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Actions:

- Benefits the Tongue & Regulates Salivation

- Descends Qi & Alleviates Cough (seldom use)

 

Indications:

  • Tongue disorders
  • Salivation issues

 

LOCAL POINTS FOR TONGUE & SALIVATION

CV23 ***

2

Actions:

- Soothes the LV, Pacifies Wind & Relieves Spasm

- Calms the Spirit

‘SINEW CONTRACTION’

Level w/ BL18(back-shu of LV)

Particular function on wind related to muscles & tendons

 

Indications:

  • LV-Wind
  •  ‘Anger injuring the LV’

GV8 **

3

Actions:

- Tonifies the HT & LU & Calms the Spirit

- Clears Heat & Pacifies Wind

‘SPIRIT PATHWAY’

Level w/ BL15 (back-shu of HT)

 

Indications:

  • Deficiency of Gathering Qi
    • HT: fright palpitation, HT pain, insomnia, amnesia, muddled thinking, anxiety, stress
    • LU: short of breath, sadness, cough, dyspnea
  • Internal wind
  • Epilepsy, clonic spasm, childhood fright wind, lockjaw
  • Local pain of the upper back

* deficiency, sadness, anxiety, more to tonify

GV11 ***

4

Actions:

- Benefits urination

- Regulates the Lower Warmer

- Warms & invigorates KD

 

Indications:

  • Genito-urinary
  • Lower abdominal pain

CV2 **

5

Actions:

- Clears Heat & Detoxifies Poison

- Circulates LU-Qi & Alleviates Cough/Wheezing

Level w/ BL16 (back-shu of GV)  //  BLOOD-HEAT & TOXICITY

 

Indications:

  • Empirical point for furuncles
  • Lung disorders
  • Local back pain/stiffness

GV10 **

6

Actions:

- Warms Yang & Rescues collapse

- Warms & Harmonizes the intestines

 

Indications:

  • Collapse of Yang
  •  “Deficient cold abdomen” (SP-Yang def.)
  • Extreme weakness or deficiency
  • Adjunctive therapy - herbal plaster

CV8 ***

7

Actions:

- 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)

‘This point has a COOLING quality’  //  ‘Favored for excess patterns’

Front-Mu pt of the BL

 

Indications:

  • Urinary system
  • Edema, diarrhea, jaundice
  • Reproductive system
  • Local stagnation or accumulation of cold/heat

* cooling quality, best for damp-heat conditions (UTIs)

CV3 ****

7

Actions:

- Regulates & Benefits Gathering Qi

- Descends Rebellious Qi of the LU & ST

- Benefits the Breasts & Promotes Lactation

 

Front-Mu pt of the PC

Hui-Meeting pt of QI

Point of the SEA of QI

 

Indications:

  • Deficiency of Zong Qi
  • Rebellion of Qi
  • Breast disorders

CV17 ****

7

Actions:

- Descends Rebellious Qi & Alleviates Cough/Wheezing

- Benefits the Throat & Voice

Point of the Window of Heaven

 

Indications:

  • Rebellious Lung-Qi (esp. w/ phlegm in throat)
  • Throat disorders

     Window of Heaven points: sudden onset of disorders 

CV22 ***

8

Actions:

- Harmonizes the Middle Warmer and Descends Rebellion

- Tonifies the ST & SP

- Regulates Qi & Alleviates Pain

Front-Mu pt of the Stomach  //  Hui-Meeting pt of FU organs

 

Indications:

  • All diseases of ST, deficiency/excess, cold/heat, exterior/interior
  • Deficiency of SP
  • All Phlegm disease, all types of Phlegm-Fluid
  • Mental / neurological related problems

* acts on ANY ST issue, entire ST

CV12 ****

10

Actions:

- Regulates the Heart & Alleviates Pain

- Transforms Phlegm & Calms the Spirit

- Descends Lung-Qi & Unbinds the Chest

- Harmonizes Stomach & Descends Rebellion

Front-Mu of the Heart

 

Indications:

  • Diseases of Heart Zang-organ
  • Mental disorders (esp. Phlegm Misting the HT)
  • Rebellious Qi of the LU or ST

* Descending property

* acts on any HT issue or spirit-related issue… deals with ST issues, but more geared to combined ST and emotional issues

CV14 ***

10

Actions:

- Expands the Chest & Diaphragm, Alleviates Cough    (upper)

Level with ‘Diaphragm Shu’(BL17)                               (diaphragm)

-Fortifies the Spleen & Drains Dampness                     (middle)

-Treats Jaundice

‘REACHING YANG’

‘BOTTOM OF THE LUNG’: GV9/10

 

Indications:

  • Middle Warmer
     
    • Jaundice (yin/yang type, hepatitis, cholecystitis)
    • Cold in ST/SP: epigastric pain, inability to eat, emaciation, heaviness of four limbs, general malaise
  • Upper Warmer
    • Fullness of chest & lateral costal region, cough, dyspnea
  • Local pain/stiffness of spine

GV9 **

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Actions:

- Eliminates Wind

     (INTERIOR OR EXTERIOR WIND)/Named ‘PALACE OF WIND’

- Nourishes the Sea of Marrow & Benefits the Head & Neck

     (POINT OF SEA OF MARROW, POINT OF WINDOW OF HEAVEN, MEETING OF GV & YANG-LINKING)

-Calms the Spirit    (GHOST POINT)

Indications:


“All types of Wind disease”
             - Exterior Wind: common cold(aversion to cold, cold

               shivering with sweating); ‘wind painful obstruction’

              - Interior Wind: h/a, head wind, dizziness, blurred vision,

               upward staring eyes, windstroke, numbness, twitching, 

                tremors, seizures             

  • “the hundred diseases of the head”  =  
    Exterior/interior, occipital/temporal/frontal, exc./def.
  • Stiffness/pain of the neck
  • Mental disorders

GV16 ***

12

Actions:

- Tonifies & nourishes the KD; fortifies original Qi & benefits the Essence; fortifies KD-Yang(Fire of Gate of Life) & restores collapse of Yang

- Regulates the Lower Warmer: benefits the Bladder, Uterus, regulates Small Intestine Qi

- Warms & fortifies the SP

“THE ONLY POINT THAT TONIFIES QI, BLOOD, YIN & YANG”

Front-Mu pt of the Small Intestine

 

Indications:

  • Strong tonification effect for any profound deficiency of Zang-Fu organs, Qi, blood, Yin or Yang
  • Kidney deficiency(Yin, Yang, Qi, Essence)
  • Urinary system
  • Reproductive system(assisting conception)

 

* tonifies qi, blood, yin, and yang (builds theKD)… and best for deficient and cold conditions

 

CV4 ****

12

Actions:

- Harmonizes the ST & Regulates Qi

- Dispels Food Stagnation

 

Indications:

  • Food stagnation
     

* “lower cavity”… acts on the lower ST, affects pyloric spincter

* scatters the qi 

CV10 **

14

Actions:

- Tonifies Qi (Orinial Qi), moves Qi & regulates Qi

- Tonifies the Kidneys & fortifies Yang, rescues collapse of Yang

- Harmonizes blood

    *BUILDS QI & MOVES QI

*Strong QI &YANG  restoring   //   Yuan-Source of ‘HUANG’

 

Indications:

  • Qi disorders
    • Deficiency(Original Qi, Qi of five Zang organs), sinking, collapse:
    • Stagnation or rebellion:
    • Urinary
    • Reproductive
    • Digestive

* tonifies qi and yang (builds the KD), activates original qi, builds qi and moves qi… more of a moving quality

CV6 ****

15

Actions:

- Regulates Yang

           Subdues Yang & Pacifies Wind

Raises Yang & Counters Prolapse
 

* MEETING of GV with BL, GB, TW & LV, also named ‘3 Yang 5 Meetings’

- Benefits the Head, Brain, the Sea of Marrow, Sense Organs

- Calms the Spirit

POINT OF SEA OF MARROW

 

Indications:

  • Interior Wind, uprising of excess Yang —bleeding
  • Sinking of deficient Yang —Moxa
  • Psycho-emotional disorders
  • Nasal congestion/discharge/bleeding

GV20 ****

16

Actions:

- Harmonizes the ST & Regulates Qi

- Descends Rebellion & Alleviates Vomiting

- Regulates the HT

 

Indications:

  • ST issues
  • HT or mental disorders (secondary to CV14)

* “upper cavity”… acts on fundus of ST

* descends rebellion (of STqi)

CV13 **

17

Actions:

- Benefits the Brain & Calms the Spirit

    ‘COURTYARD OF SPIRIT’

- Benefits the Head & Eliminates Wind

- Benefits the Nose/Eyes

 

Indications:

  • Spirit issues
  • Wind syndromes

            - Interior Wind: upward staring eyes, dizziness (esp.                             accompanied by vomiting - GV+ ST, BL), epilepsy

            - Exterior Wind: headache with chills & fever and

                 cold sensation of the head

  • Nasal/Eye disorders

GV24 ***

18

Actions:

- Treats hemorrhoids

- Benefits the 2 lower yin

- Activates the channel & alleviates pain

- Calms the spirit

* Luo-connecting point

 

Indications:

  • Local disorders of the anus
  • Genito-urinary disorder
  • Spine problems
  • Mental/neurological disorders

     

 

 

GV1 ***

19

Actions:

- Clears Heat & Treats Malaria

- Regulates the channel & Clears Wind

FEVER & MALARIA

 

Indications:

  • Febrile diseases
    • Chills & fever, malaria (considered a main point in malaria treatment ), steaming bone disorder
  • Internal Wind

GV13 ***

21

Actions:

- Restores Consciousness & Calms the Spirit

    (GHOST Pt., 6 COMMAND Pt., named ‘MAN’S MIDDLE’)

- Benefits the Face & Nose, Expels Wind

    (MEETING Pt. of GV with LI, ST)

- Benefits the Spine & Treats acute midline lumbar sprain

 

Indications:

  • Sudden loss of consciousness
  • Spirit issues
  • Mania-depression, epilepsy, unexpected/ inappropriate laughter and crying
  • Face/Nose disorders
  • Acute midline lumbar sprain

GV26 ***

23

Actions:

- Tonifies Kidney Yang & Builds Fire of Gate of Life

- Regulates GV

- Benefits lumbar spine

- (Clears heat)

 

‘GATE OF LIFE’  //   Level w/ BL23 (back-shu of KD)

STRONGEST POINT FOR TONIFYING KD-YANG

 

Indications:

  • Kidney-Yang deficiency
  1. Cold (esp. feet), lumbar pain
  2. Genito-urinary:
  3. Digestive: 5AM diarrhea
  4. Respiratory: asthma, allergies
  5. Immune: HIV, cancer
  6. GV: opisthotonos, splitting h/a, epilepsy

* more building, tonifies KD yang, supports Fire of Gate of Life

GV4 ****

23

Actions:

- Clears Heat & Treats Malaria

MEETING OF GV & 6 YANG CHANNELS

- Expels (Exterior) Wind & Firms the Exterior

- Pacifies (Interior) Wind

- Tonifies (Qi & Yang) Deficiency

POINT OF SEA OF QI: +ST9, CV17, GV15

Also named ‘HUNDERD TAXATIONS’

 

Indications:

  • Acute febrile diseases(unique ability to clear pathogens from all the three stages) common cold, flu
  • Malaria: main pt. to treat the root and manifestation
  • Summer-heat stroke
  • Wind-Heat skin conditions: itchy rashes, hives
  • Sweating disorders:
  • Deficiency & Exhaustion
  • Local pain & stiffness
  • Interior wind
  • Nosebleed that does not stop

GV14 ****

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Actions:

- Regulates the anterior & posterior Yin Orifices

- Drains Damp-Heat

- Calms the spirit (Ghost pt.)

- Revives from drowning

 

Indications:

  • Urogenital/anal regions
  • Other

CV1 **

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Actions:

- Dispels cold-damp

- Benefits the lumbar region and legs

- Regulates the Lower Warmer

‘LUMBAR YANG GATE’  // MAIN POINT FOR LOW BACK AND LEG PAIN

 

Indications:

  • Cold-Damp in Lower Warmer

*  more dispersive, more of a local point for backache

GV3 ***

27

Actions:

- Clears Heat from LU&HT

- Calms the Spirit - Pacifies Wind Level w/ BL13 (back-shu of LU)

GOOD AT CLEARING HEAT FROM CHEST

 

Indications:

• Heat in the chest LU: cough, dyspnea, fever (pneumonia, bronchitis) HT: spiritual disturbance of excess patterns

• Internal wind – Childhood fright epilepsy, clonic spasm, opisthotonos * excess, more to clear heat

GV12 ***

28

Actions:

- Benefits the Tongue & Treats Muteness

*‘MUTENESS DOOR’  //VOICE ISSUES d/t ‘STIFF TONGUE’

- Eliminates Wind

- Benefits the Neck & Spine

POINT OF SEA OF QI

 

Indications:

  • Inability to speak, loss of voice
           Stiffness or flaccidity of tongue, ‘lotus flower tongue’
  • Interior/exterior wind
           Loss of consciousness from windstroke, head wind,

               heaviness of head, epilepsy, clonic spasm

  • Stiffness/pain of the neck or spine

GV15 ***

29

Actions:

- Benefits the Nose & Eyes (MAIN POINT FOR NOSE ISSUES)

- Eliminates Wind, Benefits the Head/Face, Dispels Swelling

- Calms the Spirit

     (GHOST POINT)

 

Indications:

  • Nasal disorders
  • Eye disorders (‘Mingtang’-Hall of Brightness)
  • Spirit issues
  • Swelling in the upper region

GV23 ***

30

Actions:

- Regulates the Heart & Calms the Spirit

- Descends Lung-Qi & Unbinds the Chest

Luo-Connecting point of CV // Yuan-Source point of ‘GAO’

 

Indications:

  • Mental or neurological disorders
  • Heart problems
  • Rebellion of LU-Qi
  • Skin conditions(related to Luo pathway)

CV15 **

31

Actions:

- Regulates the water passages & treats edema

- Harmonizes the intestines and dispels accumulation

‘WATER SEPARATION’  // PROMOTES CIRCULATION OF FLUIDS IN THE ABDOMEN

 

Indications:

  • Water diseases, edema, ascites   
  • Severe stagnation & rebellion of Qi d/t dysfunction of intestines

CV9 **

32

Actions:

- Extinguishes wind & benefits the face

- Regulates the CV

Meeting point of CV, GV, LI & ST

 

Indications:

  • Facial disorders
  • Excessive salivation with drooling
  • Others:
    • Stiffness & pain of the nape of neck
    • CV: Shan disorder(M), abdominal masses(F)
    • Ghost point: epilepsy, mania-depression

CV24 **