Acupuncuture Point

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All Points

DU 1

by tsangktsangk 11 Mar 2012 04:34

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Number: 'DU 1 '
Pinyin: 'Chang Qiang '
English-Translation: '“Long Strong” “Lasting Strength”'
Traditional-Chinese: 長強
Character1: 'CHANG long'
Character2: 'QIANG strong, forceful'
Character3: ''
Simplified-Chinese: ''
Japanese-Name: ''
Korean-Name: ''
Other-Names: ''
Channel: '14'
Category1: 'Lo Connecting Point of Du Mai, Longitudinal Lo vessel departs here traveling to DU-16. Intersection with KD and GB meridians. '
Category2: ''
Category3: ''
Category4: ''
Connections: 'Meeting with Ren Mai at REN-1. '
Location: 'Midway between tip of coccyx and the anus.'
Needling: 'Perpendicular 0.5 – 1 cun'
Cautions: ''
F1: 'Benefits the two lower yin (orifices), clears heat in blood or damp heat in LJ, treats Hemorrhoids'
F2: 'Activates Channel and alleviates pain, strengthens the spine'
F3: 'Sedates rising Yang, Calms the Shen'
F4: 'Tonifies KDs and strengthens Yang, regulates meridian Qi, harmonizes Yin and Yang, activates meridians and stabilizes condition preceding death.'
F5: 'Spirit of Point: Generates power and strength throughout body and the mind. Calms the mind and spirit. Pulls energy down from head.'
F6: ''
F7: ''
F8: ''
F9: ''
signs_and_symptoms: ''
Clinical-research: ''
source: ": cheng : Cheng, Xinnong, ed. Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion. 2nd ed. Beijing: Foreign Languages Press, 2005.\n: deadman : Deadman, Peter, Mazin Al-Khafaji, Kevin Baker. A Manual of Acupuncture. East Sussex, England: Journal of Chinese Medicine Publications, 2001. A Manual of Acupuncture. 2nd ed. East Sussex, England: Journal of Chinese Medicine Publications, 2007.\n: naf : National Acupuncture Foundation. Clean Needle Technique Manual for Acupuncturists. Guidelines and Standards for a Clean and Safe Clinical Practice of Acupuncture. 6th ed. Chaplin, CT: National Acupuncture Foundation, 2009.\n: o'conner : O’Connor, John, and Dan Bensky, trns. and ed. Acupuncture: A Comprehensive Text. Shanghai College of Traditional Medicine. Seattle, WA: Eastland Press, 1996.\n: connelly : Connelly, Dianne M. Traditional Acupuncture: The Law of the Five Elements. 2nd ed. Traditional Acupuncture Institute, 1994.\n: kaptchuk : Kaptchuk, Ted J. The Web That Has No Weaver: Understanding Chinese Medicine. 2nd ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2000.\n: maciocia : Maciocia, Giovanni. The Foundations of Chinese Medicine: A Comprehensive Text for Acupuncturists and Herbalists. 2nd ed. New York: Churchill Livingstone, 2005. The Practice of Chinese Medicine: The Treatment of Disease with Acupuncture and Chinese Herbs. 2nd ed. New York: Churchill Livingstone, 2007.\n: wiseman : Wiseman, Nigel, and Andy Ellis. Fundamentals of Chinese Medicine. Revised Edition. Brookline, MA: Paradigm Publications, 1995.\n: worsley : Worsley, J. R. Traditional Chinese Acupuncture: Meridians and Points. 2nd ed. Element Books, 1991.\n: zhang : Zhang, Ting Liang, and Bob Flaws. trns. A Handbook of Traditional Chinese Gynecology. 3rd ed. Boulder, CO: Blue Poppy Press, 1987."
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DU 10

by tsangktsangk 11 Mar 2012 04:34

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Number: 'DU 10 '
Pinyin: 'Ling Tai '
English-Translation: '“Spirit Tower”'
Traditional-Chinese: 霊台
Character1: 'LING spirit, supernatural'
Character2: 'TAI tower, platform'
Character3: ''
Simplified-Chinese: ''
Japanese-Name: ''
Korean-Name: ''
Other-Names: ''
Channel: '14'
Category1: ''
Category2: ''
Category3: ''
Category4: ''
Connections: ''
Location: 'Below spinous process of T6 vertebra.'
Needling: 'Oblique Superior insertion 0.5 – 1 cun'
Cautions: 'Caution: The Spinal Canal Lies 1.25 – 1.75 cun deep!'
F1: 'Alleviates cough and wheezing, disperses LU'
F2: 'Clears Heat and detoxifies'
F3: ''
F4: ''
F5: ''
F6: ''
F7: ''
F8: ''
F9: ''
signs_and_symptoms: ''
Clinical-research: ''
source: ": cheng : Cheng, Xinnong, ed. Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion. 2nd ed. Beijing: Foreign Languages Press, 2005.\n: deadman : Deadman, Peter, Mazin Al-Khafaji, Kevin Baker. A Manual of Acupuncture. East Sussex, England: Journal of Chinese Medicine Publications, 2001. A Manual of Acupuncture. 2nd ed. East Sussex, England: Journal of Chinese Medicine Publications, 2007.\n: naf : National Acupuncture Foundation. Clean Needle Technique Manual for Acupuncturists. Guidelines and Standards for a Clean and Safe Clinical Practice of Acupuncture. 6th ed. Chaplin, CT: National Acupuncture Foundation, 2009.\n: o'conner : O’Connor, John, and Dan Bensky, trns. and ed. Acupuncture: A Comprehensive Text. Shanghai College of Traditional Medicine. Seattle, WA: Eastland Press, 1996.\n: connelly : Connelly, Dianne M. Traditional Acupuncture: The Law of the Five Elements. 2nd ed. Traditional Acupuncture Institute, 1994.\n: kaptchuk : Kaptchuk, Ted J. The Web That Has No Weaver: Understanding Chinese Medicine. 2nd ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2000.\n: maciocia : Maciocia, Giovanni. The Foundations of Chinese Medicine: A Comprehensive Text for Acupuncturists and Herbalists. 2nd ed. New York: Churchill Livingstone, 2005. The Practice of Chinese Medicine: The Treatment of Disease with Acupuncture and Chinese Herbs. 2nd ed. New York: Churchill Livingstone, 2007.\n: wiseman : Wiseman, Nigel, and Andy Ellis. Fundamentals of Chinese Medicine. Revised Edition. Brookline, MA: Paradigm Publications, 1995.\n: worsley : Worsley, J. R. Traditional Chinese Acupuncture: Meridians and Points. 2nd ed. Element Books, 1991.\n: zhang : Zhang, Ting Liang, and Bob Flaws. trns. A Handbook of Traditional Chinese Gynecology. 3rd ed. Boulder, CO: Blue Poppy Press, 1987."
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DU 11

by tsangktsangk 11 Mar 2012 04:34

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Number: 'DU 11 '
Pinyin: 'Shen Dao'
English-Translation: ' “Way of Spirit”'
Traditional-Chinese: 神道
Character1: 'SHEN spirit'
Character2: 'DAO path, road, way'
Character3: ''
Simplified-Chinese: ''
Japanese-Name: ''
Korean-Name: ''
Other-Names: ''
Channel: '14'
Category1: ''
Category2: ''
Category3: ''
Category4: ''
Connections: 'Intersection with SP TM meridian.'
Location: 'Below spinous process of T5 vertebra. (HT Shu)'
Needling: 'Oblique Superior insertion 0.5 – 1 cun'
Cautions: 'Caution: The Spinal Canal Lies 1.25 – 1.75 cun deep!'
F1: 'Tonifies the HT and LU and calms Shen'
F2: 'Extinguishes wind, calms tetany, quiets the HT and spirit, relieves pain.'
F3: 'Name: If Spirit is blocked from path'
F4: ''
F5: ''
F6: ''
F7: ''
F8: ''
F9: ''
signs_and_symptoms: ''
Clinical-research: ''
source: ": cheng : Cheng, Xinnong, ed. Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion. 2nd ed. Beijing: Foreign Languages Press, 2005.\n: deadman : Deadman, Peter, Mazin Al-Khafaji, Kevin Baker. A Manual of Acupuncture. East Sussex, England: Journal of Chinese Medicine Publications, 2001. A Manual of Acupuncture. 2nd ed. East Sussex, England: Journal of Chinese Medicine Publications, 2007.\n: naf : National Acupuncture Foundation. Clean Needle Technique Manual for Acupuncturists. Guidelines and Standards for a Clean and Safe Clinical Practice of Acupuncture. 6th ed. Chaplin, CT: National Acupuncture Foundation, 2009.\n: o'conner : O’Connor, John, and Dan Bensky, trns. and ed. Acupuncture: A Comprehensive Text. Shanghai College of Traditional Medicine. Seattle, WA: Eastland Press, 1996.\n: connelly : Connelly, Dianne M. Traditional Acupuncture: The Law of the Five Elements. 2nd ed. Traditional Acupuncture Institute, 1994.\n: kaptchuk : Kaptchuk, Ted J. The Web That Has No Weaver: Understanding Chinese Medicine. 2nd ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2000.\n: maciocia : Maciocia, Giovanni. The Foundations of Chinese Medicine: A Comprehensive Text for Acupuncturists and Herbalists. 2nd ed. New York: Churchill Livingstone, 2005. The Practice of Chinese Medicine: The Treatment of Disease with Acupuncture and Chinese Herbs. 2nd ed. New York: Churchill Livingstone, 2007.\n: wiseman : Wiseman, Nigel, and Andy Ellis. Fundamentals of Chinese Medicine. Revised Edition. Brookline, MA: Paradigm Publications, 1995.\n: worsley : Worsley, J. R. Traditional Chinese Acupuncture: Meridians and Points. 2nd ed. Element Books, 1991.\n: zhang : Zhang, Ting Liang, and Bob Flaws. trns. A Handbook of Traditional Chinese Gynecology. 3rd ed. Boulder, CO: Blue Poppy Press, 1987."
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DU 12

by tsangktsangk 11 Mar 2012 04:35

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Number: 'DU 12 '
Pinyin: 'Shen Zhu '
English-Translation: '“Body Column”'
Traditional-Chinese: 身柱
Character1: 'SHEN body, person'
Character2: 'ZHU collumn, pillar'
Character3: ''
Simplified-Chinese: ''
Japanese-Name: ''
Korean-Name: ''
Other-Names: ''
Channel: '14'
Category1: ''
Category2: ''
Category3: ''
Category4: ''
Connections: ''
Location: 'Below spinous process of T3 vertebra.'
Needling: 'Perpendicular-Oblique Superior insertion 0.5 – 1 cun'
Cautions: 'Caution: The Spinal Canal Lies 1.25 – 1.75 cun deep!'
F1: 'Clears Heat from LU and HT, '
F2: 'Supplements the HT and LU, stabilizes the disposition.'
F3: 'Calms the Shen, pacifies wind'
F4: ''
F5: ''
F6: ''
F7: ''
F8: ''
F9: ''
signs_and_symptoms: ''
Clinical-research: ''
source: ": cheng : Cheng, Xinnong, ed. Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion. 2nd ed. Beijing: Foreign Languages Press, 2005.\n: deadman : Deadman, Peter, Mazin Al-Khafaji, Kevin Baker. A Manual of Acupuncture. East Sussex, England: Journal of Chinese Medicine Publications, 2001. A Manual of Acupuncture. 2nd ed. East Sussex, England: Journal of Chinese Medicine Publications, 2007.\n: naf : National Acupuncture Foundation. Clean Needle Technique Manual for Acupuncturists. Guidelines and Standards for a Clean and Safe Clinical Practice of Acupuncture. 6th ed. Chaplin, CT: National Acupuncture Foundation, 2009.\n: o'conner : O’Connor, John, and Dan Bensky, trns. and ed. Acupuncture: A Comprehensive Text. Shanghai College of Traditional Medicine. Seattle, WA: Eastland Press, 1996.\n: connelly : Connelly, Dianne M. Traditional Acupuncture: The Law of the Five Elements. 2nd ed. Traditional Acupuncture Institute, 1994.\n: kaptchuk : Kaptchuk, Ted J. The Web That Has No Weaver: Understanding Chinese Medicine. 2nd ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2000.\n: maciocia : Maciocia, Giovanni. The Foundations of Chinese Medicine: A Comprehensive Text for Acupuncturists and Herbalists. 2nd ed. New York: Churchill Livingstone, 2005. The Practice of Chinese Medicine: The Treatment of Disease with Acupuncture and Chinese Herbs. 2nd ed. New York: Churchill Livingstone, 2007.\n: wiseman : Wiseman, Nigel, and Andy Ellis. Fundamentals of Chinese Medicine. Revised Edition. Brookline, MA: Paradigm Publications, 1995.\n: worsley : Worsley, J. R. Traditional Chinese Acupuncture: Meridians and Points. 2nd ed. Element Books, 1991.\n: zhang : Zhang, Ting Liang, and Bob Flaws. trns. A Handbook of Traditional Chinese Gynecology. 3rd ed. Boulder, CO: Blue Poppy Press, 1987."
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DU 13

by tsangktsangk 11 Mar 2012 04:35

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Number: 'DU 13 '
Pinyin: 'Tao Dao '
English-Translation: '“Happy Path”'
Traditional-Chinese: 陶道
Character1: 'TAO pleased or happy'
Character2: 'DAO path, way'
Character3: ''
Simplified-Chinese: ''
Japanese-Name: ''
Korean-Name: ''
Other-Names: ''
Channel: '14'
Category1: ''
Category2: ''
Category3: ''
Category4: ''
Connections: ''
Location: 'Below spinous process of T1 vertebra (BL 11)'
Needling: 'Perpendicular-Oblique Superior insertion 0.5 – 1 cun'
Cautions: 'Caution: The Spinal Canal Lies 1.25 – 1.75 cun deep!'
F1: 'Strengthens Wei Qi, Eliminates evil wind and heat, Clears LU heat, treats malaria/shaoyang stage heat'
F2: 'Quits the Shen'
F3: 'regulates the DU Mai'
F4: ''
F5: ''
F6: ''
F7: ''
F8: ''
F9: ''
signs_and_symptoms: ''
Clinical-research: ''
source: ": cheng : Cheng, Xinnong, ed. Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion. 2nd ed. Beijing: Foreign Languages Press, 2005.\n: deadman : Deadman, Peter, Mazin Al-Khafaji, Kevin Baker. A Manual of Acupuncture. East Sussex, England: Journal of Chinese Medicine Publications, 2001. A Manual of Acupuncture. 2nd ed. East Sussex, England: Journal of Chinese Medicine Publications, 2007.\n: naf : National Acupuncture Foundation. Clean Needle Technique Manual for Acupuncturists. Guidelines and Standards for a Clean and Safe Clinical Practice of Acupuncture. 6th ed. Chaplin, CT: National Acupuncture Foundation, 2009.\n: o'conner : O’Connor, John, and Dan Bensky, trns. and ed. Acupuncture: A Comprehensive Text. Shanghai College of Traditional Medicine. Seattle, WA: Eastland Press, 1996.\n: connelly : Connelly, Dianne M. Traditional Acupuncture: The Law of the Five Elements. 2nd ed. Traditional Acupuncture Institute, 1994.\n: kaptchuk : Kaptchuk, Ted J. The Web That Has No Weaver: Understanding Chinese Medicine. 2nd ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2000.\n: maciocia : Maciocia, Giovanni. The Foundations of Chinese Medicine: A Comprehensive Text for Acupuncturists and Herbalists. 2nd ed. New York: Churchill Livingstone, 2005. The Practice of Chinese Medicine: The Treatment of Disease with Acupuncture and Chinese Herbs. 2nd ed. New York: Churchill Livingstone, 2007.\n: wiseman : Wiseman, Nigel, and Andy Ellis. Fundamentals of Chinese Medicine. Revised Edition. Brookline, MA: Paradigm Publications, 1995.\n: worsley : Worsley, J. R. Traditional Chinese Acupuncture: Meridians and Points. 2nd ed. Element Books, 1991.\n: zhang : Zhang, Ting Liang, and Bob Flaws. trns. A Handbook of Traditional Chinese Gynecology. 3rd ed. Boulder, CO: Blue Poppy Press, 1987."
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DU 14

by tsangktsangk 11 Mar 2012 04:35

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Number: 'DU 14 '
Pinyin: 'Da Zhui'
English-Translation: ' “Big Vertebra”'
Traditional-Chinese: 大椎
Character1: 'DA great, big'
Character2: 'ZHUI hammer, vertebra'
Character3: ''
Simplified-Chinese: ''
Japanese-Name: ''
Korean-Name: ''
Other-Names: ''
Channel: '14'
Category1: 'Sea of Qi Point'
Category2: ''
Category3: ''
Category4: ''
Connections: 'Influential point for Yang: Intersection with 3 Yang lines of leg and 3 Yang lines of arm.'
Location: 'Between spinous processes of c7 and t1 vertebra.'
Needling: 'Perpendicular-Oblique Superior insertion 0.5 – 1 cun'
Cautions: 'Caution: The Spinal Canal Lies 1.25 – 1.75 cun deep!'
F1: 'Strengthens Wei Qi, Eliminates wind, heat, and cold pathogens in the Yang channels, malaria'
F2: 'Frees the Yang Qi of the whole body, loosens the surface, strengthens and refreshes the brain, calms the mind and shen, regulates the Yang meridians.'
F3: 'Pacifies Wind'
F4: 'Activates the LU and resolves phlegm. '
F5: 'Increases health and strength.'
F6: ''
F7: ''
F8: ''
F9: ''
signs_and_symptoms: ''
Clinical-research: ''
source: ": cheng : Cheng, Xinnong, ed. Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion. 2nd ed. Beijing: Foreign Languages Press, 2005.\n: deadman : Deadman, Peter, Mazin Al-Khafaji, Kevin Baker. A Manual of Acupuncture. East Sussex, England: Journal of Chinese Medicine Publications, 2001. A Manual of Acupuncture. 2nd ed. East Sussex, England: Journal of Chinese Medicine Publications, 2007.\n: naf : National Acupuncture Foundation. Clean Needle Technique Manual for Acupuncturists. Guidelines and Standards for a Clean and Safe Clinical Practice of Acupuncture. 6th ed. Chaplin, CT: National Acupuncture Foundation, 2009.\n: o'conner : O’Connor, John, and Dan Bensky, trns. and ed. Acupuncture: A Comprehensive Text. Shanghai College of Traditional Medicine. Seattle, WA: Eastland Press, 1996.\n: connelly : Connelly, Dianne M. Traditional Acupuncture: The Law of the Five Elements. 2nd ed. Traditional Acupuncture Institute, 1994.\n: kaptchuk : Kaptchuk, Ted J. The Web That Has No Weaver: Understanding Chinese Medicine. 2nd ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2000.\n: maciocia : Maciocia, Giovanni. The Foundations of Chinese Medicine: A Comprehensive Text for Acupuncturists and Herbalists. 2nd ed. New York: Churchill Livingstone, 2005. The Practice of Chinese Medicine: The Treatment of Disease with Acupuncture and Chinese Herbs. 2nd ed. New York: Churchill Livingstone, 2007.\n: wiseman : Wiseman, Nigel, and Andy Ellis. Fundamentals of Chinese Medicine. Revised Edition. Brookline, MA: Paradigm Publications, 1995.\n: worsley : Worsley, J. R. Traditional Chinese Acupuncture: Meridians and Points. 2nd ed. Element Books, 1991.\n: zhang : Zhang, Ting Liang, and Bob Flaws. trns. A Handbook of Traditional Chinese Gynecology. 3rd ed. Boulder, CO: Blue Poppy Press, 1987."
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DU 15

by tsangktsangk 11 Mar 2012 04:35

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Number: 'DU 15 '
Pinyin: 'Ya Men '
English-Translation: '“Door of Mutism”'
Traditional-Chinese: 瘂門
Character1: 'YA a mute'
Character2: 'MEN gate, door'
Character3: ''
Simplified-Chinese: ''
Japanese-Name: ''
Korean-Name: ''
Other-Names: ''
Channel: '14'
Category1: 'One of the Sea of QI points '
Category2: 'Nine Needles to return Yang'
Category3: ''
Category4: ''
Connections: 'Meeting of DU and Yang Wei Mai. '
Location: 'Between spinous processes of C1 and C2 vertebrae, in the depression 1/2 cun within the hair line, 1/2 cun below DU-16'
Needling: 'Perpendicular insertion, slightly inferior 0.5 – 1 cun'
Cautions: 'Caution: The Spinal Canal Lies 1.5 – 2 cun deep! Superior insertion toward the brain is contraindicated'
F1: 'Restores Speech, benefits the tongue'
F2: 'Eliminates wind, opens the portals and the Lo vessels, clears the spirit and disposition, clears the brain'
F3: 'Benefits the neck and back'
F4: ''
F5: ''
F6: ''
F7: ''
F8: ''
F9: ''
signs_and_symptoms: ''
Clinical-research: ''
source: ": cheng : Cheng, Xinnong, ed. Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion. 2nd ed. Beijing: Foreign Languages Press, 2005.\n: deadman : Deadman, Peter, Mazin Al-Khafaji, Kevin Baker. A Manual of Acupuncture. East Sussex, England: Journal of Chinese Medicine Publications, 2001. A Manual of Acupuncture. 2nd ed. East Sussex, England: Journal of Chinese Medicine Publications, 2007.\n: naf : National Acupuncture Foundation. Clean Needle Technique Manual for Acupuncturists. Guidelines and Standards for a Clean and Safe Clinical Practice of Acupuncture. 6th ed. Chaplin, CT: National Acupuncture Foundation, 2009.\n: o'conner : O’Connor, John, and Dan Bensky, trns. and ed. Acupuncture: A Comprehensive Text. Shanghai College of Traditional Medicine. Seattle, WA: Eastland Press, 1996.\n: connelly : Connelly, Dianne M. Traditional Acupuncture: The Law of the Five Elements. 2nd ed. Traditional Acupuncture Institute, 1994.\n: kaptchuk : Kaptchuk, Ted J. The Web That Has No Weaver: Understanding Chinese Medicine. 2nd ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2000.\n: maciocia : Maciocia, Giovanni. The Foundations of Chinese Medicine: A Comprehensive Text for Acupuncturists and Herbalists. 2nd ed. New York: Churchill Livingstone, 2005. The Practice of Chinese Medicine: The Treatment of Disease with Acupuncture and Chinese Herbs. 2nd ed. New York: Churchill Livingstone, 2007.\n: wiseman : Wiseman, Nigel, and Andy Ellis. Fundamentals of Chinese Medicine. Revised Edition. Brookline, MA: Paradigm Publications, 1995.\n: worsley : Worsley, J. R. Traditional Chinese Acupuncture: Meridians and Points. 2nd ed. Element Books, 1991.\n: zhang : Zhang, Ting Liang, and Bob Flaws. trns. A Handbook of Traditional Chinese Gynecology. 3rd ed. Boulder, CO: Blue Poppy Press, 1987."
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DU 16

by tsangktsangk 11 Mar 2012 04:35

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Number: 'DU 16 '
Pinyin: 'Feng Fu'
English-Translation: ' “Wind Palace”'
Traditional-Chinese: 風府
Character1: 'FENG wind'
Character2: 'FU palace, mansion'
Character3: ''
Simplified-Chinese: ''
Japanese-Name: ''
Korean-Name: ''
Other-Names: ''
Channel: '14'
Category1: 'Window of Heaven point,. '
Category2: 'Sea of Marrow point (DU-15, DU-16, DU-19, DU-20)'
Category3: 'Sun Si-Miao Ghost point'
Category4: ''
Connections: 'Meeting of Du Yang Wei Mai, sends a branch directly to the brain. Intersection with UB '
Location: 'Just below center of external occipital protuberance, in depression between trapezius attachments.'
Needling: 'Perpendicular insertion, slightly inferior 0.5 – 1 cun'
Cautions: 'Caution: The Spinal Canal Lies 1.5 – 2 cun deep! Superior insertion toward the brain is contraindicated'
F1: 'Jade Pivot'
F2: 'Dispels wind and cold pathogens, Wind can enter the brain directly at this point; Manifesting as shivering, sweating, head pains, a heavy feeling in the body and a fear of cold.'
F3: 'clears the spirit, drains fire. '
F4: 'Nourishes the sea of marrow and benefits the head and neck'
F5: ''
F6: ''
F7: ''
F8: ''
F9: ''
signs_and_symptoms: ''
Clinical-research: ''
source: ": cheng : Cheng, Xinnong, ed. Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion. 2nd ed. Beijing: Foreign Languages Press, 2005.\n: deadman : Deadman, Peter, Mazin Al-Khafaji, Kevin Baker. A Manual of Acupuncture. East Sussex, England: Journal of Chinese Medicine Publications, 2001. A Manual of Acupuncture. 2nd ed. East Sussex, England: Journal of Chinese Medicine Publications, 2007.\n: naf : National Acupuncture Foundation. Clean Needle Technique Manual for Acupuncturists. Guidelines and Standards for a Clean and Safe Clinical Practice of Acupuncture. 6th ed. Chaplin, CT: National Acupuncture Foundation, 2009.\n: o'conner : O’Connor, John, and Dan Bensky, trns. and ed. Acupuncture: A Comprehensive Text. Shanghai College of Traditional Medicine. Seattle, WA: Eastland Press, 1996.\n: connelly : Connelly, Dianne M. Traditional Acupuncture: The Law of the Five Elements. 2nd ed. Traditional Acupuncture Institute, 1994.\n: kaptchuk : Kaptchuk, Ted J. The Web That Has No Weaver: Understanding Chinese Medicine. 2nd ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2000.\n: maciocia : Maciocia, Giovanni. The Foundations of Chinese Medicine: A Comprehensive Text for Acupuncturists and Herbalists. 2nd ed. New York: Churchill Livingstone, 2005. The Practice of Chinese Medicine: The Treatment of Disease with Acupuncture and Chinese Herbs. 2nd ed. New York: Churchill Livingstone, 2007.\n: wiseman : Wiseman, Nigel, and Andy Ellis. Fundamentals of Chinese Medicine. Revised Edition. Brookline, MA: Paradigm Publications, 1995.\n: worsley : Worsley, J. R. Traditional Chinese Acupuncture: Meridians and Points. 2nd ed. Element Books, 1991.\n: zhang : Zhang, Ting Liang, and Bob Flaws. trns. A Handbook of Traditional Chinese Gynecology. 3rd ed. Boulder, CO: Blue Poppy Press, 1987."
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DU 17

by tsangktsangk 11 Mar 2012 04:35

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Number: 'DU 17 '
Pinyin: 'Nao Hu '
English-Translation: '“Brain’s Door”'
Traditional-Chinese: 脳戸
Character1: 'NAO brain'
Character2: 'HU door, household'
Character3: ''
Simplified-Chinese: ''
Japanese-Name: ''
Korean-Name: ''
Other-Names: ''
Channel: '14'
Category1: ''
Category2: ''
Category3: ''
Category4: ''
Connections: 'Meeting of DU and UB'
Location: 'Above center of external occipital protuberance, 1-1/2 cun above DU-16.'
Needling: 'Transverse Insertion 0.5 – 1 cun'
Cautions: ''
F1: 'Sends vessel directly into the brain.'
F2: 'Dispels wind, alleviates pain'
F3: 'Clears heat, benefits the eyes'
F4: 'Calms the shen, rouses the brain, opens the portals.'
F5: ''
F6: ''
F7: ''
F8: ''
F9: ''
signs_and_symptoms: ''
Clinical-research: ''
source: ": cheng : Cheng, Xinnong, ed. Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion. 2nd ed. Beijing: Foreign Languages Press, 2005.\n: deadman : Deadman, Peter, Mazin Al-Khafaji, Kevin Baker. A Manual of Acupuncture. East Sussex, England: Journal of Chinese Medicine Publications, 2001. A Manual of Acupuncture. 2nd ed. East Sussex, England: Journal of Chinese Medicine Publications, 2007.\n: naf : National Acupuncture Foundation. Clean Needle Technique Manual for Acupuncturists. Guidelines and Standards for a Clean and Safe Clinical Practice of Acupuncture. 6th ed. Chaplin, CT: National Acupuncture Foundation, 2009.\n: o'conner : O’Connor, John, and Dan Bensky, trns. and ed. Acupuncture: A Comprehensive Text. Shanghai College of Traditional Medicine. Seattle, WA: Eastland Press, 1996.\n: connelly : Connelly, Dianne M. Traditional Acupuncture: The Law of the Five Elements. 2nd ed. Traditional Acupuncture Institute, 1994.\n: kaptchuk : Kaptchuk, Ted J. The Web That Has No Weaver: Understanding Chinese Medicine. 2nd ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2000.\n: maciocia : Maciocia, Giovanni. The Foundations of Chinese Medicine: A Comprehensive Text for Acupuncturists and Herbalists. 2nd ed. New York: Churchill Livingstone, 2005. The Practice of Chinese Medicine: The Treatment of Disease with Acupuncture and Chinese Herbs. 2nd ed. New York: Churchill Livingstone, 2007.\n: wiseman : Wiseman, Nigel, and Andy Ellis. Fundamentals of Chinese Medicine. Revised Edition. Brookline, MA: Paradigm Publications, 1995.\n: worsley : Worsley, J. R. Traditional Chinese Acupuncture: Meridians and Points. 2nd ed. Element Books, 1991.\n: zhang : Zhang, Ting Liang, and Bob Flaws. trns. A Handbook of Traditional Chinese Gynecology. 3rd ed. Boulder, CO: Blue Poppy Press, 1987."
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DU 18

by tsangktsangk 11 Mar 2012 04:35

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Number: 'DU 18 '
Pinyin: 'Qiang Jian '
English-Translation: '“Unyielding Space”'
Traditional-Chinese: 強間
Character1: 'QIANG unyielding, stiff, strong'
Character2: 'JIAN space, in the middle'
Character3: ''
Simplified-Chinese: ''
Japanese-Name: ''
Korean-Name: ''
Other-Names: ''
Channel: '14'
Category1: ''
Category2: ''
Category3: ''
Category4: ''
Connections: ''
Location: '1-1/2 cun above DU-17, midway between DU-16 and DU-20.'
Needling: 'Transverse Insertion 0.5 – 1 cun'
Cautions: ''
F1: 'Calms LV, disperses wind, alleviates pain'
F2: 'Calms the Shen'
F3: ''
F4: ''
F5: ''
F6: ''
F7: ''
F8: ''
F9: ''
signs_and_symptoms: ''
Clinical-research: ''
source: ": cheng : Cheng, Xinnong, ed. Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion. 2nd ed. Beijing: Foreign Languages Press, 2005.\n: deadman : Deadman, Peter, Mazin Al-Khafaji, Kevin Baker. A Manual of Acupuncture. East Sussex, England: Journal of Chinese Medicine Publications, 2001. A Manual of Acupuncture. 2nd ed. East Sussex, England: Journal of Chinese Medicine Publications, 2007.\n: naf : National Acupuncture Foundation. Clean Needle Technique Manual for Acupuncturists. Guidelines and Standards for a Clean and Safe Clinical Practice of Acupuncture. 6th ed. Chaplin, CT: National Acupuncture Foundation, 2009.\n: o'conner : O’Connor, John, and Dan Bensky, trns. and ed. Acupuncture: A Comprehensive Text. Shanghai College of Traditional Medicine. Seattle, WA: Eastland Press, 1996.\n: connelly : Connelly, Dianne M. Traditional Acupuncture: The Law of the Five Elements. 2nd ed. Traditional Acupuncture Institute, 1994.\n: kaptchuk : Kaptchuk, Ted J. The Web That Has No Weaver: Understanding Chinese Medicine. 2nd ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2000.\n: maciocia : Maciocia, Giovanni. The Foundations of Chinese Medicine: A Comprehensive Text for Acupuncturists and Herbalists. 2nd ed. New York: Churchill Livingstone, 2005. The Practice of Chinese Medicine: The Treatment of Disease with Acupuncture and Chinese Herbs. 2nd ed. New York: Churchill Livingstone, 2007.\n: wiseman : Wiseman, Nigel, and Andy Ellis. Fundamentals of Chinese Medicine. Revised Edition. Brookline, MA: Paradigm Publications, 1995.\n: worsley : Worsley, J. R. Traditional Chinese Acupuncture: Meridians and Points. 2nd ed. Element Books, 1991.\n: zhang : Zhang, Ting Liang, and Bob Flaws. trns. A Handbook of Traditional Chinese Gynecology. 3rd ed. Boulder, CO: Blue Poppy Press, 1987."
footnote: ''

DU 19

by tsangktsangk 11 Mar 2012 04:35

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Number: 'DU 19 '
Pinyin: 'Hou Ding '
English-Translation: '“Behind the Summit”'
Traditional-Chinese: 後頂
Character1: 'HOU behind, after'
Character2: 'DING vertex, summit'
Character3: ''
Simplified-Chinese: ''
Japanese-Name: ''
Korean-Name: ''
Other-Names: ''
Channel: '14'
Category1: ''
Category2: ''
Category3: ''
Category4: ''
Connections: ''
Location: '1-1/2 cun above DU-18, or 1-1/2 cun posterior DU-20.'
Needling: 'Transverse Insertion 0.5 – 1 cun'
Cautions: ''
F1: 'Eliminates wind and alleviates pain, calms the LV, subdues Yang'
F2: 'Calms the Shen, quiets the HT and spirit.'
F3: ''
F4: ''
F5: ''
F6: ''
F7: ''
F8: ''
F9: ''
signs_and_symptoms: ''
Clinical-research: ''
source: ": cheng : Cheng, Xinnong, ed. Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion. 2nd ed. Beijing: Foreign Languages Press, 2005.\n: deadman : Deadman, Peter, Mazin Al-Khafaji, Kevin Baker. A Manual of Acupuncture. East Sussex, England: Journal of Chinese Medicine Publications, 2001. A Manual of Acupuncture. 2nd ed. East Sussex, England: Journal of Chinese Medicine Publications, 2007.\n: naf : National Acupuncture Foundation. Clean Needle Technique Manual for Acupuncturists. Guidelines and Standards for a Clean and Safe Clinical Practice of Acupuncture. 6th ed. Chaplin, CT: National Acupuncture Foundation, 2009.\n: o'conner : O’Connor, John, and Dan Bensky, trns. and ed. Acupuncture: A Comprehensive Text. Shanghai College of Traditional Medicine. Seattle, WA: Eastland Press, 1996.\n: connelly : Connelly, Dianne M. Traditional Acupuncture: The Law of the Five Elements. 2nd ed. Traditional Acupuncture Institute, 1994.\n: kaptchuk : Kaptchuk, Ted J. The Web That Has No Weaver: Understanding Chinese Medicine. 2nd ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2000.\n: maciocia : Maciocia, Giovanni. The Foundations of Chinese Medicine: A Comprehensive Text for Acupuncturists and Herbalists. 2nd ed. New York: Churchill Livingstone, 2005. The Practice of Chinese Medicine: The Treatment of Disease with Acupuncture and Chinese Herbs. 2nd ed. New York: Churchill Livingstone, 2007.\n: wiseman : Wiseman, Nigel, and Andy Ellis. Fundamentals of Chinese Medicine. Revised Edition. Brookline, MA: Paradigm Publications, 1995.\n: worsley : Worsley, J. R. Traditional Chinese Acupuncture: Meridians and Points. 2nd ed. Element Books, 1991.\n: zhang : Zhang, Ting Liang, and Bob Flaws. trns. A Handbook of Traditional Chinese Gynecology. 3rd ed. Boulder, CO: Blue Poppy Press, 1987."
footnote: ''

DU 2

by tsangktsangk 11 Mar 2012 04:34

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Number: 'DU 2 '
Pinyin: 'Yao Shu '
English-Translation: '“Lumbar Region Shu”'
Traditional-Chinese: 腰兪
Character1: 'YAO lower back, KD'
Character2: 'SHU acupuncture point'
Character3: ''
Simplified-Chinese: ''
Japanese-Name: ''
Korean-Name: ''
Other-Names: ''
Channel: '14'
Category1: ''
Category2: ''
Category3: ''
Category4: ''
Connections: ''
Location: 'On posterior midline at center of sacrococcygeal joint.'
Needling: 'Oblique Superior Insertion 0.5 – 1 cun'
Cautions: ''
F1: 'Warms the lower burner, strengthens knees and lumbar region, dispels damp wind'
F2: ''
F3: ''
F4: ''
F5: ''
F6: ''
F7: ''
F8: ''
F9: ''
signs_and_symptoms: ''
Clinical-research: ''
source: ": cheng : Cheng, Xinnong, ed. Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion. 2nd ed. Beijing: Foreign Languages Press, 2005.\n: deadman : Deadman, Peter, Mazin Al-Khafaji, Kevin Baker. A Manual of Acupuncture. East Sussex, England: Journal of Chinese Medicine Publications, 2001. A Manual of Acupuncture. 2nd ed. East Sussex, England: Journal of Chinese Medicine Publications, 2007.\n: naf : National Acupuncture Foundation. Clean Needle Technique Manual for Acupuncturists. Guidelines and Standards for a Clean and Safe Clinical Practice of Acupuncture. 6th ed. Chaplin, CT: National Acupuncture Foundation, 2009.\n: o'conner : O’Connor, John, and Dan Bensky, trns. and ed. Acupuncture: A Comprehensive Text. Shanghai College of Traditional Medicine. Seattle, WA: Eastland Press, 1996.\n: connelly : Connelly, Dianne M. Traditional Acupuncture: The Law of the Five Elements. 2nd ed. Traditional Acupuncture Institute, 1994.\n: kaptchuk : Kaptchuk, Ted J. The Web That Has No Weaver: Understanding Chinese Medicine. 2nd ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2000.\n: maciocia : Maciocia, Giovanni. The Foundations of Chinese Medicine: A Comprehensive Text for Acupuncturists and Herbalists. 2nd ed. New York: Churchill Livingstone, 2005. The Practice of Chinese Medicine: The Treatment of Disease with Acupuncture and Chinese Herbs. 2nd ed. New York: Churchill Livingstone, 2007.\n: wiseman : Wiseman, Nigel, and Andy Ellis. Fundamentals of Chinese Medicine. Revised Edition. Brookline, MA: Paradigm Publications, 1995.\n: worsley : Worsley, J. R. Traditional Chinese Acupuncture: Meridians and Points. 2nd ed. Element Books, 1991.\n: zhang : Zhang, Ting Liang, and Bob Flaws. trns. A Handbook of Traditional Chinese Gynecology. 3rd ed. Boulder, CO: Blue Poppy Press, 1987."
footnote: ''

DU 20

by DylanspiritwindDylanspiritwind 10 Feb 2012 23:32

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Number: 'DU 20 '
Pinyin: 'Bai Hui '
English-Translation: '“100 Meetings”'
Traditional-Chinese: 百會
Character1: 'BAI one hundred'
Character2: 'HUI meeting, convergence'
Character3: ''
Simplified-Chinese: ''
Japanese-Name: ''
Korean-Name: ''
Other-Names: ''
Channel: '14'
Category1: 'Sea of Marrow point (DU-15, DU-16, DU-19, DU-20). '
Category2: 'One of the 7 External Dragon points (DU-20, BL-11, BL-23, BL-61).'
Category3: ''
Category4: 'Regulates the Up and down movement of yang qi'
Connections: 'Meeting with DU, GB, UB, SJ, and LV meridian. '
Location: 'On the mid-saggital line, 5 cun behind the anterior hairline, 7 cun above the posterior hairline, on the midpoint of a line connecting the earlobe and the ear apex. '
Needling: 'Transverse Insertion 0.5 – 1 cun'
Cautions: ''
F1: 'Extinguishes LV wind and Fire and subdues LV Yang. '
F2: 'Raises Yang and counters prolapse, strengthens Qi of the middle burner.'
F3: 'Discharges blazing heat in the Yang channels, restores consciousness, benefits the sense organs'
F4: 'Nourishes the sea of marrow, calms the Shen, '
F5: 'Calls in ancestors for review of life preceding death.'
F6: 'Spirit of Point: Opens to the higher realms. Person is confused, agitated, and unable to rest or stop thinking. Eases the mind and lifts spirits in depression. '
F7: ''
F8: ''
F9: ''
signs_and_symptoms: ''
Clinical-research: ''
source: ": cheng : Cheng, Xinnong, ed. Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion. 2nd ed. Beijing: Foreign Languages Press, 2005.\n: deadman : Deadman, Peter, Mazin Al-Khafaji, Kevin Baker. A Manual of Acupuncture. East Sussex, England: Journal of Chinese Medicine Publications, 2001. A Manual of Acupuncture. 2nd ed. East Sussex, England: Journal of Chinese Medicine Publications, 2007.\n: naf : National Acupuncture Foundation. Clean Needle Technique Manual for Acupuncturists. Guidelines and Standards for a Clean and Safe Clinical Practice of Acupuncture. 6th ed. Chaplin, CT: National Acupuncture Foundation, 2009.\n: o'conner : O’Connor, John, and Dan Bensky, trns. and ed. Acupuncture: A Comprehensive Text. Shanghai College of Traditional Medicine. Seattle, WA: Eastland Press, 1996.\n: connelly : Connelly, Dianne M. Traditional Acupuncture: The Law of the Five Elements. 2nd ed. Traditional Acupuncture Institute, 1994.\n: kaptchuk : Kaptchuk, Ted J. The Web That Has No Weaver: Understanding Chinese Medicine. 2nd ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2000.\n: maciocia : Maciocia, Giovanni. The Foundations of Chinese Medicine: A Comprehensive Text for Acupuncturists and Herbalists. 2nd ed. New York: Churchill Livingstone, 2005. The Practice of Chinese Medicine: The Treatment of Disease with Acupuncture and Chinese Herbs. 2nd ed. New York: Churchill Livingstone, 2007.\n: wiseman : Wiseman, Nigel, and Andy Ellis. Fundamentals of Chinese Medicine. Revised Edition. Brookline, MA: Paradigm Publications, 1995.\n: worsley : Worsley, J. R. Traditional Chinese Acupuncture: Meridians and Points. 2nd ed. Element Books, 1991.\n: zhang : Zhang, Ting Liang, and Bob Flaws. trns. A Handbook of Traditional Chinese Gynecology. 3rd ed. Boulder, CO: Blue Poppy Press, 1987."
footnote: ''

DU 21

by tsangktsangk 11 Mar 2012 04:35

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Number: 'DU 21 '
Pinyin: 'Qian Ding '
English-Translation: '“In Front of Summit”'
Traditional-Chinese: 前頂
Character1: 'QIAN before, in front of'
Character2: 'DING vertex, summit'
Character3: ''
Simplified-Chinese: ''
Japanese-Name: ''
Korean-Name: ''
Other-Names: ''
Channel: '14'
Category1: ''
Category2: ''
Category3: ''
Category4: ''
Connections: ''
Location: 'On median line, 1-1/2 cun anterior to DU-20.'
Needling: 'Transverse Insertion 0.5 – 1 cun'
Cautions: 'Caution: Do not needle on infants whose fontanel are not closed. '
F1: 'Disperses wind, relieves tetany and convulsions, stabilizes the Shen.'
F2: 'Benefits the head'
F3: ''
F4: ''
F5: ''
F6: ''
F7: ''
F8: ''
F9: ''
signs_and_symptoms: ''
Clinical-research: ''
source: ": cheng : Cheng, Xinnong, ed. Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion. 2nd ed. Beijing: Foreign Languages Press, 2005.\n: deadman : Deadman, Peter, Mazin Al-Khafaji, Kevin Baker. A Manual of Acupuncture. East Sussex, England: Journal of Chinese Medicine Publications, 2001. A Manual of Acupuncture. 2nd ed. East Sussex, England: Journal of Chinese Medicine Publications, 2007.\n: naf : National Acupuncture Foundation. Clean Needle Technique Manual for Acupuncturists. Guidelines and Standards for a Clean and Safe Clinical Practice of Acupuncture. 6th ed. Chaplin, CT: National Acupuncture Foundation, 2009.\n: o'conner : O’Connor, John, and Dan Bensky, trns. and ed. Acupuncture: A Comprehensive Text. Shanghai College of Traditional Medicine. Seattle, WA: Eastland Press, 1996.\n: connelly : Connelly, Dianne M. Traditional Acupuncture: The Law of the Five Elements. 2nd ed. Traditional Acupuncture Institute, 1994.\n: kaptchuk : Kaptchuk, Ted J. The Web That Has No Weaver: Understanding Chinese Medicine. 2nd ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2000.\n: maciocia : Maciocia, Giovanni. The Foundations of Chinese Medicine: A Comprehensive Text for Acupuncturists and Herbalists. 2nd ed. New York: Churchill Livingstone, 2005. The Practice of Chinese Medicine: The Treatment of Disease with Acupuncture and Chinese Herbs. 2nd ed. New York: Churchill Livingstone, 2007.\n: wiseman : Wiseman, Nigel, and Andy Ellis. Fundamentals of Chinese Medicine. Revised Edition. Brookline, MA: Paradigm Publications, 1995.\n: worsley : Worsley, J. R. Traditional Chinese Acupuncture: Meridians and Points. 2nd ed. Element Books, 1991.\n: zhang : Zhang, Ting Liang, and Bob Flaws. trns. A Handbook of Traditional Chinese Gynecology. 3rd ed. Boulder, CO: Blue Poppy Press, 1987."
footnote: ''

DU 22

by tsangktsangk 11 Mar 2012 04:35

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Number: 'DU 22 '
Pinyin: 'Xin Hui '
English-Translation: '“Fontanel Meeting”'
Traditional-Chinese: 顖會
Character1: 'XIN fontanel'
Character2: 'HUI meeting, convergence'
Character3: ''
Simplified-Chinese: ''
Japanese-Name: ''
Korean-Name: ''
Other-Names: ''
Channel: '14'
Category1: ''
Category2: ''
Category3: ''
Category4: ''
Connections: ''
Location: 'On median line, 2 cun behind hairline, 3 cun anterior to DU-20.'
Needling: 'Transverse Insertion 0.5 – 1 cun'
Cautions: 'Caution: Do not needle on infants whose fontanel are not closed. '
F1: 'Benefits the nose'
F2: 'Eliminates Wind and benefits the head'
F3: ''
F4: ''
F5: ''
F6: ''
F7: ''
F8: ''
F9: ''
signs_and_symptoms: ''
Clinical-research: ''
source: ": cheng : Cheng, Xinnong, ed. Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion. 2nd ed. Beijing: Foreign Languages Press, 2005.\n: deadman : Deadman, Peter, Mazin Al-Khafaji, Kevin Baker. A Manual of Acupuncture. East Sussex, England: Journal of Chinese Medicine Publications, 2001. A Manual of Acupuncture. 2nd ed. East Sussex, England: Journal of Chinese Medicine Publications, 2007.\n: naf : National Acupuncture Foundation. Clean Needle Technique Manual for Acupuncturists. Guidelines and Standards for a Clean and Safe Clinical Practice of Acupuncture. 6th ed. Chaplin, CT: National Acupuncture Foundation, 2009.\n: o'conner : O’Connor, John, and Dan Bensky, trns. and ed. Acupuncture: A Comprehensive Text. Shanghai College of Traditional Medicine. Seattle, WA: Eastland Press, 1996.\n: connelly : Connelly, Dianne M. Traditional Acupuncture: The Law of the Five Elements. 2nd ed. Traditional Acupuncture Institute, 1994.\n: kaptchuk : Kaptchuk, Ted J. The Web That Has No Weaver: Understanding Chinese Medicine. 2nd ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2000.\n: maciocia : Maciocia, Giovanni. The Foundations of Chinese Medicine: A Comprehensive Text for Acupuncturists and Herbalists. 2nd ed. New York: Churchill Livingstone, 2005. The Practice of Chinese Medicine: The Treatment of Disease with Acupuncture and Chinese Herbs. 2nd ed. New York: Churchill Livingstone, 2007.\n: wiseman : Wiseman, Nigel, and Andy Ellis. Fundamentals of Chinese Medicine. Revised Edition. Brookline, MA: Paradigm Publications, 1995.\n: worsley : Worsley, J. R. Traditional Chinese Acupuncture: Meridians and Points. 2nd ed. Element Books, 1991.\n: zhang : Zhang, Ting Liang, and Bob Flaws. trns. A Handbook of Traditional Chinese Gynecology. 3rd ed. Boulder, CO: Blue Poppy Press, 1987."
footnote: ''

DU 23

by tsangktsangk 11 Mar 2012 04:35

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Number: 'DU 23 '
Pinyin: 'Shang Xing'
English-Translation: ' “Upper Star”'
Traditional-Chinese: 上星
Character1: 'SHANG upper, top'
Character2: 'XING star'
Character3: ''
Simplified-Chinese: ''
Japanese-Name: ''
Korean-Name: ''
Other-Names: ''
Channel: '14'
Category1: 'Sun Si-miao Ghost point'
Category2: 'Clears Heat, eliminates wind, opens the head and face, eyes and nose, dispels swelling, stops bleeding'
Category3: ''
Category4: 'Calms the Shen'
Connections: ''
Location: 'On median line, 1 cun posterior hairline, 4 cun anterior to DU-20.'
Needling: 'Transverse Insertion 0.5 – 1 cun'
Cautions: ''
F1: ''
F2: ''
F3: ''
F4: ''
F5: ''
F6: ''
F7: ''
F8: ''
F9: ''
signs_and_symptoms: ''
Clinical-research: ''
source: ": cheng : Cheng, Xinnong, ed. Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion. 2nd ed. Beijing: Foreign Languages Press, 2005.\n: deadman : Deadman, Peter, Mazin Al-Khafaji, Kevin Baker. A Manual of Acupuncture. East Sussex, England: Journal of Chinese Medicine Publications, 2001. A Manual of Acupuncture. 2nd ed. East Sussex, England: Journal of Chinese Medicine Publications, 2007.\n: naf : National Acupuncture Foundation. Clean Needle Technique Manual for Acupuncturists. Guidelines and Standards for a Clean and Safe Clinical Practice of Acupuncture. 6th ed. Chaplin, CT: National Acupuncture Foundation, 2009.\n: o'conner : O’Connor, John, and Dan Bensky, trns. and ed. Acupuncture: A Comprehensive Text. Shanghai College of Traditional Medicine. Seattle, WA: Eastland Press, 1996.\n: connelly : Connelly, Dianne M. Traditional Acupuncture: The Law of the Five Elements. 2nd ed. Traditional Acupuncture Institute, 1994.\n: kaptchuk : Kaptchuk, Ted J. The Web That Has No Weaver: Understanding Chinese Medicine. 2nd ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2000.\n: maciocia : Maciocia, Giovanni. The Foundations of Chinese Medicine: A Comprehensive Text for Acupuncturists and Herbalists. 2nd ed. New York: Churchill Livingstone, 2005. The Practice of Chinese Medicine: The Treatment of Disease with Acupuncture and Chinese Herbs. 2nd ed. New York: Churchill Livingstone, 2007.\n: wiseman : Wiseman, Nigel, and Andy Ellis. Fundamentals of Chinese Medicine. Revised Edition. Brookline, MA: Paradigm Publications, 1995.\n: worsley : Worsley, J. R. Traditional Chinese Acupuncture: Meridians and Points. 2nd ed. Element Books, 1991.\n: zhang : Zhang, Ting Liang, and Bob Flaws. trns. A Handbook of Traditional Chinese Gynecology. 3rd ed. Boulder, CO: Blue Poppy Press, 1987."
footnote: ''

DU 24

by tsangktsangk 11 Mar 2012 04:35

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Number: 'DU 24 '
Pinyin: 'Shen Ting '
English-Translation: '“Spirit Court”'
Traditional-Chinese: 神庭
Character1: 'SHEN spirit'
Character2: 'TING court, palace'
Character3: ''
Simplified-Chinese: ''
Japanese-Name: ''
Korean-Name: ''
Other-Names: ''
Channel: '14'
Category1: ''
Category2: ''
Category3: ''
Category4: ''
Connections: 'Meeting of DU with UB and ST meridians.'
Location: 'On median line, 1/2 cun posterior hairline.'
Needling: 'Transverse Insertion 0.5 – 1 cun'
Cautions: ''
F1: 'Calms LV, Calms the Shen.'
F2: 'Eliminates wind and benefits the head'
F3: 'Benefits the brain, eyes and nose'
F4: 'Restores Jing'
F5: ''
F6: ''
F7: ''
F8: ''
F9: ''
signs_and_symptoms: ''
Clinical-research: ''
source: ": cheng : Cheng, Xinnong, ed. Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion. 2nd ed. Beijing: Foreign Languages Press, 2005.\n: deadman : Deadman, Peter, Mazin Al-Khafaji, Kevin Baker. A Manual of Acupuncture. East Sussex, England: Journal of Chinese Medicine Publications, 2001. A Manual of Acupuncture. 2nd ed. East Sussex, England: Journal of Chinese Medicine Publications, 2007.\n: naf : National Acupuncture Foundation. Clean Needle Technique Manual for Acupuncturists. Guidelines and Standards for a Clean and Safe Clinical Practice of Acupuncture. 6th ed. Chaplin, CT: National Acupuncture Foundation, 2009.\n: o'conner : O’Connor, John, and Dan Bensky, trns. and ed. Acupuncture: A Comprehensive Text. Shanghai College of Traditional Medicine. Seattle, WA: Eastland Press, 1996.\n: connelly : Connelly, Dianne M. Traditional Acupuncture: The Law of the Five Elements. 2nd ed. Traditional Acupuncture Institute, 1994.\n: kaptchuk : Kaptchuk, Ted J. The Web That Has No Weaver: Understanding Chinese Medicine. 2nd ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2000.\n: maciocia : Maciocia, Giovanni. The Foundations of Chinese Medicine: A Comprehensive Text for Acupuncturists and Herbalists. 2nd ed. New York: Churchill Livingstone, 2005. The Practice of Chinese Medicine: The Treatment of Disease with Acupuncture and Chinese Herbs. 2nd ed. New York: Churchill Livingstone, 2007.\n: wiseman : Wiseman, Nigel, and Andy Ellis. Fundamentals of Chinese Medicine. Revised Edition. Brookline, MA: Paradigm Publications, 1995.\n: worsley : Worsley, J. R. Traditional Chinese Acupuncture: Meridians and Points. 2nd ed. Element Books, 1991.\n: zhang : Zhang, Ting Liang, and Bob Flaws. trns. A Handbook of Traditional Chinese Gynecology. 3rd ed. Boulder, CO: Blue Poppy Press, 1987."
footnote: ''

DU 25

by tsangktsangk 11 Mar 2012 04:35

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Number: 'DU 25 '
Pinyin: 'Su Liao '
English-Translation: '“White Bone Hole”'
Traditional-Chinese: 素髎
Character1: 'SU pure, white'
Character2: 'LIAO bone hole'
Character3: ''
Simplified-Chinese: ''
Japanese-Name: ''
Korean-Name: ''
Other-Names: ''
Channel: '14'
Category1: ''
Category2: ''
Category3: ''
Category4: ''
Connections: ''
Location: 'Tip of the nose.'
Needling: 'Perpendicular 0.2 – 0.3 cun or Transverse superior insertion 0.5 – 1 cun, prick to bleed'
Cautions: ''
F1: 'Benefits the nose, discharges heat, opens portals. '
F2: 'Raises Yang.'
F3: ''
F4: ''
F5: ''
F6: ''
F7: ''
F8: ''
F9: ''
signs_and_symptoms: ''
Clinical-research: ''
source: ": cheng : Cheng, Xinnong, ed. Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion. 2nd ed. Beijing: Foreign Languages Press, 2005.\n: deadman : Deadman, Peter, Mazin Al-Khafaji, Kevin Baker. A Manual of Acupuncture. East Sussex, England: Journal of Chinese Medicine Publications, 2001. A Manual of Acupuncture. 2nd ed. East Sussex, England: Journal of Chinese Medicine Publications, 2007.\n: naf : National Acupuncture Foundation. Clean Needle Technique Manual for Acupuncturists. Guidelines and Standards for a Clean and Safe Clinical Practice of Acupuncture. 6th ed. Chaplin, CT: National Acupuncture Foundation, 2009.\n: o'conner : O’Connor, John, and Dan Bensky, trns. and ed. Acupuncture: A Comprehensive Text. Shanghai College of Traditional Medicine. Seattle, WA: Eastland Press, 1996.\n: connelly : Connelly, Dianne M. Traditional Acupuncture: The Law of the Five Elements. 2nd ed. Traditional Acupuncture Institute, 1994.\n: kaptchuk : Kaptchuk, Ted J. The Web That Has No Weaver: Understanding Chinese Medicine. 2nd ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2000.\n: maciocia : Maciocia, Giovanni. The Foundations of Chinese Medicine: A Comprehensive Text for Acupuncturists and Herbalists. 2nd ed. New York: Churchill Livingstone, 2005. The Practice of Chinese Medicine: The Treatment of Disease with Acupuncture and Chinese Herbs. 2nd ed. New York: Churchill Livingstone, 2007.\n: wiseman : Wiseman, Nigel, and Andy Ellis. Fundamentals of Chinese Medicine. Revised Edition. Brookline, MA: Paradigm Publications, 1995.\n: worsley : Worsley, J. R. Traditional Chinese Acupuncture: Meridians and Points. 2nd ed. Element Books, 1991.\n: zhang : Zhang, Ting Liang, and Bob Flaws. trns. A Handbook of Traditional Chinese Gynecology. 3rd ed. Boulder, CO: Blue Poppy Press, 1987."
footnote: ''

DU 26

by tsangktsangk 11 Mar 2012 04:35

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Number: 'DU 26 '
Pinyin: 'Shui Gou '
English-Translation: '“Water Ditch”'
Traditional-Chinese: 水溝
Character1: 'SHUI water'
Character2: 'GOU ditch, trough'
Character3: ''
Simplified-Chinese: ''
Japanese-Name: ''
Korean-Name: ''
Other-Names: ''
Channel: '14'
Category1: ''
Category2: 'Sun Simiao Ghost Point'
Category3: ''
Category4: 'Connection point with Ren Mai.'
Connections: 'Meeting of DU, LI and ST meridians. Crossing point for two LI principal meridians.'
Location: 'Midline of philtrum, 1/3 the distance inferior from nose to lip margin.'
Needling: 'Oblique superior insertion 0.3 – 0.5 cun'
Cautions: ''
F1: 'Restores consciousness, returns Yang and prevents rebellious Qi, cools heat, disperses wind and clears the Shen, Stimulates mental activity.'
F2: 'benefits the spine, treats lumbar sprain'
F3: ''
F4: ''
F5: ''
F6: ''
F7: ''
F8: ''
F9: ''
signs_and_symptoms: ''
Clinical-research: ''
source: ": cheng : Cheng, Xinnong, ed. Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion. 2nd ed. Beijing: Foreign Languages Press, 2005.\n: deadman : Deadman, Peter, Mazin Al-Khafaji, Kevin Baker. A Manual of Acupuncture. East Sussex, England: Journal of Chinese Medicine Publications, 2001. A Manual of Acupuncture. 2nd ed. East Sussex, England: Journal of Chinese Medicine Publications, 2007.\n: naf : National Acupuncture Foundation. Clean Needle Technique Manual for Acupuncturists. Guidelines and Standards for a Clean and Safe Clinical Practice of Acupuncture. 6th ed. Chaplin, CT: National Acupuncture Foundation, 2009.\n: o'conner : O’Connor, John, and Dan Bensky, trns. and ed. Acupuncture: A Comprehensive Text. Shanghai College of Traditional Medicine. Seattle, WA: Eastland Press, 1996.\n: connelly : Connelly, Dianne M. Traditional Acupuncture: The Law of the Five Elements. 2nd ed. Traditional Acupuncture Institute, 1994.\n: kaptchuk : Kaptchuk, Ted J. The Web That Has No Weaver: Understanding Chinese Medicine. 2nd ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2000.\n: maciocia : Maciocia, Giovanni. The Foundations of Chinese Medicine: A Comprehensive Text for Acupuncturists and Herbalists. 2nd ed. New York: Churchill Livingstone, 2005. The Practice of Chinese Medicine: The Treatment of Disease with Acupuncture and Chinese Herbs. 2nd ed. New York: Churchill Livingstone, 2007.\n: wiseman : Wiseman, Nigel, and Andy Ellis. Fundamentals of Chinese Medicine. Revised Edition. Brookline, MA: Paradigm Publications, 1995.\n: worsley : Worsley, J. R. Traditional Chinese Acupuncture: Meridians and Points. 2nd ed. Element Books, 1991.\n: zhang : Zhang, Ting Liang, and Bob Flaws. trns. A Handbook of Traditional Chinese Gynecology. 3rd ed. Boulder, CO: Blue Poppy Press, 1987."
footnote: ''

DU 27

by tsangktsangk 11 Mar 2012 04:35

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Number: 'DU 27 '
Pinyin: 'Dui Duan '
English-Translation: '“Extremity of the Mouth”'
Traditional-Chinese: 兌端
Character1: 'DUI to barter, to weigh'
Character2: 'DUAN end, extremity'
Character3: ''
Simplified-Chinese: ''
Japanese-Name: ''
Korean-Name: ''
Other-Names: ''
Channel: '14'
Category1: ''
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Connections: ''
Location: 'On anterior midline, junction of the philtrum and the upper lip.'
Needling: 'Oblique superior insertion 0.2 – 0.3 cun'
Cautions: ''
F1: 'Nourishes Yin, generates fluid, clears heat, benefit the mouth. '
F2: 'Calms the Shen'
F3: ''
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signs_and_symptoms: ''
Clinical-research: ''
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