinary stones.

B-28/ Ren-3 = urinary diseases (shu mu technique), B-28/ B-23/ Du-2/ Sp-6 = prostatitis.

 

B-29 Zhonglushu Mid-spine Shu

 

[ The meridian

Shu point of the sacrum.

Dispels wind and cold.

Sacral and lower back pain, stiffness, sciatica, pain from the neck to the sacrum along both sides of the Du mai, hernia, no perspiration, dysentery.

 

 

B-30 Baihuanshu White Ring Shu

 

[ The meridian

Shu point of the anal sphincter.

Regulates Qi in the anus, dispels damp heat.

Various problems of the anal region, cramps, pain, coccygeal pain, bleeding hemorrhoids, difficult defecation, leucorrhea, spermatorrhea, uterovaginal pain and inflammation, urinary incontinence, dysuria.

B-30/ Du-1/ B-57 = painful and bleeding hemorrhoids, or prolapsed anus, B-30/ B-(40)54 = low back pain extending to the waist, B-30/ Zigong/ Sp-10/ Sp-6 = chronic peritonitis.

 

B-31~ B-34 Baliao

Eight Foramina

 

[ The meridian

 

Regulate the lower jiao, transform damp heat.

Urogenital diseases, dysuria, retention of urine, irregular menstruation, leucorrhea, dysmenorrhea, ovarian cyst or inflammation, spermatorrhea, orchitis, eczema of the perineum, peritonitis, diarrhea, constipation, lower back pain, stiffness and sciatica, foot numbness, anal fissure, uterovaginal prolapse, bleeding hemorrhoids.

B-31 - 34/ Sp-6/ Ren-4 to Ren-3 = dysmenorrhea.

 

B-35 (49) Huiyang

Yang Meeting

 

[ The meridian

 

Clears heat and damp heat.

Hemorrhoids, pain and spasm of the anal region, coccygeal pain, back pain during menstruation, leucorrhea, impotence, genital perspiration, perineal eczema, genital diseases, diarrhea, leucorrhea.

Cold abdomen: BL-35/ SP-7 .

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B-36 (50) Chengfu Support

 

[ The meridian

 

Regulates Qi in the anal and genital regions.

Prostatitis, pain and inflammation of the anal, genital or coccygeal regions, lower back pain and sciatica, hemorrhoids, pain in the penis, gynecological diseases, spermatorrhea.

B-36/ K-10/ Sp-9/ St-29/ Ren-3 = prostatitis, B-23/ B-36/ B-40 weizhong = lower back pain and sciatica.

 

B-37 (51) Yinmen Abundance Gate

 

[ The meridian

 

Regulates the muscles and sinews.

Lower back pain and sciatica, inability to bend the back or lie prone, herniated disc in the lumbar region, pain and stiffness in the hip and thigh.

B-23/ B-36/ B-37/ B-40 = lower back pain and sciatica.

 

B-39 (53) weiyang Outside the Crook

 

[ The meridian

Lower meeting point of Sanjiao.

regulates the lower jiao and the water pathways, clears damp heat.

Urinary diseases, retention, cystitis, nephritis, enuresis, painful urinary dysfunction, lower back pain radiating to the abdomen, dysuria, abdomianl distention, unable to bend, lymphadenitis of axilla, chest fullness, muscular spasm.

M-BW-35 (of B-21/B-22/B-23)/ B-46/ B-47/ B-39 = Urinary calculi and stones.

 

B-40 (54) Weizhong. Middle of Crook

 

[ The meridian

Earth point, Lower meeting point of Bladder.

Regulates and relaxes tendons and muscles, cools the blood, cools summerheat, transforms damp heat.

Lower back pain, stiffness and sciatica, lumbar sprain, herniated disc, heat or sunstroke, skin diseases, eczema, psoriasis, furuncle, boils and carbuncles, herpes zoster, erysipelas, fever, spontaneous perspiration, acute abdominal pain, cystitis, dysuria, incontinence, diarrhea, convulsions, muscular spasm, knee pain and stiffness, epistaxis, bleeding hemorrhoids, alopecia and loss of eyebrows hair.

L-5/ B-40 for erysipelas, Li-11/ Sp-10/ B-40 = skin diseases, Li-4/ Li-11/ Du-16/ Du-14/ G-20/ Sp-10/ B-40 = psoriasis, B-23/ B-25/ B-40 = lower back pain, B-23/ B-36/ B-37/ B-40 = lower back pain and sciatica, B-40/ Shixuan/ Du-26 = heat exhaustion, B-40/ Du-28/ Ahshi on the back = acute lumbar sprain.

 

B-42 (37) Pohu Animal-Soul Door

 

[ The meridian

Shu point for the Po (animal soul).

Regulates lung Qi.

Pulmonary TB, bronchitis, asthma, pleurisy, shoulder, neck and back pain, cough with profuse sputum, weakness, absent mindedness, poor concentration, sadness and grief.

 

Located 1.5 Cun lateral to B-13.

B-43 (38)  Gaohuangshu Vitality Shu

 

[ The meridian

 

Regulates lung Qi, tonifies weakness of the whole body.

All chronic diseases, pulmonary Tb, asthma, pleurisy, bronchitis, hemoptysis, chronic cough, dizziness, hiccups, chronic consumptive disorders, general weakness and lassitude, nocturnal emission, impotence, night perspiration, mania, depression, insomnia, anxiety and palpitations, forgetfulness, chest pain, shoulder and upper back pain.

Poor memory: Gaohuangshu BL-43/ DU-11/ KID-21/ LU-7.

Located 1.5 Cun lateral to B-14.

B-44 (39) Shentang Spirit Hall

 

[ The meridian

Shu point of the Shen spirit.

Regulates the heart and the chest, calms the spirit.

Anxiety and palpitation, mania, hysteria, depression, disorientation, cardiac diseases in general, asthma, dyspnea, chest pain, shivering.

Oesophageal constriction: Shentang BL-44/ LIV-4.

Located 1.5 Cun lateral to B-15.

B-45 (40) Yixi Yi Xi

 

[ The meridian

 

Regulates Qi and blood in the chest, cools the heart.

Intercostal neuralgia, fever without perspiration, dyspnea, epistaxis, pericarditis, anorexia, fainting, dizziness.

 

Located 1.5 Cun lateral to B-16.

B-46 (41) Geguan Diaphragm Gate

 

[ The meridian

 

Regulates the stomach.

Enterocolitis, vomiting, belching, gastric bleeding, hypersalivation, nausea, chest full, fear of cold, esophageal constriction.

Aversion to cold in the back and stiffness of the spine
with difficulty in bending: BL-46/ BL-54 / BL-64.

 Located 1.5 Cun lateral to B-17.

B-47 (42) Hunmen Spiritual Soul Gate

 

[ The meridian

Shu point of the Hun spirit (spiritual soul).

Regulates and spreads liver Qi, redirects rebellious Qi of the stomach.

Mid back pain and stiffness, jaundice, hypertension, chest full and distended, neurasthenia, pleurisy, vomiting, dizziness, constriction of the esophagus, borborygmus, gastrodynia, , depression, melancholia, separation of the soul: sleep walking, visual and olfactory hallucinations.

B-47/ B-28/ K-3 = nephroptosis.

Located 1.5 Cun lateral to B-18.

B-49 (44) Yishe Intelligence Abode

 

[ The meridian

Shu point of the Yi spirit (intelligence).

Regulates and tonifies the spleen, transforms dampness, redirects rebellious Qi.

Abdominal distention and flatulence, nausea, belching, borborygmus, anorexia, diarrhea, lassitude, rheumatism, severe vomiting, jaundice, great thirst, slow thinking, suspicious, slow reaction, hesitation.

 

Located 1.5 Cun lateral to B-20.

B-52 (47) Zhishi

Will's Chamber

 

[ The meridian

Shu point of the Zhi spirit (willpower).

Tonifies the kidneys, the essence and source Yuan Qi, regulates the water pathways and resolves dampness.

All genito urinary diseases, dysuria, spermatorrhea, urethral pain, painful urinary dysfunction, infertility, impotence, prostatitis, nephritis, anemia, edema, nocturnal emission, cystitis, incontinence, lower back pain, hypochondriac pain, nausea, vomiting, swelling of the genitalia, fear, poor memory, anxiety, poor concentration, renal colic.

M-BW-35 (of B-21/B-22/B-23)/ B-46/ B-47/ B-53 = Urinary calculi and stones.

Located 1.5 Cun lateral to B-23.

B-54 (49) Zhibian Order's Limit

 

[ The meridian

 

Invigorates Qi in the jigluo of the lower back, resolves damp heat.

Gluteal, sacral and lower back pain, pain in the buttocks and sciatica, difficult defecation or urination, hemorrhoids, nocturnal emission, impotence, irregular menstruation, prostatitis.

B-23/ B-27/ B-54/ B-36/ B-40 = lower back pain extending to the buttocks.

Located 1.5 Cun lateral to B-30, and 3 Cun lateral to Du-2.

B-56 Chengjin Support Sinews

 

[ The meridian

 

Regulates Qi of the calf muscles, heel and perineum.

Contraction and pain of the lumbar spine, painful bi of the lower leg, shivering with inability to stand for long, heat sensation in the soles, pain and contraction of the foot

 

 Located on the centre of the of the gastrocnemius muscle and midway between Heyang BL-55
and Chengshan BL-57.

B-57 Chengshan Supporting Mountain

 

[ The meridian

 

Relaxes the tendons and invigorates Qi in the jingluo, regulates the colon , dispels damp heat, stops bleeding.

Bleeding and/or painful hemorrhoids, anal prolapse, diarrhea, constipation, gastrocnemius muscle pain and spasm, sciatica, hernia, urethritis, abdominal pain, tremors, convulsions, lockjaw.

B-30/ Du-1/ B-57 = painful and bleeding hemorrhoids, B-57/ K-7/ Liv-3/ Sp-3 = hemorrhoids.

 

B-58 Feiyang Flying Yang

 

[ The meridian

Luo point

Invigorates Qi in the jing luo, redirects rebellious Yang Qi.

Excess syndromes of Yang Qi in the head and upper body, wind bi of the joints, headache, dizziness, blurred vision, nasal obstruction and rhinitis, lower back pain and sciatica, epistaxis, epilepsy, legs weakness, cystitis, irritable bladder, nocturia.

K-3/ B-58 = adjust kidney and bladder functioning, tonifies kidney Yin and checks  floating Yang, B-58/ Ren-3/ B-28/ Sp-9 = cystitis, B-58/ Si-5 = dizziness and eye pain.

 

B-59 Fuyang Instep Yang

 

[ The meridian

Xi cleft point of the Yang qiao mai extra neridian.

Relaxes the tendons and regulates the jing luo.

Hip, thigh and lower back pain with sciatica, lower leg cramps, leg Qi, ankle joint inflammation, pain in thigh and hip, seizures, headache, hemorrhoids.

Head heavy: BL-59/ BL-7/ DU-15.

 

B-60 Kunlun Kunlun Mountains

 

[ The meridian

Fire point

Relaxes the tendons and facilitates Qi flow in the jingluo, dispels wind and cold.

Pain and stiffness in the neck, upper and lower back and leg, occipital headache, dizziness, epilepsy, convulsions, promotes delivery, retained placenta, tidal fever, ankle and heel pain and numbness, difficult labor, glandular diseases, hemorrhoids.

B-60/ B-61 = laryngeal tuberculosis.

 

B-61 Pucan Servant's Respect

 

[ The meridian

Point of Yang qiao mai

Invigorates Qi in the jing luo and tendons, Dispels wind

Lower back pain, lumbago, knee pain and inflammation, legs weakness, gastrocnemius cramps, madness, convulsions, faints easily, seizures, convulsions

 

 

B-62 Shenmai Extending Vessel

 

[ The meridian

Master point of Yang qiao mai, Coupled point of Yin Qiao mai, point of Yang qiao mai, one of the 13 Ghost Points for madness.

Relaxes the tendons and muscles, invigorates the jing luo, regulates the Yang qiao mai, clears wind, heat and fire, calms the spirit.

Day time epilepsy, lateral and frontal headache, meningitis, dizziness, insomnia, psychosis, palpitations, hemiplegia, glaucoma, wind bi rheumatism, fatigue, neck stiffness, red and painful eyes, nasal congestion, tinnitus, depression, disorientation, spinal cord diseases, sciatica, lumbago, skin electrified, spasms in the uterus.

Si-3/ B-62 = opens the Yang qiao mai for spinal diseases, B-62/ Sj-17/ Anmian/ Liv-3 = menier disease, B-62/ B-63 = severe headache, B-62/ Si-3/ Si-2 = epilepsy.

 

B-63 Jinmen Golden Gate

 

[ The meridian

Cleft xi point of Yang wei mai.

Dispels wind and heat.

Headache, convulsions in children, tinnitus, shaking head with open mouth in children, lower back pain, lower extremety pain and swelling, knee pain, lower abdominal pain.

B-62/ B-63/ Li-10 = aural vertigo, headache and stiffness of the nape of neck.

Shaking head with open mouth in children.

B-64 Jinggu Capital Bone

 

[ The meridian

Source yuan point.

Dispels wind, calms the spirit.

Dizziness, head heaviness, corneal opacity, neck stiffness, torticollis, epilepsy, madness, cerebral congestion, cardiac arrhythmia, palpitations, cold legs, dyspnea, tidal fever.

B-64/ P-6/ H-5/ H-8 = myocarditis.

 

B-65 Shugu Restraining Bone

 

[ The meridian

Wood point, Sedation point, Stream shu point.

Calms the spirit, dispels wind and heat.

Hemorrhoids, abscess, lumbago, sciatica, stiff neck, dislikes wind and cold, headache, vertigo, blurred vision, lacrimation, insanity, convulsions, hysteria, unable to ejaculate.

 

Unable to ejaculate.

B-66 Zutong gu Foot Connecting Valley

 

[ The meridian

Water point, Rong spring point.

Calms the spirit, dispels wind and heat.

Headache, vertigo, insanity, fear, stiff neck, epistaxis, rhinitis, gastritis, chest fullness.

 

 

B-67 Zhiyin Reaching Yin

 

[ The meridian

Metal point, Tonification point, Exit point, Jing well point.

Clears the nose and eyes, calms the spirit, expedites delivery

Fetal malposition, difficult labor, retained placenta, nasal obstruction, rhinitis, epistaxis, allergic itching and pain of medial eye canthus, fever without perspiration, melancholia, allergic itching in the whole body, chest and flanks pain, hot soles, difficult urination.

B-67/ G-20/ TaiYang = occipital headache.

 

K-1 Yongquan Gushing Spring

 

[ The meridian

Wood point, Entry point, Sedation point, Well jing point.

Tonifies kidney essence, Qi and Yin, calms the spirit, restores collapsed Yang and consciousness, clears heat and fire.

Insomnia, hypertension, convulsions, high fever, heat exhaustion, windstroke, shock, seizures, hysteria with fainting, CVA, asphyxia (drowning), excessive sleepiness, dizziness, blurred vision, sore and swollen throat, dry mouth and tongue, aphonia, infertility, heat in the soles, edema, anorexia, borborygmus, kidney pain, scrotal inflammation, very red face, pain in the toes, vertical headache.

Sp-4/ K-1/ K-2/ St-36/ St-34 = for leprosy, Si-4/ B-62/ Sj-5/ K-1 = cold jaundice, P-6/ K-1/ St-36 = septic shock, Liv-2/ K-1 = thirst and emaciation, Ren-4/ K-1 = acute pain with urinary retention, Du-25/ P-6/ K-1 = for electric shock.

For emotional shock and paralysis: very deep insertion in K-1.

 

 

 

 

 

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K-2 Rangu Blazing Valley

 

[ The meridian

Spring rong point, Fire point, Sedation point (secondary).

Clears fire and heat and cools the blood, tonifies and regulates the kidney.

Painful urinary dysfunction, cystitis, infertility, irregular menstruation, inflammation of pelvis, uterine prolapse, impotence, spermatorrhea, scrotal or genital eczema or herpes, spontaneous perspiration, night perspiration, dysentery, tidal fever, jaundice, interior throat swollen or numb, stomach pain, damp cold feet, excessive eructation in children.

K-2/ K-7 = drooling, L-5/ K-2/ K-3/ Ren-4/Ren-6/ Ren-23 = diabetes, Sp-4/ K-1/ K-2/ St-36/ St-34 = for leprosy.

 

K-3 Taixi Supreme Stream

 

[ The meridian

Source yuan point, Earth point, Stream shu point.

Tonifies, regulates and stabilizes kidney Qi, tonifies Yin and regulates the water pathways, clears deficiency fire.

Dizziness, tinnitus, weakness and lassitude, insomnia, somnolence, neurasthenia, inpotence, spermatorrhea, asthma, chronic cough, sore throat, tonsillitis, fever without perspiration, chronic toothache, hypertension, restless fetus, diabetes, pulmonary TB, menopausal syndrome, nephritis, renal pain or colic, irregular menstruation, impotence, nocturnal emission, urinary incontinence or retention, heart pain, heel swollen and painful, cold feet, diaphragmatic spasm, anorexia.

K-3/ B-23/ Sp-6/ Ren-4/ St-29 = infertility, K-3/ B-58 = adjust kidney and bladder functioning, tonifies kidney Yin and checks, floating Yang, K-3/ Anmian/ liv-3 = aural vertigo, K-3/ Si-1 = parched throat.

 

K-4 Dazhong Great Bell

 

[ The meridian

Luo point

Tonifies the kidney and clears deficiency heat, calms the spirit.

Asthma, chronic fatigue, chest fullness, dyspnea, hemoptysis, throat blocked, esophageal constriction, dry mouth, abdominal distention, lower back pain and stiffness, ankle pain and foot numbness or hot, constipation, difficult defecation, uterine spasm, children nocturnal enuresis, mouth and tongue dry, mental stupidity, mania, depression, disorientation, somnolence, inferiority complex, agoraphobia, fear, stage fright, unhappiness, unsocializing.

H-5/ K-4 = neurasthenia, anxiety, stage fright.

inferiority complex, agoraphobia, stage fright.

K-5 Shuiquan Water Spring

 

[ The meridian

Cleft xi point

Tonifies the kidney and regulates the bladder.

Diabetes with frequent urination, dysuria, irregular menstruation, premenstrual syndrome (PMS), abdominal pain, prolapse of uterus, dysmenorrhea, menorrhagia, periumbilical pain, ankle pain and swelling, colic pain in kidney, blurred vision, myopia.

 

 

K-6 Zhaohai Shining Sea

 

[ The meridian

Master point of Yin qiao mai, Coupled point of Ren mai, point of Yin qiao mai.

Tonifies kidney Yin and regulates the kidney, clears deficiency fire and heat, transforms dampness, calms the spirit.

Hernia, menopausal syndrome, uterine prolapse, irregular menstruation, dysmenorrhea, leucorrhea, amenorrhea, frequent urination, difficult labor, pruritis vulva, involuntary erections, neurasthenia, fear, insomnia, somnolence, night epilepsy, madness, sadness, stage fright, , constipation, edema, lower abdomen painful, headaches, asthma, dry throat, tonsillitis, pharingitis, cough.

L-7/ K-6 = restores harmony between lungs and kidney and opens the Ren mai, K-6/ B-1 = insomnia, K-6/ Ren-14/ P-6/ St-40 = seizures, K-6/ Sj-5 = retained placenta.

 

K-7 Fuliu Returning Current

 

[ The meridian

Metal point, Jing river point, Tonification point.

Tonifies and regulates the kidneys, bladder and water pathways, tonifies Yin Qi and Wei Qi, regulates perspiration, resolves damp heat.

Edema, urinary dysfunction, cystitis, diabetes with frequency, malaria, hyperthyroidism, excessive, spontaneous or night perspiration, sensation of heat and cold alternately in the bones, abdominal distention, borborygmus, diarrhea, flatulence, urinary incontinence or retention, urethritis, irreglar menstruation, leucorrhea, colicky pain in kidneys, fatigue, prone to anger, ceaseless talking, feet cold, feet paralized, myelitis, pain in loins and back.

Li-4/ K-7 = induce or arrest perspiration, H-6/ K-7 = night perspiration, K-7/ Ren-9/ K-9/ St-36/ B-18 = liver cirrhosis, K-7/ Liv-3/ B-35 = bloody stools.

Stage fright.

K-8 Jiaoxin Junction of Belief

 

[ The meridian

Xi cleft point of Yin qiao mai, point of Yin qiao mai.

Tonifies and regulates the kidney, regulates the lower jiao and transforms damp heat, clears heat and cools the blood.

Irregular menstruation, menorrhagia, amenorrhea, leucorrhea, uterine prolapse, uterine hemorrhage, dysmenorrhea, orchitis, urinary retention, abdominal pain and distention, night perspiration, lower back pain, kidney pain, dysentery, constipation.

Profuse uterine bleeding: KID-8/ KID-10/ LIV-3/ SP-6.

 

K-9 Zhubin Building for the Guest

 

[ The meridian

Xi cleft point of Yin wei mai, point of Yin wei mai.

Tonifies the kidney, regulates the Yin wei mai, calms the spirit.

Legs and feet weak and painful, pregnancy toxemia, pelvic inflammation, nephritis, orchitis, cystitis, umbilical hernia in children, depression, madness.

K-9/ B-23/ K-7/ Sp-6 = nephritis, K-9/ H-3 = foamy vomiting, K-7/ Ren-9/ K-9/ St-36/ B-18 = liver cirrhosis.

Tonifying K-9 at the 3rd and 6th month of pregnancy enhances embryo's health and resistance to disease. [S.de Morant].

K-10 Yingu

Yin Valley

 

[ The meridian

Water point

Tonifies kidney Yin and clears heat, cools the blood.

Painful knees and thighs, abdominal pain and distention, pain in genitalia, hernia, scrotal eczema, damp and itching perineal area, frequent and painful urination, cystitis, hypersalivation, hematuria, impotence, pruritis vulva, leucorrhea, diarrhea, uterine bleeding.

Involuntary erection with difficult urination: KID-10/ LIV-1/ LIV-14/ BL-40/ BL-39, Loss of voice: KID-10/ KID-2/ REN-22/ HE-4/ KID-7/ ST-40, Hip pain: KID-10/ GB-30/ BL-65/ KID-8/ SP-6,

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K-11 Heng gu Pubic Bone

 

[ The meridian

Point of Chong mai

 

Lower abdominal pain, dysuria, urethritis, spermatorrhea, vaginal prolapse, insufficient spermatozoa, can not stand for a long time.

 

Level with Ren-2.

K-13 Qixue

Qi Cave

 

[ The meridian

Point of Chong mai

Tonifies fertility, regulates the lower jiao.

Infertility in women, irregular menstruation, spermatorrhea, impotence, penile pain, bladder paralysis.

 

Level with Ren-4

K-15 Zhongzhu Middle Flow

 

[ The meridian

Point of Chong mai

Clears dampness and heat.

Heat in the epigastrium, constipation, colitis, urinary incontinence, irregular menstruation, lassitude, arthritis bi in the fingers' joints.

 

Arthritis bi in the fingers' joints.

K-16 Huangyo Vital Shu

 

[ The meridian

Point of Chong mai

Regulates the intestines and lower jiao.

Abdominal pain and distention, constipation, diarrhea, borborygmus, jaundice, urethritis, vaginismus.

Painful urinary dysfunction: KID-16/ KID-11.

Ren-7/ Ren-9/ K-16 = hayfever and deficiency of Wei Qi.

Level with Ren-8.

K-17 Shangqu  Metal Bend

 

[ The meridian

Point of Chong mai

Regulates stomach and intestines.

Abdominal pain and distention, constipation, diarrhea, anorexia, jaundice, hyperacidity, congested eyes, bad tempered, sad, impatient.

 

Level with Ren-10

K-21 Youmen Hidden Gate

 

[ The meridian

Point of Chong mai

Regulates the lungs and chest, regulates the breasts and stomach, stops bleeding.

Whole chest painful, intercostal neuralgia, region below heart congested, agalactia, breast abscess, epigastrium distended, bloody diarrhea, vomits mucus, gastric and duodenal ulcer, morning sickness, bronchitis, piglet Qi, amnesia.

 

Level with Ren-14

K-22 Bulang Walking Corridor

 

[ The meridian

Point of exit.

Regulates the lungs and chest.

Chest congestion, cough, dyspnea, asthma, nose blocked with anosmia, anorexia, esophageal constriction, lassitude, breast inflammation.

 

Level with Ren-16

K-25 Shenzang Spirit Storehouse

 

[ The meridian

 

Regulates the lungs and chest, calms the spirit.

Cough with dyspnea, chest full, pulmonary congestion, bronchitis, vomiting, anorexia, stomach distended at midnight, excess worrying causes insomnia, depression, poor hearing.

 

Level with Ren-19

K-26 Yuzhong Comfortable Chest

 

[ The meridian

 

Regulates chest and lungs, dispels Heat and fire.

Cough, asthma, intercostal neuralgia, chest full, bronchitis, night perspiration, breast abscess, palpitations, cold hands and feet, gets angry very easily, bad tempered, excessive salivation, weakness of the vocal cords, itching ears.

 

 

K-27 Shufu Conveying Palace

 

[ The meridian

 

Regulates the lungs, redirects rebellious Qi, tonifies the kidneys.

Asthma, bronchitis, chest painful and congested, cough, dyspnea, headache due to mental strain, always cold, mental fatigue and disorientation, anxiety and palpitations, nausea, vomiting, anorexia, irritability, esophageal spasm.

Rebellious qi with dyspnea: KID-27/ KID-25/ LU-3.

 

P-1 Tianchi Heavenly Pool

 

[ The meridian

Point of entry, point Window of the sky, Meeting point of the Sanjiao, Gallbladder, Liver and Pericardium.

Regulates the lungs and chest, clears heat, expedites lactation, descends excess blood from the head.

Fever without perspiration, headache, stiffling sensation in the chest, cough with phlegm, dyspnea, axillary adenitis, insufficient lactation, mamary pain, foggy vision, weak extremeties, neck luoli, hypochondriac pain, mastitis, ankle injury.

 

Ankle injury.

 

 

 

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P-2 Tianquan Heavenly Spring

 

[ The meridian

 

Regulates the heart and chest, invigorates the blood.

Chest full, painful and distended, pain radiating from chest to back, palpitations related to fear, cough, bronchitis, anorexia, fear of wind and cold.

 

2 Cun below the anterior end of the axillary crease.

P-3 Quze Curved Marsh

 

[ The meridian

Water point

Regulates the heart and chest, pegulates the stomach and intestines, cools the blood and clears heat.

Stifling sensation in the chest, palpitations, irritability, myocarditis, cough, dyspnea, hand tremors, Parkinson disease, perspiration of head and neck, heatstroke, gastroenteritis, vomiting, stomachache, diarrhea with blood, erysipelas, urticaria, measles, sterility, chorea.

P-3/ P-6/ P-7 = chest pain.

 

P-4 Ximen Crevice Gate

 

[ The meridian

Xi cleft point

Regulates Qi and blood in the heart, calms the spirit, cools the blood and clears heat.

Rheumatic herat disease, angina pectoris, chest and heart pain, myocarditis, palpitations, tachycardia, diaphragmatic spasm, depression, fear of people, nervousness, forgetfulness, insomnia, melancholy, hemoptysis, epistaxis, nausea, hemorrhoids.

B-14/ B-15/ P-4/ Sp-6 = angina pectoris, chest pain.

 

P-5 Jianshi Intermediate Envoy

 

[ The meridian

Metal point, Jing river point, one of the 13 monster points for insanity

Transforms phlegm in the heart, regulates heart and stomach, clears heat , calms the spirit, brings the fullness of Yin Qi upward from the lower half of the body.

Epilepsy, insanity, hysteria, weeping and laughing, depression, hallucinations, vomits mucus, heart pain, palpitations, carditis, rheumatic heart disease, vomiting, gastritis, malaria, hyperthyroidism, tonsillitis, pharyngitis, jaundice, hemorrhoids, irregular menstruation, heat in the palms, sudden aphasia.

P-5/ Du-14/ Du-13/ G-41/ Si-3 = malaria, P-5/ P-6/ H-8/ P-4/ P-3 = rheumatic heart disease.

 

P-6 Neiguan Inner Gate

 

[ The meridian

Luo point, Master point of Yin wei mai, Coupled point of Chong mai.

Redirects rebellious Qi, regulates and tonifies the heart, stomach, liver and diaphragm, qi and blood, clears fire, heat and phlegm, calms the spirit.

Cardiac and chest pain, rheumatic heart disease, hyperthyroidism, palpitations and anxiety, asthma, bronchitis, pertussis, dyspnea, nausea, morning sickness, vomiting, abdominal and gastric pain, hiccup, spasm of the diaphragm, malaria, dysentery, restless fetus, biliary diseases, jaundice, gallstones, pancreatitis, appendicitis, migraine, epigastric and hypochondriac pain and distention, irregular menstruation, fainting, coma and shock, seizures, hysteria, forgetfulness, insomnia.

P-6/ Ren-12/ St-36/ Sp-4 = nausea, vomiting, morning sickness, H-7/ P-6/ yintang/ Liv-3/ Sp-6 = anxiety and depression, P-6/ P-1/ Du-14/ Ren-17 = asthma, P-5/ P-6/ H-8/ P-4/ P-3 = rheumatic heart disease, P-6/ Du-25 = Hypotension, P-6/ K-1/ St-36 = septic shock.

 

P-7 Daling Great Mound

 

[ The meridian

Source yuan point, Shu stream point, Earth point, Sedation point, one of the 13 Ghost Points for madness.

Regulates and clears fire from the heart, regulates the stomach and chest, calms the spirit, clears heat and cools the blood.

Palpitations, intercostal neuralgia, chest and hypochondriac pain, fever without perspiration, stomatitis, tongue root pain, axillary swelling, body hot, sadness, weariness, sommerheat diseases, ulcerative colitis, appendicitis, gastritis, eczema, acne, conjunctivitis, mania, hysteria, insomnia, seizures, panic, fear.

P-7/ Yuye/ St-44 = stomatitis, P-7/ P-6/ P-4/ H-8 = premature cardiac contractions, P-7/ Du-20/ YinTang/ K-3 = insomnia, P-7/ Ren-4 = bloody urine.

 

P-8 laogong Palace of Labor

 

[ The meridian

Fire point, Spring rong point, Exit point, one of the 13 Ghost Points for madness.

Clears heart fire and heat, cools heat in the blood and transforms damp heat, clears the brain.

Febrile diseases, epistaxis, gingivitis, halitosis, stomatitis, inability to swallow, chest and hypochondriac pain and fullness, excessive perspiration of palms, fungal infections of hands and feet, headache, thirst, blood in urine or stools, hemorrhoids, indigestion, windstroke collapse, heatstroke, incoherent speech.

Li-4 joined to P-8/ Du-26 = hysteria.

 

P-9 Zhongchong Middle Rushing

 

[ The meridian

Wood point, Jing well point, Tonification point.

Clears the brain and restores collapsed Yang, regulates the heart.

Febrile diseases, collapse syndrome, coma, drowning, fainting, sunstroke, needle shock, delirium, poor memory, severe fright, fever without perspiration, hot palms, cerebral congestion, hyper or hypotension, aphasia, gastric pain.

Du-4/ P-9 = splitting headache and severe heat in the body.

 

Sj-1 Guanchong Rushing Pass

 

[ The meridian

Metal point, Jing well point, point of entry.

Dispels wind and heat.

Malaria, febrile diseases, fainting, heatstroke, fever without perspiration, conjunctivitis, dim vision, deafness and tinnitus, tonsillitis, dry mouth and lips, tongue curled up, headache.

Tinnitus and deafness: SJ-1/ ST-7/ L.I.-5/ SJ-2/ SI-5.

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Sj-2 Yemen Fluid Gate

 

[ The meridian

Water point, Spring rong point.

Clears heat and wind.

Malaria, febrile diseases, vertigo, headache, conjunctivitis, deafness, tinnitus, gums pain, gingivitis, pharyngitis, cold extremeties, pain on both sides of the spine, sore and dry throat, loss of voice, fingers pain and paralysis, wandering mind.

Tinnitus and deafness: SJ-2/ SJ-1/ L.I.-5/ ST-7/ SI-5.

 

Sj-3 Zhongzhu Central Islet

 

[ The meridian

Wood point, Stream shu point, point of tonification.

Clears heat and wind, opens the sensory orifices.

Headache, tinnitus, deafness, deaf-mutism, blocked ears, otitis media and fluids in the ear, conjunctivitis, blurred vision, nasal congestion, sore throat, malaria, fever with perspiration, arm, shoulder and hand pain, vertigo and dizziness, pain in the center of back.

Sj-3/ Sj-17/ G-2 = deafness, tinnitus, otitis media, Sj-3/ Sj-2 = red and swollen hand and arm, Sj-3/ Li-1/ G-40 = chronic tidal fever.

 

Sj-4 Yangchi Yang Pool

 

[ The meridian

Source yuan point

Dispels wind, fire and heat, tonifies vitality.

Wrist pain and weakness, malaria, tidal fever, tonsillitis, conjunctivitis, fatigue, dry mouth and throat, diabetes, melancholy, general weakness.

 

 

Sj-5 Waiguan Outer Gate

 

[ The meridian

Luo point, Master point of Yang wei mai, Coupled point of Dai mai.

Regulates the San jiao and Yang wei mai, dispels external pathogens, heat and wind, regulates Qi and blood in the tendons and jing luo, strengthens Wei Qi.

Common cold and flu, febrile diseases, parotitis, pneumonia, mumps, wind bi rheumatism, Wei syndrome, hypertension, infantile paralysis, hemiplegia, alternate fever and chills, unilateral or occipital headache, neck, shoulder, arm and hand pain, stiffness and numbness, nausea, vomiting, deafness, tinnitus, abdominal cramps, urinary incontinence, chest and ribs pain, violent fear, retained placenta.

Sj-5/ G-41/ Liv-14/ G-34 = ribs pain and cholecystitis, Sj-5/ G-2 = deafness.

 

Sj-6 Zhigou Branch Ditch

 

[ The meridian

Fire point, Jing river point.

Regulates the San jiao, dispels wind, heat and fire, regulates Qi flow in the three jiaos.

Menopausal syndrome, Febrile diseases, psoriasis, eczema, tidal fever, lockjaw, pleurisy, vomiting, belching, agalactia, intercostal neuralgia, constipation, diarrhea, fecal incontinenece, herpes zoster, chest pain, axillary and hypochondriac pain, cholecystitis, limbs swollen and puffy, bleeding and fainting after giving birth.

Sj-6/ G-39 = wandering bi, Sj-6/ St-25/ K-6/ Sp-6 = habitual constipation, Sj-6/ Liv-13/ Sj-5 = rib pain.

 

Sj-7 Huizong Ancestral Meeting

 

[ The meridian

Xi cleft point.

Dispels wind and heat.

Painful and acute skin conditions, deafness, tinnitus, chest and abdominal pain, epilepsy, nervous trembling, dyspnea.

 

 

Sj-8 Sanyangluo Three Yang Connection

 

[ The meridian

Luo point of three upperYang channels.

Clears heat and wind, opens the sensory orifices.

Wei syndrome, atrophy of upper body, deafness, sudden mutism and loss of voice, lassitude, dizziness and vertigo, splitting headache, brachial neuralgia, toothache, sleepiness.

Sj-8/ G-20 = headache, Sj-8 joined to P-4 = pain associated with pneumonectomy.

 

Sj-10 Tianjing Heavenly Well

 

[ The meridian

Earth point , He sea point.

Dispels wind and heat, redirects rebellious Qi, regulates the chest, invigorates the blood, calms the spirit.

Tonsillitis, cervical adenitis, pain behind ear, goiter, scrofula, urticaria, deafness, tidal fever, excessive perspiration, headache, cough with purulent sputum, chest and hypochondriac pain, arm, shoulder and neck pain, no appetite, insanity, depression, hysteria, anxiety, somnolence.

Sj-10 with direct moxibustion / H-3 = scrofula.

 

Sj-14 Jianliao Shoulder Crevice

 

[ The meridian

 

Dispels wind and cold, invigorates Qi and blood in the shoulder.

Shoulder pain, immobility, inflammation and atrophy, bursitis, frozen shoulder, excessive perspiration, urticaria, hypertension.

Sj-14 joined to H-1/ St-38 joined to B-57 = perifocal inflammation of the shoulder joint.

 

Sj-15 Tianliao Heavenly Crevice

 

[ The meridian

Point of Yang wei mai.

Invigorates Qi and blood in the jingluo

Shoulder and upper back pain and stiffness, stiff neck, clavicular pain, no perspiration.

 

 

Sj-16 Tianyou Window of Heaven

 

[ The meridian

Point Window of the sky.

Dispels wind, invigorates Qi and blood in the Jingluo.

Neck stiffness and pain, torticolis, swollen face, sudden deafness, throat bi, headache due to wind, dizziness, lively dreams, blurred vision, swollen face, pain in the eye, lacrimation, goiter.

Sj-16/ Si-3 = stiff neck and torticolis

Level with the angle of the mandible and Si-17.

Sj-17 Yifeng Wind Screen

 

[ The meridian

Meeting point of Sanjiao and Gall bladder.

Dispels wind, cold, heat and phlegm, invigorates Qi and blood in the Jingluo, opens the sensory orifices.

Facial paralysis, lockjaw, trigeminal neuralgia, convulsions, deafness, tinnitus, all ear diseases, otitis media, parotitis, blurred vision, vertigo, aural hallucinations, scrofula, lymphangitis, toothache.

Sj-3/ Sj-17/ G-2 = deafness, tinnitus, otitis media, Sj-17/ H-5 = sudden aphasia.

 

Sj-21 Ermen Ear Gate

 

[ The meridian

 

Dispels wind, cold and heat, opens the ears.

Deafness, tinnitus, all ear diseases, otitis media, ear abscess, excessive cerumen production, tempomandibular joint pain, headache, lips rigid.

Sj-21/ G-2/ Si-19 = all ear diseases.

 

Sj-22 Heliao Harmony Crevice

 

[ The meridian

Point of exit.

Clears heat and wind, invigorates Jingluo of the face.

Headache, facial paralysis, facial tic, tinnitus, otitis externa, convulsions, neck and jaw swollen, rhinitis, nasal polypus.

 

 

Sj-23 Sizhukong Silken Bamboo Hole

 

[ The meridian

 

Dispels wind, heat and fire, brightens the eyes.

All eye diseases, optic nerve atrophy, blurred vision, color blindness, supraorbital pain, temporal headaches, seizures, insanity, sudden blindness relating to hysteria, dizziness, conjunctivitis, facial paralysis, trigeminal neuralgia, photofobia.

Sj-23/ G-20/ Li-4 = unilateral headache.

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G-1 Tongziliao Pupil Crevice

 

[ The meridian

Point of entry, Meeting point of Gall bladder, San jiao, Small intestine.

Eliminates wind heat and fire.

Conjunctivitis, keratitis, myopia, excessive lacrimation, photofobia, optic nerve atrophy, night or color blindness, facial paralysis, headache, trigeminal neuralgia.

G-1/ G-40 = membrane over the eye.

Insertion - transversely towards TaiYang.

 

 

 

G-2 Tinghui Hearing Meeting

 

[ The meridian

 

Dispels wind, cold and heat and dampness, invigorates Qi and blood in the Jingluo.

All ear dseases, deafness, tinnitus, deaf mutism, otitis media, facial paralysis or pain, otorrhea, headache, mumps, toothache, tempomandibular joint arthritis, convulsions, seizures, sadness.

Sj-3/ Sj-17/ G-2 = deafness, tinnitus, otitis media, Sj-21/ G-2/ Si-19 = all ear diseases.

 

G-4 Hanyan Jaw Serenity

 

[ The meridian

Meeting point of Gallbladder, Sanjiao, Small intestine.

Regulates Qi and blood in the Jingluo.

Headache, migraine, blurred vision, tinnitus, deafness, vertigo, sneezing, children convulsions, epilepsy, rheumatism, neck pain.

G-4 long needle to G-7 = migraine.

One Cun below St-8.

G-8 Shuaigu Leading Valley

 

[ The meridian

Meeting point of Gall bladder and Bladder.

Regulates Qi and blood in the head

Headache, migraine, temporal or vertical headache, vomiting, eye diseases, melancholy, drunkenness, hangover.

 

 

G-12 Wangu Mastoid Process

 

[ The meridian

Meeting point of Gall bladder and Bladder.

Dispels wind, cold and heat, calms the spirit.

Insomnia (of Liv Yang type), mania, seizures, headache, dizziness, tinnitus, neck pain and stiff, face swollen, weak legs, dark yellow urine.

G-12/ B-18/ B-19 = insomnia (of Liv Yang type).

Weak legs.

G-14 Yangbai Bright Yang

 

[ The meridian

Point of Yang wei mai, Meeting point of Gall bladder, Stomach and Yang wei mai.

Dispels wind, cold and heat, brightens the eyes.

Facial paralysis, frontal headache, dizziness, twitching or ptosis of eyelids, conjunctivitis, blurred vision, night blindness, excessive lacrimation, trigeminal neuralgia, photofobia, nausea.

G-14/ Li-4/ St-41 = Splitting headache with pain surrounding the eye.

 

G-20 Fengchi Wind Pool

 

[ The meridian

Point of Yang wei mai, Meeting point of Gall bladder, Sanjiao and Yang wei mai.

Dispels wind, cold, heat and external conditions, subdues Liver Yang and wind and fire, invigorates Qi and blood, opens the sensory orifices.

Febrile diseases, headache, migraine, common cold and flu, hypertension, hemiplegia, windstroke, cerebral hemorrhage and congestion, glaucoma, conjunctivitis, optic nerve atrophy, excessive lacrimation, sudden blindness, night blindness, stiff neck and shoulder, deafness, tinnitus, vertigo, aural vertigo, seizures, hyperthyroidism, tetany, flushed face, insomnia, blocked nose and sinusitis, skin diseases.

Li-4/ Li-11/ Du-16/ Du-14/ G-20/ Sp-10/ B-40 = psoriasis, Li-4/ G-20/ Taiyang/ Liv-3 = headache, G-20/ Li-4/ St-40/ St-41 = headache with dizziness.

 

G-21 Jianjing Shoulder Well

 

[ The meridian

Meeting point of Gallbladder, Sanjiao and Yang wei mai, point of Yang wei mai.

Regulates Qi and blood in the tendons and Jingluo, redirects rebellious Qi and spreads Liver Qi, dispels wind and cold, expedites labor and lactation.

Stiffness and pain of the neck, shoulder and upper back, mastitis, agalactia, difficult labor, scrofula, vertigo, vertical headache, chest pain, dyspnea, boils, carbuncles, breast abscess, alternate hot and cold, fever, blurred vision, lacrimation, optic nerve atrophy, tinnitus, poor hearing, stiff spine, nausea, morning sickness (cautiously).

Si-1/ G-21/ Ren-17/ St-18 = mastitis or breast abscess.

 

G-24 Riyue Sun & Moon

 

[ The meridian

Alarm mu point

Regulates liver, gallbladder and stomach, redirects rebellious Qi, transforms damp heat.

Biliary diseases, jaundice, cholecystitis, cholelythiasis, hepatitis, gastric and duodenal ulcer, hypochondriac, intercostal, axillary and shoulder pain and distention, hyperacidity, hiccups, vomiting, biliary colic, sighing, unable to speak, weak extremities, spasms.

 

 

G-25 Jingmen Capital Gate

 

[ The meridian

Alarm Mu point of the kidney.

Tonifies and regulates the kidneys and water pathways, transforms dampness, calms the fetus,expels stones.

Diabetes, nephritis, nephrolythiasis, painful urinary dysfunction, hypochondriac, abdominal or lower back pain, kidney colic, borborygmus, diarrhea, can not stand for a long period, can not bend, restless fetus, kidney stones.

 

 

G-26 Daimai Girdling Vessel

 

[ The meridian

Point of Dai mai, Meeting point of Dai mai and Gall bladder.

Regulates the Dai mai and menstruation, transforms damp heat.

Hernia, endometriosis, cystitis, irregular menstruation, leucorrhea, lower abdominal, hip or lower back pain, diarrhea, false urge to defecate or urinate, dysmenorrhea, vaginal prolapse.

G-26/ G-43 = amenorrhea with abdominal pain and stiffness.

 

G-27 Wushu Five Pivots

 

[ The meridian

Point of Dai mai, Meeting point of Dai mai and Gall bladder.

Regulates the lower jiao.

Lower abdomina and lower back pain and distention, childhood convulsions, hernia, orchitis, retracted scrotum, endometriosis, irregular menstruation, uterovaginal spasms, false urge to defecate in women.

G-27/ Liv-3/ Liv-8 = orchitis.

 

G-28 Weidao Linking Path

 

[ The meridian

Point of Dai mai, Meeting point of Dai mai and Gall bladder.

Regulates the intestines, transforms damp heat, raises middle Qi.

Lower abdominal and lower back pain, colitis, chronic constipation, intestinal and abdominal hernia, ascites, edema, leucorrhea, irregular menstruation, nephritis, orchitis, anorexia.

 

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G-29 Juliao Inhabited Crevice

 

[ The meridian

Point of Yang qiao mai, Meeting point of Yang qiao mai with the Gall bladder.

Invigorates Qi and blood in the tendons and Jingluo

Hip joint inflammation, sprain and pain, sciatica, thigh muscular spasm, lower abdominal and lower back pain, orchitis, leg paralysis, pain and numbness in upper limbs, shoulder and chest, dysmenorrhea, irregular periods.

G-29/ B-17/ B-18/ B-20 = gastric or duodenal ulcer.

 

G-30 Huantiao Jumping Circle

 

[ The meridian

Meeting point of Bladder and Gall bladder.

Invigorates Qi and blood in the tendons and Jingluo.

Hip joint inflammation, sprain and pain, sciatica, thigh muscular spasm, lower abdominal and lower back pain, leg paralysis, Wei and Bi syndrome affecting lower extremities, leg Qi, hemipegia, urticaria, neurasthenia, edema.

B-23/ G-30/ G-34/ G-39/ G-41 = sciatica and motor disturbances of lower extremities, G-30/ B-67 = Chest pain associated with waist and leg pain.

 

G-31 Fengshi Wind Market

 

[ The meridian

 

Invigorates Qi and blood in the tendons and Jingluo, dispels wind, cold, heat and dampness.

Thigh and knee weakness, Bi and Wei syndrome, leg Qi, lower back pain and sciatica, unilateral itching of whole body, urticaria, herpes zoster, hemiplegia, eye red and swollen, pruritis.

G-31/ St-33 = weak legs.

 

G-33  Xiyangguan Knee Yang Gate

 

[ The meridian

 

Invigorates Qi and blood in the tendons and Jingluo, dispels wind, cold, heat and dampness.

Bi syndrome and rheumatism of the knee joint, knee pain, swelling and immobility, leg Qi.

G-33/ Liv-8/ G-34/ Sp-9 = arthritis of knee

 

G-34 Yanglingquan Yang Mound Spring

 

[ The meridian

Earth point, He sea point, Associated point of the tendons.

Regulates and tonifies the liver and Gallbladder, especially spreading Qi, subdues Liver yang and wind, clears heat and damp heat, dispels wind, cold and heat, facilitates Qi and blood flow in the tendons and muscles and Jingluo.

Biliary diseases, jaundice, cholecystitis, cholelythiasis, hepatitis, hypochondriac, intercostal, axillary and shoulder pain and distention, biliary colic, liver cirrhosis, bitter taste in the mouth, swelling of the mouth, tongue, face and head, erysipelas of lower body, headache, hypertension, hyperacidity, leg Qi, constipation, weak extremities, spasms, sciatica, Bi and Wei syndrome of lower extremities, hip and knee pain and inflammation, fright, insanity, madness.

Sj-5/ G-41/ Liv-14/ G-34 = ribs pain and cholecystitis, B-23/ G-30/ G-34/ G-39/ G-41 = sciatica and motor disturbances of lower extremities, G-34/ Danangxue/ P-6/ Huato of T-8/9 = cholecystitis.

 

G-35 Yangjiao Yang Intersection

 

[ The meridian

Xi cleft point of Yang wei mai.

 

Sciatica, weakness of legs, cold feet, asthma, chest and hypochondriac pain and fullness, knee pain, gastrocnemius and peroneal muscle weak or paralysed or spastic.

 

 

G-36 Waiqiu Outer Mound

 

[ The meridian

Xi cleft point of Gallbladder.

Regulates the Gall bladder and resolves damp heat, invigorates Qi and blood .

Hepatitis, muscular tetany, infantile kyphosis, jaundice, chest and hypochondriac pain and fullness, abdominal pain, headache, neck pain and stiffness, seizures, beri-beri, insanity.

 

 

G-37 Guangming Bright Light

 

[ The meridian

Luo point

Regulates and tonifies the Liver and Gallbladder, dispels wind and heat and transforms damp heat, opens the eyes.

All eye diseases, optic nerve atrophy, cataract, night or color blindness, blurred vision, conjunctivitis, sciatica, pain and numbness of the lower extremity, leg Qi, fever and chills without perspiration, migraine, mania.

Liv-3/ G-37 = to regulate liver and gall bladder functioning and benefit the eyes.(Yuan - Luo combination), Qiuhou/ B-1/ G-20/ Si-6/ G-37 = inflammation of the optic nerve.

 

G-38 Yangfu Yang Assistance

 

[ The meridian

Fire point, Shu river point, Sedation point.

Regulates the gall bladder and transforms damp heat, dispels wind and heat.

Malaria, unilateral headache, melancholia, eye outer canthus pain and redness, bitter taste in the mouth, neck, chest and hypochondriac pain, constipation, general pain and stiffness, axillary and clavicular swelling, sciatica, knee pain, generalized arthralgia and Bi syndrome, sighs a lot, pasty skin, goiter.

Sj-1/ G-38/ Taiyang = unilateral headache or migraine.

 

G-39 Xuanzhong Suspended Bell

 

[ The meridian

Associated point for bone marrow, Meeting point of three Yang lower meridians: Gall bladder, Bladder and Stomach.

Regulates the Gall bladder and transforms damp heat, dispels wind and heat, extinguishes Liver wind, redirects rebellious Qi.

Hemiplegia, Wei and Wandering Bi syndromes, stiff and painfull neck, CVA, muscular tetany, severe arthritis, migraine, sciatica, leg Qi, abdominal or hypochondriac pain, diarrhea, hemorrhoids, anorexia, painful defecation, dysuria, chest pain with cough, tinnitus, poor hearing, hands and feet uncoordinated, throat numb and nose dry, chorea, fear, bad temper.

Sj-6/ G-39 = wandering bi, B-23/ G-30/ G-34/ G-39/ G-41 = sciatica and motor disturbances of lower extremities, G-39/ G-43/ G-20 = Migraine, G-39/ St-36/ Sp-6 = leg Qi.

 

G-40 Qiuxu Ruined Hill

 

[ The meridian

Source yuan point.

Regulates the liver and gallbladder and transforms damp heat, invigorates Qi and blood and softens hard masses.

Ankle joint sprain, pain or Bi syndrome, tidal fever, malaria, axillary lymphadenitis and swelling, neck, chest and ribs pain, intercostal neuralgia, hemiplegia, sciatica, infantile paralysis, Wei syndrome, acid regurgitations, hiccups, cholecystitis, scrofula, goiter, conjunctivitis, otitis media with purulent ear fluid.

G-40/ G-32/ Sj-8 = intercostal neuralgia, St-40/ B-13/ G-40 = chest pain with phlegmatic cough, Sj-3/ Li-1/ G-40 = chronic tidal fever, G-1/ G-40 = membrane over the eye, Du-23/ G-40/ St-43 = tidal fevers, Dannangxue/ P-6/ G-40 = cholecystitis.

 

G-41 Zulinqi Foot Barrier of Tears

 

[ The meridian

Wood point, Shu stream point, Master point of Dai mai.

Regulates the liver, gallbladder and Dai mai, transforms damp heat and extinguishes liver wind, softens hard masses, facilitates lactation.

Breast abscess, mastitis, breast distention in relation to menstruation, deficient lactation, irregular menstruation, costal and hypochondriac pain and distention, unilateral or occipital and sometimes vertical headache, vertigo, dysmenorrhea, lower back pain and sciatica, scrofula, axillary and cervical lymphadenitis, wind Bi rheumatic pain, mastoid pain, intermittent fever, excessive perspiration, lacrimation, crying.

G-41/ G-27/ B-23/ G-23/ St-29 = dysmenorrhea with breast distention and lower abdominal pain, G-41/ G-20/ St-40 = headache and vertigo, G-41/ Sp-6/ Ren-3 = dysmenorrhea.

 

G-43 Xiaxi Clamped Stream

 

[ The meridian

Water point, Tonification point, Spring rong point.

Regulates the gall bladder and subdues liver Yang, dispels wind and heat.

Deafness, tinnitus, unilateral headache, vertigo, febrile diseases, fever without perspiration, hypertension, intercostal neuralgia, chest and hypochondriac pain, dyspnea, jaw swollen, dampness between toes, four limbs swollen and puffy, wind edema, anxiety and palpitations.

G-2/ G-43/ H-7/ P-6 = tinnitus and partial deafness.

 

G-44 Zuqiaoyin Foot Yin Portal

 

[ The meridian

Metal point, Jing well point.

Regulates the gall bladder and subdues liver Yang, dispels wind and heat, clears the sensory orifices.

Deafness, tinnitus, blurred vision, conjunctivitis, sore throat, tongue stiff, numb throat, unilateral headache, vertigo, febrile diseases, hypertension, dream disturbed sleep, insomnia or somnolence, intercostal neuralgia, dyspnea, pleurisy, conjunctivitis, weak willpower, cowardice.

 

 

Liv-1 Dadun Great Sincerety

 

[ The meridian

Wood point, Jing well point, point of entry.

Regulates and tonifies the liver, spreads liver Qi, transforms damp heat.

Pain, inflammation and swelling of the genitalia, testicular mumps or contracture, cystitis, urinary incontinence, enuresis, hematuria, irregular menstruation, hernia, constipation, excessive perspiration, blood in the urine or stools, abnormal uterine bleeding, pruritis vulva, fainting, somnolence.

 

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Liv-2 Xingjian Moving Between

 

[ The meridian

Fire point, point of sedation, Rong spring point.

Regulates the liver and clears liver yang, fire and wind, cools and invigorates the blood, calms the spirit.

Headache, dizziness, insomnia, red and swollen eyes, hematemesis, hepatitis, jaundice, spasm and pain in the diaphragm and hypochondriac regions, tinnitus, breast abscess, knees swollen and painful, epilepsy, convulsions, seizures, insanity, neurasthenia, intercostal neuralgia, abdominal distention, colic, constipation, orchitis, abnormal uterine bleeding, genital pain, dysmenorrhea, amenorrhea, early menstruation, enuresis, menorrhagia, leucorrhea, genital pain, diarrhea.

Liv-2/ G-20/ Li-4 = glaucoma, Liv-2/ K-1 = thirst and emaciation.

 

Liv-3 Taichong Great Rushing

 

[ The meridian

Source yuan point, Stream shu point, Earth point.

Regulates and tonifies the liver and transforms damp heat and fire, invigorates the blood and regulates the Qi, cools the blood and redirects rebellious Qi.

All biliary diseases, hepatitis, jaundice (Yang type), cholelythiasis, hyperthyroidism, hernia, menopausal and premenstrual syndrome- PMS, frigidity, dysuria, epigastric pain, constipation or diarrhea, hiccups, insomnia, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain and distention, restless fetus, breast abscess, blood in the stools, glaucoma, eye red and painfull, trigeminal neuralgia, vertigo, temporal or vertical headache, temporomandibular joint pain, insufficient lactation, mastitis.

Liv-3/ Sp-6 = regulates liver Qi, reduces liver yang, H-7/ P-6/ yintang/ Liv-3/ Sp-6 = anxiety and depression, Li-4/ G-20/ Taiyang/ Liv-3 = headache, Liv-3/ G-37 = to regulate liver and gall bladder functioning and benefit the eyes, (Yuan - Luo combination).

 

Liv-4 Zhongfeng Middle Seal

 

[ The meridian

Metal point, Jing river point.

Regulates and spreads liver Qi, clears heat and damp heat.

Abdominal pain and distention, malaria, jaundice, hernia, colic, cold feet, conjunctivitis, anorexia, genital pain, spermatorrhea, impotence, urethritis, vaginal pain, muscular weakness.

LIV-8/ LIV-4/ LIV-3/ BL-67/ BL-17/ BL-20/ SP-6/ BL-23/ REN-4/ BL-22 = spermatorrhea with dreams.

 

Liv-5 Ligou Draining Canal

 

[ The meridian

Luo point.

Regulates and spreads liver Qi, clears heat and damp heat, tonifies liver yin.

Sexual organs diseases, infertility, impotence, premature ejaculation, spermatorrhea, scrotal pain or eczema, scrotal or vaginal itching, leucorrhea, uterovaginal prolapse, irregular menstruation, endometriosis, abnormal uterine bleeding, urinary retention or incontinence, depression, fear, palpitations, abnormal erections.

Liv-5/ Ren-3/ G-26 = leucorrhea with pruritis vulva, Liv-5/ Liv-8/ Liv-3 = orchitis, LIV-5/ LIV-9 = Irregular menstruation, Liv-5/ H-8 = plum-pit sensation in throat.

 

Liv-6 Zhongdu Central Capital

 

[ The meridian

Xi cleft point.

Regulates and spreads liver Qi, transforms damp heat.

Hepatitis, jaundice, hernia, hypochondriac or lower abdominal distention and pain, diarreha, leucorrhea, large stools, Wei syndrome and weak legs, skin cold, numb and painful, pharyngitis.

 

 

Liv-7 Xiguan Knee Joint

 

[ The meridian

 

Invigorates Qi and blood.

Wind Bi syndrome, arthritic pain or miniscus of medial knee, throat Bi.

 

 

Liv-8 Ququan Curved Spring

 

[ The meridian

Water point, He sea point. Tonification point

Regulates the liver and tonifies liver Qi, blood and Yin, spreads liver Qi and transforms damp heat, invigorates the blood.

Uterine prolapse, vaginitis, leucorrhea, eczema and itching genitalia, bloody diarrhea, prostatitis, painful urinary dysfunction, retention of urine, spermatorrhea, testicular mumps, pain in vagina and thighs, penile pain, headache, dizziness, infertility, amenorrhea, dysmenorrhea, irregular menstruation, endometriosis, arthritic pain or meniscus of medial knee.

Liv-8/ Liv-12/ Sp-6 = hernial pain, Liv-8/ K-6/ Liv-1 = prolapsed uterus, Liv-8/ Liv-2 = urinary retention, Penile pain.

 

Liv-9 Yinbao Yin Envelope

 

[ The meridian

 

Adjusts menstruation and regulates the lower jiao.

Irregular menstruation, disorders of menstruation,

 

 

Liv-10 Wuli Five Miles

 

[ The meridian

 

Regulates Qi and blood and transforms damp heat.

Abdominal distention, urinary retention, spermatorrhea, damp and itching scrotum, helps perspiration and sleep, acute abdominal colic.

LIV-10/ SJ-8/ SJ-10/ ST-45/ L.I.-3/ = Somnolence with no desire to move the four limbs. LIV-10/ LIV-4 = Jaundice with periodic low grade fever.

Helps perspiration and sleep, acute abdominal colic - with a strong finger pressure.

Liv-11 Yinlian Yin Corner

 

[ The meridian

 

 

Infertility, sterility, irregular menstruation, pain in the inner thigh and knee.

 

 Many classical texts recommend moxibustion at this point for the treatment of infertility.

Liv-12 Jimai Urgent Pulse

 

[ The meridian

 

Eliminates cold from the Liver channel and benefits the lower jiao, regulates tendons Qi in the pubic area.

Pain of the genitals, pain of the penis, swelling of the testicles, uterine prolapse, pain of the hypogastrium, pain of the inner thigh.

 

Care should be taken to avoid penetrating the
femoral vein which passes laterally to the point.

Liv-13 Zhangmen Completion Gate

 

[ The meridian

Alarm Mu point of the Spleen, Associated point of all Zang organs, Meeting point of Gallbladder and Liver.

Regulates and tonifies the spleen, stomach and middle jiao, regulates and spreads liver Qi, regulates and invigorates Qi and blood, harmonizes liver and spleen, softens hard masses.

Hepatitis, pancreatitis, vomiting, indigestion, borborygmus, flatulence, jaundice, epigastric pain, diarrhea and constipation, ascites, abdominal pain and distention, intercostal neuralgia, body tremors, fatigued extremities, lassitude, enlarged spleen and or liver, abdominal tumors.

B-20/ Liv-13 = All spleen and Tzang diseases (shu mu technique), Liv-13/ Sp-3/ K-6/ Sj-6 = constipation, LIV-13/ REN-12/ BL-17 = vomiting, LIV-13/ SP-4/ SJ-6/ GB-34 = pain of the lateral costal region.

 

Liv-14 Qimen Cycle Gate

 

[ The meridian

Alarm Mu point of Liver, point of Exit, Meeting point of the Spleen, Liver and Yin wei mai.

Regulates the liver and gall bladder and spreads liver Qi, transforms damp heat.

Hepatitis, cholecystitis, malaria, pancreatitis, cirrhosis, hypertension, hunger without desire to eat, hyperacidity, chest and epigastric pain, hypochondriac distention and pain, belching, thirst, dry mouth, peritonitis.

Sj-5/ G-41/ Liv-14/ G-34 = ribs pain and cholecystitis, Liv-1/ Liv-14 = hard nodules and flank pain, LIV-14/ ST-19 = sharp pain in the heart, LIV-1/ LIV-14/ KID-10/ BL-40/ BL-39 = difficult urination with involuntary erections.

 

Ren-1 Huiyin Yin Meeting

 

[ The meridian

Point of Chong mai, Meeting point of the Ren mai with Du mai and Chong mai, one of the 13 Ghost points for madness.

Regulates Qi and blood and the Ren mai, calms the spirit and clears the brain.

All diseases of the perineal area, uterovaginal or rectal prolapse, genital or perineal swelling and pain, pruritis vulva, vaginitis, cold scrotum, itching, irregular menstruation, dysmenorrhea, amenorrhea, impotence, spermatorrhea, hemorrhoids, prostatitis, dysuria, urinary retention, night perspiration, hysteria, insanity, melancholia, coma, drowning.

 

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Ren-2 Qugu Curved Bone

 

[ The meridian

Meeting point of Liver with Ren mai

Regulates and warms the bladder, raises middle Qi and astringes bleeding.

All urinary diseases, retention or incontinence of urine, cystitis, scrotum damp and itching, impotence, spermatorrhea, orchitis, hernia, uterus cold, endometriosis, leucorrhea, dysmenorrhea, amenorrhea, lower abdominal pain and distention, uterine prolapse, abnormal bleeding.

H-8/ Ren-3/ Ren-2/ Sp-10/ Sp-8 = bloody urine with cystitis.

 

Ren-3 Zhongji Middle Pole

 

[ The meridian

Alarm Mu point of bladder, Meeting point of Ren mai with Spleen, Kidney and Liver.

Regulates the bladder and water pathways, tonifies the kidney, resolves damp heat and cools the blood.

All urinary diseases, retention or incontinence of urine, cystitis, enuresis, genital pain and itching, impotence, infertility, spermatorrhea, orchitis, urethritis, premature ejaculation, hernia, uterus cold, endometriosis, leucorrhea with blood, dysmenorrhea, amenorrhea, irregular menstruation, lower abdominal pain and distention, ascites, edema, prostatitis, lassitude, pelvic inflammation, bladder stones.

H-8/ Ren-3/ Ren-2/ Sp-10/ Sp-8 = bloody urine with cystitis, B-28/ Ren-3 = urinary diseases, B-36/ K-10/ Sp-9/ St-29/ Ren-3 = prostatitis, Liv-5/ Ren-3/ G-26 = leucorrhea with pruritis vulva, Ren-3/ K-11/ Sp-9 = spermatorrhea, impotence or premature ejaculation, Ren-3/ Sp-9/ Sp-6 = enuresis, Ren-3/ B-23/ Li-4/ Sp-6 = amenorrhea.

 

Ren-4  Guanyuan

Gate of the Source

 

[ The meridian

Alarm Mu point of Small intestine, Meeting point of Ren mai with Liver, Spleen and Kidney.

Tonifies the kidneys, Yuan Qi and the lower jiao, tonifies Qi and blood, enriches Yin Qi and invigorates Yang Qi, regulates the Small intestine and resolves damp heat, damp cold and dampness.

A general tonification point, diabetes, asthma, pulmonary TB, hyper or hypotension, neurasthenia, forgetfulness, insomnia, dizziness, vertigo, emaciation, lassitude, abnormal uterine bleeding, abdominal hard masses, leucorrhea, spermatorrhea, irregular menstruation, infertility, orchitis, urinary frequency or retention, impotence, organ prolapse , diarrhea, hernial disorders, tenesmus, chronic nephritis, cystitis, windstroke with collapse, shock, tidal fever, hotflashes.

St-36/ Ren-4/ Ren-6 = General tonification, B-12/ Du-12/ St-36/ Ren-4 = strengthen Wei Qi for wind diseases, L-9/ B-13/ St-36/ Ren-4 = tonify lungs and immune system, K-3/ B-23/ Sp-6/ Ren-4/ St-29 = infertility, B-27/ Ren-4 = small intestine disorders and fluids absorption (shu mu technique), Ren-4/ K-1 = acute pain with urinary retention, Ren- 4/ Liv-1 = unilateral testicle distention.

 

Ren-5 Shimen Stone Gate

 

[ The meridian

Alarm Mu point of the Sanjiao.

Tonifies the kidneys and Yuan Qi, regulates the lower jiao and menstruation, dispels cold and dampness and warms the Yang Qi

Edema, cold and pain of the lower abdomen, amenorrhea, leucorrhea, postpartum hemorrhage, urinary incontinence or retention, chronic diarrhea, hernia.

 

 

Ren-6 Qihai Sea of Qi

 

[ The meridian

Sea of Energy.

Tonifies the kidneys, Yuan Qi and the lower jiao, tonifies Qi and blood, enriches Yin Qi and invigorates Yang Qi, stabilizes kidney Qi, Ren mai and raises middle Qi.

A general tonification point, diabetes, asthma, insomnia, dizziness, vertigo, emaciation, lassitude, distention, abnormal uterine bleeding, cancer, leucorrhea, spermatorrhea, irregular menstruation, infertility, orchitis, urinary dysfunction, impotence, organ prolapse, diarrhea, hernial disorders, tenesmus, nephritis, cystitis, shock, dysentery, anxiety and palpitations, menopausal syndrome, anemia, abdominal tumors, vomiting, constipation, weak limbs.

St-36/ Ren-4/ Ren-6 = General tonification, Sp-6/ B-23/ Ren-4/ Ren-6 = general weakness and debility, Ren-6/ Du-4/ Du-2 = urinary incontinence.

 

Ren-7 Yinjiao Yin Junction

 

[ The meridian

Meeting point of the Ren mai with the Chong mai.

Tonifies the kidneys and regulates the lower jiao, clears deficiency heat and cools the blood, transforms dampness.

Abdominal pain and distention, pain around umbilicus, excessive perspiration and itching of genitalia, neurasthenia, night perspiration, knee and back pain, dysmenorrhea, abnormal uterine bleeding, amenorrhea, leucorrhea with pruritis, testicle pain, anxiety, irregular menstruation, post partum depression.

 Ren-7/ Ren-9/ K-16 = hayfever and deficiency of Wei Qi.

 

Ren-8 Shenque Spirit Palace Gate

 

[ The meridian

 

Tonifies and regulates the spleen, stomach and intestines, tonifies the kidney Yang and resolves dampness.

Acute and chronic diarrhea, abdominal pain and cold, headache, lips swelling, borborygmus, all urinary disorders, painful urinary dysfunction, urinary incontinence or retention, restless fetus, neurasthenia, edema, ascites, rectal prolapse, leucorrhea with blood, incessant lactation, windstroke and collapse syndrome with cold extremities, fainting, incessant shivering, internal cold.

Ren-8 (moxa)/ B-24/ St-36 = chronic diarrhea, Ren-8/ Ren-9/ Ren-6 = pain around naval.

Needling prohibited, only moxibustion or acu-pressure.

Ren-9 Shuifen Separate Water

 

[ The meridian

Meeting point of the Ren mai and Lung.

Regulates the spleen, stomach, small intestine and water pathways, resolves dampness.

Ascites, edema, nephritis, borborygmus, anorexia, abdominal pain, cold, and distention, diarrhea, urinary retention, dysuria, lower back pain, palpitations.

St-40/ Sp-9/ Ren-9 = ascites and swollen abdomen, B-22/ Ren-9/ Sp-9 = edema and ascites.

Ren-7/ Ren-9/ K-16 = hayfever and deficiency of Wei Qi.

 

Ren-10 Xiawan Lower Cavity

 

[ The meridian

Meeting point of the Ren mai and the spleen.

Regulates the spleen and stomach, transforms damp heat and dampness.

Gastritis, duodenal ulcer, dysentery, abdominal pain, abdominal masses, borborygmus, diarrhea, anorexia, vomiting, hematuria.

Undigested food in the stool: REN-10/ ST-36/ ST-21/ SP-6/ BL-25/ BL-22/ DU-5.

 

Ren-11 Jianli Interior Strength

 

[ The meridian

 

Regulates and tonifies the spleen and stomach, transforms dampness.

Gastritis, ascites, abdominal pain and distention, edema, anorexia, borborygmus, vomiting, cardiac pain, abdominal spasms.

 

 

Ren-12 Zhongwan Middle Cavity

 

[ The meridian

Alarm Mu point of the Stomach, Associated point of all the Fu organs, Meeting point of the Ren mai, SI, SJ and Stomach.

Regulates and tonifies the spleen, stomach and middle jiao, redirects rebellious Qi and clears stomach fire and heat, raises middle Qi.

Abdominal pain and distention, all gastric diseases, nausea and vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, borborygmus, intestinal abscess, jaundice, dysentery, diabetes, childhood nutritional impairment, anorexia, ulcers, epigastric pain and distention, morning sickness, acid regurgitations, hiccups, gastroptosis or other organs prolapse, dizziness or vertigo, sinusitis, restless fetus, pulmonary TB, headache, hypertension, madness, Wei syndrome, emaciation, weak limbs.

P-6/ Ren-12/ St-36/ Sp-4 = nausea, vomiting, morning sickness, B-21/ Ren-12 = all gastric diseases, (shu mu technique), B-22/ Ren-7/ Ren-12/ Ren-17 = regulates Triple burner activities in all burners.

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Ren-13 Shangwan Upper Cavity

 

[ The meridian

Meeting point of the Ren mai with the Stomach and Small intestine.

Regulates the spleen and stomach and redirects rebellious Qi, clears stomach fire and dampness, calms the spirit.

Abdominal pain and distention, ulcers, morning sickness, stomach and epigastric pain, jaundice, hiccup, vomiting, cough with excessive sputum, excessive salivation, diarrhea, anorexia, bronchitis, seizures, insanity, palpitations, anxiety, chest pain.

Ren-13/ P-6/ Sp-4 = cardiac spasm, Ren-13/ P-6/ St-36/ Li-10 = acute gastritis.

 

Ren-14 Juque Great Palace Gate

 

[ The meridian

Alarm Mu point of the Heart.

Regulates the heart and transforms phlegm, calms the spirit, regulates the stomach and redirects rebellious Qi.

Epigastric pain, vomiting, hiccup, acid regurgitations, jaundice, spasms of the diaphragm, cold extremeties, diarrhea, difficult swallowing, sour taste in mouth, dyspnea, collapse syndrome with cold hands and feet, forgetfulness, lassitude, chest painful and distended, palpitations and anxiety, hysteria, fear, insanity, depression.

P-5/ Ren-14/ Du-26/ H-7/ St-40/ Liv-3 = angina pectoris with phlegm in the heart orifices, B-15/ Ren-14 = shu mu technique for heart diseases, Ren-14/ Sj-10/ B-15 = mental instability.

 

Ren-15 Jiuwei Turtledove Tail

 

[ The meridian

Luo point of the Ren mai.

Regulates the heart and transforms phlegm, redirects rebellious Qi, calms the spirit, dispels wind and heat.

Pericarditis, chest pain, palpitations, asthma, lassitude, mental exhaustion, vomiting, acidity, hiccups, spasms of the diaphragm, gastralgia, cough, throat numb and painful, migraine, pain of the abdominal skin (excess), itching of the abdominal skin (Xu), hysteria, mania, fear.

 

Anti smoking.

Ren-17 Shanzhong Chest Center

 

[ The meridian

Alarm Mu point of the Pericardium, Associated point of Zong Qi and sea of Qi, Meeting point of the Ren mai with the Pericardium, Small intestine, Sanjiao, and Kidney.

Regulates the lungs and upper jiao, transforms phlegm and redirects rebellious Qi, facilitates lactation.

Asthma, cough, bronchitis, chest pain and distention, dyspnea, lung abscess, pulmonary TB, hematemesis, hemoptysis, insufficient lactation, breast abscess or mastitis, hypochondriac pain, facial pallor, palpitations, weak vocal cords, hiccups, esophageal constriction or dryness, anemia, cardiac pain.

Si-1/ St-18/ Ren-17 = insufficient lactation, Li-4/ L-7/ B-13/ L-1/ Ren-22/ Ren-17 = for asthma, B-14/ Ren-17 = shu - mu for heart and pericardium diseases, especially sedation, B-22/ Ren-7/ Ren-12/ Ren-17 = regulates Triple burner activities in all burners, P-6/ P-1/ Du-14/ Ren-17 = asthma, Si-1/ G-21/ Ren-17/ St-18 = mastitis or breast abscess, L-1/ Dingchuan/ P-6/ Ren-17 = bronchial asthma.

Anti smoking.

Ren-20 Huagai Magnificent Canopy

 

[ The meridian

 

Regulates the lungs and expands the chest. Pulls Yin Qi upward.

Chest painful, cough, dyspnea, glossitis, throat numb and painful, constriction of the esophagus, asthma.

 

Anti smoking.

Ren-22 Tiantu Heaven's Chimney

 

[ The meridian

Window of the sky, Point of Yin wei mai.

Regulates the lungs and transforms phlegm, softens hard masses and redirects rebellious Qi.

Acute and chronic asthma, bronchitis, lung abscess, dyspnea, wheezing, throat swollen and painful, bi, goiter, mucus in the throat, esophageal constriction, cervical adenitis, vomiting, somnolence, red, hot and congested face, hemoptysis, aphonia, hiccups, hysteria with aphonia.

Li-4/ L-7/ B-13/ L-1/ Ren-22/ Ren-17 = for asthma.

 

Ren-23 Lianquan Corner Spring

 

[ The meridian

Meeting point of Ren mai and Yin wei mai.

Generates fluids and clears heat and fire, invigorates Qi and blood in the throat.

Thirst, dry mouth and throat, aphonia, aphasia, mutism, mouth and tongue ulcers, tongue paralysis and stiffness, diabetes, laryngeal spasms, hypersalivation, asthma, tonsillitis, pharyngitis, vocal cords tumors, inflammation or paralysis, laryngitis.

L-5/ K-2/ K-3/ Ren-4/Ren-6/ Ren-23 = diabetes

 

Ren-24 Chengjiang Fluids Container

 

[ The meridian

Meeting point of Ren mai with the Large intestine and Stomach, one of the 13 Ghost Points for madness.

Invigorates Qi and blood in the facial muscles, dispels wind, cold, heat and dampness.

Facial paralysis or swelling, excessive salivation, excessive thirst, mouth and tongue ulcers, gingivitis, gums or tooth pain, lockjaw, voice loss, neck and occipital region stiff and painful, dental caries, insanity, fear, melancholia.

Ren-24/ St-4/ St-45 = fever, blisters on lips and mouth.

 

Du-1 Chengqiang Lasting Strength

 

[ The meridian

Luo point, Meeting point of Du ami with the Gallbladder and Kidney.

Regulates the Du mai and the intestines, clears heat, damp heat and cools the blood, calms the spirit.

Hemorrhoids, painful and bloody hemorrhoids, rectal prolapse, ulcerative colitis, diarrhea, constipation, anal fissure, fecal incontinence, anal pain, itchiness and numbness, sacral pain and stiffness, scrotal eczema, spermatorrhea due to fright, pruritis vulva, extreme nervousness, seizures, convulsions, depression, fatigue and lassitude, Stiffness of the spine (shih), heaviness of the head and shaking of the head (Xu).

B-30/ Du-1/ B-57 = painful and bleeding hemorrhoids, Du-1/ Li-4/ Sp-9/ Sp-6 = induce labor, Du-1/ B-25/ B-57/ Du-20 = anal prolapse.

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Du-2 Yaoshu Lumbar Shu

 

[ The meridian

 

Regulates Qi and blood and dispels wind and cold.

Seizures, epilepsy, lower extremeties Wei syndrome - atrophy and paralysis, amenorrhea, lower back or sacral pain, urinary incontinence, hemorrhoids, irregular menstruation.

Ren-6/ Du-4/ Du-2 = urinary incontinence.

Upward insertion for needle sensation traveling proximally.

Du-3 Yaoyang guan

Lumbar Yang Gate

 

[ The meridian

 

Tonifies and stabilizes the kidneys,dispels cold and dampness, invigorates Qi and blood.

Lower extremeties Wei syndrome - atrophy and paralysis, amenorrhea, lower back or sacral pain, knees pain and weakness, irregular menstruation, leucorrhea, nephritis, colitis, impotence, premature ejaculation, diarrhea.

Numbness or paralysis of legs: Du-3 (direct moxa)/ B-36/ B-40/ B-58/ B-60/ Du-14.

 

Du-4 Mingmen Gate of Vitality

 

[ The meridian

 

Tonifies the kidneys and Yuan Qi, regulates the water pathways and resolves dampness, warms Yang and dispels cold, calms the spirit and restores collapsed Yang.

Nephritis, kidney colic and pain, bone disorders, myelitis, irregular menstruation, amenorrhea, leucorrhea, abnormal bleeding, hemorrhoids, urinary incontinence, dysuria, bloody stools, diarrhea, sexual dysfunction, infertility, frigidity, impotence, atrophy - Wei syndrome, insomnia, tinnitus, cold extremities, body extremely hot, no perspiration, lumbar pain, weak lower extremities, neurasthenia, mania, childhood convulsions, meningitis, anemia, forgetfulness, disorientation, fear, somnolence.

Du-4/ B-23 = urinary frequency in the elderly, Du-4/ Du-14/ B-17/ Li-11/ St-36 = iron deficiency anemia, Du-4/ Du-20/ Ren-4/ Sp-6/ B-33 (moxa) = enuresis, Du-4/ P-9 = splitting headache and severe heat in the body.

 

Du-5 Xuanshu Suspended Axis

 

[ The meridian

 

Regulates and tonifies the spleen and stomach.

Abdominal pain and distention, indigestion, diarrhea, hemorrhoids, lower back pain and stiffness, urinary frequency.

 

Level with B-22.

Du-7 Zhongshu Central Axis

 

[ The meridian

 

Regulates the spleen and stomach.

Cholecystitis, epigastric pain, gastralgia and indigestion, spinal pain and stiffness, abdominal and mid-back pain, deterioration of eyesight.

 

Level with B-19.

Du-8 Jinsuo Sinew Contraction

 

[ The meridian

 

Facilitates Qi and blood flow.

Muscular and tendon spasm and contracture, muscular pain or flaccidity.

Du-8, G-34, Ren-12 = gastric spasm.

Level of Ganshu - B-18.

Du-9 Zhiyang Reaching Yang

 

[ The meridian

 

Regulates the liver and gall bladder and spreads liver Qi, clears liver fire and transforms damp heat.

Hepatitis, jaundice, malaria, cholecystitis, bronchiectasis, asthma, cough, chest pain, hypochondriac pain, anorexia, abdominal pain and distention, borborygmus, extremity edema and weariness.

Du-9/ B-18/ B-20/ St-36/ G-34 = infectious hepatitis, Du-9/ G-34/ Sj-6 = psoriasis, Du-9/ P-6 = arrhythmia.

Level with B-17.

Du-10 Lingtai Spirit Tower

 

[ The meridian

 

Regulates the chest and lungs, invigorates Qi and blood.

Asthma, bronchitis, cough, upper back and neck pain and stiffness, boils, insomnia caused by dyspnea, pneumonia.

 

Level with B-16.

Du-11 Shendao Spirit Pathway

 

[ The meridian

 

Regulates the heart and chest, calms the spirit.

Asthma, cough, chest and hypochondriac pain, anxiety and palpitations, neurasthenia, forgetfulness, insomnia, aphasia due to wind stroke, cardiac diseases, headache, upper back pain and stiffness, nervousness and insanity in children.

 

Level with B-15.

Du-12 Shenzhu Body Pillar

 

[ The meridian

 

Regulates the lungs and chest, dispels wind and heat.

Febrile convulsions, asthma, bronchitis, bronchiectasis, pertussis, cough, lower back pain, neck and upper back pain, headache with fever, boils, insanity, hysteria, epistaxis, extreme nervousness in children, epilepsy, suicidal, rheumatic - Bi - diseases.

B-12/ Du-12/ St-36/ Ren-4 = strengthen wei Qi for wind diseases.

Level with B-13.

Du-13 Taodao Moulded Way

 

[ The meridian

Meeting point of Du mai and Bladder

Regulates and tonifies the lungs and Wei Qi, clears fire, heat and wind, calms the spirit, invigorates Qi and blood.

Febrile and malarial diseases, rigidity and pain of the spine, neck and upper back, steaming bone syndrome, intermittent fever, fever with aversion to cold, headache, insomnia, cough, chest pain, mania, depression, vertigo.

P-5/ Du-14/ Du-13/ G-41/ Si-3 = malaria.

 

Du-14 Dazhui Big Vertebra

 

[ The meridian

Meeting point of all Yang meridians on the Du mai, Sea of Qi.

Dispels wind, heat, fire and all external pathogens, tonifies Wei Qi and regulates and facilitates Qi flow, invigorates Qi and blood and restores collapsed Yin Qi, calms the spirit and clears the brain.

Febrile and malarial diseases, rigidity and pain of the spine, neck and upper back, steaming bone syndrome, intermittent fever, Wei syndrome due to lung fire, coma, pulmonary TB, emphysema, urticaria, eczema, wind Bi rheumatism, heatstroke, hemiplegia, hypertension, common cold, influenza, paralysis, pain, numbness or stiffness in the four extremities and or the spine, headache, melancholy, speaking or breathing difficulty.

Si-3/ B-10/ Du-14 = torticollis, Li-4/ Li-11/ Du-16/ Du-14/ G-20/ Sp-10/ B-40 = psoriasis, P-5/ Du-14/ Du-13/ G-41/ Si-3 = malaria, P-6/ P-1/ Du-14/ Ren-17 = asthma, Du-14/ Du-2 = tidal fever.

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Du-15 Yamen Gate of Muteness

 

[ The meridian

Point of Yang wei mai, Meeting point of Yang wei mai, Du mai and Bladder.

Invigorates Qi flow in the brain and tongue.

Aphasia or inability to swallow following wind stroke - CVA, headache, stiff neck and spine, seizures, mania, hysteria, tongue rigidity, numbness or paralysis, deaf mutism, tinnitus, cerebral congestion, epistaxis.

Du-15/ Sj-1 = flaccid tongue and inability to speak.

 

Du-16 Fengfu Wind Palace

 

[ The meridian

Sea of bone marrow, point Window of the sky, point of Yang wei mai, meeting point of the Du mai with Yang wei mai and Bladder, one of the 13 Ghost Points for madness.

Dispels all forms of wind, clears the brain and opens the sensory orifices.

Headache, dizziness, all external inflictions such as: the flu, influenza, wind rash or urticaria, rhinitis, sinusitis, nose blocked, vertigo, hemiplegia, cerebral hemorrhage, seizures, fear, anxiety, suicidal behavior, blurred vision, epistaxis, neck rigidity, painful throat, ceaseless vomiting.

Li-4/ Li-11/ Du-16/ Du-14/ G-20/ Sp-10/ B-40 = psoriasis.

 

Du-17 Naohu Brain's Door

 

[ The meridian

Meeting point of Du mai with Bladder.

Regulates Qi and blood in the brain, dispels wind and heat, governs the relations with the exterior world.

Vertigo, weakness and lassitude of the lower extremities, head feels heavy, flushed face, occipital headache, blurred vision, tinnitus, neck stiff, myopia, collapse syndrome, seizures.

 

 

Du-20 Baihui Hundred Meetings

 

[ The meridian

Sea of marrow point, Meeting point of all Yang, Meeting point of the Du mai with Bladder and Liver.

Regulates and invigorates Qi and blood in the brain, spreads liver Qi and subdues liver Yang, fire and wind, restores collapsed Yang Qi, stabilizes the lower orifices, astringes leaking and calms the fetus, calms the spirit.

Headache, vertigo, hemiplegia, cerebral congestion or hemorrhage, windstroke, seizures, insanity, insomnia, fainting, coma, extreme nervousness, shock, meningitis, amnesia, forgetfulness, uncontrolled weeping, deafness, tinnitus, uterovaginal or rectal prolapse, bleeding or protruding hemorrhoids, abnormal uterine bleeding, chronic diarrhea, restless fetus, infertility, impotence, urinary incontinence or retention, hair loss or premature graying, anosmia, neurasthenia.

Ren-15/ Du-20/ Du-1/ B-57 = prolapsed anus.

 

Du-21 Qianding Crown's Front

 

[ The meridian

 

Regulates Qi and blood in the head, calms the spirit, brings Yang Qi to the head.

Headache, vertigo, convulsions, epilepsy, rhinitis, nasal polypus, face red and swollen, extreme nervousness in children.

 

 

Du-22 Xinhui Fontanelle Meeting

 

[ The meridian

 

Calms the spirit, clears heat, brings Yin Qi to the head.

Vertigo, nervousness, eyes stare upward, insanity, facial pallor or redness, uncoordinated, nervousness, nasal blockage, anosmia, epistaxis.

 

 

Du-23 Shangxing Upper Star

 

[ The meridian

One of the 13 Ghost Points for madness.

Clears the nose and eyes, clears heat.

Nasal blockage, sinusitis, rhinitis, polypus, epistaxis, frontal headache, allergic rhinitis and hayfever, eyes pain, redness, tearing or swelling, myopia, tidal fever, facial edema, fever without perspiration.

Li-20/ Yintang/ Du-23 = sinusitis, purulent rhinorrhea, Du-23/ G-40/ St-43 = tidal fever

 

Du-24 Shenting

Spirit Courtyard

 

[ The meridian

Meeting point of Du Mai with Stomach and Bladder.

Calms the spirit, clears wind and heat.

Violent frontal headache, neurasthenia, madness, eyes stare upward, uncoordinated, mad behavior, conjunctivitis, lacrimation, rhinitis, dyspnea with thirst, vomiting.

 

 

Du-25 Suliao White Crevice

 

[ The meridian

 

Regulates Qi and blood of the nose, raises Yang Qi.

Nasal blockage, polypus, and sores, epistaxis, violet and bulbous nose from alcohol, hypotension or bradycardia.

H-5/ Du-25 = bradycardia, Du-25/ P-6/ K-1 = for electric shock.

 

Du-26 Renzhong Center of Man

 

[ The meridian

Meeting point of Du mai with Large intestine and Stomach, one of the 13 Ghost Points for madness.

Clears the brain and calms the spirit, regulates the Du mai and dispels internal and external wind and wind phlegm, restores collapsed Yang Qi, invigorates Qi and blood.

Coma, shock, fainting, wind stroke, collapse syndrome, seizures, hysteria, lockjaw, facial paralysis, depression with uncontrolled weeping, facial swelling, excessive thirst, eye twitches, muscular tetany, spinal pain and muscle spasms, acute lower back pain and stiffness, nasal blockage, rhinitis, epistaxis, lips tremor, fright, summer heat diseases, chest pain, palpitations, stiffling sensation around heart.

P-5/ Ren-14/ Du-26/ H-7/ St-40/ Liv-3 = angina pectoris with phlegm in the heart orifices, Du-26/ L-11/ Sp-1/ P-7/ B-62 (fire needle)/ Du-16/ St-6/ Ren-24/ P-8/ Du-23/ Ren-1/ Li-11 (fire needle) = in this order for madness (13 ghost points), Du-26/ P-6/ K-1/ St-36 = septic shock, Du-26/ Ren-1/ P-9 = revive from drowning.

 

Du-28 Yinjiao Gum Intersection

 

[ The meridian

Meeting point of Du mai with Ren mai.

Regulates Qi and blood in the face, eyes, nose and mouth.

Facial sores in children, gingivitis, excessive weeping, hayfever, nasal blockage and polypus, cardiac pain or oppression.

 

 

M-HN-3 YINTANG

Seal Hole

Extra point

Calms the spirit, dispels wind and heat, regulates Qi and blood.

Headache, vertigo, insomnia, neurasthenia, fear and anxiety, nervousness, convulsions, hypertension, fainting, eyes red and sore, vomiting, nasal obstruction, rhinitis, epistaxis and other nasal disorders.

Li-20/ Yintang/ Du-23 = sinusitis, purulent rhinorrhea, H-7/ Sp-6/Yintang = insomnia, H-7/ P-6/ yintang/ Liv-3/ Sp-6 = anxiety and depression.

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M-Hn-9 Taiyang Supreme Yang

(Sun)

Extra point.

Dispels wind and heat and clears liver wind, brightens the eyes

Headache, dizziness, hypertension, migraine, facial paralysis, febrile convulsions, trigeminal neuralgia, erysipelas, conjunctivitis, optic nerve atrophy, retinal and eye fundus hemorrhage.

Li-4/ G-20/ Taiyang/ Liv-3 = headache, Sj-1/ G-38/ Taiyang = unilateral headache or migraine, TaiYang/ ear apex (letblood) = acute conjunctivitis, TaiYang/ B-2 (letblood) = inflammation of eyelids.

 

M-hn-14 Bitong

Nose Passage

Extra point.

Opens the nasal passages.

All nasal and sinus disorders, allergic rhinitis, sinusitis, nasal polypus.

 

 

M-hn-13 Yiming Shielding Brightness

Extra point.

Calms the spirit, opens the eyes and ears.

Myopia, night blindness, optic nerve atrophy, tinnitus, poor hearing, cataract, insomnia, mumps, vertigo, headache.

 

Located 1 Cun posterior to T-17.

N-BW-21 Anmian Peaceful Sleep

Extra point.

Calms the spirit.

Insomnia, dream disturbed sleep, insomnia related to hypertension or restlessness, hysteria, mania, nervousness, deafness, convulsions, withdrawal symptoms due to drug addiction.

Anmian/ Li-11/ St-40 = vertigo.

Located midway between G-20 and T-17.

M-CA-18 Zigong

Womb

Extra point.

Regulates menstruation and clears heat and damp heat.

Infertility (especially in women), irregular menstruation, dysmenorrhea, menorrhagia, cystitis, pelvic inflammatory diseases, uterine prolapse.

Zigong/ Ren-3/ Sp-9 = leucorrhea.

1 Cun lateral to St-29.

M-bw-1 Dingchuan Stop Wheezing

Extra point.

Regulates lung Qi.

Asthma, wheezing, bronchitis, cough, dyspnea, neck stiffness, urticaria.

 

Located as the Hua tuo points on both sides of Du-14.

M-bw-24 Yaoyan

Lumbar Aperture

Extra point.

Regulates Qi and blood and menstruation.

Lower back pain, stiffness, or arthritis, lower back sprain, irregular menstruation, dysmenorrhea.

 

Located in the depression lateral to the area between B-24 to B-26.

M-bw-35 Hua tuo Jiaji.

Hua Tuo Spinal Points

Extra points (a group of points).

Regulates Qi and blood.

All internal organs disorders, spine stiffness and pain, adjacent tissues pain, numbness and stiffness - including extremities.

M-BW-35 (of B-21/B-22/B-23)/ B-46/ B-47/ B-53 = Urinary calculi and stones.

Located 1 Cun lateral to the inferior end of each spinous process along the spine.

M-ue-9 Sifeng Four Seams

Extra points (a group of points).

Regulates Qi and blood in the digestive system.

Childhood nutritional impairment, intestinal parasites, pertussis.

Sp-15/ sifeng/ St-36 = parasitic worms in the intestines, Sifeng/ P-6/ Li-4 = pertussis.

Located in the midpoint of the four proximal interphalangeal creases, except of the thumb's.

M-ue-22 Baxie Eight Evils

Extra points (a group of points).

Dispels wind and heat and regulates Qi and blood.

Various fingers' disorders, arthritis, finger Bi rheumatism, pain and numbness, snake bite, headache, fingers paralysis due to CVA, toothache, torticollis, sore throat.

Baxie/ Sj-5 = fingers numbness.

Located on the dorsum of the hand at the proximal end of each web between the fingers.

M-ue-1 Shixuan

Ten Drainings

Extra points (a group of points).

Clears heat and summerheat, restores consciousness.

Febrile diseases, febrile convulsions, childhood convulsions, coma, stroke, heatstroke, shock.

 

Located on the middle tip of each finger.

M-ue-48 Jian Neiling Shoulder's Inner Tomb

Extra point.

Invigorates Qi and blood in the shoulder.

Frozen shoulder and all shoulder disorders, pain, Wei and Bi syndrome, inflammation and motor impairment of the shoulder joint, especially its medial aspect.

Li-15/ Jian neiling/ Sj-14 = all shoulder afflictions.

Located half way between Li-15 and the end of the anterior axillary crease.

M-le-8 Bafeng Eight Winds

Extra points (a group of points).

Dispels wind, heat and damp heat.

Fever and chills, snakebite, peripheral neuritis, headache, stomachache, toothache, lower leg pain and swelling, gangrene of leg and foot, toes Bi pain, numbness and eczema.

 

Located on the foot dorsum, between the toes, proximal to the margin of each web.

M-le-13 Lanweixue Appendix

Extra point.

Regulates the intestines and transforms damp heat.

Acute and chronic appendicitis, acute lower abdominal pain and colic, epigastric pain, gastritis.

Lanweixue/ St-36/ Ahshi in lower Rt abdomen = appendicitis.

Located 2 Cun distal to St-36.

M-le-23 Dannangxue Gallbladder

Extra point.

Regulates the Gall bladder and transforms damp heat, expels gall stones.

Acute and chronic cholecystitis, biliary colic and hypochondriac pain, cholelythiasis, ascariasis.

Dannangxue/ P-6/ G-40 = cholecystitis.

Located 1 Cun distal to G-34.

M-le-16 Xiyan Knee Eye

Extra point.

Regulates Qi and blood in the knee, dispels wind, cold and heat.

All knee disorders, pain, Wei and Bi syndrome, inflammation and motor impairment of the knee joint, meniscus.

 

Located at the middle of the medial eye of each knee.

M-hn-1 Sishencong Four Alert Spirit

Extra points (a group of points).

Regulates Qi and blood in the head, calms the spirit.

Headache, dizziness and vertigo, epilepsy.

 

4 points. Located 1 Cun proximally and distally and laterally to Du-20.

M-hn-6 Yuyao Fish Waist

Extra point.

Invigorates Qi and blood, dispels wind and heat.

Myopia, acute conjunctivitis, ophtalmoplegia, facial paralysis, supraorbital pain.

Li-4/ Yuyao = myopia, Sj-9/ B-2/ P-6/ yuyao = supraorbital neuralgia, Yuyao/ G-1/ B-2/ B-1 = cataract.

Located on the eye brow exactly at its midpoint directly above the pupil.

M-hn-8 Qiuhou Behind the Eyeball

Extra point.

Invigirates Qi and blood in the eye.

Myopia, inflammation or atrophy of the optic nerve, glaucoma, retinitis pigmentosa, opacity of the vitreus body, internal eye hemorrhage.

Qiuhou/ B-1/ G-20/ Si-6/ G-37 = inflammation of the optic nerve.

Located at the inferior border of the orbit, at the depression distal to the lateral eye corner.

 

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