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Master Point for the Ren Mai

LU 7


Master Point for the Chong Mai

SP 4


Master Point for the Du Mai

SI 3


Master Point for the Dai Mai

GB 41


Master Point for the Yang Qiao Mai

BL 62


Master Point for the Yin Qiao Mai

KD 6


Master Point for the Yin Wei Mai

PC 6


Master Point for the Yang Wei Mai

TW 5


Pathological symptoms of the Yang Qiao Mai

Daytime epilepsy, eye disorders, tightness of the muscles of the lateral leg and flaccidity of the muscles of the medial leg.


Pathological symptoms of the Chong Mai

Counterflow of qi, abdominal urgency, dyspnoea, gynecological disorders, atrophy disorder of the leg.


Pathological symptoms of the Dai Mai

Abdominal fullness, sensation at the waist as though sitting in water, pain around umbilicus, red and white leucorrhea, irregular menstruation, infertility.


Which meridian is responsible for all Yin meridians?

Ren Mai (conception vessel)


Which of the vessels connects and networks the interior yin of the whole body?

Yin Wei Mai


Which extraordinary channel has the following symptomology: counterflow of qi, abdominal urgency, dyspnea, gynecological disorders, atrophy disorder of the leg?

The Penetrating vessel (chong mai)


The main function of the extraordinary vessels is to:

Act as a reservoir of Qi and blood for the primary meridans.


What main areas of the body do the the Conception vessel (ren mai) and the Yin Motility Vessel affect?

Abdomen, chest, lungs, throat and face


If a patient comes in due to excessive menstrual bleeding, what confluent (master) point would you needle in order to influence the Extraordinary meridian most involved?

SP 4


Pathological Symptoms/Indications for the Yang Wei Mai

Chills and Fever, visual dizziness, dyspnoea, acute and sudden pain and swelling of the lumbar region.


Sea of Yang

DU Mai ( SI 3)


Sea of Yin

Ren Mai (LU 7)


Sea of Blood

Chong Mai (SP 4)


Ren Mai (LU 7) is coupled with the _____ .

Yin Qiao Mai (KD 6)


The DU Mai (SI 3) is coupled with the _____.

Yang Qiao Mai (BL 62)


The Chong Mai (SP 4) is coupled with the _____ .

Yin Wei Mai (PC 6)


The Dai Mai (GB 41) is coupled with the _____ .

Yang Wei Mai (TW 5)


Pathway of the DU mai

Ascends through the spine to the brain.
Enters KDs and passes through the HT
Winds around anus
Another branch ascends the front of the body


Pathway of the REN mai

Emerges in the uterus for females and lower abdominal area for men
Pathway ascends along the anterior of the mid-line of the body, through the abdomen, chest, throat, and jaw, encircles the lips and enters the eyes.
A branch arises in the pelvic cavity, enters the spine, and ascends along the back.


Pathway of the Chong mai

Emerges in the uterus in females and lower abdomen for men.
One branch ascends inside the spinal column
Another branch connects and ascends through the KD channel, then disperses on the chest
Another branch ascends alongside the throat, curves around the lips, and below the eye
Another branch descends the medial aspect of the legs and ends at the side of the foot


Pathway of the Dai mai.

Originates around LV 13 and circles around just below the hypochondriac region.
Runs slightly downward through part of the GB channel.
Encircles the waist like a belt
The only meridian that runs transversely across the surface of the body.


Pathway of the Yang Qiao mai

Starts at lateral side of the heel at BL 62, runs up the lateral side of the leg and torso to the scapula.
Passes up over the shoulder to the neck, jaw, and corner of the mouth. It then moves up the inner canthus of the eye at BL1'
Joins the BL and Yin Qiao channels, ascends over the head and enters the brain.