Flashcards in Acupoints for Yang Qiao/Yin Qiao; Yin Wei/Yang Wei Deck (28):
What is the opening/master/confluent point of Yang Qiao Mai? Hats? Details?
Hats: Master point Yang Qiao, Coupled point of Du, Ghost point
Location: Located on the lateral side of the foot, 0.5 cun inferior to the inferior border of the lateral malleolus, in a depression posterior to the peroneal tendons.
Needling: Oblique insertion directed inferiorly, 0.3-0.5 cun
What is the coupled point of Yang Qiao Mai? Hats? Details?
SI3 Houxi (Back Stream)
Hats: Master point of Du Mai, Coupled point of Yang Qiao Mai, Shu stream and Wood point of SI
Location: Located on the ulnar border of the hand, in the substantial depression, proximal to the head of the fifth metacarpal bone.
Needling: Perpendicular insertion 0.5-2 cun, directed towards Sanjian LI3
What is the Xi Cleft point of Yang Qiao Mai?
What are all of the points for Yang Qiao Mai?
BL62, Bl61, Bl59, GB29, SI10, LI16, LI15, ST9, ST4, ST3, ST1, BL1, GB20 (go to Points PC)
Describe the trajectory for Yang Qiao Mai.
It originates inside the heel on the lateral side, goes to the external mallelous and BL62. Ascends on the lateral side of the leg and connects with BL61 and BL59. Ascends on the lateral side of the upper thigh and hip and connects with GB29 (same as Yang Wei). It then travels to SI10 (crossover of Yang Wei as well). Rises outside the shoulder and connects with LI16 (LI Channel) and LI15 (TE channel). Ascends to ST9 (LI and ST channel) and then to ST4 (Ren) and ST3 (ST channel) and to ST1 (Ren). It then goes to the inner corner of the eye at BL1 (SI, BL, ST, YinQ). From there it continues over the skull, behind the ear and enters GB20 where it ends.
What areas of the body are influenced by Yang Qiao Mai?
Lateral aspect of feet and legs, hip, back, neck, head, eyes, brain.
What channels are influenced by Yang Qiao Mai?
BL, GB, SI, LI, TE, Yang Wei, Ren, Yin Qiao.
What is the Master/Opening/Confluent point of Yin Qiao Mai? Hats? Details?
KI6 Zhaohai (Shining Sea)
Hats: Master point Yin Qiao Mai, Coupled point Ren Mai
Location: Located 1 cun below the prominence of the medial mallelous, in the groove formed by two ligamentous bundles.
Needling: Oblique insertion directed superiorly 0.3-0.5
What is the coupled point of Yin Qiao Mai?
LU7 Lieque (Broken Sequence)
1) Master point of Ren Mai
2) Coupled point of YinQ Mai
3) Luo connecting Lung
4) Heavenly Star point
5) Command point of Head and neck
Location: Located on the radial aspect of the forearm, approx. 1.5 cun proximal to LI5, in the cleft between the tendons of brachioradialis and abductor pollicis longus.
Needling: With the fingers of one hand pinch up the skin over the point and with the other hand needle transversely in a proximal or distal direction 0.5-1 cun avoiding the cephalic vein.
What is the xi cleft point of Yin Qiao Mai?
KI8 Jiaoxin Exchange Belief
What are all the points of Yin Qiao Mai?
(KI2), KI6, KI8, (ST12), (ST9), BL1
(see Points PC)
Describe the trajectory for Yin Qiao Mai.
- Originates as a branch of the Kidney Meridian, veering off at KI6 (this class)
- It then moves further up to KI8 (Xi cleft pt)
- It travels up the medial aspect of the leg to the inguinal region where it enters into the external genitalia
- It ascends the abdomen and chest and connects with ST12
- It passes in front of ST9 (level with laryngeal prominence) and up the cheek to enter BL1 where it meets with the BL meridian, Du Mai and Yang Qiao Mai
What areas of the body are influenced by Yin Qiao Mai?
Inner side of legs, external genitalia, abdomen (only unilateral symptoms), eyes, brain
What channels are influenced by Yin Qiao Mai?
KI, BL, ST, Yang Qiao
What is the master/confluent/opening point of Yin Wei Mai?
PC6 Neiguan (Inner Pass)
Hats: Master point of Yin Wei Mai, Coupled point of Chong Mai, Luo Connecting point of PC
Location: Located on the flexor aspect of the forearm, 2 cun proximal to PC7 which is at the wrist joint, between the tendons of palmaris longs and flexor carpi radialis
Needling: Perpendicular insertion 0.5 to 1 cun
What is the coupled point of Yin Wei Mai?
SP4 Gongsun (Grandfather Grandson)
Hats: Master point Chong Mai, Coupled point Yin Wei Mai, Luo Connecting SP
Location: Located on the medial side of the foot in the depression distal and inferior to the base of the first metatarsal bone.
Needling: Perpendicular insertion 0.5-1 cun
What is the Xi Cleft point of Yin Wei Mai? What is it especially good for?
KI9 Zhu Bin (Guest House)
- Really good at calming the mind, helps to establish communication between HT and KI.
What are all of the points of Yin Wei Mai?
KI9, SP13, SP15, SP16, LV14, RN22, RN23 (see Points PC)
Describe the trajectory of Yin Wei Mai.
- Originates at KI9
- Travels up the medial aspect of the thigh to the abdomen where it connects with the SP meridian at SP13, SP15 and SP16
- Continues upward to meet with LR meridian at LR14
- Penetrates the diaphragm and rises up the chest and throat to meet with Ren Mai at CV22 and CV23
What areas of the body are influenced by Yin Wei Mai?
What channels are influenced by Yin Wei Mai?
HT, PC, SP, LV, KI, ST, CV
What is the Master/Confluent/Opening point of the Yang Wei Mai? Hats? Details?
TE5 Waiguan (Outer Pass)
Hats: Master pt of Yang Wei Mai, Couple pt of Dai Mai, Luo Connecting pt of TE
Location: Located 2 cun proximal to TE4, in the depression between the radius and ulna, on the radial side of the extensor digitorum communis tendons
Needling: Slightly oblique insertion towards the ulnar side or oblique proximal or distal insertion towards the elbow or wrist respectively, 0.5 to 1.5 cun.
What is the coupled point of Yang Wei Mai?
GB41 Zulinqi (Foot Governor of Tears)
Hats: Master pt of Dai Mai, Coupled pt of Yang Wei Mai, Shu Stream, Wood pt of GB channel\
Location: Located in the depression distal to the junction of the 4th and 5th metatarsal bones, on the lateral side of the tendon of m. extensor digitorum longus (branch to little toe)
Needling: Perpendicular insertion 0.5 to 1 cun
What is the xi cleft pt of Yang Wei Mai?
GB35 Yangliao (Yang Intersection)
Location: On the lateral aspect of the lower leg, 7 cun superior to the prominence of the lateral malleolus in the depression at the posterior border of the fibula.
Needling: Perp 1-1.5 cun
What are all the points of Yang Wei Mai?
BL63, GB35, GB29, LI14, TE13, TE15, GB21, SI10, GB13-20 (see Points PC)
Describe the Yang Wei Mai trajectory?
- Starts at BL63 and ascends up to GB35
- Travels up the thigh to GB29 (crossing of Yang Qiao Mai as well) ascends to the hypochondrium and shoulder at LI14, ascending to TE13 and TE15
- Flows to GB21 (crossing pt of GB, TE and ST)
- Flows to the back of the shoulder to SI10 (crossing of Yang Qiao Mai as well)
- Ascends behind the ear to GB20 flowing through GB points from 20 to GB14.
- Proceeds to forehead, enters the eye and ascends to GB13 where it ends
What areas of the body are influenced by Yang Wei Mai?
Lateral aspect of leg, sides of body, lateral aspect of neck and head, ears