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  1. History
    • Traditional Chinese Medicint (TCM)
    • Came with the birth of Confucianism and Taoism
    • President Nixon helped it reach western world
  2. Acupoint and 3 characteristics
    • Specific anatomical location on a body
    • 1. low electrical resistance
    • 2. heightened CHI flow
    • 3. tenderness and sensitivity
  3. Taoism
    • built on writing of Lao Tzu in paradox form
    • " The One", "The Way", The Absolute"
  4. Yin
    • Shady side hill
    • grace
    • cool colors
    • calm
    • conception vessel
    • Dense, solid, work all time, transform blood
  5. Yang
    • Sunny side hill
    • excitement
    • light
    • vivid
    • governing vessel
    • Hollow, work & rest, transforms nutrients
  6. Yin/Yang
    • complementary to one another
    • continuous
    • no judgement
    • yin attract yang; visa versa
    • yin repels yin; visa versa
    • extreme yin transforms into yang; visa versa
  7. If you had time to work 1 meridian which one would you work?
    Yin, it is the more powerful energy
  8. CHI
    • Energy found in everything
    • The interaction of opposing forces, Yin and Yang, creates CHI
  9. Meridians Channels
    fundamental physical pathways through which CHI flows connecting superficial areas of body to internal areas.

    • 12 bilateral meridians
    • 2 midline meridians

    Each Yin or Yang and paired with opposite type
  10. 3 treasures
    • Shen- spirit of life, consciousness, heart
    • CHI- energy, found in everything
    • Jing- essence- creates life, kidney (energecic aspect)
  11. Jing
    • In living things
    • born w/ total amount for life
    • Die, Jing dies with you
    • Can't get more
    • good for development 1st years life
    • stores kidney
  12. Shen
    • spirit of life
    • consciousness
    • separates human from non-human
    • only humans have shen
    • referred to as Mind, stored in Heart
    • reasoning, analyzing, self-reflection
    • reflected through personality
  13. CHI
    • Energy of life
    • exists in all things
    • energy on verge of becoming matter, and  matter on verge of becoming energy
    • Alive or dead, human non-human, all things have CHI
  14. Functions of meridians
    • Transport Chi and Blood
    • Regulate Yin & Yang
    • Resist pathogens and reflect signs & symptoms
    • Transmitting sensation, regulation of deficient & excess condition.
  15. 4 Ways to influence Chi flow
    • 1. Changes of season
    • 2. Stress
    • 3. Physical Activity
    • 4. Diet
  16. Meridian flow time chart, nature, element
    1st, 2nd, 3rd
    • Lung  3-4am  Yin  Metal
    • Large intestine  5-7 am Yang
    • Stomach  7-9am  Yang Earth
    • Spleen  9-11am  Yin

    • Heart  11-1pm  Yin  Fire
    • Small Intestine  1-3pm  Yang
    • Bladder  3-5pm  Yang  Water
    • Kidney  5-7pm  Yin

    • Pericardium  7-9pm  Yin  Fire
    • Triple Warmer  7-11pm  Yang
    • Gallbladder  11-1am  Yang  Wood
    • Liver  1-3am  Yin
  17. The body clock has a ____ hour peak time?
    2
  18. circuit pathway
    • Chest to Fingers
    • Fingers to Face
    • Face to Feet
    • Feet to Chest
  19. Tsun measurement chart
    1 tsun
    1.5 tsun
    2 tsun
    3 tsun
    • width clients thumb
    • 1st 2 fingers
    • 2 1/2 fingers
    • 4 fingers
  20. 8 principles or parameter & 6 divisions
    Yin & Yang
    • Yin: cold, interior, deficiency
    • Yang: heat, exterior, excess
    • Health conditions
  21. Internal 7 emotions
    • Anger
    • Joy
    • Worry
    • Sadness
    • Grief
    • Fight
    • Fear
  22. External climatic factore "6 pernicious influences", indicators of disease
    • Wind
    • Heat
    • Cold
    • Dryness
    • Dampness
    • Summer Heat
  23. Iatrogenic
    caused by treatment or diagnostic procedure
  24. Nosocomial
    hospital-acquired infection
  25. seven emotions, organ, happening
    • Sadness/Grief, lungs, chi weakens
    • Worry, spleen,chi "knots
    • Joy/Hysteria, heart, slows
    • Fear, kidneys, descends
    • Fright/Shock, kidneys & heart, scatters
    • Anger, liver, rises
  26. Wind (Yang)
    • arise and change quickly
    • associated wood
    • combines other influences to carry into body
    • palsy, seizure, muscle spasm
    • celery,  strawberry. avoid eggs
  27. Heat (Yang)
    • rises
    • dries up fluids
    • yellow coating on tongue
    • red complexion, nosebleeds, canker sores
    • High blood pressure, hemorrhage
    • localized heat: inflamed tissues, swellings, rashes
    • associated fire element
    • Drink more liquids, citrus, bananas, apples
    • avoid fats, meats, alcohol, coffee, spices
  28. Cold (Yin)
    • like ice, it doesn't move easily
    • immobility, contraction
    • attracted to warmth, warming drink
    • white complexion, clear urine, thin, watery mucus.
    • water element
    • avoid raw, cold foods.
  29. Dampness (Yin)
    • earth element
    • stagnation and sluggishness, tires easily
    • feel heaviness in body
    • pain is localized
    • edema
    • eat lettuce, celery, beans, alfalfa
    • avoid dairy, meat, eggs, soy, pineapples, salt
  30. Dryness (Yang)
    • decreses fluids in body
    • dry skin, nose, throat, toungue, chapped lips
    • metal element
    • soy, spinach, barley, sale, apples
    • limit bitter foods and herbs
  31. Summer Heat (Yang)
    • fire element
    • overexposure to extreme heat
    • damage fluid in body as Chi energy.
    • high fever profuse sweating, shor breath, coughing, wheezing, rash
    • lemon, apples, watermelon, papaya
  32. Inappropriate Diet
  33. How much we eat, psychological state while we eat can affect us
  34. Overwork/Physical activity
    create a balance of Yin (sleep, relaxation and reflection) and Yang (exertion, movement and creativity) for body and mind
  35. Inappropriate Sexual Activity
    • Too  much or not enough
    • This is based on one's constitution and overall health
    • Too much can injure Kidney Jing
    • Symptoms: low back problems, aching bones, night sweats, decreased vitality
  36. Creation Cycle:  Sheng
    FEM WA WOO
    • clockwise
    • each phase supports and gives energy to next
    • Fire creates Earth
    • Earth forms(melts) Metal
    • Metal creates water (give minerals)
    • Water creates wood(grows)
    • Wood creates fire (provide fuel)
  37. Control Cycle: Ko
    • Always skip 1 cycle
    • balances creation cycle with inhibition
    • Fire melts Metal
    • Earth absorbs Water
    • Metal cuts Wood
    • Water extinguishes Fire
    • Wood holds Earth
  38. Fire
    • Red
    • Summer
    • heat
    • Yin organ- heart/pericardium
    • Yang organ- triple warmer/small intestine
    • joy
    • laughing
    • bitter
    • orifice- genitals
    • sense organ- tongue speech
    • tissue- blood vessel
    • indicator- complexion
    • fear- dullness
    • archetyps- wizzard
  39. Earth
    • Yellow
    • late summer
    • dampness
    • Yin organ- spleen
    • Yang organ- stomach
    • worry
    • singing
    • sweet
    • orifice- mouth
    • sense organ- mouth/taste
    • tissue- muscles
    • indicator- lips
    • fear- conflict, disconnect
    • archetype- peacemaker
  40. Metal
    • White
    • autumn
    • dryness
    • Yin organ- Lung
    • Yang organ- Large intestine
    • sadness/grief
    • weeping
    • pungent/spicy
    • orifice- nose
    • sense organ- nose/smell
    • tissue- skin/body hair
    • indicator- skin/body hair
    • fear- chaos
    • archetype- alchemist
  41. Water
    • Blue/Black
    • winter
    • cold
    • Yin organ- Kidney
    • Yang organ- Urinary Bladder
    • fear/fright
    • groaning
    • salty
    • orifice- ears
    • sense organ- ears/hearing
    • tissue- bone marrow
    • indicator- head hair
    • fear- exposure
    • archetype- philosopher
  42. Wood
    • Green
    • spring
    • wind
    • Yin organ- Liver
    • Yang organ- Gall Bladder
    • anger
    • shouting
    • sour/acrid
    • orifice- eyes
    • sense organ- eyes/sight
    • tissue- sinews
    • indicator- nails
    • fear- confinement
    • archetype- pioneer
  43. 5 archetypes
    • Wood-Pioneer* active, implements ideas
    • Fire-Wizard* stirs up passion and excitement
    • Earth-Peacemaker* nourish, support others
    • Metal-Alchemist* keeps thing in order
    • Water-Philosopher* thinker, conceiver of ideas
  44. Ren or Conception vessel
    • Mother of all Yin meridians
    • Sea of all Yin meridians
    • Anterior, upper torso
    • Work for general Yin or Yang deficiency
    • Start perineum, up pubic bone, up anterior midline body, to lower lip.
    • fertility, reproductive, menstraul
  45. Du or Governing vessel
    • Father of all Yang meridians
    • Sea of all Yang meridians
    • start perineum, coccyx, follow spine, over head, down nose to upper lip.
    • Meridian not associated with any organ, exercises strong influence on all yang meridians
    • work for Excess yin or yang
    • Houses Brain
    • fevers, infection, spinal injury, heighten CHI

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