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1

Arrange channel from most superficial to deepest.

12 Cutaneous
12 Tendinomuscular
15/16 Luo Vessels
12 Regular Channel
12 Divergent
8 Extraordinary Vessels

2

What are the fx of the tendinomuscular channels?

Strengthen the connection between joints, muscles, tendons, ligaments, etc and strengthen articulation of joints
Integrate the whole body surface
Circulates qi
(protection)

3

What are the fx of the cutaneous regions?

Holds Wei Qi
Circulates Qi and Blood, nourish skin/pores, and protect the body fro Evil Qi

4

Which channels are considered to be "reservoirs" of Qi?

Extraordinary Vessels

5

Which channel break off the regular pathway above the elbow or knee?

Divergent channel

6

What are the fx of Divergent channels?

Connection between the external/internal
Carry Wei Qi inward to the Zang Fu organs

7

Fx of the regular channels

Transporting and circulating qi and blood
Resisting pathogens
Regulate Yin and Yang, harmonize/balance
Provide diagnostic information
Integrate the whole body by creating connections/networks
Transmit needle sensation

8

Luo Vessels

There are 15/16 Luo vessels
The 15/16 Luo vessels are superficial
Luo vessels arise below the elbows and knee
Each Luo Vessels has one Luo-connecting point

9

Divergent Channels

There are 12 Divergent channels
The 12 Divergent channels run deeper
The Divergent channels arise above or at the elbows or knees.
The Divergent channels have no acupoints.

10

Du Vessel

Governing vessel, runs upward on the posterior midline

11

Ren Vessel

Conception vessel, responsible for all Yin meridians

12

Chong Vessel

Regulates qi and blood in the primary 12 meridians

13

Dai

Goes around the waist, binding up all the meridians

14

Yin Qiao

Starts below the internal malleolus, ends at UB 1

15

Yang Qiao

Starts below the external malleolus, ends at UB 10

16

Yin Wei

Connects networks of the interior yin of the whole body

17

Yang Wei

Connects networks of exterior yang of the whole body

18

Du

Governing Vessel

19

Ren

Conception Vessel

20

Chong

Penetrating Vessel, thoroughfare vessel

21

Dai

Belt Vessel, Girdling Vessel

22

Yin Wei

Yin Linking Vessel

23

Yang Wei

Yang Linking Vessel

24

Yin Qiao

Yin Motility Vessel, Yin Heel Vessel

25

Yang Qiao

Yang Motility Vessel, Yang Heel Vessel

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T/F: Transporting points are located on the 12 regular channels

True

27

T/F: Transporting points are all located below the elbow or knee

True

28

T/F: There are 75 Transporting points all together

False
There are 60 Transporting points

29

Transporting points from shallow to deep

Jing Well
Ying Spring
Shu Stream
Jing River
He Sea

30

Jing Well treats:

Mania, stuffiness in the chest, fullness under the heart, resusitation

31

Ying Spring treats:

Fever, Body heat

32

Shu Stream treats:

Arthritis, heaviness and pain in the joints

33

Jing River treats:

Asthma, dryness in the respiratory system

34

He Sea treats:

Intestines, counterflow

35

How many Luo connecting points? What are the extras?

15/16 points
Ren 15
Du 1
SP 21
ST 18

36

How many Xi Cleft points are there? Extras?

16 points
Xi Cleft of Yin Qiao = KD 8
Xi Cleft of Yang Qiao = UB 59
Xi Cleft of Yin Wei = KD 9
Xi Cleft of Yang Wei = GB 35

37

How many Yuan Source points? Where are they located?

There are 12 source points.
Located 3rd from extremity on Yin Channel
Located 4th from extremity on Yang Channel, with the exception of GB

38

Yuan Source points:

Access source qi

39

Xi Cleft points:

Treat acute pain and bleeding

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Luo connecting points:

Connect Yin and Yang

41

What is the Luo on the ST Channel? On HT?

ST 40
HT 5

42

What is the Xi Cleft point on the SP? SI?

SP 8
SI 6

43

What is the Luo on UB? On LU?

UB 58
LU 7

44

T/F: All Front Mu points are located on the channel of their associated organ.

False

45

T/F: All Back Shu points are located on the UB channel

True

46

T/F: All Back Shu points are located 1.5 cun lateral to the posterior midline

True

47

T/F: All Front Mu points are located on the Ren Channel

False

48

T/F: Front Mu points are generally used for chronically painful or depleted conditions.

False, for acute conditions

49

T/F: Back Shu points are used for chronically painful or depleted conditions

True

50

Command points treat:

A specific area of the body

51

Influential points treat:

Specific body tissue substance (qi, blood, tendons, marrow, etc)

52

The lower He Sea points are:

For LI: ST 37
For SI: ST 39
For SJ: UB 39

53

Confluent Points are:

LU 7 = Confluent for Ren
SI 3 = Confluent for Du
SP 4 = Confluent for Chong
KD 6 = Confluent for Yin Qiao
UB 62 = Confluent for Yang Qiao
GB 41 = Dai Belt
SJ 5 = Yang Wei
PC 6 = Yin Wei

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Influential Points are:

UB 11 = Influential for Bone
UB 17 = Influential for Blood
LU 9 = Influential for Vessels
Ren 12 = Influential for Fu
Ren 17 = Influential for Qi
GB 34 = tendons/sinews
GB 39 = Marrow
LV 13 - Zang Organs

55

Command Points are:

LU 7 = Command for H/Neck
LI 4 = Command for Face/Mouth
ST 36 = Command for Abdomen
UB 40 = Command for Lower Back

56

LU 5

Clears upper burner heat, discharges lung fire, downbears counterflow qi

57

LI 11

Courses pathogenic heat, disinhibits joints, eliminates water dampness, courses wind and resolves the exterior, harmonizes qi and blood

58

ST 36

Rectifies the spleen and stomach, harmonizes the intestines, breaks blood stasis in the chest, courses wind and transforms dampness, supports the correct and banks the origin

59

SP 9

Warms and moves the middle jiao, transforms dampness, regulates the waterways, dispels wind-cold

60

HT 3

Courses heart qi, clears the pericardium, stabilizes the spirit-mind, transforms phlegm drool

61

SI 8

Dissipates Tai Yang channel evils, frees small intestine heat bind, dispels wind qi, clears the spirit mind

62

UB 40

Clears the blood and discharges heat, soothes the sinews and frees the network vessels, dispels wind-dampness, disinhibits the lumbus and knees

63

KD 10

Expels dampness from the lower burner, boosts the kidneys and revives yang, regulates anterior yin

64

PC 3

Clears construction and cools the blood, downbears counterflow and checks vomiting, eliminates vexation and settles tetany

65

SJ 10

Transforms phlegm damp in the channels and network vessels, courses fire in the triple burner

66

GB 34

Soothes the sinews, clears gallbladder heat, courses dampness and stagnation in the channels and network vessels, expels wind from the knees and legs

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LV 8

Clears damp heat, disinhibits the bladder, drains livier fire, soothes the sinews and quickens the network vessels