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Actions:

•Harmonizes the LV & SP
    − fortifies the SP
    − spreads the LV 
•Regulates the middle & lower jiao
 

Indications:

•Disharmony b/t the LV & SP  (propensity to anger, abdominal distention & pain, borborygmus, diarrhea, loss of appetite; hepatitis, jaundice, enlargement of liver & spleen)
•Local pain in the flank, chest or back  (lumbar pain w/ inability to turn & bend the waist, inability to raise the arm & shoulder; running piglet Qi)

FRONT-MU of the SPLEEN

HUI-MEETING of the ZANG

LV13 ***

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•Regulates menstruation & Invigorates blood

•Harmonizes SP & Resolves damp

•Moderates acute conditions

XI-CLEFT POINT

 

Indications:

•GYN disorders d/t blood stasis or damp obstruction (Irregular menstruation(+ SP6,10), abdominal masses)

•Acute conditions (Dysmenorrhea: + LI4 (electro); ‘flooding & trickling’ (SP1))

•Dampness (Abdominal distention, poor appetite, difficult urination, edema, leukorrhea)
 

SP8 ***

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What is the difference between SP9, CV3, and CV9?

•SP9 −Transforms dampness by regulating the Spleen’s function of transportation & transformation

         −Focus more on middle & lower burner

•CV3 −Drains dampness by promoting the Bladder’s function of Qi transformation & diuresis

          −Focus more on lower & middle burner

•CV9 −Regulates the water passages by working on the Small Intestine’s function of ‘separating the clear from the turbid’

         −Better for edema of the abdominal region 

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•Tonifies the SP, Resolves dampness/damp-heat

•Harmonizes the SP & ST

•Regulates Qi

SHU-STREAM = YUAN-SOURCE, EARTH POINT of EARTH CHANNEL

Bias towards SP-DEFICIENCY

 

Indications:

•SP deficiency with consequent dampness or obstruction of Qi          −Digestive disorders (poor appetite, indigestion, vomiting, epigastric/abdominal distention & pain, borborygmus, diarrhea, undigested food in the stool, dysenteric disorder, constipation)

     −“Heaviness of the body & pain of the joints” (Febrile disease with fullness/oppression & inability to lie down, or begins with heaviness of the head; wind-damp painful obstruction; leg Qi; local joint)

SP3 ***

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•Regulates SP & Resolves damp

•Opens & Moves the waterways

•Benefits the lower burner

HE-SEA, WATER POINT

 

Indications:

•DAMPNESS (damp-heat, cold-damp)

    −Lower burner (intestines: diarrhea, dysentery; urinary system: retention of urine, difficult urination, painful urination – (KD10); genitals: pain of the genitals, leukorrhea – (LV8))
    −Middle burner (jaundice, abdominal distention, fullness in the epigastrium, poor appetite)

    −Upper burner (fullness of the lateral costal region, dyspnea with inability to lie down)

    −Edema

•Local (knee pain esp. with swelling, painful obstruction)

SP9 ****

3

Actions:

•Clears deficiency heat

•Regulates the KDs

•Regulates the lower jiao

 

Indications:

•Deficiency heat (throat painful obstruction, dry throat; night sweating; dyspnea & coughing blood; wasting & thirsting disorder, hot & restless feet; irregular menstruation, infertility; seminal emission, nocturnal emissions, sterility; genital itching)

•KD-Yang deficiency (cold diarrhea, edema, impotence, spontaneous sweating; one foot hot and one foot cold)

KD2 ***

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Actions:

•Spreads LV Qi, Subdues LV Yang, Eliminates LV Wind
•Nourishes LV blood & Yin
•Clears the head & eyes
•Regulates menstruation
•Regulates the lower jiao
 

Indications:

•Excess & deficiency patterns of the Liver  (Stagnation of LV Qi: distention & pain(LI?), emotion; LV Yang/LV Wind: h/a, dizziness, epilepsy; LV blood/Yin def.: eyes, sinews, uterus)
•Eye disorders  (blurred vision, redness/swollen/pain, twitching) 

•Headache(esp. vertex) & dizziness
•Lower jiao  (GYN, genito-urinary disorders, constipation)
•Disharmony involving the Liver & other organs (LV-LU, LV-HT, LV-SP, LV-ST, LV-GB, LV-KD)

LV3 ****

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Actions:

•Clears Liver Fire
•Pacifies Liver Wind
•Spreads Liver Qi
•Clears heat & Stops bleeding

•Benefits the lower jiao

 

Indications:

•LV Fire blazing or LV Yang rising → LV Wind  (h/a, dizziness, burning heat in the face, nosebleed,  red & painful eyes, dry throat, bitter taste; epilepsy, childhood fright wind, wind stroke)
•Emotional disorders  (irritability, anger; sadness, fear & fright; HT: insomnia, palpitations, mania; LU: shortness of breath, sighing)
•Heat/Damp Heat in the lower jiao  (excessive/abnormal bleeding; genital itching, seminal emission, painful urination)

LV2 ***

8

Actions:

•Clears damp-heat from the lower jiao
•Benefits the genitals
•Invigorates blood and Benefits the uterus
•Nourishes blood & Yin
 

Indications:

•Damp-heat in the genital region  (genital itching/swelling/pain; seminal emission, impotence)
•GYN w/ underlying damp-heat & blood stasis  (infertility, abdominal masses, amenorrhea)
•LV blood & KD Yin deficiency  (visual dizziness, blurred vision, menstrual disorders)
•Local disorders in the knee

LV8 ***

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•Stops bleeding

•Regulates the Spleen

•Calms the HT & Spirit, Restores consciousness

•Unbinds the chest 

JING-WELL, WOOD POINT, GHOST POINT

 

Indications:

•Hemorrhage (chronic(SP def.), lower burner, moxa −‘Flooding & Trickling’, menorrhagia (LV1); blood in the urine/stool; nosebleed, vomiting blood)

•Mental disorders (Insomnia w/ excessive or restless dreams & nightmares(ST45); mania-depression, epilepsy; loss of consciousness)
•“Dampness, swelling & fullness pertain to the SP” (Acute abdominal distention, swelling of limbs, diarrhea)

•“Fullness below the Heart” (Fullness in the chest & lateral costal region; dyspnea)

SP1 ***

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•Invigorates blood & Dispels stasis

•Cools blood

•Harmonizes menstruation

•Benefits the skin •

“Sea of Blood”

MORE OF COOLING & MOVING NATURE

 

Indications:

•GYN disorders (Irregular menstruation, dysmenrrohea, amenorrhea, menorrhagia, post-partum blood def.)

•Skin disorders (Urticaria, eczema, psoriasis, herpes zoster, ulceration & itching of the genitals)

***** “ CAN TREAT ALL BLOOD DISEASES”

(blood stasis, blood heat, blood deficiency)

•Local (knee, leg) 

SP10 ****

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Actions:

•Descends excess from the head

•Calms the spirit

•Revives consciousness & Rescues Yang

 

Indications:

•“Excess above & deficiency below” (LV-KD: h/a, dizziness, cloudy vision; nosebleed; epilepsy, windstroke; running piglet Qi; HT-KD:  insomnia, excessive dreams, agitation, palps; LU-KD: asthma, cough, dyspnea; dry cough, blood-streaked phlegm; Empty heat above: swelling, pain, dryness of throat; dry tongue, loss of voice; mouth ulceration; hot flushes)

•Loss of consciousness (windstroke, epilepsy, Yang collapse)

•Other (constipation, difficult urination; cold leg & foot)

KD1 ***

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Actions:

•Spreads the LV & Regulates Qi
•Invigorates blood & Disperses masses
•Harmonizes the LV & ST

* Middle & Upper jiao *

 

Indications:

•LV Qi stagnation or rebellion  (pain, distention, fullness in chest/lateral costal area; pain, distention, masses of the breasts (esp. PMS); LV-LU: cough, sighing, dyspnea; LV-ST: epigastric distention/pain, acid regurgitation, vomiting, hiccup)

•Blood stasis from prolonged/severe Qi stag.  (hardness/masses with cutting pain in the chest, lateral costal region, abdomen or hypogastrium; cutting/stabbing pain of the HT)
•‘Heat entering the blood chamber’

FRONT-MU of the LIVER

LV14 ***

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Actions:

• Regulates Qi in the lower jiao & Benefits the genitals
− treats Shan disorder
− adjusts urination
− stops menstrual bleeding
•Revives consciousness & Calms the spirit
 

Indications:

•Lower jiao
    −Any kind of Shan disorder, esp. acute & sudden pain
    −Urinary: bias towards excess pattern (Qi stag./heat)
    −GYN: heavy/prolonged bleeding d/t blood heat
•Loss of consciousness, disorders of spirit  (Collapse, epilepsy; Mania-depression, fear & fright, worry, oppression)

LV1 ***

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What is the difference between SP1, SP3, SP4, and SP6?

•SP1 –Focus on ‘wrapping blood’ & stops bleeding

•SP3 –More tonifying, bias towards SP deficiency

•SP4 –More moving, keep in mind its relationship with Chong Mai, good for abdominal pain, bias to excess

•SP6 –Tonifies & Moves, keep in mind it is the meeting point of SP, LV & KD, def. & excess, widest range of indications among the SP points

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•Tonifies the SP/ST, Resolves dampness

•Harmonizes the lower burner(SP, LV, KD)

    −Regulates urination

    −Benefits the genitals

    −Regulates menses & Induces labor

•Benefits the HT & Calms the spirit

•Harmonizes, invigorates & cools blood

•Activates channel & Alleviates pain

MEETING POINT OF SP & LV, KD

CONTRAINDIACTED IN PREGNANCY

 

Indications:

•SP disorders of any kind

    −Dysfunction of transportation & transformation (abdominal distention & fullness, indigestion, borborygmus, diarrhea, undigested food in the stool)

    −Blood def. (palpitations, insomnia, blurred vision, amenorrhea, post-partum dizziness)

    −Qi sinking (prolapse of uterus)

    −Qi not holding blood (flooding & trickling, menorrhagia)

    −Dampness (heaviness of body & limbs, edema, diarrhea, leukorrhea, leg Qi)


•All disorders of the lower burner

    −GYN/OB disorders (irregular menstruation, abdominal masses, menorrhagia, amenorrhea, dysmenorrhea, leukorrhea; infertility; delayed/prolonged labor, retention of placenta, post-partum dizziness)

     −Sexual/genital disorders (seminal emission, impotence, pain of the genitals, Shan disorder, contracted testicles)

     −Urinary disorders (difficult/painful urination, enuresis)

•Insomnia of any kind (+ HT7)

•Skin diseases (+ SP10, BL17) (Urticaria, eczema, psoriasis)

•Local (pain/ swelling/ atrophy/hemiplegia of leg)

SP6 ****

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•Fortifies the SP & Harmonizes the middle burner; Regulates Qi & Resolves dampness

•Benefits the HT & Spirit

•Regulates Penetrating Vessel

 

LUO POINT, CONFLUENT Pt. of PENETRATING VESSEL

Bias towards EXCESS conditions

 

Indications:

•Disorders of the SP, ST & intestines (Epigastric pain, abdominal distention/pain (+ PC6), vomiting, borborygmus, diarrhea, dysenteric disorder, sudden turmoil disorder)

•Disorders of the HT & Spirit (Heart pain, chest pain (+ PC6) −Mania-depression, insomnia, restlessness, epilepsy)

•Disorders of Chong Mai (+ PC6) (Vomiting, hiccup, running piglet Qi; GYN disorders; edema/swelling of the face)

•Local (foot inversion, foot drop, foot pain)

SP4 ****

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Actions:

•Spreads LV Qi & Benefits the genitals
•Clears dampness & heat from the lower jiao
•Regulates menstruation
•Treats plumstone Qi
 

Indications:

•Genital disorders d/t damp-heat  (itching, swelling & pain of the genitals or testicles; incessant erection)
•Other disorders of the lower jiao  (GYN: leukorrhea, irregular menstruation; difficult urination, retention of urine)
•Psycho-emotional disorders  (plumstone Qi, depression, fear & fright)
•Channel disorders  (lumbar pain & inflexibility, pain of lower leg & foot)

LV5 ***

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Actions: 

•Nourishes KD Yin & Clears deficiency heat
•Tonifies KD Yang

•Anchors Qi & Benefits the LU

•Strengthens lumbar spine

 

Indications:

•KD Yin deficiency (dryness/malnourishment; empty heat; throat, ears, teeth, brain, lower back/knees, lower jiao (intestines, bladder, uterus, genitals); KD-LV, KD-HT, KD-LU)

•KD Yang deficiency (impotence, seminal emission, sterility;  frequent & copious urination, incontinence, diarrhea, edema; coldness of lower limbs)

•Local pain in the heel 

KD3 ****

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Actions:

•Benefits the KDs

•Regulates the water passages & Treats edema

•Regulates sweating

•Drains damp / damp-heat

•Strengthens the lumbar region

 

Indications:

•Primary point for water passage & water metabolism disorders (edema; urinary dysfunction)

•Important point for sweating disorders (spontaneous sweating, nightsweats, fever with absence of sweating)

•Damp-heat in the lower burner (diarrhea, dysenteric disorder, bleeding hemorrhoids; blood in the urine/stool, menorrhagia, leukorrhea)

•Lumbar pain

KD7 ***