Acupuncture Channels & Points Functions.txt

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  1. 12 Primary Channels
    These channels circulate Qi
  2. 12 Primary Channels
    These channels connect internal organs with each other.
  3. 12 Primary Channels
    These channels connect exterior & interior & superficial layers of the body
  4. 12 Primary Channels
    These channels connect upper and lower parts of the body
  5. 12 Primary Channels
    These channels connect the left and right
  6. 12 Primary Channels
    These channels nourish and integrate
  7. 12 Primary Channels & 8 Extraordinary Channels
    These 2 sets of channels give protection to the body.
  8. Luo-connecting Channels
    These channels strengthen the relationship/connection between yin and yang paired channels.
  9. Luo-connecting Channels
    These channels prevent stagnation in the limbs.
  10. Luo-connecting Channels
    These channels provide nourishment to superficial levels.
  11. Luo-connecting Channels
    These channels circulate Wei Qi outside of the primary channels.
  12. Divergent Channels
    These channels distribute Qi & Xue to the head, face and interior.
  13. Divergent Channels
    These channels balance yin and yang in head and organs.
  14. Divergent Channels
    These channels integrate areas of the body not supplied by the primary channels.
  15. Divergent Channels
    These channels help to explain clinical use of some commonly used acupoints.
  16. Tendinomuscular/Sinew Channels
    These channels connect the muscles, tendons and ligaments to the joints and broadly follows the course of the main channel.
  17. Tendinomuscular/Sinew Channels
    These channels distribute Qi and Xue to the body surface.
  18. Tendinomuscular/Sinew Channels
    These channels protect the bones.
  19. Tendinomuscular/Sinew Channels
    These channels link the structures of the body and facilitate normal activity.
  20. 8 Extraordinary Channels
    These channels act as resevoirs of Qi and Xue by absorbing excess Qi and Xue from the primary channels.
  21. 8 Extraordinary Channels
    These channels link to the primary channels.
  22. 8 Extraordinary Channels
    These channels balance the abdomen (upper and lower, left and right, external and internal).
  23. 8 Extraordinary Channels
    These channels balance the energy beyond the other channels.
  24. Cutaneous Regions
    Broad, superficial skin regions that are linked to the primary channels. Techniques, such as cupping, Gua Sha, Moxa, massage and linaments, may be use on these areas.
  25. Minute Collaterals
    "Blood channels" that allow for Qi and Xue to be distributed to every part of the body.
  26. Yuan-Source Points
    Points where original Qi surfaces and lingers.
  27. Yuan-Source Points
    Points used to harmonize or tonify Qi of channel and organ.
  28. Yuan-Source Points
    Typically are the Stream points on Yin Channels.
  29. San Jiao
    Yuan-Source Points receive Yuan Qi from which organ?
  30. Xi-Cleft Points
    Points where Qi and Xue accumulates, or gathers, and plunges more deeply into the body. These points are typically used for pain.
  31. Xi-Cleft Points
    On the yin channels, these points are used for any type and any location of Bleeding and Blood disorders.
  32. Front Mu Points
    "Alarm points"
  33. Front Mu Points
    Points where the Qi of the Zang Fu organs gathers on the anterior side of the body.
  34. Front Mu Points
    These points give diagnostic information about the organ. Tenderness on palpation indicates an imbalance of the related Zang Fu organ. Typically used for acute conditions.
  35. Back Shu Points
    These points are all UB points. They allow for direct access to the Qi of each Zang Fu organ.
  36. Back Shu Points
    You CAN use these points diagnostically. Typically used for chronic conditions.
  37. Hui (Gathering) Points
    Points where Qi and Blood of the related organ, Qi, Xue, sinews/tendons, blood vessels, bones and marrow concentrates and gathers.
  38. Sea of Food, Water & Grain points
    Shi symptoms: Abdominal fullness.
  39. Sea of Food, Water & Grain points
    Xu symptoms: Hunger, but no desire to eat.
  40. Sea of Qi points
    Shi symptoms: Fullness in chest, breathlessness, red face.
  41. Sea of Qi points
    Xu symptoms: Shortness of breath, no desire to speak.
  42. Sea of Xue points
    Shi symptoms: Feeling body getting larger, feeling of being unwell but unable to pinpoint why.
  43. Sea of Xue points
    Xu symptoms: Feeling body getting smaller, feeling of being unwell but unable to pinpoint why.
  44. Sea of Marrow points
    Shi symptoms: Great physical strength, vigor.
  45. Sea of Marrow points
    Xu symptoms: Tinnitus, weak legs, blurred vision, desire to lie down, affection mental function.
  46. Command points
    Distal points that allow access to certain area of the body, such as head, abdomen, face, back and chest.
  47. Window of Heaven/Sky points
    These points treat imbalances of the head and body.
  48. Window of Heaven/Sky points
    These points promote the rise of clear yang to the head.
  49. Window of Heaven/Sky points
    These points calm the mind by subduing rebellious Qi in the head.
  50. Window of Heaven/Sky points
    These points are mostly located in the beck, except one in the arm and one in the chest.
  51. Ma Dan Yang Heavenly Start points
    These points are considered to be the most important points of the body and are capable of treating most diseases and all parts of the body.
  52. Ghost Points
    These points are used for severe mental illnesses and psychosis.
  53. Points of the Eye System
    These points clarify vision and allows channels to communicate with the brain.
  54. Well (Jing) Points
    Points that clear heat and revive consciousness.
  55. Well (Jing) Points
    Points that treat fullness below the heart.
  56. Spring (Ying) Points
    Points that clear heat and treat febrile disease.
  57. Stream (Shu) Points
    Points that treat heaviness of the body and Bi syndrome.
  58. Stream (Shu) Points
    Points that are the same as the Yuan-Source points on the yin channels; and harmonize yin of channels and organs.
  59. Stream (Shu) Points
    Shu (Transporting) points where Wei Qi gathers.
  60. River (Jing) points
    Points that treat Sinew disease and deviate pathogens to the tendons, sinews and joints.
  61. River (Jing) points
    Points that treat asthma and diseases that manifest in the voice.
  62. Sea (He) Points
    Shu (Transporting) points that treat chronic disease.
  63. Sea (He) Points
    Points that treat intestinal and stomach disease.
  64. Sea (He) Points
    Points that treat disease of the skin.

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