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Questions on PC, SJ, GB, BL, LV, Ren, Du point energetics, plus point category and master point combo energetics - for Dr. Stuardi's final.

Window of Sky point on PC channel

PC 1

Entry Point of PC channel

PC 1

Clears Heat from Ying & Xue levels (2)

PC 3 & PC 8

For early stage mastitis or lack of milk

PC 1

He Sea of PC

PC 3

ALARM POINT for heart attacks

PC 4

Acute blood stasis and heart pain

PC 4

Xi Cleft of PC channel

PC 4

Jing River of PC channel

PC 5

Meeting of 3 Hand Yin channels

PC 5

Luo Connecting point of PC channel

PC 6

BEST for nausea, vomiting, morning & motion sickness

PC 6

Part of Buddha's Triangle for psycho/emo problems

PC 6

Confluent of (opens to) Yin Wei - for interior symptoms

PC 6

What is the Master point combo for problems with the Heart, chest & Stomach?

PC 6 + SP 4

Shu Stream point of PC channel

PC 7

Yuan Source point of PC channel

PC 7

BEST local point for carpal tunnel syndrome

PC 7

Ghost point on PC channel

PC 7

Point category where Qi moves inward and is big & deep and joins normal circulation of channel
Used for:
Stomach and intestinal problems (counterflow of Qi & diarrhea)
These points on Yin channels treat Fu organ problems

He Sea points

What is the Chinese name for the Pericardium Channel?

Hand Jueyin

Exit Point of PC channel

PC 8

What is the point combo for 5 Center Heat?

PC 8 + KD 1 + DU 20

Ying Spring of PC channel

PC 8

Clears heat from the PC

PC 8

Jing Well of PC

PC 9

Part of Shi Xuan (extra points)

PC 9

Cardiac pain, palpitations, mental restlessness, stuffiness in the chest, flushed face, swelling in the axillary area, depressive and manic mental disorders, spasm of the upper limbs, and heat sensation in the palms.

Pathological manifestations of the Pericardium channel

Cardiac pain and mental restlessness
Excess: Sudden heart pain
Deficient: Irritability

Pathological manifestations of the Luo Connecting channel of Pericardium

Jing Well of SJ channel

SJ 1

Entry Point of SJ channel

SJ 1

Bleed to clear heat from upper end of SJ channel

SJ 1

For Shaoyang Syndrome

SJ 2

Ying Spring of SJ channel

SJ 2

BEST distal point for ear problems - excess or deficient type

SJ 3


SJ 3

Shu Stream of SJ channel

SJ 3

Yuan Source point of SJ channel

SJ 4

Luo Connecting point of SJ channel

SJ 5

Confluent of (opens to) Yang Wei - for exterior symptoms

SJ 5

Distal point for Temporal (Shaoyang) headache

SJ 5

Unblocks the SJ channel

SJ 5

Good for forearm, elbow, and shoulder pain

SJ 5

What is the Master point combo for the outer canthus, retro auricular area, cheek, neck, and shoulder?

SJ 5 + GB 41

Jing River of SJ channel

SJ 6

BEST distal point for constipation

SJ 6

Xi Cleft of SJ channel

SJ 7

Meeting of 3 Hand Yang

SJ 8

He Sea of SJ channel

SJ 10

Window of Sky point on SJ channel

SJ 16

Expels Wind (dizziness/vertigo), good for TMJ, pressure & pain of the ears

SJ 17

Exit point of SJ channel

SJ 22

What is the Chinese name for the San Jiao Channel?

Hand Shaoyang

Point category where Qi flow is bigger and deeper and where pathogens can attack bones and joints
Used for:
Cough and dyspnea
Upper respiratory problems
Joint & tendon problems

Jing River

Abdominal distention, edema, dysuria, deafness, tinnitus, pain in the outer canthus, swelling of the cheeks, congested and sore thoat, and pain in the retro auricular region, shoulder, and lateral aspect of arm.

Pathological manifestations of the San Jiao channel

Spastic or flaccid cubital joint
Excess: contraction of elbows
Deficiency: flaccidity of elbows

Pathological manifestations of the Luo Connecting channel of San Jiao

Entry point of GB channel

GB 1

BEST local point for TMJ

GB 2

BEST local point for migraines

GB 8

Local point for Bells Palsy, facial paralysis, sinus problems, and Yangming (frontal) headache

GB 14

This point on the GB channel is one of the 3 Jiaos of the Scalp. Which Jiao does it control when combined with DU 24?

GB 15 Controls Middle Jiao

Expels EXTERNAL Wind

GB 20

Meeting point of GB and Yang Qiao

GB 20

Descends Qi: for rebellious Qi, Liver Yang rising, anger.

GB 21

Which GB point do you need to be careful to not cause a pneumothorax and is NOT for preggers?

GB 21

Front Mu of GB

GB 24

For timidity and indecision

GB 24

For all GB organ related problems - gallstones, trouble with fatty foods

GB 24

Front Mu of KD

GB 25

For low back pain, retention of urine, edema and to help pass kidney stones

GB 25

Name of point is "Dai Mai"

GB 26

Meeting of GB & Dai (3)

GB 26, 27, 28

Fix and guard the fetus after miscarriage

GB 26

Palpate for sciatica

GB 30


GB 31

He Sea of GB channel

GB 34

Hui Meeting of Sinews

GB 34

BEST distal point on GB channel for GB problems

GB 34

Lower He Sea of GB

GB 34

Xi Cleft of Yang Wei

GB 35

Xi Cleft of GB channel

GB 36

Luo Connecting point of GB channel

GB 37

Liver related eye problems - floaters, night blindness etc.

GB 37

Jing River of GB channel

GB 38

Hui Meeting of Marrow

GB 39

For all kinds of brain & blood problems - Parkinson's, dementia, poor memory, red blood cell disorders, anemia, etc.

GB 39

Yuan Source point of GB channel

GB 40

Confluent of (opens to) Dai

GB 41

Shu Stream point of GB channel

GB 41

Good for Shaoyang (temporal) headache w/ SJ 5

GB 41

For menstrual disorders where Liver Qi Stagnation impairs the smoothness & regularity of menses; breast abscess & pain

GB 41

Distal point for headache on GB channel

GB 42

Ying Spring on GB channel

GB 43

Point category where Qi pours and is rapid and larger. Defensive Qi starts here.
Used for:
Heaviness of body, pain of joints (Bi & damp diseases)
Intermittent diseases

Shu Stream

Headache, pain in the outer canthus, pain in the jaw, blurred vision, bitter taste in the mouth, swelling & pain in the supraclavicular fossa, pain in the axillary area, and pain along the lateral aspect of the chest, hypochondrium, thigh, and lower limbs

Pathological manifestations of the Gallbladder channel

Coldness in the foot, paralysis of the lower lombs, and an inability to stand erect
Excess: Cold sensation of the lower leg & foot
Deficiency: Atrophy of the legs with difficulty standing

Pathological manifestations of the Luo Connecting channel of Gallbladder

What is the Chinese name for the Gallbladder channel?

Foot Shaoyang

Meeting of 3 Foot Yang

GB 35

Exit Point of GB channel


Jing Well of LV channel

LV 1

Low back pain, fullness in the chest, pain in the lower abdomen, hernia, vertical headache, dryness of the throat, hiccups, enuresis, dysuria, and mental disturbance.

Pathological manifestations of Liver channel

Priapism, pruritis in the pubic region, swelling of the genitals, and hernia
Rebellion of Qi: Swelling of genitals
Excess: persistent erection
Deficiency: Sudden itching of genitals

Pathological manifestations of the Luo Connecting channel of Liver

Shan disorder (inguinal hernia)

LV 1

Ying Spring of LV channel

LV 2

Strong to clear LV fire anywhere in the body

LV 2

CHIEF point for any LV organ problems - excess or deficient

LV 3

Shu Stream of LV

LV 3

Do not use this LV point w/ women w/ heavy menstrual bleeding

LV 3

Which LV point, when combined with GB 37, is excellent for the eyes?

LV 3

Jing River of LV

LV 4

Luo Connecting point of LV

LV 5

Genital and reproductive problems; herpes, and pain and swelling of genitals

LV 5

Xi Cleft of LV

LV 6

He Sea of LV channel

LV 8

Nourish LV Blood & Yin

LV 8

Clear Damp Heat in Lower Jiao - STD's

LV 8

Front Mu of SP

LV 13

Hui Meeting of Zang

LV 13

This point on the LV channel runs the risk of damaging an enlarged Liver (on the right) or enlarged Spleen (on the left).

LV 13

Good for Liver overacting on Spleen (tonifies SP)

LV 13

Front Mu of LV

LV 14

What is the Chinese name for the Liver channel

Foot Jueyin

Point category where Qi glides, is powerful & swift, and changes quickly.
Used to:
Expel Heat and pathogens
Treat febrile disease
Open Zang or Fu organ's channel

Ying Spring

Retention of urine, enuresis, manic & depressive mental disorders, malaria, pain of the eyes, lacrimation when exposed to wind, nasal obstruction, rhinorrhea, epitaxis, headache, pain in the nape of the neck, back, low back, buttocks, and posterior aspect of lower limbs.

Pathological manifestations of the Bladder channel

Nasal obstruction, watery nasal discharge, headache, pain in the back, epitaxis
Excess: Rhinitis w/ nasal obstruction, runny nose, pain of head & back
Deficiency: Rhinitis w/ runny nose and nose bleed

Pathological manifestations of the Luo Connecting channel of the Bladder

What is the Chinese name for the Bladder Channel?

Foot Taiyang

Local area eye problems

BL 2

This point on the BL channel is one of the 3 Jiaos of the Scalp. Which Jiao does it control when combined with DU 24?

BL 3 Controls Upper Jiao

Nasal congestion and vertex problems

BL 7

Point on BL channel for stiff neck from local wind invasion and occipital (Taiyang) headache

BL 10

Hui Meeting of Bones

BL 11

Strongest on BL channel to Expel Wind

BL 12

Back Shu of LU

BL 13

Back Shu of PC

BL 14

Back Shu of HT

BL 15

BL channel point for spontaneous night sweats

BL 15

"Du Shu" to release exterior and for chills and fever

BL 16

"Back Shu of Diaphragm" - rebellious Qi (hiccups)

BL 17

Hui Meeting of Blood

BL 17

These 2 BL points are the "Four Flower Points" for Taxation Consumption Disorder and are for night sweats from Yin Deficiency

BL 17 & BL 19

Back Shu of LV

BL 18

Back Shu of GB

BL 19

BL point for timidity and indecision

BL 19

Back Shu of SP

BL 20

BL point to strengthen SP, for any SP related problems, for Qi & Blood Deficiency

BL 20

Back Shu of ST

BL 21

Back Shu of SJ

BL 22

BL point to help pass out KD stones and promote urination

BL 22

Back Shu of KD

BL 23

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