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MAE Pathology of the Yin Meridians
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Two Categories of Meridian Dysfunctions:
Dysfunctions of the Zang-Fu Organs to which they are related
Disorders of the areas Supplied by the Meridian
Functions of the Hand TaiYin Zang Organ
Governing qi and controlling respiration.
Controlling disseminating and descending.
Regulating the water passages.
Controlling the skin and body hair.
Opening into the nose.
Dysfunction of the Hand TaiYin Meridian
Cough, asthma, shortness of breath
, spontaneous sweating, hemoptysis (spitting blood), sore throat, dyspnoea,
, chest tightness,
pain in the anterior aspect of the shoulder
, pain in the supra-clavicular fossa, pain of the back and the medial aspect of the arm,
pain of the thumb, yawning
, frequent urination, shortness of breath, hot palms, edema, vomiting,
cramping along the course of the channel
Functions of the Hand ShaoYin Zang Organ
Governing the blood and blood vessels
Housing the spirit
Opening into the tongue
Manifesting in the complexion
Dysfunctions of the Hand ShaoYin Meridian
Cardiac pain, irritability, palpitations, pain underneath the ribs, insomnia, night sweating, dry throat, thirst
pain in the medial aspect of the upper arm and a hot sensation in the palms.
Functions of the Hand JueYing Zang Organ
To wrap or protect the Heart
Dysfunctions of the Hand JueYin Meridian
Cardiac pain, palpitations, mental restlessness, stuffiness in the chest, swelling in the armpit, depressive and manic mental disorders, disorders of the spirit, spasm of the upper limbs and heat sensation in the palms, treating febrile diseases specially at the nutritive and blood levels when there is disturbance to the consciousness, treating disorders of the lateral costal region, disorders of the middle jiao specially the stomach, disorders of the middle and upper jiao due to qi stagnation of the foot JueYin, disharmony of the Lung.
Functions of the Foot TaiYin Zang Organ
Dominating the transportation and transformation of the liquid and solid products of digestion after they have been 'rotted and ripened' by the Stomach. It therefore plays a major role in the digestive process, the production of qi and blood, the function of the intestines and the proper discharge of fluid.
Controlling the blood, dominating the first stage of its formation and holding it in its proper place and preventing hemorrhage.
Dominating the muscles and the four limbs, providing vigor and bulk.
Opening into the mouth and dominating the sense of taste. Controlling the raising of qi to counteract sinking and prolapse.
Dysfunctions of the Foot TaiYin Meridian
Belching, vomiting, epigastric pain, borborygmus, undigested food in the stool, dysenteric disorder, constipation, edema, abdominal distention, diarrhea, anorexia, jaundice, blood stasis especially in the uterus, cooling of blood, prolapse, distention of the chest and lateral costal region, sighing, treating disorders of the genitals, calming and regulating the spirit, sluggishness, swelling of the four limbs, leucorrhea, somnolence, general malaise, stiffness and pain at the root of the tongue, swelling and coldness in the medial aspect of the thigh and knee.
Other Relevant Facts about Foot ShaoYin
The following are not necessarily functions, but rather relevant properties of the Kidneys:
are the lowest zang.
are the root of the original yin and yang of the body.
conserve and control the ming men fire.
house the will.
are the foundation of the Conception and Penetrating vessels which originate in the uterus, according to the Essential Questions1"the vessel of the uterus connects with the Kidneys".
Dysfunctions of the Foot ShaoYin Zang
Jaundice, sore throat, anorexia, vexation, tendency to feel fearful, insomnia, poor memory, mania, palpitations, epilepsy, asthma, shortness of breath, diarrhea or constipation, involuntary leakage of urine, frequent urination, nocturnal emission, impotence, irregular menstruation, infertility, post-partum disorders, painful urination.
Dysfunctions of the Foot ShaoYin Meridian
swelling, itching and pain of the genitals, shan disorder, hypogastric pain, edema, pain in the mid and lower back, pain along the spinal column and medial aspect of thigh, weakness of the lower limbs and feverish sensation in the soles of the feet.
Functions of the Foot JueYin Zang Organ
Storing the blood.
Spreading/maintaining the free flow of the qi.
Dominating the sinews.
Opening into the eyes.
Manifesting in the nails.
More about Foot JueYin Zang Organ
Liver zang belongs to the wood phase and corresponds to wind.
Liver governs uprising, and in disharmony its qi may therefore rise excessively.
Liver is entrusted with the ming men fire which in disharmony may easily flare upwards as pathological heat.
Liver free-flowing function assists the qi movement of the zangfu, especially the descending of Lung and Stomach qi and the ascending of Spleen qi.
Liver free-flowing function assists the qi transformation function of the Bladder.
Liver stores the ethereal soul (hun) and as the wood zang is the 'mother' of the Heart.
Liver stores the blood which flows into the Conception and Penetrating vessels to become menstrual blood,and its qi is responsible for the smooth flow of menstruation.
Liver is closely associated with such emotions as anger, irritability, fractiousness, frustration, resentment, depression weepiness and mood swings.
Dysfunction of the Foot JueYin Meridian
Fullness in chest, vomiting, headache, dizziness, epilepsy, spasm, burning eyes, dusty complexion, irritability, vomiting, dry throat, hiccups, diarrhea, involuntary leakage of urine, dysuria (difficulty or pain in passing urine), ejaculatory disorders, impotence, priapism, menstrual disorders, Infertility, hernia,
mental disturbance, pain in lower abdomen, pain in the lateral costal region, intestines, lumbar pain, genital pain and swelling, back and knee joint pain, psycho-emotional disorders.
Main Meridian of Hand Tai Yin
originates in the middle jiao and descends to the Large Intestine
ascends to the throat
a branch separates from Lieque LU-7 and travels to the tip of the index finger at Shangyang LI-1
Hand Tai Yin Divergent Channel
separates at the armpit, connects with the Lung and disperses on the Large Intestine,
and ascends across the throat
Hand Tai Yiin Luo Connecting
separates at LU7 spreads over the thenar eminence
Hand Tai Yin Sinew Channel
travels to the shoulder anterior to LI15.
Spreads over the diaphragm and converges at the floating ribs
Main Meridian of the Hand Shao Yin
originates in the Heart, emerges from the blood vessels surrounding the Heart, enters the Lung and emerges from the axilla
ascends along the esophagus crosses the face and cheeks, connects with the tissues surrounding the eye descends to connect with the Small Intestine
Hand Shao Yin Divergent Channel
separates from the primary channel at the axilla and connects with the Heart
Connects with the Small Intestine Channel at the inner canthus
Hand Shao Yin Luo Connecting Channel
separates from the channel at HT5, and connects with the Small Intestine
Connects with the Heart
Connects with the root of the tongue and the eye
Heart Sinew Channel
terminates at the umbilicus
Main Meridian of Hand Jue Yin
originates on the center of the chest, and connects with the pericardium
descends through the diaphragm passing through the upper, middle and lower jiao
a branch follow the redial side of the ring finger to its tip.
Hand Jue Yin Divergent Channel
separates on the arm 3 cun below GB22
communicates with the upper, middle and lower jiao ascends across the throat and emerges behind the ear
Hand Jue Yin Luo Connecting Channel
begins at PC6 ascends to the Pericardium and connects with the Heart.
Hand Jue Yin Sinew Channel
disperses in the chest and finds at the diaphragm
disperses over the anterior and posterior aspects of the ribs
Main Meridian of the Foot TaiYin
Starts at the tip of the big toe
at 8 cun superior to the medial malleolus, crosses and then runs anterior to the Liver channel intersects the Conception vessel at Zhongji REN-3, Guanyuan REN-4 and Xiawan REN-10 enters the Spleen and connects with the Stomach. Links with the Heart passes thru GB24, LV14, LU1. Spreads over the lower surface of the tongue
Foot TaiYin Divergent Channel
branches from the primary channel in the middle of the anterior thigh,
follows the Stomach divergent channel to the throat where it penetrates the tongue
Foot Tai Yin Luo Connecting Channel
originates at SP4, and connects with the stomach channel connects with the intestines and Stomach
Foot Tai Yin Great Luo Connecting
spreads through the chest and lateral costal region
Foot Tai Yin Sinew Channel
converges at the genitals and binds at the umbilicus binds at the ribs and spreads in the chest adheres tot he spine
Main Meridian of the Foot ShaoYin
begins beneath the little toe
intersects the Spleen channel at SP-6
meets with DU1
meets with REN3, REN4 and REN7
threads through the spine, enters the Kidney and connects with the Bladder
ascends through the Liver and diaphragm, enters the Lung, joins with the Heart and links with the Pericardium at Ren17
Terminates at the root of the tongue
Foot ShaoYin Luo Connecting Channel
begins at KI4 encircles the heel and connects with the bladder channel
ascends to a point below the Pericardium
spreads into the lumbar vertebrae
Foot ShaoYin Divergent Channel
separates from the primary channel at the popliteal fossa crosses the Girdling channel at the second lumbar and connect with the Kidneys ascends to the root of the tongue and converges with the Bladder Primary channel at the nape of the neck
Foot ShaoYin Sinew Channel
begins beneath the little toe
binds at the genitals
ascends the inner aspect of the spine
Main Meridian of the Foot JueYin
intersects the Spleen channel at SP-6
runs anterior to the Spleen channel to the area 8 cun superior to the medial rnalleolus, then runs posterior to it, meets with SP12 and SP13, and encircles the genitals, meets with REN2, REN3, and REN4
Curves around the Stomach, enters the Liver and connects with the Gallbladder
spreads in the Lung and meets with PC1
ascends along the neck and throat to the nasopharynx and the tissues surrounding the eye, descends through the cheek and encircles the inner surface of the lips
ascends to the vertex to meet with DU20
Foot JueYin Divergent Channel
separates from the primary channel on the dorso to the foot
ascends to the pubic region
Foot JueYin Luo Connecting
from LV5 connects with the Gallbladder channel
ascends to the genitals
Foot JueYin Sinew Channel
connects with the other sinew channels at the genitals
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