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1

The Yang and Yin ____ Vessels link like a network around the body to ______ the _________ Qi that cannot flow into the Main meridians. - Nan Jing

Wei: absorb; overflowing

2

What does Wei translate to?

  • Tie down
  • Hold together
  • Maintain
  • Safeguard

3

What is the function of the Yin Wei Vessel?

The function of the Yin Wei Mai is to tie together all the yin meridians. It controls the Interior of the body (Blood and Yin) and governs Ying (Nutritive) Qi.

4

Clinical applications of Yin Wei Mai mnemonic?

  1. Heart (nourish)
  2. CHOp (Chest, Hypochondrium Open)
  3. BY (Blood, Yin, nourish)
  4. Pain (ful Obstruction Syndrome) BI

5

What is your association and treatment mnemonic for Yin Wei?

HEM Fem GEn

Headaches

Emotional-Mental

Female Genitalia

(Some of the genital stuff is mental, feeling sores as if they were there but they are not.)

6

1. Heart nourishing properties of Yin Wei Mai: All of the ancient classics mention "heart pain" as a prominent symptom of the Yin Wei Mai. The heart pain indicated for this vessel would be that manifesting from an _______ condition.... and would present as a ______ ______ in the _______ region.

Empty; dull ache; heart

7

Sometimes the dull ache in the heart region is a symptom of ________-__________ anguish and the function of _______ the _____ by using ____ is closely linked to nourishing the heart.

mental-emotional; calming; mind; PC6

8

What points would you choose to nourish the Heart?

PC6/SP4

KI9

CV15

9

2. Chest and Hypochondrium Opening: The Yin Wei Mai also has an important role in ________ and _______ the chest. This is especially indicated when chest _____ occurs against a background of ______ ________ and when the pulse is _______ or ______.

relaxing; opening; ache; Blood Deficiency; Choppy; Fine

10

What points would you choose for chest and/or hypochondrium opening?

PC6/SP4

CV15

LU7 (opposite side to PC6)

ST40 (opposite side to SP4)

11

What EOV would you choose to treat chest and hypochondrium pain or tightness if it was a full condition accompanied by digestive issues or other MJ problems?

Chong Mai

12

3. Blood and Yin Nourishing: As the Yin Wei Mai links all the Yin channels it can be used for ___________ of Blood and/or Yin, especially if accompanied by _________ and/or __________ problems.

deficiency; mental; emotional

13

Which vessels does the Yin Wei Mai channel affect directly?

All Yin channels except the lung channel.

14

Where does the Yin Wei Mai connect with Ren Mai?

In the throat

15

A disharmony of the Yin Wei Mai may manifest as ____ of _______ against a background of ____ _________, due to its intersenction with the Ren Mai.

loss; voice; Yin deficiency

16

When using the Yin Wei vessel to nourish Yin, what points would you choose?

PC6/SP4

KI9

SP6

17

Compare what meridians are influence by Ren, Yin Wei and Yin Qiao.

Ren Mai: Influences all Yin meridians

 

Yin Wei: Influences all Yin meridians except Lung

 

Yin Qiao: Influences Leg Yin Channels (LR, KI, SP) 

18

Compare which of the three Energizers are affected by Ren, Yin Wei and Yin Qiao.

Ren Mai: Influences yin channels of upper, middle and lower energizers

 

Yin Wei: Influences primarily chest and upper energizer

 

Yin Qiao: Influences lower energizer

19

Compare the special influnces that Ren, Yin Wei and Yin Qiao have.

Ren Mai:

  • Special influence on lungs
  • Best at nourishing Yin

Yin Wei:

  • Special influence on heart
  • Especially good at nourshing blood, HT blood

Yin Qiao:

  • Does not nourish yin but directs yin to eyes and absorbs excess of yin

20

4. Painful Obstruction Bi Syndrome

The Yin Wei Mai can be used to treat Bi Syndrome, especially when it occurs against a background of ______ _________ in women; main symptoms manifesting as: ?

Blood Deficiency

  • Generalized ache in the joints with numbness and tingling and without any heat or swelling of the joints

21

What points would you choose for painful obstruction bi syndrome?

PC6/SP4

LI11 (opposite side to PC6)

ST41 (opposite side to SP4)

CV4

ST36

SP6

22

Headaches

The Yin Wei Mai is effective in treating headaches resulting from __________ of _______, particularly if they are at the _____ of the _____.

deficiency; Blood; back; neck

23

What are Yin Wei headaches usually a result of?

Liver Yang Rising resulting from Liver Blood deficiency

24

Emotional-Mental

The Yin Wei Mai has a tonifying action on the Heart and nourishes Blood. What symptoms is it especially usefulf for because of this?

  • anxiety
  • apprehension
  • depression
  • worry
  • sadness

.... especially if the symptoms manifest with Blood deficiency and combined with chest oppression.

25

The emotional-mental symptoms may be treated by Yin Wei particularly if they are combined with what? The Yin Wei Mai is especially indicated in the treatment of which gender?

Blood deficiency and chest oppression.

Women.

26

What points would you choose to treat mental-emotional problems combined with Blood Xu and chest oppression?

PC6/SP4

CV15

GV24 (interchangeable with GV20)

CV4 (tonify KI essence and qi)

KI9

SP6 (3 yin crossing)

27

What points would you choose in the treatment of postnatal depression as a result of Liver and Heart Blood Deficiency?

PC6/SP4

CV4

CV15

GV20

ST36

KI9

SP6

28

Female Genitalia

The Yin Wei Mai influences and links the _____ _____ channels of the leg, therefore it has an influence on the ________ occurring against a background of ____ ___________.

 

 three Yin; genitalia; Yin deficiency

29

What are the symptoms of Yin Wei Mai female genitalia problems?

  • Soreness (due to Yin Xu)
  • Redness
  • Dryness
  • Feeling as if there are sores but none are visible

30

What point prescription would you choose for problems of female genitalia?

PC6/SP4

CV2

SP6

LR5 (Luo Connecting of LR meridian, travels around genitals)

31

The Xi Cleft point of Yin Wei Mai is one of the most important points in the body for calming the mind. What point is it and how does it accomplish this?

KI9

  • Nourish Blood
  • Nourish Heart
  • Relax Chest

32

In the context of Bi Syndrome, what is numbness? What is tingling?

Numbness - Blood Xu or Internal Wind

Tingling - Blood Xu

33

What must be absent to choose Yin Wei Mai as the  treatment for Bi Syndrome?

There cannot be any swelling or heat of the joints.