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1

SHU-TRANSPORTING POINTS

1. jing well
2. ying spring
3. shu stream
4. jing river
5. he sea

-60 pts
-fingers -> elbow
-toes -> knee

2

YUAN-SOURCE POINTS

12 pts in regular channels where the source qi resides
- Yin Channel: 3rd from extremity (same as Shu stream: LU 9, PC 7, HT 7, SP 3, LV 3, KD 3)
-Yang Channel: 4th from extremity (except GB: LI 4, SJ 4, SI 4, ST 42, UB 64)

3

LUO-CONNECTING POINTS

-15 or 16 pts
(12 regular + REN + DU + Great Luo of SP 21 + (Great Luo of ST)
-distal to elbow or knee (or he sea), the place where the connecting vessel separates from main channel
- NEVER share with transporting pts
-strengthen connection b/t yin & yang pair organs
-drain repletion, or supplement vacuity

4

LOWER HE-SEA POINTS

-6 pts
-3 yang arm LI, SJ, SI (fingers -> face)
too far to reach organ, so they get an extra he sea on yang leg channel b.c energetic of movt of leg better for digestion & fluids
-3 foot yang ST, GB, UB

5

INFLUENTIAL (MEETING-HUI) POINTS

-8pts
-treats body tissues
zhang
Fu
Qi
Blood
Sinews
Marrow
Bone
Vessels

6

COMMAND POINTS

-4pts
-directs treatment to the area of body
1. face + mouth LI4
2. head + neck LU 7
3. abdomen ST 36
4. back UB 40

7

FRONT-MU (ALARM) POINTS

-12 pts
-located over the organ, treats that organ (not channel conditions)
-organ palpated for tenderness, lumps, gathering, depression, etc.

8

BACK-SHU POINTS

-12pts
-on UB channel along the spine (1.5 cun lateral to the spine)

9

XI CLEFT POINTS

-16 pts
(12 + 4 extraordinary vesses: yin qiao + yang qiao + yin wei + yang wei)
-always distal to elbow or knee (he sea), EXCEPT ST
-treat ACUTE pain or bleeding in channel or organ
-place where qi and blood accumulate
-acupuncture anesthesia
-acute bleeding conditions (NOT chronic)

10

CONFLUENT (master) POINTS

-8pts -> opens or access extraordinary vessels
- RT side WOMEN
- LEFT side MEN
-coupled pt is the other pt in its pair

REN + YIN QIAO + DU + YANG QIAO + CHONG + YIN WEI + DAI + YANG WEI

11

what is the YANG & YIN element of JING WELL point?

metal -> wood

12

what is the YANG & YIN element of YING SPRING

water -> fire

13

what is the YANG & YIN element of SHU STREAM

wood -> earth

14

what is the YANG & YIN element of JING RIVER?

fire -> metal

15

what is the YANG & YIN element of HE SEA?

earth -> water

16

what point is used for asthma, dryness, sudden loss of voice?

jing river

17

what point is used for arthritis, heaviness in joints, joint pain?

shu stream

18

what point is used for stomach, intestines, counterflow qi?

he sea

19

what point is used for mania, stuffiness in chest, fullness under the heart?

jing well

20

what point is used for fever and body heat?

ying spring

21

how many Luo Connecting pts are there? and what are they?

15/16
12 regular + ren + du + great luo of SP/ST

22

how many xi cleft points are there and what are they?

16
12 regular + 4 extra ord. (yin & yang qiao + yin & yang wei)

23

how many yuan source points are there?
where are they located for Yin and Yang?

12
Yin: 3rd from extremities
Yang: 4th from extremities, except GB

24

which other points share the same location as the YIN Yuan Source pts?

shu stream of yin

25

which pts connect yin and yang?

luo connecting pts

26

which pts access source qi?

yuan source pts

27

which pts treat acute pain and bleeding?

xi cleft pts

28

all the back shu pts are located on which meridian?

UB meridian

29

how many Front Mu pts are there?

12

30

how many back shu pts are there?

12

31

which pts targets specific areas of the body?

command pts

32

which pts "opens" one of the 8 extra ordinary vessels

confluent pts

33

where is the confluent (master pt) for women and men?

women RT side
men LEFT side

34

which pts are used primarily to treat disease of 6 fu (bowels) / yang organs?

lower he-sea pts

35

which pts are used for treating the specific tissue or substance for which they are named? and what are they?

influential pts
zang
fu
qi
blood
sinews
marrow
bone
vessels

36

which pts are used for asthma, dryness, cough, voice change

jing river

37

which pts are located on the bladder meridian on the back, used in correspondence with the internal organs?

back shu

38

which pts are located where qi and blood are deeply converged, and used for ACUTE pain or bleeding?

xi cleft pts

39

which pts are treat the fu (hollow) organs, stomach intestines, rebellious qi, and diarrhea?

he sea

40

which pts are used for mental illness, chest stifling, fullness under the heart?

jing well

41

which pts are used for Bi syndrome (wind + dampness), heaviness, and joint pain?

shu stream

42

which pts are located on the torso over the associated internal organ, and is often used for diagnosis?

front mu pts

43

which pts are used for febrile disease, complexion change, hot sensations?

ying spring

44

where is source qi retained, and used to treat disease of the zang-fu?

yuan source pts

45

sternal notch -> acromion

8 cun

46

axillary fold -> cubital crease

9 cune

47

cubital crease -> transverse wrist crease

12 cun

48

medial border of scapula -> posterior midline

3 cun

49

anterior hairline -> posterior hairline

12 cun

50

total length of the body

75 cun

51

angles of the hairline

9 cun

52

nipple -> nipple

8 cun

53

b/t 2 mastoid process (back of neck area)

9 cun

54

anterior hairline -> glabella

3 cun

55

axillary -> 11th rib

12 cun

56

sternocostal angel -> umbilicus

8 cun

57

umbilicus -> pubic symphysis

5 cun

58

upper border of the pubic symphysis -> medial epicondyle

18 cun

59

greater trochanter (inferior border of symphysis) -> popliteal crease (middle of patella)

19 cun

60

patella is how many cun?

2 cun

61

medial epicondyle of tibia -> medial malleolus

13 cun

62

popliteal crease (center of patella) -> lateral malleolus

16 cun

63

gluteal fold -> knee

14 cun

64

posterior hairline -> inferior border of SP of C7

3 cun

65

what are the 3 functions of channels?

1. transport qi & blood, and regulating yin & yang
2. resisting pathogens, and reflecting symptoms and signs
3. transmitting needling sensation and regulating deficiency

66

arise from a specific pt located below the elbow or knee and separate from the regular channels

luo connecting channels

67

possibly even deeper than jing-mai (regular channels)

extraordinary channels

68

do not distribute interiorly, only superficially at the skin. they have no starting pt of terminating pts, no directional flow

cutaneous regions

69

start on extremities (hand or feet) and travel inward toward the trunk. They cover broad areas and "knot" at the joints and large muscles

tendino-muscular channels

70

separate from the channels above or at the elbow or knee joints, enter the chest and abdomen, emerge from the body cavity (usually at the head or neck) converge with the yang channel of the pair (at the head)

divergent channels

71

run vertically, bilaterally, and symmetrically distributed relatively deep within the body, have internal and external pathways

regular channels (jing mai)

72

which channels act as link b/t paired yin and yang channels

luo connecting vessels

73

which channels are considered reservoirs of Qi, including Ren and Du?

8 extraordinary

74

the ren is call...? the du is called...?

ren: sea of yin
du: sea of yang

75

which channels are the external branches of the regular channels and reinforce the connection bt joints, muscles, tendons, ligaments, etc and maintain articulation?

tendo-muscular channels

76

which are the branches of the regular channels that reinforce the connection among zang fu organs?

divergent

77

which channels go from chest → fingers

LU, PC, HT
3 yin arms

78

which channels go from foot → chest

SP, LV, KD
3 yin legs

79

which channels go from fingers → face

LI, SJ, SI
3 yang arms

80

which channels go from face → foot

ST, GB, UB
3 yang legs