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Acupuncture Points - Indications II
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05/25/2010

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Term
  • Crossing point of Yang Qiao, Yin Qiao, ST, SI
  • Insomnia - + K6 (yin) - B62 (yang) UB1
  • Somnolence - + B62 (yang) - K6 (yin) + UB1
Definition

UB 1

Bright Eyes

Term
  • Local Point: Occipital H/A - Qiang Huo
  • Clears brain
    • nasal issues
    • hormone issues
Definition

UB 10

Celestial Pillar

Term
  • Bone influential point
    • Bone bi syndrome
    • promote bone formation in children
    • prevent bone degeneration in elderly
    • treat bone deformities in chronic arthritis
    • Pain in while spine
Definition

UB 11

Great Shuttle

Term
  • Release Exterior Wind : W-H, W-C
  • UB12 + LI4 : Release exterior wind
  • UB12 + ST36 (moxa) : prevent cold
Definition

UB 12

Wind Gate

Term
  • Tonify Yin Organs
    • B13 - Lung - cough/asthma
    • B15 - heart - palpitation
    • B18 - Liver - jaundice
    • B20 - Spleen - chronic diarrhea
    • B23 - Kidney - lower back pain
Definition
Yin Back Shu
Term
  • B19 - GB - Jaundice
  • B21 - ST - Tonify ST
  • B22 - SJ - water metabolism
  • B25 - LI - constipation
  • B27 - UB - Lin Syndrome
Definition
Yang Back Shu
Term
  • B42 - Po - Corporeal Soul - TB
  • B44 - Shen - Mind
  • B47 - Hun - Non-corporeal soul -Karmic soul
  • B49 - Yi - Thought
  • B52 - Zhi - Will Power - LBP
Definition
Outer Shu
Term
  • Diaphragm Shu - Hiccup basic point
  • Blood influential Pt : Regulate Blood
  • T7 level, bottom of scapula
Definition

UB 17

Diaphragm Shu

Term
  • Very chronic disease w/ great debility
  • Moxa at GB43 - TB - 100 cones of moxa
  • Tonify lung - DU12, B13, B43
Definition

UB 43

Vitals

Term
  • 2nd sacral foramen
  • most important of 4 bone holes
  • Move blood stasis, regulate menstruation, dysmenorrhea
  • B28 same level as B32
Definition

UB 32

Second Bone-hole

Term
  • Lower He-Sea for SJ
  • Regulate water metabolism - Edema
    • Yang Edema - LI4, LU7, LI6, B39
Definition

UB 39

Bend Yang

Term
  • Lower back command point: + du3, b23
  • Summer heat
  • Blood heat (for skin): + SP 10, LI11, B40, (LI4)
  • Amount of qi and blood
    • Yangming - abundant qi and blood
    • Taiyang, Jueyin - Blood > qi
    • Shaoyang, Taiyin, Shaoyin - Qi > blood
  • Pain at Du4, needle B40
Definition

UB 40

Bend Middle

Term
  • Between gastrocnemius muscle - resemble anus (8 cun down from B40)
  • H & H -Hemorroids and Hypertension - Huai hua, di yu
  • Empirical distal point for hemorrhoids
    • Er Bai, UB58, LU6
Definition

UB 57

Mountain Support

Term
  • Distal point Lower backache, sciatica
  • K3 + B58 - Host-guest Treatment
  • Lower back pain  weakness of legs
Definition

UB 58

Taking Flight

Term
Definition
Term
  • Head and shoulder: Taiyang H/A, shoulder, neck
  • Backache
  • If B60 painful it is acute problem
Definition

UB 60

Kunlun Mountain

Term
  • Yang Qiao confluent
  • Outer leg tense
  • spine, brain
  • Insomnia - -UB62 +K6
  • daytime epilepsy vs K6 nighttime
Definition

UB 62

Extending Vessel

Term
  • Vertex H/A +Lv3
  • Breech baby (moxa): fetus malposition
  • Easy labor (needle): xytocin hormone
    • clinic: dang gui 24,Chuan xiong 16, yi mu cao 12
Definition

UB 67

Reaching Yin

Term
  • Excess above, deficiency below
  • Restore consciousness
Definition

KD 1

Gushing Spring

Term
  • Clear deficient heat (needle or moxa)
Definition

KD 2

Blazing Valley

Term
  • Toniy K qi, yang, essence, jing
  • Combination:
    • Kd Yin: K3, 6, Rn4
    • Kd Yang: K3, 7, Du 4
Definition

KD 3

Great revine

Term
  • K6 + B62 - Insomnia or somnolence
  • K6 + LU7 - nourish throat, K not grasp Lu
  • K6 + SJ6 - Constipation
  • K6 + SP6 - Nourish whole body Yin
  • K6 + H6   - Nourish H/K yin (tian wan bu xing dan)
  • Adrenal insuficiency
Definition

KD 6

Shining Sea

Term
  • K 6 (yin) - Li wei di huang wan - (+Rn 4)
  • K 7 (yang) - Jing Gui shen qi wan - (+DU4)
Definition
KD 6 vs. KD 7
Term
  • Tonify K Yang
  • Regulate sweating
    • K7, LI4 : spontaneous sweat
    • K7, H6  : night sweat
Definition

KD 7

Recover Flow

Term
  • K8 - 2 cun above K3, xi cleft yin qiao
  • K9 - H & K disharmony
  • K10 - He-sea (semi tendeonosous membranosous)
  • K11 - level of Ren 2
Definition
KD 8 - 11
Term
  • K12 - Great Manifestation - Ren 3 level (UB Mu)
  • K11 -              - Ren 4 Level (SI Mu)
  • K14 - Fourfold fullness - Ren 5 level (SJ Mu)
  • Local points for
    • K12 - spermatorrhea (men)
    • K13 - tonify jing
    • K14 - irregular menstruation (women, excess)
Definition
Kd 12 - 14
Term
  • 2 cun above K 16
Definition
K17
Term
  • K21 - Apex of liver - Located in abdomen
  • K22 - Apex of Heart - in chest - exit point
Definition
KD 21 - 22
Term
  • Asthma - K not receiving qi
  • Calm shen
    • K23 - mind seat
    • K24 - spiritual burial grounds
    • K25 - Sprit store house
Definition

KD 25

Spirit Storehouse

 

Term
  • Shu of Shu points
  • Adrenals
  • parathyroid
Definition
KD 27
Term
  • xi-cleft - chest pain d/t blood stasis, arrhythmia, palpitations
  • Nitrogycerin
  • Xi-cleft of H & PC
    • PC4 - stop chest pain
    • H6 - Nourish H Yin
Definition

PC 4

Cleft Gate

Term
  • Non-substantial phlegm - Phlegm fire / Phlegm misting H
  • Empirical point for Malaria - Qing Hao, Cao Guo
Definition

PC 5

Intermediary Courier

Term
  • Where: Chest, diaphragm, Epigastrium
  • Like Marujuana - nausea, pain, relaxing
  • Open the chest
  • Harmonize the Stomach
  • Calm Shen
Definition

PC 6

Inner Pass

Term
  • Source point for Ht (in Spiritual Axis)
    • calm shen (harsher than H7)
  • Warm febrile disease vs H7
  • Local point for Carpal Tunnel
  • Median nerve and ghost point
Definition

PC 7

Great Mound

Term
  • ears
Definition
SJ 2, 3
Term
  • Water and Yuan Qi
  • dysmenorrhea
  • Water metabolism
    • SJ4, B22, B39
Definition

SJ 4

Yang Pool

Term
  • Disperse wind-heat
  • Ear infection, tinnitus, deafness
  • SJ5 + GB41 = chai Hu + Huang Qin
  • Better for LV Yang rising
  • Sides of body
Definition

SJ 5

Outer Pass

Term
  • SJ6 + K6 - Constipation
  • SJ6 + GB34 - Hpochondriac Pain
  • SJ6 + GB31 - Herpes Zoster
Definition

SJ 6

Branch Ditch

Term
  • calm shen - shizophrenia and split personality combined
  • Meeting area of 3 and Yang Muscle Meridian
Definition

GB 13

Root Spirit

Term
  • Herb - Ju hua (yellow, white)
  • External wind & internal wind
  • Clear heat
  • Eye infection
    • Sang ju yin, Long dan xie gan tang
  • Also hypertension and nose issues
  • Crossing of Yang wei, yang qiao
Definition

GB 20

Wind Pond

Term
  • Shoulder/Neck pain - relax tendon/stiffness
  • Women - breast abscess, promote lactation, retention of placenta after childbirth
  • Contra idicated for pregnancy - GB21, LI4, SP6, B60, B67
Definition

GB 21

Shoulder Well

Term
  • Front Mu of GB - acute case
  • Damp-Heat (jaundice, gall stone) - + GB34, LI11
Definition

GB 24

Sun and Moon

Term
  • Part of Dai Mai
    • Dai Mai begins at Lv13
  • Gynecological Point - Leukorrhea etc.
  • Located directly before Lv 13
Definition

GB 26

Girdling Vessel

Term
  • Crossing point of GB & UB
  • Sciatica
Definition

GB 30

Jumping Round

Term
  • Skin diseases - urticaria, herpes zoster
  • General skin problem - + LI11, SP10, B40
  • Herpes Zoster - + SJ6
Definition

GB 31

Wind Market

Term
  • Clear Damp Heat
  • Soothe Lv qi stag
  • Sinew influential pt
    • pain - esp. neck, shoulder, leg
Definition

GB 34

Yang Mound Spring

Term
  • Benefit the eye - improve eyesight, eliminate floaters
  • MING
    • point - Guang Ming (GB37)
    • herb - shi jue ming, jue ming zi
  • GB37 (Go qi zi) vs GB20 (Ju hua)
Definition

GB 37

Bright Light

Term
  • Marow influential point
    • + B11 - Bone bi sysndrome
    • + ST36 (moxa) - Prevent Wind stroke
  • Posterior (needle) vs Aterior (moxa)
Definition

GB 39

Suspended Bell

Term
  • GB qi xu
  • Strengthen the GB mental aspect - lack of courage, difficult to make decisions
  • Neck issues
  • Pain around hypochondrial area
Definition

GB 40

Mound Ruins

Term
  • Dai Mai confluent point - vaginal discharge etc.
  • Shaoyang H/A - chai hu, chuan xiong
  • Migraines
Definition

GB 41

Foot Falling Tears

Term
  • moxa Lv 1 to warm liver channel
  • Cold in the liver channel
    • wu zhu yu, xiao hui xiang, wu yao
  • Lv blood xu
  • excessive bleeding
  • Right side Lv 1 for detox
Definition

LV 1

Large Pile

Term
  • Clear liver fire
    • long dan cao, xia u cao, jue ming zi
Definition

LV 2

Moving Between

Term
  • herb - Bai sao
  • Yuan source that sedate and tonify
  • Lv qi stag & Lv yang rising
  • Note
    • Lv2 - sedate only
    • Lv3 - tonify + sedate, stop spasm
Definition

LV 3

Great surge

Term
  • Blood stasis
Definition
LV 4
Term
  • Lv luo channel flow to genital area - priapism, itching, vaginal discharge
  • Needle .3 - .5 subc; located above great saphenous vein
Definition

LV 5

Woodworm Canal

Term
  • Tonify and sedate
  • He-sea pt
    • water pt on wind channel - god to tonify Lv blood (+ K10)
    • Eliminate damp
Definition

LV 8

Spring at the Bend

Term
  • Nature - Front mu of Sp, Influential of zang, origin of dai mai
  • Soothe Lv qi
    • For wood attacking earth
  • Relieve food retention
  • Benefit Sp & St
Definition

LV 13

Camphorwood Gate

Term
  • Hypochondriac ain - excess/deficiency
  • Note:
    • Lv13 - Lv overact Sp
    • Lv14 - Lv veract St
Definition

LV 14

Cycle Gate

Term
Definition