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Actions:

•Clears heat from the PC & Revives consciousness
•Clears heat from the HT & Calms the spirit
•Clears heat from the middle jiao
•Clears the nutritive level & Cools blood
 

Indications:

•Febrile heat in the Pericardium (fever, coma, loss of consciousness)
•Spiritual disorders d/t HT fire (mania-depression, epilepsy, ceaseless laughter)
•Ulceration/erosion of the mouth & tongue**
•Stomach Qi rebellion d/t ST fire (foul breath, vomiting, difficult digestion)
•Heat @ blood level (hemorrhage: vomiting blood, nosebleed, blood in stool; skin disorder in palm: eczema, tinea, scaling of skin)
•Hand disorders:  (tremor, sweating, pain)

PC8 ***

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•Disseminates & Descends LU-Qi

•Clears heat & Moistens the LU

•Clears heat & Stops bleeding

•Moderates acute conditions

(Xicleft)

 

Indications:

•Acute cough, wheezing, asthma of any etiology (Particularly indicated for attack of exterior pathogenic wind-heat or wind-dryness)

•All kinds of bleeding from the Lungs (Hemoptysis d/t wind-dryness, wind-heat, phlegm-heat, LV-LU disharmony, Yin deficiency) 

•Pain along the LU channel (Pain in the chest, elbow & arm, difficulty in flexing and extending the fingers, inability to raise the arm above the head)

LU6 ***

3

Actions:

•Invigorates blood and Dispels stasis
•Cools blood and Stops bleeding
•Calms the spirit
•Moderates acute conditions

 

Indications:

•Acute conditions (Acute Heart pain d/t blood stasis; Nosebleed, coughing/vomiting blood d/t blood heat)
•Mental/emotional disorders (agitation, insomnia, melancholy, fear&fright of people)

PC4 ***

4

•Tonifies the Lung(Qi&Yin) & Transforms phlegm (d/t LU def.)

    (YUAN-SOURCE, SHU-STREAM, EARTH & MOTHER POINT)

•Promotes the descending function of the Lung

•Regulates & Harmonizes the vessels (HUI-MEETING POINT OF VESSELS)

•Activates the channel & Alleviates pain

 

Indications:

•LUNG deficiency: chronic weak coughing/wheezing

     −LU-Qi def.: SOB, frequent yawning, copious watery phlegm, fatigue
     −LU-Yin def.: dry cough w/scanty dry phlegm or streaks of blood, malar flush, 5-palm heat

THE SINGLE MOST IMPORTANT POINT ON THE CHANNEL TO TONIFY

•Stagnation of Gathering Qi (fullness/oppression of chest w/ inability to lie down)

•Disorders of blood vessels (pulseless syndrome, Heart pain with Choppy pulse)

•Pain along the course of the LU channel

LU9 ****

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•Clears LU-Heat & Benefits the throat

MAIN POINT FOR EXTREME SORE THROAT d/t EXCESS

•Revives consciousness (JING-WELL, GHOST POINT)

 

Indications:

•All acute THROAT disorders d/t excess heat or poison (Sore throat d/t wind-heat, tonsillitis, mumps; LU10 vs. LU11: excess& def. vs. only excess)

•Mental disorders (Loss of consciousness(from windstroke), mania, epilepsy, childhood fright wind)

•Spasmodic pain of thumb

LU11 ***

5

Actions

•Activates the channel & Benefits the arm

•Clears heat, Transforms phlegm & Calms the spirit 

 

Indications:

•Disorders of the HT channel in the upper limb (Numbness, trembling, pain of the arm and hand, esp. the elbow (main point for medial epicondylitis); Hemiplegia & atrophy after windstroke, Parkinson’s)

•Disorders of the chest (HT pain, palpitations; chest pain, intercostal neuralgia)

•Heat or Phlegm (Mania & excessive laughter, epilepsy, tongue thrusting; Scrofula esp. under the armpit; Redness of the eyes, erosion & swelling of the gums, toothache accompanied by chills & fever)

 

HE-SEA, WATER point

HT3***

5

Actions:

•Calms the spirit

•Regulates & Tonifies the Heart

 

Indications:

•All disorders of the spirit (Insomnia, poor memory, absent-mindedness, disorientation, restlessness; Dementia, mania, mad laughter, epilepsy)

•All disorders of the Heart (Palpitations, heart pain(PC) )

•Heat in the HT channel (Swelling, dryness, pain of the throat, red face, yellow eyes, heat in the palms; spitting/vomiting blood; Enuresis d/t heat in the bladder (HT- SI - BL))

 

SHU-STREAM = YUAN-SOURCE

MOST NOURISHING Pt. on HT CHANNEL

 EARTH, CHILD point — EXCESS

HT7****

5

Actions:

•Clears heat from HT & S.I.

•Regulates HT-Qi (stag./def.)

•Calms the spirit

•Activates the channel & Alleviates pain

 

Indications:

•Heat in the lower burner transmitted via the HT—S.I.—BL connection (Urogenital disorders: difficult urination, enuresis, itching or pain of the genitals, accompanied by HT-Fire: insomnia, mouth & tongue ulcers, thirst, agitation)

•Stagnation of Qi in the Heart & chest region (Oppression/pain of the chest, accompanied by excessive sighing, fear, plumstone Qi)

•Emotional disorders d/t deficiency of HT-Qi (Fright palpitations, sadness & worry)

•Channel disorders: spasm of little finger, heat in palms

 

YING-SPRING, FIRE POINT

MAIN POINT FOR HT—SI—BL

 

HT8***

7

Actions:

•Clear HEAT* from the Qi, nutritive & blood levels
•Harmonizes the ST & intestines, Stops vomiting/diarrhea
•Activates the channel & Alleviates pain

 

Indications:

•HEAT in the Qi, nutritive & blood levels (febrile disease:  high fever, agitation with thirst; dry mouth & tongue; hemorrhage; sudden turmoil disorder, summer-heat stroke: + BL?; hot skin rashes(related to W-H or nutritive stage): + LI?, SP?)
•Disorders of the HT & chest (HT pain, palps, agitation & fullness in chest, propensity to fright)
•Disorders of the ST & intestines (epigastric pain, vomiting & diarrhea)
•Channel disorders  elbow pain/numbness, Parkinson’s

PC3 ***

7

Actions:

•Clear heat* from the HT & Calms the spirit
•Clears the nutritive level & Cools blood
•Harmonizes the Stomach & intestines
•Unbinds the chest
COOLING POINT
Child point — Excess heat

 

Indications:

•Spiritual disorders, esp. d/t HEAT disturbing the Heart (mania, epilepsy, palpitation, insomnia w/ irritability, ceaseless laughter, deep sadness)
•Stomach-Qi rebellion, esp. d/t excess HEAT or FIRE (foul breath, epigastric pain, vomiting or vomiting blood; sudden turmoil disorder)
•Heat at the nutritive & blood levels (febrile disease: fever w/ agitation, restlessness, dryness; eczema, wind rash, carbuncles, furuncles)
•Carpal tunnel syndrome* (Main Point)

PC7 ***

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Actions:

•Benefits the tongue

•Regulates heart rhythm(HT-Qi)

•Calms the spirit

•Activates the channel & Alleviates pain

 

Indications:

•Speech disorders d/t tongue stiffness (post-stroke speech difficulty, sudden loss of voice, stuttering)

•Disorders of heart rhythm (Palpitations, irregular heart beat, tachycardia,  bradycardia)

•Psycho-emotional disorders (Fright, agitation, anxiety, fear, sadness, depression)

•Channel disorders (Throat: soreness & swelling; Eye: dizziness or headache + redness/pain of the eyes; Arm: pain or spasm of forearm, wrist, fingers)

 

‘Penetrating the Interior’

Luo-Connecting point

HT5****

9

What is the difference between LU7 and LU9?

LU7

•Exterior Excess

•Affects Qi

•Emotional component

•Weak at phlegm transformation

 

LU9

•Interior Deficient

•Affects Qi & Blood

•No emotional component

•Resolves Phlegm

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•  Disseminates & Descends LU-Qi, Transforms phlegm, Clears heat,  Alleviates cough & wheezing

•  Regulates the water passages

•  Descends ST-Qi

Front-Mu point

Meeting point of LU&SP →Phlegm

 

Indications:

•Deficiency/Excess patterns of all LU disorders, bias towards heat penetrating deeply into the chest, esp. with accumulation ofphlegm (Coughing/wheezing/dyspnea/fullness of the chest, heavy yellow/green phlegm, fever)

•‘Upper source of Water’- ‘lid of a teapot’ (Yang edema, acute swelling of the face d/t attack of exterior wind)

•Dual disharmony of the LU & ST (Difficult ingestion, vomiting, abdominal distention)

LU1 ***

13

What is the different between HT5, HT6, and HT7?

•HT5  Luo-connecting

Benefits the tongue & Regulates HT-Qi; MP for speech disorders d/t tongue stiffness(GV15, CV23), disorders of heart rhythm(PC6)

•HT6  Xi-cleft

Regulates HT-blood; MP for night sweating(SI3)

•HT7  Yuan-source

Regulates & tonifies the Heart, any disorders of the Heart and spirit, excess/deficiency; Main point for insomnia(SP6), palpitations(PC6)

14

Actions:

•Clears deficient fire & Alleviates night sweating

•Regulates HT-blood

•Calms the spirit

•Moderates acute conditions 

 

Indications:

•Night sweating, steaming bone disorder (+ SI3)

•Acute conditions (Heart pain d/t blood stasis: PC4 favored; Nosebleed, vomiting blood d/t blood heat; Acute fright with or without palpitations)

 

XI-CLEFT POINT

HT6***

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Actions:

•Unbinds the chest* & Regulates Qi, Opens Yin Wei Mai
•Harmonizes the ST* & Stops nausea/vomiting
•Clears heat

 

Indications:

•Disorders of the chest (#1 distal pt. for chest) (Pain & stuffiness of the chest, lateral costal region & hypochondrium  (LV-Qi stagnation); Cough, asthma)
•Disorders of the Heart & spirit  (Heart pain, palpitations, irregular heart beat; Insomnia, epilepsy, mania, poor memory, sadness, …)
•Disharmony of the Stomach & Spleen (+ SP4) (Nausea & vomiting of any etiology; Distention & pain of epigastrium and abdomen)
•Channel disorder: pain /spasm in elbow & arm
•Heat: fever, jaundice, malaria, red face w/ hot skin, …

PC6 ****

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Actions:

•Transforms phlegm*, Settles & Calms the spirit
•Descends rebellious Qi & Regulates the ST
•Regulates menstruation

 

Indications:

•PHLEGM**
Ø Spiritual disorders (Ghost Point ‘Guilu’)
       −Mild: agitation, apprehension, restlessness, being easily startled/frightened,   confusion, disorientation
       −Severe: mania, manic raving, epilepsy
Ø Others
       −drooling following stroke, vomiting of foam,
goiter, scrofula, plumstone Qi
•Middle Jiao (esp. associated w/ retention of phlegm) (Epigastric pain, nausea, retching, vomiting)
•Lower Jiao    (GYN, painful urinary dysfunction)

PC5 ***

18

What is the difference between LU5, LU6, and LU7?

•LU5: He-Sea point, Water pt., child pt.

       –All forms of LU-Heat –vomiting & diarrhea

•LU6: Xi-Cleft point

       –Acute cough/asthma/wheezing, Bleeding from the LU

•LU7: Luo-Connecting point

       –The most exterior-acting of LU channel point, indicated for all the Wind disorders

       –Primary point for head and nape of the neck

       –Confluent point of CV, for genito-urinary disorders

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•Releases the exterior & Expels wind      

•Pacifies wind & descends phlegm

•Benefits the head & nape of neck  (LUO-CONNECTING POINT, FOUR COMMAND POINTS)

•Promotes descending function of LU

•Regulates the water passages

•Activates channel & Alleviates pain

•Opens & Regulates Ren Mai

      (CONFLUENT PT. OF Conception VESSEL, LU7 + KD6)

 

Indications:

•Exterior/Interior Wind Disorders 

     -Exterior Wind-Cold, Wind-Heat, Wind-Dryness: chills & fever, h/a, ache & pain in   neck/shoulders/back; cough, asthma, wheezing; acute swelling of face or limbs

THE MOST EXTERIOR-ACTING OF LUNG CHANNEL POINTS & THE MAIN POINT FOR COMMON COLD

     + LI4, TW5, GB20, GV16, GV14, BL12 to strengthen the action of expelling Wind

      −Interior Wind-Phlegm: facial paralysis, lockjaw, epilepsy, hemiplegia
     −Other: wind painful obstruction, numbness of the whole body

•HEADACHES, stiffness of the neck & nape

•Genito-urinary disorders (Confluent point of CV) (Retention of lochia, retention of dead fetus; Pain of the genitals, seminal emission; Hot, painful & difficult urination, blood in urine)

•Psycho-emotional disorders (Luo point) (Poor memory, frequent yawning & stretching, propensity to laughter)

•Disorders of the LU channel (Weakness or pain of the wrist, heat in the palm, pain of the thumb joint and index finger)

LU7 ****

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•Benefits the throat

•Clears LU-Heat (YING-SPRING, FIRE POINT)

•Descends rebellious Qi

•Harmonizes the ST & HT

 

Indications:

•THROAT disorders characterized by heat/dryness, no matter excess or deficiency (Pain, swelling, congestion, dryness of throat, loss of voice)

•LU-HEAT Any inflammation of the lungs or throat

     –Excess Heat , Phlegm-Heat (LU1/5), Yin-deficient Heat (KD6)

     –Bleeding d/t heat: coughing blood, vomiting blood, blood in urine (LU-Heat→     HT→ SI →BL)

     –LU-Heat →HT:  agitation, mania, anger

     –LU-Heat →ST:  breast abscess, toothache

•Local pain & heat in palm/thumb

LU10 ***

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•Clears LU-Heat (excess/def.)& Descends rebellious Qi (LU/ST)

•Regulates the water passages

•Activates the LU channel

•Relaxes the sinews & Alleviates pain

**best for excess conditions of the LU

 

Indications:

•All forms of LU-Heat  **excess/deficient, exterior/interior, acute/chronic **
      −Excess Heat: fullness in the chest, expectoration of heavy yellow/green/brown phlegm, agitation 

                     (+ST40, LU1: to resolve phlegm & clear heat)

      −Deficient Heat: tidal fever, taxation heat, dry mouth

                     (+LU9, BL43, KD3: to nourish Yin & moisten the Lung)

•‘Counterflow Qi & Diarrhea’ —ST-Qi rebellion (Vomit, abdominal distention, diarrhea)

•Bleeding from heat (Coughing/spitting/vomiting blood, nosebleed)

•Disorders of water metabolism (upper source of water)

         −Excess: urinary retention, swelling of the four limbs
         −Deficiency: enuresis, frequent urination

•Heart (LU/HT: upper burner) (agitation, heart pain)

•Swelling & pain in upper limb or the whole body (tennis elbow, wind painful obstruction syndrome; ‘crane’s knee wind’ (cross-connection needling); ‘5 types of lumbar pain’ (mirror point of BL40)

LU5 ****