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1

Chinese term for ST

Leg (Jiao) Yangming

2

Why is ST the most powerful primary channel in the Nei Jing?

Compared to a sea (plenty of Qi and Xue); all others are rivers, streams

3

Which epidemic contemporary disease may be ass'd with ST?

Cancer

4

The ST Mu point is how many cun above the navel?

4 cun

5

The number of the ST Mu and Shu?

Mu: Ren 12
Shu: UB 21

6

Which toes does ST end at?

2nd and 3rd on the lateral nailbed

7

Direction of flow in the ST Luo, Divergent/Zheng, and Sinew channels?

UP

8

ST 2 treats which two areas/conditions?

Sinuses and parasites

9

Best local point for oral sores?

ST 4

10

Best local points for tooth and gum disease?

ST 6, 7

11

ST 8 can do two things:

Release - Yang/wind/heat
Treat - damp/phlegm

12

Which channels meet at ST 12?

All Yang except UB

13

What does ST 13 treat?

Psychic trauma

14

Which point is the great Luo of the ST? What does it treat?

ST 18 on the L side
Tx of pseudo-MI

15

ST 21 is level with:

Ren 12, 4 cun superior to navel
(the ST Mu point)

16

How may ST 24 calm Shen and treat Phlegm?

Name: Hua Rou Men -- Slippery Flesh Gate -- works to create a slide for Phlegm to be released
Works with ST 23

Both correlate with Ren 9, 10 (primary damp point)

17

Name and meaning of ST 25?

Tian Shu -- Heavenly Pivot

18

ST 25 is Mu point for which organ?

LI
Remember: LI Mu - ST 25; LI Shu - UB 25

19

ST 30 is associated with which Sea? Associated with which point on the leg? Which Extraordinary Channel?

Sea of Nourishment
ST 36
Chong Mai (Penetrating Vessel -- most central of all Extraordinary)

20

Best needle angle for ST 35?

Medially under patella

21

ST 36 treats _____ and therefore does not treat _____.

Is it CI in pregnancy?

EVERYTHING... nothing

ST 36 is safe in pregnancy

22

Point category, associated Organ, associated Phase: ST 36

He-Sea; Lower He-Sea (ST)
Earth

23

Point category and associated organ: ST 37

Lower He-Sea (LI)

24

Point category and associated organ: ST 39

Lower He-Sea (SI)

25

Point category and phase: ST 41

Jing-River - Fire

26

Point category and phase: ST 43

Shu-Stream - Wood

27

Point category and phase: ST 44

Ying-Spring - Water

28

Point category and phase: ST 45

Jing-Well - Metal

29

ST 36, 37, 39 are all spaced _____ cun from one another

3 cun

30

Location of Lan Wei? What does it treat? What would be a confirmatory sign?

R leg, 1 cun proximal to ST 37
Appendicitis -- referral of pain to appendix ear point

31

What does ST 38 treat?

Contralateral shoulder pain

32

3 essential points for treatment of Phlegm?

ST 40
Pc 5
Ren 12

33

ST 41: phase, what does it treat?

Fire
Treats heat, tonifies Earth
**Calms shen: mania, palpitations**

34

ST 44: phase, what does it treat?

Water
**Clears damp heat**; therefore, treats toothache (and face/eye/throat pain)
**Calms shen: depression**

35

ST 43: phase, how does it tonify Spleen?

Wood
Restrains ST via the Ke cycle; if ST is overpowered, Sp is deficient

36

Points/category for nightmares?

ST 45, Sp 1 -- Jing-Well

37

Name: ST 9

Ren Ying - Human Welcome (Sky Window!)

38

Name: ST 18

Ru Gen - Breast Root

39

Name: ST 25

Tian Shu - Heavenly Pivot

40

Name: ST 28

Shui Dao - Water Dao-Path

41

Name: ST 30

Qi Chong - Qi Surging

42

Name: ST 36

Zu San Li - Leg 3 Mile/Principle
(ST HS/LHS)

43

Name: ST 37

Shang Ju Xu - Upper Great Void
(LI LHS)

44

Extra Point: Appendix

Lan Wei (Xue)

45

Name: ST 39

Xia Ju Xu - Lower Clear Void
(SI LHS)

46

Extra Point: Brain

Nao Hu - Brain Door
3 cun proximal to ST 41

47

Name: ST 40

Feng Long - Abundant Bulge
(ST Luo)