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ST 1 - functions

1. dispels wind & dissipates fire
2. courses pathogens & brightens the eyes

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ST 1 - indications

- facial paralysis
- redness, swelling, and pain of the eye
- lacrimation
- night blindness
- twitching of the eyelids

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ST 2 - functions

1. courses wind & quickens connecting vessels
2. soothes the sinews & relieves pain

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ST 2 - indications *

- facial paralysis, facial pain
- redness, swelling, and pain of the eye (clears the eye)
- twitching of the eyelids

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ST 3 - functions

- courses wind & quickens connecting vessels
- disperses swelling & relieves pain

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ST 3 - indications

- deviated eye & mouth
- twitching of eyelids
- nosebleed
- toothache
- nasal congestion

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ST 4 - functions

- dispels wind
- frees qi stagnation

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ST 4 - indications

- deviation of mouth
- salivation
- twitching of the eyelids

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ST 5 - functions

courses wind & quickens connecting vessels

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ST 5 - indications

- clenched jaws
- deviated mouth
- swelling of the cheek
- toothache

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ST 6 - functions

- opens the jaw & frees the connecting vessels
- dispels wind & regulates qi

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ST 6 - indications

- facial paralysis
- swelling of the cheek & face
- toothache
- mumps
- trismus (reduced ability to open jaws)

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ST 7 - functions

- courses wind & quickens connecting vessels
- opens portals & sharpens hearing

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ST 7 - indications *

- facial paralysis & pain
- motor impairment of the jaw / TMJ syndrome
- toothache
- deafness
- tinnitus
- otorrhea (discharge from hear)

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ST 8 - functions

- dispels wind & discharges fire
- relieves pain
- clears the head & brightens the eyes

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ST 8 - indications *

- headache (from internal or external wind)
- blurring of vision
- opthalmalgia
- lacrimation

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ST 9 - functions *

- frees the channels & connecting vessels
- regulates qi & blood (lowers blood pressure)
- clears heat & calms dyspnea (SOB)

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ST 9 - indications *

- high blood pressure
- sore throat
- goiter
- asthma
- dizziness
- flushing of the face

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ST 9 - contraindications *

contraindicated with low blood pressure

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ST 10 - functions

rectifies lung qi & disinhibits the throat

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ST 10 - indications

- sore, swollen throat
- dyspnea (SOB)

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ST 11 - functions

courses qi & downbears counterflow

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ST 11 - indications

- sore, swollen throat
- dyspnea (SOB)

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ST 12 - functions

- diffuses & downbears lung qi
- frees the channels & quickens the network vessels
- regulates qi & blood

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ST 12 - indications

- cough
- dyspnea (SOB)
- sore throat
- pain in the supraclavicular fossa

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ST 13 -- functions

clears heat & loosens the chest

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ST 13 -- indications

- dyspnea (SOB)
- cough
- distention & fullness in the chest

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ST 14 -- functions

rectifies qi & loosens the chest

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ST 14 -- indications

- pain & distention in the chest & rib-side
- cough

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ST 15 -- function

courses wind & relieves pain

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ST 15 -- indications

- cough
- dyspnea (SOB)
- pain & distention in the chest

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ST 16 -- functions

1. clears heat & resolves depression
2. relieves pain & disperses swelling

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ST 16 -- indications

- fullness & pain in the chest & costal region
- cough
- asthma
- mastitis

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ST 17 - contraindications *

contraindicated for needling & moxa

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ST 18 -- functions *

1. diffuses the network vessels of the breast (promotes lactation)
2. quickens the blood & transforms depression

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ST 18 -- indications *

- mammary abscess
- insufficient lactation
- cough
- dyspnea (SOB)
- pain in the chest

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ST 19 -- functions

regulates the center & harmonizes the stomach

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ST 19 -- indications

- abdominal distention
- vomiting
- pain in the stomach
- poor apetite

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ST 20 -- functions

harmonizes the stomach & rectifies the qi

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ST 20 -- indications

- stomach pain
- abdominal distention
- vomiting
- poor apetite

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ST 21 -- functions *

1. regulates center qi
2. harmonizes the stomach & intestines
3. transforms accumulation & stagnation
4. fortifies the spleen

(ST 21 + Ren 12 together clear stagnation from stomach. Ren 12 is the Front Mu of Stomach.)

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ST 21 -- indications *

- abdominal distention
- gastric pain
- vomiting
- anorexia
- diarrhea

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ST 22 -- functions

regulates the stomach & intestines

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ST 22 - indications

- abdominal pain & distention
- borborygmous
- diarrhea
- anorexia
- water swelling

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ST 23 & ST 24 -- general functions *

clears heat from ST or ST fire that disturbs the mind

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ST 23 -- functions *

1. clears the heart & quiets the spirit
2. fortifies the spleen & harmonizes the center

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ST 23 -- indications *

- mania & withdrawal
- vexation
- stomach pain
- indigestion

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ST 24 -- functions *

1. quiets the spirit & stabilizes the mind
2. regulates & harmonizes the stomach & intestines

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ST 24 -- indications *

- mania & withdrawal
- stomach pain
- vomiting

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ST 25 -- functions *

(Front Mu of the Large Intestine)
1. rectifies the lower jiao
2. warms the womb

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ST 25 -- indications *

(Front Mu of the Large Intestine)
- abdominal pain & distention
- constipation, diarrhea
- borborygmous
- pain around the umbilicus
- dysentery
- edema
- irregular menstruation

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ST 12 thru ST 18 -- general purpose *

address the upper jiao, respiration, lactation

(these points are located in the chest)

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ST 19 thru ST 25 -- general purpose *

address the middle jiao, digestion

(these points are located in the upper abdomen above the umbilicus)

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ST 26 thru ST 30 -- general purpose *

address the lower jiao, elimination, reproduction

(these points are located in the lower abdomen below the umbilicus)

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ST 31 thru ST 34 -- general purpose *

address Bi Syndrome or Wei Syndrome

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ST 26 -- functions

- dissipates cold
- relieves pain
- rectifies qi

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ST 26 -- indications

- abdominal pain
- hernia

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ST 27 -- functions *

1. supplements KD & boosts qi
2. invigorates yang & KD yang

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ST 27 -- indications

- lower abdominal distention & fullness
- inhibited urination
- hernia
- seminal emission
- premature ejaculation

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ST 28 -- pinyin & significance *

- pinyin is Shui Dao, which means "water way"
- this point helps with urinary distention, by disinhibiting the lower jiao so that water can move through

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ST 28 -- functions

clears damp heat & disinhibits lower jiao

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ST 28 -- indications

- urinary or lower abdominal distention
- retention of urine
- edema
- hernia
- dysmenorrhea
- sterility

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ST 29 -- nickname & significance *

"Return Arrival" -- this point returns the menses to a stable, predictable cycle and is used for infertility when the cycle is irregular

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ST 29 -- functions

- rectifies the lower jiao
- warms the womb

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ST 29 -- indications

- leukorrhea
- prolapse of uterus

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ST 30 -- pinyin & significance *

- pinyin is Qichong, which refers to the Chong Mai (one of the 8 extraordinary vessels), which deals with the blood & uterus
- this point is used to regulate menstruation & promote fertility

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ST 30 -- functions

1. soothes the LV & boosts the KD
2. regulates menstruation & promotes fertility

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ST 30 -- indications

- impotence
- menstrual irregularity
- infertility
- abdominal pain
- hernia

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ST 31 -- functions

1. warms the channels & quickens the connecting vessels
2. courses wind & dissipates cold

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ST 31 -- indications

- Bi syndrome
- Wei syndrome, flaccid muscle, atrophy
- hip pain
- sciatica

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ST 32 -- functions

1. warms the channels & dissipates cold
2. courses wind & quickens the connecting vessels

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ST 32 -- indications

- paralysis of lower limbs
- pain in the lumbar & iliac region
- knee pain

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ST 33 -- functions

1. courses wind & dissipates cold
2. frees the channels & quickens the connecting vessels
3. disinhibits joint

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ST 33 -- indications

- paralysis
- Bi syndrome
- motor impairment of the lower extremities

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ST 34 -- functions

1. subdues rebellious qi
2. removes obstructions from the channel
3. expels dampness & wind

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ST 34 -- indications

- pain & numbness of the knee
- motor impairment of the lower extremities
- gastric pain
- mastitis

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* what is Bi syndrome? which points are used to treat it?

- Bi syndrome manifests as pain, soreness, aches, numbness or heaviness of muscles, sinews, and joints, and/or swelling and burning pain (rheumatological)
- aggravated by exterior pathogenic factors like wind, cold, damp, heat causing obstruction of qi & blood
- ST 31, 32, 33, 34 may be used to treat Bi syndrome

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* what is Wei syndrome? which points are used to treat it?

- Wei syndrome manifests as muscular atrophy (loss of muscle tone), flaccidity, paralysis, or emaciation
- Wei syndrome is usually addressed using the Yang Ming channels (LI & ST) bc they are full of qi & blood
- ST 31, 32, 33, 34 may be used to treat Wei syndrome