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Tonifies and nourishes the KD; fortifies original Qi and benefits the Essence; fortifies KD-Yang(Fire of Gate of Life) and restores collapse of Yang
Regulates the Lower Warmer: benefits the Bladder, Uterus, regulates Small Intestine Qi
Warms and fortifies the SP
CV?

CV 4 ****

FM SI

2

Benefits the Bladder, regulates Qi transformation, drains Dampness/Damp-Heat
Benefits the Uterus and regulates menstruation
Dispels stagnation and benefits the Lower Warmer
Fortifies the Kidneys
Tonifies and nourishes the KD; fortifies original Qi and benefits the Essence; fortifies KD-Yang(Fire of Gate of Life) and restores collapse of Yang
Regulates the Lower Warmer: benefits the Bladder, Uterus, regulates Small Intestine Qi
Warms and fortifies the SP
CV?

CV 3 ****
FM BL

3

Tonifies Qi (Original Qi) and Yang, moves Qi and regulates Qi
Tonifies the Kidneys and fortifies Yang, rescues collapse of Yang
Harmonizes blood
Builds and moves Qi
CV?

CV 6 ****

4

Warms Yang and Rescues collapse
Warms and Harmonizes the intestines
Extreme weakness or deficiency
Moxa only
CV?

CV 8 ***

5

Harmonizes the Middle Warmer and Descends Rebellion
Tonifies the ST and SP
All diseases of ST, deficiency/excess, cold/heat, exterior/interior
−Indigestion, epigastric fullness, distention and pain nausea, vomiting, hiccup, ST reflux
Regulates Qi and Alleviates Pain
CV?

CV 12 ****
FM ST
Hui Meeting point of all FU Organs

6

Both benefits and regulates Gathering Qi in the chest, good for both deficiency of Gathering Qi and rebellion of LU-Qi or ST-Qi. Good point for breast disorders and can promote lactation.
CV?

CV 17 ****

7

Benefits both the Lungs and throat, especially good for any problem of the throat, descends the rebellious LU-Qi, thus good for wheezing or astma accompanied by phlegm in the throat
CV?

CV 22 ***

8

Regulates the Heart & Alleviates Pain
Transforms Phlegm & Calms the Spirit
Descends Lung-Qi & Unbinds the Chest
Harmonizes Stomach & Descends Rebellion
CV?

CV 14 ***

FM HT

9

Strongest point for tonifying KD-Yang and building Fire of the Gate of Life, also benefits lumbar spine; good for problems with underlying pahtology of KD-Yang deficiency and feeling especially in feet, low back pain, impotence, low libido, infertility, 5 am diarrhea
GV?

GV 4 ****
GATE OF LIFE
STRONGEST POINT FOR TONIFYING KD-YANG

10

Main point for acute febrile diseases due to its unique ability to expel Wind among all of the three stages involving Taiyang, Shaoyang and Yangming, able to tonify and firm the exterior portion of the body.
GV?

GV 14 ****
Point of Sea of Qi
100 Taxations

11

Regulates Yang including raising deficient Yang and subduing excess Yang, as well as benefit the head of the Sea of Marrow; indicated for hypertension, hypotension and dizziness, prolapse of anus/uterus/stomach, incessant diarrhea, mental disorders
GV?

GV 20 ****
Point of Sea of Marrow

12

Benefits the nose and eyes, eliminates Wind and calms the spirit; considered as an adjacent point for nasal disorders, like nasal congestion, nasal discharge, nasal polyps, nosebleed, rhinitis, sinus HA; also good for eye disorders and spirit issues
GV?

GV 23 ***

13

Clears Heat from LU and HT
Calms the Spirit, Pacifies Wind
Level w/ BL13
Good at clearing heat from Chest
GV?

GV 12 ***

Lvl with LU Back Shu (BL 13)

14

It is where the GV enters to connect with the brain, benefits the the Sea of Marrow and is able to treat t"the hundred diseases of the head" and mental disorders. "Palace of Wind", main point for both interior and exterior Wind; also good for stiffness or pain of the neck
GV?

GV 16 ***

15

Tonifies the HT and LU, and Calms the Spirit
Clears Heat and Pacifies Wind
Deficiency of Gathering Qi
Fright palpitation, HT pain, insomnia, amnesia, muddled thinking, anxiety, stress
Short of breath, sadness, cough, dyspnea
‘SPIRIT PATHWAY’
GV?

GV 11 ***
Lvl with BL 15 (Back Shu of HT)

16

Clears Heat and Treats Malaria
Regulates the channel and Clears Wind
Fever and Malarial diseases (Steaming Bone)
Internal Wind
–Stiffness of spine, heaviness of head, visual dizziness, clonic spasm
GV?

GV 13 ***

17

Benefits the Tongue and Treats Muteness
Voice issues due to Stiff Tongue
Eliminates Wind, Benefits the Neck and Spine
Point of Sea of Qi
GV?

GV 15***

18

Restores Consciousness and Calms the Spirit
Benefits the Face & Nose, Expels Wind (Meeting point of GV with LI, ST)
Benefits the Spine and Treats acute midline lumbar sprain
"Man's Middle"
GV?

GV 26 ***

19

Most exterior-acting point on the LU channel, indicated for all the wind disorders, especially wind-cold, main point for common cold; Command point for the head and nape of the neck.

LU 7 ****

20

Most important poin on the LU channel to tonify LU-Qi and LU-Yin; able to transform phlegm; main point for pulseless syndrome.
LU?

LU 9 ****

21

Water point of the LU channel, good at clearing all forms of LU-Heat; Child point, thus best for excess conditions of the LU; able to treat knee pain, vomiting and diarrhea
LU?

LU 5 ****
HS, Water, Child Point

22

Bias towards heat penetrating deeply into the chest, especially heat combined with accumulation of phlegm; meeting point fo the LU and SP channels, good for dual disharmony of the LU and ST
LU?

LU 1 ***

23

Disseminates and Descends LU-Qi
Clears heat and Moistens the LU
Clears heat and Stops bleeding
Moderates acute conditions
LU?

LU 6 ***
Xi-Cleft point

24

Benefits the throat, and Clears LU-Heat (Xu and Xs)
Descends rebellious Qi
Harmonizes the ST and HT
Good for thumb pain
LU?

LU 10 ***
(YING-SPRING, FIRE POINT)

25

Clears LU-Heat and Benefits the throat
Main point for extreme sore throat due to excess and poison
Revives consciousness
LU?

LU 11 ***
(JING-WELL, GHOST POINT)
EXCESS CONDITIONS ONLY, LU 10- XU + XS

26

Clears heat, dispels wind and drains damp; main point for high fever due to excess heat; also an important point for skin disorders of Xs type; able to treat vomiting and diarrhea, hypertension, disorders of upper limb
LI?

LI 11 ****

27

Strong action in regulating Qi, good at releasing exterior wind, important point for any kind of sweating disorders, pain especially in the head and face, prolonged or delayed labor.
LI?

LI 4 ****

28

Main point for pain or immobility of the forearm,. considered as the mirror point of ST 36, often combinded with ST 36 for abdominal pain, vomiting and diarrhea
LI?

LI 10 ***

29

Dispels wind-damp, Alleviates pain and Benefits the shoulder joint
Eliminates wind and Regulates Qi and blood
Regulates Qi and Dissipates phlegm nodules
LI?

LI 15 ***

30

Opens the nasal passages
Expels wind and Clears heat
All disorders of the nose/sinus
Facial paralysis, Itching, swelling
LI?

LI 20 ***

31

Primary tonification point for Qi and blood, strengthens the post-natal constituion, for overall health preservation, immune enhancement and chronic deficiency, especially with moxa; Main point for all digestive disorders
ST?

ST 36 ****

32

For all kinds of INT disorders; also important in regulating Qi and eliminating stagnation in the lower abdomen, good for menstrual disorders and abdominal masses
ST?

ST 25 ****

33

Important local point to treat headache located in the forntal, temporal or vertex region; also benefits the eyes, thus more suitable for severe heHA with bursting eye pain, dimness of vision or as a ST point, especially good for migraine HA with nausea or vomiting
ST?

ST 8 ***

34

This point is able to restore the condition of the uterus and genitals to normal and good for the treatment of amenorrhea of any XS or Xu pattern due to its action of 'returning' the menses
ST?

ST 29 ****

35

As the meeting point of the ST with the PV (Chong Mai), this point is indicated for various disorders in the lower abdomen including the genital organs; important in the treatment of running piglet Qi via its action on regulating Qi and Chong Mai
ST?

ST 30 **

36

Essential point for transforming phlegm, good for asthma with copious phlegm, plumstone Qi, mania-depression, dizziness or HA with heavy and cloudy feeling, vertigo, disorders of the lower limb
ST?

ST 40 ****

37

Important distal point on the ST channel to treat all kinds of the INT disorders, including diarrhea, dysentery, constipation, INT abscess
ST?

ST 37 ****

38

Named 'Water Passage', this point benefits the bladder and promotes urination; also coincides with the Extra points 'Gate of the Uterus' and 'Childs Door', effective for clearing stasis of Qi and blood from the uterus, good for Xs conditions of Gyn disorders
ST?

ST 28 ****

39

Empirical distal point to treat shoulder pain; also for pain, numbness and atrophy of lower limb
ST?

ST 38 ***

40

Ying-Spring point of the ST channel, strong in clearing heat and fire, especially good for toothache, bleeding gums, nosebleed, bad breath, sore throat due to ST-heat or fire
ST?

ST 44 ***

41

Benefits the breasts and Reduces swelling
Unbinds the chest and Alleviates cough and wheezing
Breast disorders and scanty lactation
ST?

ST 18 ***

42

Harmonizes the Stomach and Alleviates pain
Moderates acute conditions
Local swelling/pain of the knee
Acute swelling/pain/abscess of the breast
Acute epigastric pain
ST?

ST 34 ***
Xi Cleft

43

Moves Small Intestine Qi and Transforms stagnation
Regulates and Harmonizes the intestines, Clears damp-heat
Activates the channel and Alleviates pain
ST?

ST 39 ***
LOWER HS of SI
POINT OF SEA OF BLOOD

44

Meeting point of SP, LV and KD channels; harmonizes the middle and lower burners, tonifies the SP and ST, resolves dampness, regulates menses and urination, benfits the genitals; mourishes, invigorates and cools blood, induces labor; benefites the HT and calms the spirit; primary point for digestive, Gyn/Ob, sexual, urinary and emotional disorders
SP?

SP 6 ****

45

Primary point for strengthening the SP funfxn of holding blood in its proper place, especially good for hemorrhage in the lower burner as the result of SP Qi deficiency; also good for insomnia with excessive or restless dreaming and nightmares by calmining the HT and spirit
SP?

SP 1 ***
Jing Well, Wood

46

More of cooling and moving nature in treating dis. at the blood level, important point for various Gyn and skin disorders to to blood heat or blod stasis
SP?

SP 10 ****

47

Important point to treat upper and lower abdominal distention or pain due to Qi stagnation, blood stasis or obstruction by dampness; also good for Gyn disorders, counterflow Qi due to its connection with the Penetrating Vessel (Chong Mai)
SP?

SP 4 ****
LUO Connecting
Confluent point of CHONG MAI

48

Primary point for dysmenorrhea due to its important action on resolving blood stasis in the uterus and alleviating pain; also for excessive uterine bleeding, abdominal masses in women
SP?

SP 8 ***
Xi Cleft

49

Earth point for the Earth channel, powerful action on strengthening and regulating the Qi of the SP and ST, important for SP deficiency
SP?

SP 3 ***
Shu Stream, Earth, Yuan Source
For DEFICIENCY of SP

50

Water point, essential in the treatment of disorders due to dampness and retention of fluid, especially in the lower burner, such as diarrhea, retention of urine, excessive vaginal discharge
SP?

SP 9 ****
He Sea, Water

51

Foremost acupuncture point on the the HT channel to treat all disorders of the spirit and the HT Zang-argan, main point for insomnia and palpitations
HT?

HT 7 ****
SS, Yuan Source, EArth, Child

52

Essential point in the treatment of night sweating due to deficiency of HT Yin or HT blood, Also able to treat acute HT pain, nosebleed, vomiting blood, acute fright palpitations
HT?

HT 6 ***
Xi Cleft

53

Primary point to treat loss of voice and stiffness of the tongue which affects the speech, usually resulting form mental disorders or sequelae of windstroke. Also regulates HT Qi for disorders of heart rhythm
HT ?

HT 5 ****
LUO

54

The strength of this point is to clear HT fire which transmits to the SI and the BL in the lower burner, giving rise to a variety of urogenital symptoms including difficult urination and genital itching
HT?

HT 8 ***
YS, Fire point

55

Activates the channel and Benefits the arm
Clears heat, Transforms phlegm and Calms the spirit
Main point for medial epicondylitis
Disorders of chest, Heat or Phlegm (scrofula)
HT?

HT 3 ***
HS, Water point

56

This point is renowned for its use in deficiency-type o eye disorders characterized by blurring and dimness of vision. Good for acute pain of the shoulder, scapula and arm, acute lumbar sprain
SI?

SI 6 ***
Xi Cleft

57

Confluent point of the GV, important in the treatment of pain, stiffness and contraction along the Taiyang channels and Du mai, e.g. occipital HA, stiff neck, acute lumbar sprain. Also good for night sweating, epilepsy
SI?

SI 3 ****
Confluent of Du Mai
SS

58

Clears heat and Benefits the sensory orifices
Revives consciousness
Promotes lactation and Benefits the breasts
SI?

SI 1 ***
Jing Well, Metal Point

59

Activates the channel and Alleviates pain
Moves Qi and Unbinds the chest and lateral costal region
Benefits the breasts
Important point for shoulder disorders and pain
SI ?

SI 11 ***

60

Benefits the ears
Calms the spirit
TMJ pain and inflammation
Ear disorders of any kind - tinnitus, deafness, pain/itching
SI?

SI 19 ***

61

Very dispersive and strong in descending, good at clearing and descending excess wind, fire and yang from the head; also known as the 'aspirin point' for its good effect for pain anywhere along the entire course of the BL channel
BL?

BL 60 ***

62

Important poin on the upper back to expel wind and release pathogenic factors from the exterior portion of the body, Good for wind-cold, wind-heat, wind-dryness, skin disorders like wind rashes, urticaria, all kinds of nose disorders
BL?

BL 12 ****
'Wind Gate' - attack of EXTERIOR WIND of any kind

63

Effective for lumbar pain, sciatica, atrophy and pain of the lower limb; good at clearing heat from the blood level, thus a primary point for excess type of skin disorders, vomiting and diarrhea in summer-heat stroke
BL?

BL 40 ****
HS, Earth

64

Vital point on the upper back to treat all kinds of severe deficiency of the lung, HT, KD, SP and St. Moxa is preferred
BL?

BL 43****

65

Able to treat 'excess above and deficiency below' due to KD deficiency failing to anchor Yang; able to treat sciatic pain either along the course of both the BL and GB channels, or between these two channels; able to calm the spirit and treat epilepsy and mania
BL?

BL 58 ***
LUO Connecting
'Flying Yang' or ' Soaring upwards'

66

Primary distal point in the treatment of all kinds of hemorrhoids; main point for calf cramps. Often palpated and needled in case of tenderness for restless leg syndrome (RLS)
BL?

BL57 ****

67

Vital poin in the treatment of the widest range of blood disorders, including blood stasis, blood heat and blood deficiency, however especially good for those in the upper and middle burner due to its location
BL?

BL 17 ****
HUI of BLOOD

68

Confluent point of the Yang Motility Vessel (Yang Qiao), good for day-time epilepsy, insomnia, somnolence, eye disorders originating at the inner canthus. Indicated also for attack of exterior wind and harassment of interior wind.
BL?

BL 62 ****
(+SI 3 -- Yang Qiao DU Mai)

69

Alternative name 'Palace of Essence' reflects its ability to fortify KD Qi and KD Yang, strengthen the sexual function and control discharge of semen, thus good for impotence, premature ejaculation, seminal emission. However, it is not as strong as the back-shu point to deeply nourish and tonify the nourish the KD
BL?

BL 52 ***
Level with BL 23 (BACK SHU OF KD)

70

Regulates Qi and Pacifies wind
Benefits the head and sensory orifices
Calms the spirit (Window of Heaven)
'Celestial Pillar"
Main point for Occipital HA, Stiff neck and shoulders
BL?

BL 10 ****
WOH

71

Tonifies LU-Qi and Nourishes LU-Yin
Descends and Disseminates LU-Qi
Clears heat from the LU
Releases the exterior
BL?

BL 13 ****
LU Back Shu

72

Tonifies & Nourishes the HT
Regulates HT-Qi and Calms the spirit
Unbinds the chest and Resolves blood stasis
Clears HT fire
BL?

BL 15 ****
HT Back Shu

73

Spreads LV-Qi
Regulates and Nourishes LV blood
Pacifies wind
Cools fire and Clears damp-heat
Benefits the eyes and sinew
BL?

BL 18 ****
Back SHu LV

74

Tonifies SP-Qi and SP-Yang
Resolves dampness
Raises SP-Qi and Holds blood
Regulates and Harmonizes the Qi of the middle jiao
BL?

BL 20 ****
SP Back SHu

75

Tonifies KD-Qi, KD-Yang, KD-Yin and KD-Essence
Regulates the water passages and Benefits urination
Benefits and Warms the uterus
Benefits the eyes and ears
Strengthens lumbar region
BL?

BL 23 ****
Back Shu KD

76

Regulates the intestines
Transforms stagnation and Alleviates pain
Strengthens the lumbar region and legs
Intestinal disorders
Local back pain or pain/atrophy of the leg
BL?

BL 25 ****
LI SHu

77

Regulates the lower jiao and Facilitates urination and defecation
Regulates menstruation and Stops leukorrhea
Benefits the lumbar and sacral region and legs
Important point for inducing labor
BL?

BL 32 ****
LIAO points

78

Eliminates wind and Clears heat
Benefits the eyes
Clears the head and Alleviates pain
Eye disorders, Frontal HA, Facial paralysis, Pain of hemorrhoids
BL?

BL 2 ***

79

Benefits the eyes
Expels wind and Clears heat
Eye disorders of any kinds

BL?

BL 1 ***

80

Benefits the bones and joints
Expels pathogenic factors and Firms the exterior
Regulates Lung-Qi and Alleviates cough

BL?

BL 11 ***
Hui of BONES
Point of SEa of BLOOD

81

Spreads LV-Qi and Unbinds the chest
Regulates the HT
Regulates and Descends Qi
Chest and heart disorders d/t LV Qi stagnation
LU/ST Qi rebellion (cough, vomiting)
BL?

BL 14 ***
Jueyin SHU

82

Drains damp-heat from the LV and GB
Clears pathogenic factors from Shaoyang
Tonifies and Regulates GB Qi
Tonifies deficiency
Four Flowers
BL?

BL 19 ***
GB Shu
BL 17 and BL 19 = Four Flowers

83

Regulates the ST and Descends rebellion
Harmonizes middle jiao
All diseases of Stomach

BL?

BL 21 ***
ST Shu

84

Separates the pure from the turbid
Regulates the intestines and Bladder
Drains turbid dampness and Clears damp-heat
Regulates Small Intestine Qi
BL?

BL 27 ***
ST Shu

85

Regulates the Bladder
Clears damp-heat from the lower burner
Dispels stagnation and Resolves masses
Benefits the lumbar region and legs
BL?

BL 28 ***
BL SHu

86

Activates the channel, Relaxes the sinews and Alleviates pain
Regulates the lower jiao and Alleviates pain
Treats hemorrhoids
Main point of upper hamstring injury
BL?

BL 36 ***

87

Harmonizes the Triple Burner and Regulates urination
Activates the channel and Alleviates pain

BL?

BL 39 ***
Lower HS of TW

88

Benefits the lumbar region, Activates the channel and Alleviates pain
Regulates urination and Treats hemorrhoids
Sciatica, prolapse of rectum
BL?

BL 54 ***

89

The strength of this point is to clear deficiency heat, rather than to nourish KD yin, indicated for throat painful obstruction, night sweating, dyspnea and coughing of blood, wasting and thirsting disorder, seminal emission, genital itching, infertility, etc.
KD?

KD 2 ***
YS, Fire point

90

One of the foremost points to assist KD Yangs function of dominating water and regulating urination and sweating. Indicated for edema, various kinds of sweating disorders
KD?

KD 7 ***
Returning Current
JR, Metal, Mother

91

This point has a powerful effect on descending excess above by 'returning the unrooted back to its source', indicated for uprising of LV Yang, LV fire or LV wind, disharmony of the HT and KD.
Also able to rescue Yang and revive consciousness
KD?

KD 1 ***
JW, Wood Point, Child

92

Confluent point of the Yin Motility Vessel (Yin Qiao), this point can be selected for any kind of sore throat, especially due to Yin deficiency heat scorching the throat; also good for constipation, insomnia, somnolence, night-tiem epilepsy
KD?

KD 6 ****

93

Nourishes KD Yin and Clears deficiency heat
Tonifies KD Yang
Anchors Qi and Benefits the LU
Strengthens lumbar spine
KD?

KD 3 ****
Shu Stream, Yuan Source
Earth

94

The single most important distal point for disorders of the chest; especially effective in treating stagnation of LV Qi anywhere in the upper and middle jiao; harmonizes the ST, thus being a pre-eminent pointto treat nausea and vomiting due to any etiology
PC?

PC 6 ****
Confluent of CHONG Mai

95

Clears heat from the pc, HT and ST; powerful point to revive consciousness, when heat 'collapses' into the PC during the course of febrile diseases; indicated for ulceration or rrosion of the mouth and tongue; local poin for sweating of the palms
PC?

PC 8 ***
YS, Fire point on Fire channel

96

As the Child poin of the PC channel, it is cooling in nature and indicated for Xs heat or fire; principal point for carpal tunnel syndrome
PC?

PC 7 ***

97

The key action of this point is to transform phlegm in the upper jiao, and predominantly in the HT. Used together with ST 40 to treat mental confusion, restlessness, mania, epilepsy
PC?

PC 5 ***

98

Clears heat from the QI, nutritive and blood levels; harmonizes the ST and INT and stops vomiting. May be pricked to bleed in the treatment of summer-heat stroke and sudden turmoil disorder
PC?

PC 3 ***

99

Important point for Acute attacks of angina pectoris; also good for coughing or vomiting blood due to blood heat, emotional issues
PC?

PC 4 ***

100

Essential local point in the treatment of alll ear disorders; named 'Wind Screen', this point has an action of eliminating wind, thus being widely used for facial paralysis, trigeminal neuralgia, facial spasm, etc.
TW?

TW 17 ***
WOH

101

One of the most important distal points for treating ear disorders due to any pathology; also indicated for one-sided HA, stiff neck, periathritis of shoulder, acute lumbar sprain, pain anywhere along the channel including the arm, elbow, hands and fingers
TW?

TW 3 ***
SS, Wood

102

Important point on the San Jiao channel for moving Qi and clearing heat in the upper, middle and lower jiao; alternative name is 'Flying Tiger', good at treating distention and pain of the lateral costal region, constipation, blockage of the CV in women
TW?

TW 6 ***
JR, Fire point

103

Opens the Yang Linking vessel, expels wind and releases the exterior, indicated for either cold or wind-heat but with bias towards wind-heat; main point for various kinds of HA including temporal, vertex, frontal and occipital HA
TW?

TW 5 ****
LUO, Confluent of Yang Wei Mai

104

Important point for treating all diorders of the shoulder joint, especially the posterior aspect
TW?

TW 14 ***

105

As the Earth point of the chnanel, it has an important action on transforming phlegm and is indicated for a variety of phlegm patterns including scrofula, coughing of phlegm. Local point for diseases of the soft tissue of the elbow
TW?

TW 10 ***
HS, Earth

106

Benefits the ears
Clears heat
TMJ, upper jaw toothache
TW?

TW 21 ***

107

Named 'Wind Pool', good at eliminating exterior wind and pacifying interior wind, one of the pre-eminent points to treat all diseases of the head, brain and sensory organs, especially the eyes.
GB?

GB 20 ****

108

Local point of a variety of ear disorders, including tinnitus, deafness, pain, itching and discharge. May alternate with TW 21 and SI 19
GB?

GB 2 ***

109

Local point for pain of the forehead, pain of the supraorbital ridge; also an important local point for various disorders of the eyes and eyelids.
GB?

GB 14 ***

110

Indicated for stiffness and pain of the neck and shoulders, breast pain, breast abscess, insufficient lactation. Strong Qi descending action, contraindicated in pregnancy, indicated in various disorders of rebellious Qi such as cough and dyspnea.
GB?

GB 21 ***
Contraindicated in PREGNANXCY

111

Good at spreading LV Qi, indicated for distention and pain along the GB channel in the head, eyes, breast, chest, lateral costal region and axilla: able to adjust fluid in the eyes, thus good for lacrimation or dry eyes; opening Dai Mai (Girdle Vessel), indicated for irregular menstruation and leukorrhea.
GB?

GB 41
TW 5 + GB 41 (Dai Mai)

112

The single most important point for sciatica, should be palpated in all cases where pain radiates from lumbar regin to the buttock and down the leg; also imporant in the treatment of painful obstruction of the lower limbs, hemiplegia, eczema and urticaria
GB?

GB 30 ****

113

Indicated for any disharmony of the GB FU-organ; essential in the treatment of any issue of the sinews and muscles in any part of the body, especially for disorders of the leg; good at spreading LV Qi too, thus often being combined with LV points
GB?

GB 34 ****

114

Indicated for a wide range of disorders characterized by weakness, flaccidity, contraction and pain of the limbs, especially good for chronic painful obstruction and atrophy. Main distal point for stiffness and pain of the neck. Can be used in fractures, osteoporosis, dementia, itinnitus
GB ?

GB 39 ****
Hui of Marrow

115

Named 'Girdling Vessel', this is a very important point to regulate Qi of the Dai Mai. Able to drain dampness, indicated for leukorrhea of any pattern and other Gyn disorders with underlying pathology of Damp-heat, like irregular menstruation, infertility, uterine prolapse
GB?

GB 26 ***

116

Functions to eliminate wind, indicated in three main areas: wind-cold-damp painful obstruction, hemiplegia following windstroke, skin disorders characterized by rapid onset oand itching.
GB?

GB 31 ***
'Wind Market'

117

Principal distal point for a wide range of eye disorders, especially when deriving from LV pathology. Also good for local problems of the lower leg
GB?

GB 37 ***
Bright Light
LUO CONNECTING

118

Local point that is commonly used in clinical practice in the treatment of hip disorders, especially indicated when pain radiates from the hip to the groin and lower abdomen.
GB?

GB 29 ***

119

Major point for itching, swelling and pain of the genitals and testicles due to LV Qi stagnation and damp-heat in the LV channel. Also indicated for other disorders of the lower burner like leukorrhea, irregular menstruation, difficult urination. Good for a variety of psycho-emotional disorders
LV?

LV 5 ***
LUO Connecting

119

On one hand, this point is good for clearing damp-heat from the lower burner, especially form the genital region, thus it can be used to treat genital itching, seminal emission, impotence due to damp-heat; on the other hand, it can nourish the LV Yin and blood, invigorate blood and benefit the uterus, thus it is good for visual dizziness, blurred vision, menstrual disorders involving LV blood or LV Yin deficiency
LV?

LV 8 ***
HS, Water point, MOTHER point

120

Pre-eminent distal point for Shan disorder of any pattern, especially suited to urgent conditions with acute and sudden pain. Also indicated for heavy menstrual bleeding due to blood heat, painful urinary syndrome, loss of consciousness
LV?

LV 1 ***
JW, Wood point

121

Good for any disharmony of the LV, equally important for both excess and deficiency patterns. Powerfully moves LV Qi. Good for vertex HA, dizziness, eye disorders due to various LV pathology, Gyn disorders, genito-urinary disorders, and also any disharmon between the LV and other Zan-fu organs.
LV?

LV 3 ****
SS, Yuan Source, Earth

122

This point acts primarly on the middl and lower burner, able to harmonize the LV and the SP, thus good for abdominal distention and pain, premnstrual diarrhea, IBS, loss of appetite due to LV and SP diharmony
LV?

LV 13 ***

123

Principal point on the LV channel to clear LV fire, descend LV Yang, pacify LV wind, and clear damp-heat in the lower burner
LV?

LV 2 ***
Ying Spring, Water point

124

Spreads the LV and Regulates Qi
Invigorates blood and Disperses masses
Harmonizes the LV and ST (middle and lower jiao)
LV Qi stagnation or rebellion
Blood stasis from prolonged/severe Qi stagnation
LV?

LV 14 ***