Flashcards in Stomach/Zu Yangming Channel Study Guide Deck (47):
Chinese term for ST
Leg (Jiao) Yangming
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
Which epidemic contemporary disease may be ass'd with ST?
The ST Mu point is how many cun above the navel?
The number of the ST Mu and Shu?
Mu: Ren 12
Shu: UB 21
Which toes does ST end at?
2nd and 3rd on the lateral nailbed
Direction of flow in the ST Luo, Divergent/Zheng, and Sinew channels?
ST 2 treats which two areas/conditions?
Sinuses and parasites
Best local point for oral sores?
Best local points for tooth and gum disease?
ST 6, 7
ST 8 can do two things:
Release - Yang/wind/heat
Treat - damp/phlegm
Which channels meet at ST 12?
All Yang except UB
What does ST 13 treat?
Which point is the great Luo of the ST? What does it treat?
ST 18 on the L side
Tx of pseudo-MI
ST 21 is level with:
Ren 12, 4 cun superior to navel
(the ST Mu point)
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)
Name and meaning of ST 25?
Tian Shu -- Heavenly Pivot
ST 25 is Mu point for which organ?
Remember: LI Mu - ST 25; LI Shu - UB 25
ST 30 is associated with which Sea? Associated with which point on the leg? Which Extraordinary Channel?
Sea of Nourishment
Chong Mai (Penetrating Vessel -- most central of all Extraordinary)
Best needle angle for ST 35?
Medially under patella
ST 36 treats _____ and therefore does not treat _____.
Is it CI in pregnancy?
ST 36 is safe in pregnancy
Point category, associated Organ, associated Phase: ST 36
He-Sea; Lower He-Sea (ST)
Point category and associated organ: ST 37
Lower He-Sea (LI)
Point category and associated organ: ST 39
Lower He-Sea (SI)
Point category and phase: ST 41
Jing-River - Fire
Point category and phase: ST 43
Shu-Stream - Wood
Point category and phase: ST 44
Ying-Spring - Water
Point category and phase: ST 45
Jing-Well - Metal
ST 36, 37, 39 are all spaced _____ cun from one another
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
What does ST 38 treat?
Contralateral shoulder pain
3 essential points for treatment of Phlegm?
ST 41: phase, what does it treat?
Treats heat, tonifies Earth
**Calms shen: mania, palpitations**
ST 44: phase, what does it treat?
**Clears damp heat**; therefore, treats toothache (and face/eye/throat pain)
**Calms shen: depression**
ST 43: phase, how does it tonify Spleen?
Restrains ST via the Ke cycle; if ST is overpowered, Sp is deficient
Points/category for nightmares?
ST 45, Sp 1 -- Jing-Well
Name: ST 9
Ren Ying - Human Welcome (Sky Window!)
Name: ST 18
Ru Gen - Breast Root
Name: ST 25
Tian Shu - Heavenly Pivot
Name: ST 28
Shui Dao - Water Dao-Path
Name: ST 30
Qi Chong - Qi Surging
Name: ST 36
Zu San Li - Leg 3 Mile/Principle
Name: ST 37
Shang Ju Xu - Upper Great Void
Extra Point: Appendix
Lan Wei (Xue)
Name: ST 39
Xia Ju Xu - Lower Clear Void
Extra Point: Brain
Nao Hu - Brain Door
3 cun proximal to ST 41