Flashcards in Pericardium/Xin Bao/Shou Jueyin Study Guide Deck (27):
Chinese terms for Pc in acupuncture classics?
What patterns/relationships are associated?
Xin-Bao - "Heart Wrapper" - clinically same as Ht; possibly a mistranslation of coronary arteries
There are no patterns of disharmony in the Pc itself
Ling Shu says it is NOT a separate organ
Which organs does the Pc channel directly penetrate?
Ht, Pc, diaphragm, and all 3 Jiao
Pc/XB point in the ear?
between the Mouth and Stomach
Part of the body that Pc3 harmonizes? Why?
ST and Intestines:
It is the He-Sea point -- used for irregular diet
Also used for diarrhea and counterflow
Why does Pc4, the Xi point, stop bleeding?
Moves and COOLS the Xue (ie Xi-Xue connection)
Top Phlegm points
ST 40, Ren 4, Pc 5
Where does the Yin Wei channel go? Potential action?
From Kd 9 up legs, through abdomen, to chest and throat
Tx: pain in the chest, back, and middle to lower Jiao
Will needling Pc 7 (Yuan-Source) tonify or sedate this channel? Why?
Earth phase -- drains fire -- sedation via Sheng Cycle
How do Pc 8 and 9 reflect and treat Mouth and Tongue?
8: tongue is the flowering of the Heart; Spleen opens to the Mouth ---> clears heat as a Fire point
9: with Ren 23, treats tongue stiffness and aphasia; Wood point
Name: Pc 3
Qu Ze - "Marsh at Crook"
Name: Pc 4
Xi Men - "Xi-Cleft Gate"
Extra Points: between Pc 4 & 5
Er Bai - tx rectal prolapse and hemorrhoids
Name: Pc 5
Jian Shi - "Intermediate Messenger"
Name: Pc 6
Nei Guan - "Inner Gate"
Name: Pc 7
Da Ling - "Great Mound"
Name: Pc 8
Lao Gong - "Labor Palace"
Name: Pc 9
Zhong Chong - "Middle Rushing"
Category and Phase: Pc 3
He-Sea - Water
Category: Pc 4
Category and Phase: Pc 5
Jing-River - Metal
Category: Pc 6
Master-Confluent point of Yin Wei Mai
Category and Phase: Pc 7
Shu-Stream - Earth
Category and Phase: Pc 8
Ying-Spring - Fire
Category and Phase: Pc 9
Jing-Well - Wood -- ONLY JING-WELL ON FINGERTIP