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•Clears heat, Cools blood, Dispels wind, Drains damp & Alleviates itching

•Regulates Qi & blood

•Activates the channel & Alleviates pain

HE-SEA, EARTH, MOTHER point, Ghost Point, Heavenly Star Point

 

Indications:

•High fever d/t excess heat(Yangming stage)

•Heat in the upper reach of Yangming channel (Oral herpes, sore/swollen throat, toothache, redness & pain of the eyes)

•Heat transmitted from Yangming to the Heart (Mania, agitation, tongue thrusting)

•Skin disorders d/t Wind, Heat & Damp(EXCESS) (Urticaria, wind rash, shingles, carbuncles, hot itchy skin, eczema, psoriasis, clove sores on the back BL40)

•Others: 

     −Vomiting & diarrhea (eg. w/flu, bacillary dysentery)

    −Hypertension: + ST36

    −Disorders of upper limb: numbness, pain, hemiplegia, upper limb paralysis, atrophy, clonic spasm  +LI4, LI15

LI11 ****

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Actions:

•Benefits the ears

•Calms the spirit

 

Indications:

•Ear disorders of any kind (tinnitus, deafness, pain/itching/discharge of the ears)

•TMJ pain & inflammation

•Emotional disorders (depression, mania, epilepsy)

SI19 ***

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•Expels Wind & Releases the exterior

•Regulates defensive Qi & Adjusts sweating

•Regulates the face, eyes, nose, mouth&ears

•Activates the channel & Alleviates pain

•Induces labor (Forbidden in pregnancy!!)

•Restores Yang

YUAN-SOURCE point, COMMAND point for face & mouth, Ma Dan-yang Heavenly Star point, Nine Needles for returning the Yang

 

Indications:

•Cold & Flu d/t attack of exterior W-C/W-H: + LU7(Host-Guest combination)

•Sweating disorders: + KD7

•All diseases of the head, face, ears, eyes, nose, cheeks, mouth, teeth, throat (H/A, facial paralysis, acute deafness, pain of eyes, nasal congestion, toothache)

•PAIN (esp. in the head & face): +LV3 (‘FOUR GATES’);

    + LI11, LI15(‘CHAIN AND LOCK’); acupuncture analgesia

•Prolonged/delayed labor, retention of dead fetus

•Collapse of Yang

LI4 ****

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Actions:

•Benefits the ears
•Clears heat
•Clears the head & eyes
•Activates the channels & Alleviates pain
 

Indications:

•Ear disorders of any kind (main distal pt.) (tinnitus & deafness (esp. d/t exterior wind & LV- Fire) or LV-Yang); earache, ear infection, ear blockage)

•‘heaviness of body & pain of joints’ (hands & fingers, lateral & posterior upper limb/shoulder, neck, upper back, one side of the head)

•Heat in the upper reaches of the TW channel (head (one-sided temporal h/a, dizziness); eyes(redness, swelling, pain); throat(swelling, pain); fever(alternating chills & fever, fever accompanied by temporal h/a or ear problems)

TW3 ***

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•Regulates Qi & blood, activates the channel & alleviates pain •Harmonizes the intestines & stomach (Mirror Pt. of ST36)

Main Pt. for FOREARM PAIN

 

Indications:

•Pain, immobility, numbness, atrophy of arm

    −LI4, LI10/LI11, LI15: ‘chain and lock’

    −LI10 + LI11: tennis elbow

•Abdominal pain, vomiting & diarrhea: + ST36

LI10 ***

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Actions:

•  Regulates the GV (benefits the occiput, neck & back; clears wind & heat, treats malaria; calms the spirit and treats epilepsy)

•Clears heat & Benefits the sensory orifices

•Activates the channel & Alleviates pain

Confluent pt. of GV

 

Indications:

•Pain, stiffness & contraction along SI, BL & GV (occipital h/a, stiff neck, pain of the upper spine & scapula, acute lumbar sprain, pain & contraction of the arm, elbow and shoulder, contraction of fingers. This+BL62: inner canthus, ear, nape of neck, scapula)

•Heat in the upper reaches of the SI channel (tinnitus & deafness; redness/pain/swelling of the eyes with lacrimation, pterygium; nosebleed)

•Febrile diseases (malaria; chills & fever accompanied by severe pain of the neck & spine in exterior syndromes; nightsweats)

•Mania-depression, epilepsy (+ BL62)

SI3 ****

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•Opens the nasal passages

•Expels wind & Clears heat

 

Indications:

•All disorders of the nose/sinus (Nasal congestion & discharge, nosebleed, nasal polyps, nasal sores, sneezing, rhinitis, sinusitis)

•Facial swelling, pain, itching or paralysis (Use on affected side and LI4 on the other side)

LI20 ***

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Actions:

•Clears heat & Benefits the sensory orifices

•Revives consciousness

•Promotes lactation & Benefits the breasts

 

Indications:

•Breast disorders (insufficient lactation; swelling & abscess of the breasts (mastitis))

•Excess heat in the head/face (red eyes, pterygium; tinnitus, deafness; nosebleed; throat painful obstruction; ulceration of tongue/mouth)

•Loss of consciousness from windstroke

•Febrile disease, malaria

SI1 ***

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Actions:

•Opens the Yang Wei Mai (expels wind and releases the exterior; clears heat; benefits the head & ears)
•Activates the channel & Alleviates pain

 

Indications:

•Exterior syndrome (bias toward Wind-Heat) (chills & fever, sweating w/ heat on the exterior, temporal h/a, earache, lacrimation, swelling of glands; Shaoyang stage)
•Headache (one-sided temporal* (LV-GB), frontal, occipital, vertex)
•Ear disorders
•Heat in the upper reaches of the channel (swelling/pain of cheek, toothache, nosebleed, mouth, ulceration, cracked lips, scrofula, mumps)

•Channel disorders of upper limb

TW5 ****

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Actions:

•Activates the channel & Alleviates pain, Benefits the shoulder/arm
•Moderates acute conditions

•Benefits the eyes

‘SUPPORT THE AGED’

 

Indications:

•Pain conditions (SI channel: severe pain of the shoulder, scapula & arm (frozen shoulder), stiff neck, pain of the wrist; BL channel: acute lumbar sprain, contraction of the sinews of the foot with inability to extend & flex)

•Blurred vision, dimness of vision, eye diseases

SI6 ***

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Actions:

•Dispels wind-damp
•Alleviates pain and Benefits the shoulder
 

Indications:

•Shoulder, esp. the posterior aspect (+LI15, ST38)  (stiffness, pain, immobility, weakness of shoulder)

TW14 ***

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Actions:

•Regulates Qi & Clears heat in the three jiao
•Activates the channel & Alleviates pain

 

Indications:

•#1 TW pt. for moving Qi and clearing heat in the three jiao
(upper jiao: ear, eye, cheek, throat, neck; LU, HT;  middle jiao: pain of the ribs & lateral costal region*; distention & bloating;  lower jiao: constipation*, GYN (Qi stag.))
•Channel disorders in upper limb & shoulder  (+ GB39: wandering painful obstruction)
•Sudden loss of voice d/t Wind-Heat

TW6 ***

12

Actions:

•Benefits the ears*
•Clears heat
 

Indications:

•Ear problems- SI19, GB2
•TMJ, upper jaw toothache
 

TW21 ***

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•Dispels wind-damp, Alleviates pain & Benefits the shoulder joint

•Eliminates wind and Regulates Qi & blood

•Regulates Qi & Dissipates phlegm nodules

CONTROL POINT FOR THE SHOULDER

 

Indications:

•Stiffness, pain, immobility, weakness of the shoulder or frozen shoulder: + TW14

•Atrophy, pain or hemiplegia of the upper arm

•Urticaria d/t exterior wind-heat: + LI5

•Scrofula, goiter

LI15 ***

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Actions:

•Benefits the ears*
•Eliminates wind
•Clears heat
•Activates the channel & Alleviates pain
 

Indications:

•Essential local point for all ear disorders  (tinnitus, deafness, discharge, itching, redness, swelling & pain)
•Exterior or interior wind  (facial paralysis, trigeminal neuralgia, facial spasm, lockjaw)
•Other local disorders  (Mumps, scrofula, toothache, swelling of the cheek, TMJ)

TW17 ***

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Actions:

•Activates the channel & Alleviates pain

•Moves Qi & Unbinds the chest & lateral costal region

•Benefits the breasts

 

Indications:

•Pain & swelling in the scapula, shoulder & arm •Pain/swelling/abscess of the breast, insufficient lactation

SI11 ***