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1

What do Yin channels treat in general?

· interior
· zang organs
· internal patterns

2

What do Yang channels treat in general?

· exterior / climate
· impairment of limbs
· sensory organs

4

Does using Yang channels to treat sensory organs address the branch symptom or the root problem? Explain.

Yang channels treat the function and symptoms of sensory organs, but not the root problem. Therefore you also need to address the underlying pattern by using Yin channels.

5

Heat can be treated using points on what general location of the body? What is an exception to this?

upper body / arms (except ST 44 in foot)

6

Heat in Interior can be treated using which channels?Heat in Exterior can be treated using which channels?

· Yin channels on arms treat Interior Heat
· Yang channels on arms treat Exterior Heat

7

Damp can be treated using points on what general location of the body?

lower body / legs

8

Damp in Interior can be treated using which channels?Damp in Exterior can be treated using which channels?

· Yin channels on legs treat Interior Damp
· Yang channels on legs treat Exterior Damp

9

Cold can be treated using points on what general location of body?

torso (bc Cold goes inside to tighten & contract)

10

Cold in Interior can be treated using which channels?Cold in Exterior can be treated using which channels?

· Yin channels on front of abdomen treat Interior Cold
· Yang channels on back treat Exterior Cold

11

Exterior Wind can be treated using which channels?

Yang channels treat Exterior Wind.

12

Interior Wind can be treated using points on what general location of body? Provide an example.

· points on the head, bc the nature of Wind is to go up and bother the mind (convulsions, epilepsy, stroke, brain disorders)
· Du 20 is a point for clearing LV Yang Rising (or LV Blood Deficiency)

13

The function of a point is largely determined by which 3 factors?

1) location / area of body
2) the point's category
3) channel pathologies

14

He Sea points are used for what in general?

· treat counterflow, esp. in LU, ST, and intestines
· course Qi, move stuff in the direction it's supposed to go

15

Which He Sea point has these functions?
· Discharges Lung fire
· Downbears counterflow
· Clears upper burner heat

LU 5

(points on arm used to clear heat, water element cools the upper jiao and the interior)

16

Which He Sea points has these functions?
· Courses pathogenic heat
· Disinhibits joints
· Eliminates water damp
· Courses wind & resolves the exterior
· Harmonizes qi & blood

LI 11

(LI 11 is the master point of heat & fever, and can also lower blood pressure)

17

Which He Sea point has these functions?
· Warms and moves the middle jiao
· Regulates the spleen
· Transforms damp
· Regulates the waterways
· Dispels wind cold

SP 9

(SP 9 is a great point to moxa, which will warm the spleen and restore its function of transforming fluids)

18

Which He Sea point has these functions?
· Rectifies the spleen & stomach
· Regulates central qi
· Harmonizes the intestines & disperses stagnation
· Breaks thoracic blood stasis
· Courses wind & transforms damp
· Frees & regulates qi & blood of the channels
· Supports the correct & banks the origin
· Dispels the pathogens & prevents disease

ST 36

(ST 36 this is a major tonification point!)

19

Which He Sea point has these functions?
· Courses heart qi, clears the pericardium
· Stabilizes spirit disposition
· Transforms phlegm drool

HT 3

20

Which He Sea point has these functions?
· Dissipates Tai Yang channel pathogens
· Frees small intestine heat bind
· Dispels wind qi
· Clears spirit disposition

SI 8

(SI channel relates heavily to its Tai Yang channel parter, UB)

21

Which He Sea point has these functions?
· Dispels damp & frees urine
· Enriches the kidney & clears heat
· Courses inversion qi
· Disinhibits the lower jiao

KD 10

22

Which He Sea point has these functions?
· Clears the blood & discharges heat
· Soothes the sinews & frees the connecting vessels
· Dispels wind damp
· Disinhibits the lumbus & knees

UB 40

23

Which He Sea point has these functions?
· Clears constructions & cools the blood
· Downbears counterflow & stops vomiting
· Eliminates vexation & settles tetany

PC 3

24

Which He Sea point has these functions?
· Transforms phlegm damp in the channels & connecting vessels
· Courses fire qi in the triple burner

SJ 10

(SJ's job is to move & distribute fluids; this point transforms phlegm nodules, goiter and scrofula in neck)

25

Which He Sea point has these functions?
· Clears damp heat
· Disinhibits the bladder
· Drains liver fire
· Soothes sinews & quickens connecting vessels
· Disinhibits lower burner

LV 8

26

Which He Sea point has these functions?
· Soothes sinews & vessels
· Clears gall bladder heat
· Expels wind from the knee & legs
· Courses damp & stagnation in the channels & connecting vessels

GB 34