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Flashcards in Colon Deck (27):
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Colon 12 - Name in Chinese and English

Caution

Division

Zhou Liao - Elbow Bonehole

Caution: None

Hand Yang Ming

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Colon 12 - Location

With the elbow flexed at a right angle, the point is superior to the lateral epicondyle of the humerus, 1 cun posterior to CO-11.

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Colon 12 - Features

None

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Colon 13 - Name in Chinese and English

Caution

Division

Shou Wu Li - Arm Five Miles

Caution: Either do not use it at all, or do not needle more than five times - damages the Qi of the five Zang

Hand Yang Ming

5

Colon 13 - Location

Superior to the lateral epicondyle of the humerus, 3 cun directly above CO-11, on a line from CO-11 to CO-15

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Colon 13 - Features

Sedates all the Yin organs (Su Wen ch. 3)

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Colon 14 - Name in Chinese and English

Caution

Division

Bi Nao - Upper Arm

Caution: Forbidden to needle

Hand Yang Ming

8

Colon 14 - Location

Where the meridian crosses the border of the deltoid muscle. approximately 7 cun above CO-11, approximatelyon a line from CO-11 to CO-15.

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Colon 14 - Features

None

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Colon 15 - Name in Chinese and English

Caution

Division

Jian Yu - Shoulder Bone

Caution: None

Hand Yang Ming

11

Colon 15 - Location

When the arm is abducted, the point is in the anterior of the two depressions which appear between the acromion and the tubercle of the humerus

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Colon 15 - Features

Meets Small Intestine Meridian
Point of Yang Qiao Mai
Point of departure of Colon Divergent Meridian

Tonifies and strengthens the chest and Heart

*Main point for the shoulders
*Has an effect on the flexures of the Colon (Hepatic or Splenic)

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Colon 16 - Name in Chinese and English

Caution

Division

Ju Gu - Huge Bone

Caution: None

Hand Yang Ming

14

Colon 16 - Location

In a depression medial, and posterior to the acromio-clavicular joint. (From here the meridian goes to DU-14 and then to ST-12)

15

Colon 16 - Features

Point of Yang Qiao Mai

* Relieves excess Yang from the upper part of the body.

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Colon 17 - Name in Chinese and English

Caution

Division

Tian Ding - Celestial Vessel / Tripod

Caution: None

Hand Yang Ming

17

Colon 17 - Location

On the lateral side of the neck, at the posterior border of the sternocleidomastoid muscle, approximately 1 cun below CO-18

18

Colon 17 - Features

Sends a Secondary Vessel to the tongue.

19

Colon 18 - Name in Chinese and English

Caution

Division

Fu Tu - Support The Prominence

Caution: Can cause blindness (vB)

Hand Yang Ming

20

Colon 18 - Location

Level with the Laryngeal prominence, following the natural neck line, between the two heads of the sternocleidomastoid muscle.

21

Colon 18 - Features

Window of Sky Point
Upper Meeting Point of Lung and Colon Divergent meridians.

*Meets Lung Seperate meridian (vB)

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Colon 19 - Name in Chinese and English

Caution

Division

He Liao - Grain Bone Hole

Caution: Forbidden to Moxa (vB)

Hand Yang Ming

23

Colon 19 - Location

Directly below the lateral margin of the nostril, level with Du-26. (The meridian crosses to the opposite side of the face via Du-26 to CO-20)

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Colon 19 - Features

None

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Colon 20 - Name in Chinese and English

Caution

Division

Ying Xiang - Welcome Fragrance

Caution: Forbidden to Moxa

Hand Yang Ming

26

Colon 20 - Location

Lateral to the widest margin of the ala nasi, midway between the ala nasi and the naso-labial groove.

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Colon 20 - Features

Point of Exit (A branch travels to ST-1 via BL-1 to complete the circuit of Yang Ming - Beginning of the St meridian)