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Shu Transport Points Energetics & Indications
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Which points open orifices and restore consciousness?
Which points are used to drain heat and release severe blockages?
When would you bleed all 12 upper Jing Well points?
- internal wind due to extreme heat
- mania due to yang ming heat
- wind stroke block pattern
What is the Jing Well Lu 11 point for?
sore throat due to excess heat
What is the Jing Well Pc 9 point for?
What is the Jing Well SI 1 point for?
What is the Jing Well UB 67 point for?
rectify fetus (breech)
What is the Jing Well Sp 1 point for?
What is the Jing Well points Lu 11 and Sp 1 (bilaterally) for?
Withdrawal (moxa on Ghost Eyes)
What are the Ying Spring points used for?
What is the Ying Spring SJ 2 point for?
According to the Classic of Difficulties ying-spring points are indicated for "heat in the body". The Sanjiao primary channel ascends: i. both posterior and anterior to the ear as well as entering the ear, ii. to the inferior aspect of the eye and the outer canthus, and iii. through the cheek. Yèmén SJ-2, the ying-spring and water point of the Sanjiao channel, is therefore able to clear heat from the upper reaches of the channel in the ears (deafness, tinnitus, earache), eyes (redness, dryness, lacrimation) and gums and teeth (pain and bleeding) and throat.
What is the Ying Spring Liv 2 point for?
What is the Ying Spring GB 43 point for?
headache due to liver/GB fire
What is the Ying Spring point St 44 for?
and fire affecting Yang Ming channels or organs
(e.g. LI Damp Heat)
Which point would you combine a Ying Spring point with to treat a zang organ?
What imagery do you use for Shu Stream points, yin and yang?
Yin - earth - earthen stream (the Arches)
Yang - wood - wooden boat entering a stream
What do the Yuan Source points connect with?
Source Qi (Yuan Qi)
What do the Yuan Source points do on Yin Channels?
Tonify Zang Organs
What do the Shu Stream points do on Yin Channels?
Tonify Zang Organs
What is the Yuan Source point Lu 9 for?
Tonify Lung Qi
What is the Yuan Source point Ki 3 for?
Tonify Kidney (yin)
What is the Yuan Source point Sp 3 for?
Which Yuan Source point moves the qi?
Liv 3 - courses Liver Qi
(used for all forms of Liver Qi Stagnation)
Which Yuan Source Points are used for pulse diagnosis?
Since the Yuan Source point is the "source" of the channel, it can treat any problem on the channel or respective organ. (T/F)
Which Transport point can be used to treat excess or deficiency, hot or cold, chronic disorders, complex disorders, or disorders that come and go?
What are Yuan Source points primarily used for on Yang channels?
What is the Yuan Source Point LI 4 for?
- strongly moves qi
- dispels wind
- clears heat
What is the Yuan Source point GB 40 for?
moves liver and GB Qi
What are the functions of the Jing River points?
- cough, changes in the voice, chills & fever
- moves meridian qi (esp. of yang channels)
What is the Jing River point Ki 7 for?
induce sweat (combine with LI 4)
What is the Jing River point TW 6 for?
- alternating chills and fever over days at a time (e.g. malarial or lyme diseases)
What is the Jing River point UB 60 for?
low back pain
What is the Jing River point St 41 for?
local ankle pain
Wei (paralysis) patterns
What does the Jing River point TW 6 do in terms of moving meridian qi?
wrist, arm, lateral shoulder, neck pain
What is the Jing River point LI 5 for?
local wrist pain
What are two Jing River points good for tx Bi patterns?
Ki 7 - low back, knee pain
Sp 5 - ankle pain
What are the phases for He Sea points on Yin and Yang channels?
Yin - water (water sea; open ocean)
Yang - earth (earth sea; delta)
What are the functions of He Sea points?
- powerfully opens channel to move qi and blood
- Bi and Wei (paralysis) patterns
He Sea points open the channel and move what two things?
Qi and Blood
What is the He Sea point St 36 for?
- lower body wei patterns
- knee pain
What is the He Sea point GB 34 for?
- wei patterns (paralysis)
- knee pain (#2 after St 36)
- rib-side pain
What is the He Sea point UB 40 for?
ALL back pain
What is the He Sea point LI 11 for?
Bi and Wei patterns on arms and shoulders
What is the He Sea point Sp 9 for?
knee pain (#3 after St 36, GB 34)
Which Transport points have a broad effect on the whole body?
Because they broadly affect the whole body, which points are good for skin disorders and fevers?
Which He Sea points are used for skin disorders?
Which He Sea points are used for fever?
Which Transport points reduce counterflow?
Which He Sea points are used to reduce counterflow?
St 36 (counterflow stomach qi)
Lu 5 (cough)
Which Transport points normalize excretion (urinary disorders, edema, constipation, diarrhea)?
Liv 8 (heat lin)
St 36 (constipation, diarrhea)
Sp 9 (drains water damp; edema)
What are the lower He Sea points?
What are the Lower He Sea points used for?
Tx Fu Bowels
What organs do the Lower He Sea points correspond to?
St 37 - large intestine
St 39 - small intestine
UB 39 - triple warmer
What is the Lower He Sea point St 37 for?
What is the Lower He Sea point St 39 for?
- lin patterns
What is the Lower He Sea point UB 39 for?
- lin patterns (esp. heat lin)
Can you use any of the He Sea points on the legs to treat Fu Bowels?
Which He Sea points on the legs can be used to tx Fu bowels?
GB 34 - GB organ patterns
St 36 - St organ patterns
So, what are the best points for treating the Fu Bowels?
Lower He Sea points
He Sea points on legs
So, what are the best points to treat Zang Organs?
Shu Stream (Yuan Source) points on Yin channels
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