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1

Actions:

•Treats prolapse of the rectum and hemorrhoids
 

Indications:

•Hemorrhoids esp. with blood in the stool
•Rectal prolapse
 


Er Bai 
 

3

Actions:

•Clears heat & Reduces swelling
•Generates fluids
•Benefits the tongue

‘Golden Liquid’ & ‘Jade Fluid’ 

Indications:

•Disorders of the tongue (stiffness of the tongue & aphasia following windstroke, tongue ulceration)
•Other (parched mouth in diabetes, severe nausea & vomiting of pregnancy)
 

Jin Jin & Yu Ye 

3

Actions:

*  Activates Qi & blood in the shoulder joint
 

Indications:

•Stiffness & pain of anterior aspect of shoulder
•Numbness, paralysis & immobility of shoulder
 


Jian Qian 
 

4

Actions:

•Benefits the nose

 ‘Penetrating the Nose’

Indications:

•Disorders of the NOSE (rhinitis, allergic rhinitis, nasal congestion & discharge, nosebleed, nasal polyps )
 

Bi Tong 

4

Actions:

•Dispels wind-damp, Reduces swelling & Alleviates pain
 

Indications:

•Main point for all knee disorders (deficiency or excess, heat or cold)  (swelling, pain, weakness, numbness of knee, difficulty in flexing & extending the knee)
patellar ligament tendonitis, arthritis of knee
 


‘EYES OF THE KNEE’
 


Xi Yan 
 

5

Actions:

•Opens the portals & Revives consciousness, Drains heat and Pacifies wind
 

Indications:

•Acute conditions, esp. d/t wind or heat  (Loss of consciousness, acute stage of windstroke, summer-heat stroke, epilepsy, childhood convulsions (w/high fever); Febrile disease, high fever, tonsillitis)
•Numbness/pain of the fingers

‘10 DIFFUSIONS’
 


Shi Xuan 
 

6

Actions:

•Clears heat & Dissipates swelling
 

Indications:

•Disorders of the foot & leg  (swelling & pain of the dorsum of the foot, peripheral neuritis on feet, poor circulation in lower extremities, lower limb edema, paralysis)
•Others  (headache, toothache, malaria, irregular menstruation)
 


‘Eight Wind’
DO NOT USE ON DIABETICS W/CIRCULATORY ISSUES!!
 


Ba Feng 
 

7

Actions:

•Regulates & Harmonizes the Zang-Fu Organs
•Benefits the Spine
 

Indications:

•Corresponding Back-Shu organ related issues
•Musculoskeletal issues assoc. w/ particular areas (pain, stiffness, herniated disc)
•Herpes zoster @ level of affected segmental nerve

Hua Tuo Jia Ji

8

Actions:

*  Invigorates Qi & blood in the neck region
 

Indications:

Acute pain & stiffness of the neck
•Whiplash
•Swelling & pain on the dorsum of the hand, numbness of the fingers

‘STIFF NECK’
 


Luo Zhen 
 

9

Actions:

•Pacifies wind & Calms the spirit
•Benefits the nose
•Activates the channel & Alleviates pain

‘Hall of Impression’

IP: INSOMNIA & ANXIETY

MP: NASAL CONGESTION

MP: FRONTAL HEADACHE

Indications:

•Disorders of the spirit (insomnia, anxiety, agitation)
•Interior wind (infantile convulsions, dizziness, headache)
•Disorders of the nose (nasal congestion & discharge, rhinitis, nosebleed, sinus pain)

Yin Tang

9

Actions:

*  Fortifies the Spleen & Dissipates accumulation
 

Indications:

•Childhood digestive disorders  (childhood nutritional impairment; childhood accumulation disorder)

‘Four Seams’


Si Feng 
 

10

Actions:

•Benefits the eyes
•Relaxes the sinews & Alleviates pain
 

Indications:

•Disorders of the eyes & eyelids (redness/swelling/pain of the eyes, superficial visual obstruction; twitching/drooping of the eyelid)
•Local pain (supra-orbital pain, frontal headache, frontal sinus pain)

‘Fish Waist’

Yu Yao 

10

Actions:

"Clear the Brain point"

 

Indications:

•Issues related to thinking  (poor memory, foggy mind)
•Dizziness
•Foot drop
 


Nao Qing 
 

11

Actions:

•Clears heat and Drains damp
 

Indications:

•Disorders of the Gall Bladder  (Acute/chronic cholecystitis or cholelithiasis, post-surgical gall bladder pain)
 

‘GALL BLADDER POINT’
 


Dannang Xue 
 

12

Actions:

•Clears heat and Generates fluid

‘ST Controller (x)Lower Shu’

‘Pancreas Shu’

Indications:

•Wasting & thirsting disorder

Wei Guan Xia Shu

13

Actions:

•Clears heat from blood
•Eliminates wind & Drains dampness
 

Indications:

Severe itching  (skin itching, wind rash, genital itching,
sores of the lower region)


‘Hundred Insect Burrow’
 


Bai Chong Wo 
 

15

Actions:

Tonifies the Kidneys & Promotes urination
•Activates Qi/blood & Alleviates pain
 

Indications:

•MAIN POINT FOR LOW BACK PAIN (esp. L5-S1)  (lower limb paralysis or pain, sciatica; local for herniated disc)
•OFTEN VERY REACTIVE IN GYN DISORDERS (irregular menstruation)
 


Shiqi Zhui Xia (Josen) 
 

15

Actions:

*  Activates Qi & blood, Clears heat & fire poison from the Large Intestine
 

Indications:

* Acute/chronic appendicitis

‘APPENDIX POINT’


Lanwei Xue 
 

16

Actions:

•Activates Qi & blood in the knee joint
 

Indications:

•Disorders of the knee joint (swelling & pain of the knee joint, weakness or atrophy of lower limb (Crane’s knee wind)
IP for patellar tendonitis (‘Jumper’s Knee’)


‘CRANE’S SUMMIT’
 


He Ding 
 

18

Actions:

•Transforms phlegm & Dissipates nodules
•Stops cough & Calms dyspnea

 

Indications:

•Disorders of the neck (stiff neck, cervical arthritis)
•Disorders of the Lung (cough, asthma, chronic bronchitis)
•Deficiency-taxation (steaming bone disorder with tidal fever, night sweating)
 

‘One Hundred Taxations’

Bai Lao 

19

Actions:

•Strengthens the KDs & Benefits the lumbar region
 

Indications:

Acute/chronic lumbar pain d/t any etiology
•Others  (GYN: irregular menstruation, dysmenorrhea, ovarian pain, leukorrhea; frequent urination)

                                    ‘LUMBAR EYES’
 


Yao Yan 
 

20

Actions:

•Eliminates wind & Clears heat
•Reduces swelling & Stops pain
•Activates Qi & blood and Alleviates pain

‘Supreme Yang’ or ‘Sun’

Indications:

•Pain of the head & face (temporal h/a, migraine; trigeminal neuralgiatoothache)
•Disorders of the eyes (redness/swelling/pain of the eyes, dimness of vision, deviation of the mouth & eye)

Tai Yang 

22

Actions:

•Calms dyspnea & wheezing,    Stops cough
 

Indications:

•Main point for acute or chronic asthma, wheezing and cough
•Stiff neck (good local point)

Ding Chuan

23

Actions:

•Descends Qi from the Head & Calms Spirit
 

Indications:

Insomnia
•Stress
•Racing thoughts
 


Shi Mian 
 

25

Actions:

•Regulates Qi & Alleviates Pain
•Stops diarrhea
 

Indications:

•Chronic diarrhea
•Infertility d/t Cold in the Uterus
•Hernia pain (esp. due to Cold)
 

* moxibustion only


San Jiao Jiu 
 (Qipang)

26

Actions:

•Raises & Regulates Qi

‘Lift & Support’
 

Indications:

•Prolapse of the uterus
•Other GYN disorders  (infertility, dysmenorrhea, uterine bleeding, postpartum bleeding)
•Abdominal distention & pain, hernia pain
 


Ti Tuo 
 

27

Actions:

*  Clears Heat & Dissipates Swelling
 

Indications:

•Local issues of the fingers & hand  (pain, swelling, stiffness, spasm or numbness (esp. when there is Heat, contracture or spasm involved)
•Heat in the head  (h/a, toothache, pain & swelling of the throat, redness & swelling of the eyes)


‘Eight Pathogens’


Ba Xie 
 

28

Actions:

•Calms the spirit & Pacifies the Liver

 

Indications:

•Disorders of the spirit (insomnia, dream-disturbed sleep; agitation & restlessness, epilepsy)
•Liver wind (dizziness, headache, tinnitus, hypertension)
 

‘Peaceful Sleep’

An Mian

29

Actions:

•Raises & Regulates Qi
•Regulates menstruation & Alleviates pain
 

Indications:

•GYN disorders  (uterine prolapse, dysmenorrhea, infertility, irregular menstruation, uterine bleeding, leukorrhea)
•Others (hernia pain)

‘Uterus point’
MP: ALL UTERUS PROBLEMS
 


Zigong Xue 
 

30

Actions:

*  Invigorates Qi & blood in the lumbar region 
 

Indications:

Acute lumbar sprain
esp. when pain is worse on one side
 

‘LUMBAR PAIN POINT’
 


Yao Tong Xue 
 

31

Actions:

•Circulates Qi & Invigorates Blood
•Dissolves Lumps & Softens Hardness

Indications:

•Abdominal masses (enlargement of the liver & spleen; benign tumors; hernia)

‘TUMOR ROOT’

Pi Gen 

32

Actions:

•Clears heat and Dissipates swelling
•Benefits the eyes & throat

‘Tip of the Ear’

Indications:

•Disorders of the eyes & throat d/t HEAT (redness, swelling & pain of the eyes; superficial visual obstruction [acute conjunctivitis, sty, pterygium]; pain & swelling of the throat)
High fever, one-sided headache, mumps

Er Jian

33

Actions

•Calms the spirit
•Pacifies wind
•Benefits the eyes & ears

‘Four Alert Spirit’

Indications:

•Disorders of the spirit (insomnia, poor memory, mania-depression)
•Interior wind (windstroke, dizziness, headache, epilepsy)
•Disorders of the eyes & ears

Sishencong