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When approaching Acupuncture treatment the 5 main points you cover are: Li, Fa, Fang, Xue, Shu. What do these mean?
Li - Syndrome Differentiation
Fa - Treatment Principles
Fang - Acupuncture prescriptions
Xue - Point Selection
Shu - Techniques
Acupuncture therapy works by regulating the...
Qi and Shen
Acupuncture therapy works by harmonizing...
Yin and Yang
Acupuncture therapy works by Strengthening and Removing...
Body Resistance and Removing Pathogenic Factors
Acupuncture therapy works by Dredging and Regulating...
Merdians and Collaterals
& Qi and Blood Circulation
Apply reducing therapy when the syndrome is,
Excess and fullness
Apply strengthening therapy when the syndrome is,
Deficiency
Apply quick pricking therapy when it is a...
Heat syndrome
Apply retention of the needle and warm needle therapy when it is a...
Cold syndrome
When there is stagnated blood, apply the..
Bleed-pricking therapy
Apply moxabustion when the syndrome is...
Sinking due to deficiency of vital Qi
What two ways can you tonify deficiency and reduce excess of a merdian(s) and organ(s) besides working directly?
Either reinforcing and reducing the diseased meridian(s) or organ(s) by working on Exterior-Interior meridian, or wokring on Mother-Son meridian
What is a condition you would treat both excess and deficiency?
Clearing heat and warming cold. Or LR overacting on SP - reduce LR and tonify SP.
Cold syndrome is divided into two scenarios?
Deficiency cold and excess cold that are treated with different methods. Remove cold from merdians, warm yang to dispel cold, warm yang and tonify deficiency
When do you treat the Ben or the Biao?
For general and chronic cases (ben) or for acute cases (biao). May also be treated together.
You may treat the same disease with .... You may treat different disease with....
different methods
same methods
What are some of the sources that points and prescriptions come from in the classcial texts?
Neijing: 160 points, 200 prescr.
Zhenjiu Jayijing: prescr. for various (internal, gynecology, pediatrics, surgery)
Prescriptions Worth of Thousand Gold: 360 prescr., and 13 Ghost pts. for manic-depression
After Song: multi-factors were discussed in prescr.
After Song: multi-factors were discussed in prescription of acupuncture and put into verse with what texts?
Song of Hundreds of Symptoms, Songs of Jade Dragon, Songs for Easy Acup. Selection, and Songs on Point Selection and Misc. Dz.
Prescription of Acu-points consists of main and match points what does this mean?
Main points treat dz directly and match points are used to strengthen the main point and relieve secondary symptoms or temper action of main points.
Can a point be indicated for both excess and deficiency?
Yes, like PC6 is good for both stagnation and deficiency leading to chest pain
When choosing local points how do you select?
Tenderness and Ashi points associated with meridian points
What are the options for choosing distal points?
-Along the diseased meridian
-Same name meridian pairs (hand and foot Yangming)
-Yin Yang paired meridians (LU-LI, SP-ST)
What are the points you would choose based on a symptom of: Fever, Sweating, Coma, Insomnia
Fever: LI11
Sweating: LI4, KD7
Coma: GV26
Insomnia: HT7, SP6
Other ways of choosing points:
Syndrome differentiation
Experienced Points
Principle points - like emperor herb in a formula
Adjuvant points: lke minister herbs
Once points have been chosen what methods/techniques do you then focus on during treatment?
-needle, moxa, scalp acu., bleed, acu-pressure, massage
-manipulation tech.
-Order of points
-Time of tx
-Needle retainment
When we choose points on a certain meridian what are we treating?
We can treat both problems that reside along the channel and have less to do with the organ itself (LI11 for elbow pain) or we can treat the organ itself
What is the difference in using local versus distal points?
Local points can be used to dredge/clear the channels & collaterals whereas distal points may be used to regulate the entire meridian, create a stronger movement, and treat the organ.
When would you combine Anterior and Posterior points?
For treating something that is at the same level - chest pain needle both CV17 and BL17
What is the purpose of using Exterior and Interior points (biao li)?
To work on the meridian's movement of energy as well as the Zang-fu relationships (ST-SP). Ex: Yin foot meridians go upward and connect with divergent and luo which can generate strong movement
What is the purpose of using Upper and Lower points?
Some diseases start in one area and move to another: Edema in lower body from Heart failiure (upper body), so combine points in both areas.
What is the purpose of using Left and Right points?
Male, Female, body constitution, specific imbalance, which side has more qi and blood, yin and yang. If you are generally regulating do bilateral
What are the methods of Juci and Miuci?
Juci - one sided dz with pulse imbalance, needle opposite side
Miuci - one sided dz with pulse similar from side to side, do more same sided and local. superficial work
What are Jing Well points indicated for?
Fullness of the upper abdomen (below the heart)
What are Ying Spring points indicated for?
For Heat in the body
What are Shu-stream points indicated for?
Heaviness of the Body and Pain of the Joints
What are Jing River points indicated for?
Asthma, cough, and alternating fever and chills
What are He-Sea Points indicated for?
Counterflow Qi and Diarrhea
How do you use the Mother-Son pairs?
Reduce the son for excessive conditions and Tonify the mother for deficiency conditions.
Can do this by choosing points on meridian itself (wood point on fire channel), choose points on Ext-Int pair LU-LI (help lung xu use LU5 and LI2, or mother-son paired SP3 to tx LU xu)
Why do you use Front Mu and Back Shu points?
Front Mu (yin side) use this to treat Fu (Yang) organs.
Back Shu (yang side) use this to treat Zang (Yin) organs
What principle is applied to Yuan-Source Points and Luo-Connecting Points (match of host and guest)?
Whichever organ is the host you needle it's Yuan-source and then for the guest needle the Luo-conn. Ex: Chronic Lung problem LU9 and LI6, OR common cold that obstructs the Lung Qi LI4 and LU7
If a meridian is deficient how do you treat versus if it is excess with the Yuan-Luo combo?
If it is deficienct then tonify the Yuan and disperse the Luo versus if excess then disperse Yuan and tonify the Luo
If there is sore throat, nasal congestion, colds and flu what Yuan-Luo combo would you use?
LI4 with LU7
If there is acute upper body edema what Yuan-Luo combo would you use?
LU9 and LI6
If there is Phlegm what Yuan-Luo combo would you use?
SP3 and ST40
If there is psycho-emotional issues what Yuan-Luo combo would you use?
Ht7 and SI7
If there are lower back problems and weakness in lower limbs what Yuan-Luo combo would you use?
KD3 and BL58
If there are eye problems caused by Liver disharmoney what Yuan-Luo combo would you use?
LR3 and GB 37
PC6 and SP4 - What do these confluent points treat?
Stomach, Heart, Chest, Diapragm, PC, SP, Yin-linking and SV (Chong)
LU7 and KD6 - What do these confluent points treat?
Lung, Chest, Diaphragm, Throat, LU, KD, CV, Yin Qiao
SI3 and BL62 - What do these confluent points treat?
Neck, Inner Canthus, Ear, Shoulder, SI, BL, GV, Yang Qiao
GB41 and TW5 - What do these confluent points treat?
Neck, Outer Canthus, Ear, Shoulder, Cheek, GB, TW, BV, Yang Linking
What are the Eight Tissue Influential Points?
LR13 - Zang Organs
CV12 - Fu Organs
CV17 - Qi
BL17 - Blood
GB34 - Tendons
LU9 - Vessels
BL11 - Bones
GB39 - Marrow
What are Xi-Cleft Points used for treating?
All Acute Diseases and Pain Syndromes. The Xi-Cleft of the Yin channels also treat disorders of the blood. It is where the Qi and Blood pool.
What are Lower He-Sea Points used for treating?
Diseases of the Fu organs
What does the combination of Yuan source and Back Shu points treat?
Zang organ syndromes, deficiency syndromes, cold syndromes
What does the combination of Front Mu and He-Sea points treat?
Fu organ syndromes, excess syndromes, heat syndromes
Of the Ma Danyang 12 Heavenly Star Points combos, ST36 and ST44 what do they treat?
Abd/ST cold, pain, constipation, diarrhea, body weakness, sweating sore of the legs, four limbs coldness, skin rashes, sore throat
Of the Ma Danyang 12 Heavenly Star Points combos, LI11 and LI4 what do they treat?
Paralysis, spasm of upper arm; for hand, wrist, elbow joint pain; Headache, sore throat, sweating, tootheache, nosebleed, TMJ (head/face); skin issues
Of the Ma Danyang 12 Heavenly Star Points combos, BL40 and BL57 what do they treat?
Symtoms of the lower leg, weakness, spasm, paralysis, painful obstruction, hemorrhoids, back pain
Of the Ma Danyang 12 Heavenly Star Points combos, LR3 and BL60 what do they treat?
Syncope, fullness in chest, can’t walk, pain in lumbar and sacral region
Of the Ma Danyang 12 Heavenly Star Points combos, GB30 and GB34 what do they treat?
Cold, wind, damp, painful Bi; sweating and numbness of lower legs, paralysis, hemiplegia
Whether a patient has excess or deficiency, what point combing method may be used?
If the Zheng Qi is weak then dz can start, so you may tonify and nourish the Zheng Qi with points like (BL43, ST36, CV4, CV6), while also treating the current condition
If a patient has multi-symptoms what method would you apply to treat?
Try to choose points that treat several conditions
What does the direct and indirect point combination method involve?
Using points that help guide the action of a main point to a specific area (LI20 to guide LI4 action to the face)
What points may be applied for knee pain with exterior and interior pooints or loss of consiousness with front and back points?
GB34 and SP9 (ext and int of the knee), GV26 and GV16 (back and front of head)
When you combine proximal and distal points how do you needle?
The distal point to the disease is needled shallowy and the proximal point is needled more deeply
What is the idea behind the method of needling upper and lower limbs in combination?
To create a stronger movement throughout the body. Like the four gates tx (LI4 and LR3) or needling extraordinary points.
When do we use bilateral versus unilateral needling?
Dan (two points) to balance, and Jie (one point) to break stagnation and bring back to balance. Applying upper and lower points.
What is the method of Biao & Ben or Gen & Jie
So for a foot Taiyang dz you would use BL1 (biao) and BL59 (ben). Foot Taiyin BL20 and CV23 (biao) with SP6 (ben). Gen and Jie is similar using Jing-well and Abd points.
What are the three ways of understanding the Qi Jie (qi passage) combination method?
-Hand and Foot Yang meridians with Head Qi passage
-Three Hand Yin merdians with Chest Qi passage
-Three Foot Yin meridians with abdomen qi passage
In what situation would you apply the method of using start and end points?
As a powerful way to link the energy movement of the entire meridian.
When do you combine Xi-cleft and Influential points?
Since the influential points relate to different tissues of the body you can combine Xi-cleft points on merdians that relate to those tissues (Vessels: LU9 w/ HT6, or SP8)
When do you combine Yuan source and Mu points?
With simultaneous excess and deficiency. Phlegm in Lung (LU9 and LU1)
What are the four seas?
Qi, Blood, Marrow, Nourishiment. You can use points to treat these areas.
What points would you use to treat External Heat?
GV14 (yang dominates surface) LI11, LI4 (Yangming, tx Qi layer)
headache, congestion, malaria like, Taiyang sxs. If with vomiting and constipation (moved more internally) add TW6
What points would you use to treat sweating (both excessive and to generate sweat)?
LI4 and KD7 - stop sweat reduce LI and tonify KD, opposite to induce sweat.
What points would you use to Clear Wind and Heat in Upper Jiao?
LI4 and LI11 (good for upper jiao and heat) - LI exterior reflection of it's Yin partner LU which dominates the surface.
What points would you use to treat the Upper Arm?
LI11 and LI15 - near upper body/passes through here, has plenty of Qi and Blood so can create strong movement, tendon and sinew gather here - more powerful
What points would you use to treat the lower limb?
GB30 and GB34 - the latter point is influential point of tendon/sinew, and GB30 is good for lower leg
What points would you use to treat Bi syndrome?
LI11 and GB34 - upper and lower, Yangming to promote circulation/dredge obstruction, and GB34 influential of jin-jing
What points would you use to clear heat in the blood?
LI11 and SP6 - dispel pathogen, clear heat - yangming full of blood. SP6 all 3 yin that relate to blood. heavier bleeding, bright color, abnormal (nose, toothe, vomit, etc)
What points would you use to tonify SP and ST?
ST36 and SP6 - he-sea good for abdomen, SP6 3 foot yin and balance source energy. Poor digestion, appetite, gas, bloat, maybe poor sleep, memory.
What points would you use to treat Lower limb and disharmony of GB and ST?
GB34 and ST36: Both He-Sea points for internal organ and counter-flow. Imbalance of wood and earth, nausea, vomit, acid reflux, diarrhea, bitter taste, etc.
What points would you use to treat open and through gate (4 gates)?
LI4 and LR3: both distal points & yuan-source, one related to Qi/LU and other Qi and Blood/LR, yin and yang. They create strong movement.
What points would you use to treat the lower abdomen?
CV6 and ST25: Qi and Yuan source of Huang (lower abd), strengthens yang. ST25 - Mu of LI - clear out turbid
What points would you use to treat abdomen diseases?
CV12 and ST36: Mu and He-sea of ST, clear excess and counterflow.
What points would you use to treat constipation?
ST40 and GB34: phlegm point and lower he-sea
What points would you use to regulate the ST and Intestine?
LI4 and ST36: both Yangming, upper and lower. treat all kinds of problems: diarrhea, constipation, vomit, etc.
What points would you use to disperse depressed stagnation and regulate SP&ST?
PC8 and ST36: ying spring, and TW pair, guide stagnating heat down. ST36 can tx stagnation, fullness, help descend. tx fullness sensation in chest and ST, nausea, belch, reflux
What points would you use to nourish yin and clear heat?
PC6 and SP6: luo connect to TW, yin wei mai. 3 yin meeting. insomnia, night sweat, dry cough, yin xu, dream disturbed, abn menses due to yin xu and heat
What points would you use to nourish KD and clear LU?
LU10 and KD3: ying spring (fire) wood controls metal clear heat. Yuan source, nourish water.
What points would you use to treat stiff neck and back?
BL11 and BL10: influential point of bones (BL11) and relates to chong, nourish. BL10 supports the head
What points would you use to regulate the 3 foot Yin?
CV4 and SP6: CV4 meeting of Ren and Yin meridians. SP6 meeting of 3 yin. abd problems (urine, menses, impotence, fetility)
What points would you use to clear heat and relieve sore throat?
LU11, LI1, LI4: yin/yang pair, jing well points clear heat top of head. LI/LU and throat.
What points are used to treat seminal emission?
BL15, BL30, BL43, BL23, CV3, CV4, SP6
What points are used to treat seminal emissions without a dream?
BL23, CV3, CV4, SP6
What points are used to treat Spearmatorrhea?
CV3, CV4, SP6, BL23
What point is used to treat all types of diseases related to Qi?
CV6
What points are used to treat reversed flow of Qi?
LU5, SP5, SP3, SP6
What points are used to treat Belching?
LU9, HT7
What points are used to treat Shortness of Breath?
PC7, LU5, GV14, BL13, CV8, BL18, LU10
What points are used to treat Lack of Qi?
PC5, HT7, PC7, HT9, ST36, LR2, KD2, BL67, BL18, CV6
What point is used to treat Ascending Qi?
LR3
What points are used to treat Food and Qi Stagnation?
CV12
What points are used to treat Abdominal pain due to cold?
CV4
What points are used to treat Qi disturbing the Heart?
HT7, PC7
What points are used to treat Qi disturbing the Lung?
LU10, KD3
What points are used to treat Qi disturbing the ST and Intestine?
SP3, ST43, ST36
What points are used to treat Qi disturbing the Head?
BL10, BL11, BL65, BL66
What points are used to treat Qi disturbing the Limbs?
LI2, LI3, ST44, ST43, TW2, TW3, GB43, GB41
What points are used to treat Tired Mind?
CV4, BL43
What points are used to treat Unease due to fright?
KD2, PC6, SP9
What points are used to treat Palpitations?
PC7, ST36
What points are used to treat Poor Memory?
LU7, BL15, HT7, CV12, ST36, HT3, GV20
What points are used to treat Dementia?
HT7, PC9, Ghost Points, CV15, GV20, SI3, KD4
What points are used to treat Absurd talking and laugh?
HT7, PC6, CV15, ST40
What points are used to treat Epilepsy?
BL62 (daytime), KD6 (nighttime), GV20, GB20
What points are used to treat Epilepsy?
CV24, SI3, KD1, BL15, GB35,ST36, LR3, PC5, CV13
What points are used to treat Mania-depressed syndrome?
ST40, LR14, LI7, BL66, KD9, KD10, PC5
What is the point prescription of Disperse Lung Qi and Cold? (sxs: aversion to wind and cold, w/out sweat, more chills, scratchy throat, runny nose, some body ache, h/s, congestion, p: float and tight)
LI4, GB20, BL12, BL13, LU7

H/a + nasal congestion: LI20, GV23
Cough: BL13
What is the point Prescription of Disperse Lung Qi and Clear heat? (sxs: aversion to wind more fever than chills, sweating, thirsty, h/a, congestion, dry throat/mouth, runny nose or yellow thick mucous, body ache, sneeze, t - yellow coat, p - float & rapid)
LU5, GV14, LI4, LI11, LU10, TB5

Sore throat: LU11, LI1, KI6 Phlegm: ST40
What is the point Prescription of clear away Summer Heat and eliminating dampness? (sxs: slight fever, may or may not have sweat, heavy limbs, loss of appetite, p - superficical/soft and maybe rapid, t - maybe greasy
LI4, CV12, LU6, TB6, ST36

Severe heat: GV14
Dampness: SP9
Abd. dist. & loose stools: ST25
Phlegm: ST40
What is the point Prescription of tonify Qi and releasing the exterior? (sxs: Qi xu, weak body constitution plus external invasion, w/ fatigue and weakness)
LI4, GB20, BL13, ST36, CV6

Sore throat: LU11, LI1, KI6
Phlegm: ST40
What is the point Prescription to Prevent common cold?
Massage LI4, LI20, GB20, GV23 & GV26 once a day; moxa ST36
What is the point Prescription of Disperse Lung Qi and Relieve Exterior Zheng: for invasion of Wind and Cold (Cough)? (sxs: aversion to wind, some chills, cough, white phlegm with sputum)
BL13, LU7, LI4, BL12

Itching throat: CV22
Headache: GB20
Without sweating: BL11,KI7
What is the point Prescription of Disperse Lung Qi and Clear heat: for invasion of Wind and Heat (Cough)?
BL13, LU5, LI4, GV14, LI11

Sore throat: LU11
Dry throat KD6
Phlegm: ST40
What is the point Prescription of tonify Spleen and resolve phlegm: for cough due to Phlegm and dampness (cough)?
BL13, LU9, BL20, SP3, ST40, LI4

Oppressed and full sensation in the chest: CV17
Poor appetite: ST36
Phlegm: ST40
What is the point Prescription of reducing liver fire and clear lung: for Liver fire insulting the lung (cough)? (sxs: lots of emotional change, yellow phlegm, p-slippery wiry rapid, t-red edges yellow coat)
BL13, LU5, GB34, BL18, LR3

Dry throat & thirsty: LU10, KI6
Cough with hypochondrium pain: TB5
Hemoptysis: LU6
What is the point Prescription of clearing away summer heat and expel heat: for Mild Type of Sunstroke? (soft fast pulse)
PC6, LI4, ST36, GV14, LI11

Dizzy & h/a: GV20, GB20 Thirsty and restless: HT5, KI6 Vomiting: CV12
Sore limbs: LI11, GB34
Cold limbs & thin pulse: CV6, CV4
What is the point Prescription of dispel heat and inducing resuscitation: for Severe Type of Sunstroke?
GV20, GV26, PC 9, PC3, BL40, and HT7

Spasm and twitch of the four limbs: SI3, LI11, GB34, BL57
High fever: LI11, GV14, Shixuan, LI4
What is the point Prescription of Disperse Lung Qi and expel cold for relieve asthma? (sxs: strong wheeze, no thirst, wind-cold w/out sweat, hidden phlegm, t-pale, slippery white coat, p-float, tense)
LU7, BL12, BL13, Dingchuan, CV17

H/A: GB20
Allergic Asthma: Sifengxue
Oppressed Sensation in the chest or reversed flow of qi: PC6, ST40
What is the point Prescription of clear Lung and resolve phlegm for relieve asthma? (sxs: more heat signs yellow phlegm, more rapid breathing, may have sweat, thirst, feverish sensation, or constipation)
LU1, BL13, LU5, ST40, Dingchuan, LI11, GV14

Oppressed and irritable sensation in the chest, chest pain due to cough: PC6, TB6 Fever, thirsty, and constipation: ST25, TB2
What is the point Prescription of regulating and tonify Lung & Kidney for relieve asthma?
BL13, BL43, LU9, KI3, BL23, CV6, CV17, Dingchuan

SOB: PC6, CV4, CV17
Xu of SP and LU: BL20, ST36
What is the Point Prescription of Dispersing Lung Qi and relieve sore throat (loss of voice)?
BL13, BL12, CV23, LI18, LU10

Wind cold: LI4, LU7
Sore throat: LU11
Restlessness or easy to get angry: LR3, GB34
Phlegm in the
throat: ST40, CV22
Overstrain of throat: ST9
What is the Point Prescription of nourish Yin to reinforce Lung (loss of voice)?
BL13, BL23, KI6, LU9, LI18, CV23

Tide fever due to yin xu: LU10, KI6
Restless and insomnia: HT7
What is the Point Prescription of harmonizing nutrient qi (yin qi) and defensive qi (wei qi) to stop sweating: disharmony nutrient qi (yin qi) and defensive qi (wei qi)? (sxs: Sweating, aversion to wind, profuse sweating in the wind and in the condition of mental depression, Heaviness of the body and tiredness, alternating cold and heat, insomnia, heaviness of the head)
LI4, LU7, GB20, BL12, KI7
What is the Point Prescription of strengthen superficial resistance to stop sweating: deficiency of the lung qi? (sxs: Sweating, aversion to cold, profuse sweating upon exertion, Aversion to wind, SOB, soft speech, pale complexion)
LU1, BL13, LU9, BL43, ST36
What is the Point Prescription of nourish blood to stop sweating: Blood deficiency of the heart? (sxs: Sweating during sleep and absence of sweat upon waking, palpitations and SOB, Insomnia and excessive dreams, lusterless complexion,
lassitude)
HT7, PC6, BL17, LI4, KI7
What is the Point Prescription of promoting digestion and removing stagnated food: for Retention of Food in the stomach? (nausea, vomiting, acute onset, loud sound whn vomit, foul smell, undigested food, bloat and full, belching)
CV12, ST36, PC6, SP4, CV10, CV21
What is the Point Prescription of dispersing the stagnated Liver Qi and regulating Stomach to stop vomiting: for attack on the Stomach by Liver Qi? (onset intermittent, better or worse, emotional changes can trigger, belching, vomiting, dry retching, bloating ST & LR channel, distention, irritable)
CV12, ST36, PC6, SP4, GB34, LR3
What is the Point Prescription of strengthening spleen and regulating stomach to stop vomiting: for deficiency of the Spleen and Stomach? (could be chronic, not so loud when vomting, may just spit up clear saliva/mucous, poor appetite, loose stool, fatigue, bloat/discomfort)
CV12, ST36, PC6, SP4, BL20, LR13
What is the Point Prescription of expel the external pathogens and harmonize the stomach: for vomiting due to invasion of external pathogens? (acute onset, can have heat, cold, damp signs)
CV12, ST36, PC6, SP4, BL20, LI4

If heat signs: ST44
cold vomiting: CV13, BL21
What is the Point Prescription of warm zhong-jiao and eliminate cold: for Stomach Deficiency and Pathogenic Cold (stomachache)? (sxs: cold, pain, tired, better with pressure or heat)
CV12, PC6, ST36, LR13, BL20, BL21

Cold ST & Food Stag: CV21, SP4
Diarrhea: ST25, BL25
What is the Point Prescription of removing stagnated food and regulating stomach: for food retention (stomachache)?
CV12, PC6, ST36, CV11, Lineiting (opposite side of ST44 on bottom of foot)
What is the Point Prescription of remove the stagnation of liver qi, harmonize stomach: for attack on the Stomach by liver Qi (stomachache)? (sxs: pain in hypochondria, angry, burping, vomit with sour/bitter taste, doesn't like pressure on abd)
CV12, PC6, ST36, LR3, LR14, and GB34
What is the Point Prescription of Regulate Stomach and soothe diaphragm: for Retention of food
(hiccup)? (sxs: loud hiccup, sudden onset, right after eating, triggered by certain foods, bad breath)
CV12, PC6, ST36, BL17, CV14, Lineiting
What is the Point Prescription of soothe the liver and descending adverse flow of qi (hiccup)? (sxs: emotional trigger, maybe loud, distention in hypochondria, irritable)
CV12, PC6, ST36, BL17, CV17, LR3
What is the Point Prescription of warm the stomach and descending adverse flow of qi: for cold in the stomach (hiccup)? (sxs: slow hiccup, cold accumulates, may be relieved by the warm/heat)
CV12, PC6, ST36, BL17, CV13 (moxa)
What is the Point Prescription of regulating stomach and intestine to stop diarrhea: for acute diarrhea?
CV12, ST25, ST36, SP9, ST37, LI4

Diarrhea due to damp-heat, fever, thirsty: ST37, ST44, LI11
Diarrhea due to damp-cold, borborygmus, abdominal pain: CV8, ST25, CV6, CV9
What is the Point Prescription Promoting digestion and removing retention of food to stop diarrhea: for Food retention? (sxs:strong odor, belching, distention)
CV12, ST25, ST37, ST36, Lineiting
What is the Point Prescription of soothing LR Qi and strengthen the SP stop diarrhea: for LR qi attacking the SP? (sxs: abd discomfort, full sensation, urgent diarrhea, emotional stress)
CV12, ST25, ST36, LR3, BL18, GB34
What is the Point Prescription of tonify and regulating SP & KD to stop diarrhea? (sxs: KD: more cold, early morning diarrhea, clear w/ undigested food, frequent urine. SP: fatigue, frequent diarrhea, food sensitive)
BL23, GV4, CV4, KI3, ST36;
CV12, BL20, LR13, ST25, ST36, SP3
What is the Point Prescription of open the blockage and free movement of the bowels?
BL25, ST25, ST37, TB6
What is the Point Prescription of constipation due to qi stagnation (Qi Bi): Soothe liver and regulating qi? (sxs: difficult to pass stool, not as dry as with heat, could be small pieces, bloating and gas, emotional/stress)
BL25, ST25, ST37, TB6
+ CV12, LR2, CV6, GB34
What is the Point Prescription of Constipation due to heat: clear heat and moisten the intestine? (sxs: bloat, full, dry stool, hard, compact, thirsty)
BL25, ST25, ST37, TB6
+ LI4, LI11, ST44
What is the Point Prescription of constipation due to deficiency of qi and blood (Xu Bi): tonify qi and nourish
blood? (sxs: seen in elderly & pregnancy, difficult BM)
BL25, ST25, ST37, TB6
+ BL20, BL21, CV4, SP6 or ST36
What is the Point Prescription of constipation due to cold (Leng Bi): tonify kidney and warm yang? (sxs: Dry and impacted stool, b/c of lack of movement. Cold abd pain. Other yang qi xu sxs: cold limbs, prefer warm)
BL25, ST25, ST37, TB6
+ CV6, CV8, BL23 or CV4
What is the Point Prescription of warm the middle jiao and remove stagnancy: for accumulation of cold (abd pain)? (sxs: sudden onset, severe pain, relief by warm, not thirsty, abd noise, loose stool or diarrhea)
CV12, ST36, SP4, CV8

Severe pain: SP6, SP15, CV6 Diarrhea: ST25, BL25
Food stagnation: Lineiting, CV21
What is the Point Prescription of promoting digestion and removing stagnation food (abd pain)? (sxs: Pain, distending, fullness sensation, doesn’t like pressure, belching, may have diarrhea with pain that subsides after BM)
CV10, ST25, LI11, Lineiting, CV6, CV21

Distending pain: ST21, BL20, 21
Belch foul odor and acid regurgitation: GB34, SP4
What is the Point Prescription of soothe the liver and
regulating Qi (abd pain)? (sxs: Frequent belching, irritable, bitter taste in mouth, abdominal pain)
PC6, CV17, LR3, GB34

Hypochondrium pain: LR14
Pain around the umbilicus: CV10, CV6
Epigastric pain: CV12
What is the Point Prescription of warm Yang and tonify SP (abd pain)? (sxs: Dull pain, pressure and warmth feel good, fatigue, loose stool, pale complexion)
BL20, BL21, CV6, LR13, ST36, CV12

Abdominal pain: CV8
Diarrhea: CV6, CV9. ST25
KD yang deficiency:BL23, CV4
What is the Point Prescription for relieve exterior and promote diuresis? (Starts in the face (puffy eyelids, face) but gradually can spread to entire body. It is pitting edema, and the skin is full of luster, patient may have cough, chills, pulse is floating tight, tongue white wet slippery. Scanty urine maybe. Chest maybe tight, full of water retention, hard to breath)
LI4, LI6, LU7, BL13, SP9, BL22

Facial edema: GV26, GV21
Full and oppressed sensation in the chest: PC6, KI6
Shortness of breath: LU7, LU5
Sore throat: LU11
What is the Point Prescription of warm yang to induce diuresis?
(sxs: chronic onset, first notice at ankle and then gradually gets worse and can work it’s way up. The skin looks dusky, more dark, has pitting edema, scanty urine, fatigue, tired, abdomen stuckness, loose stool, poor appetite, feels chilled)
CV6, CV9, BL20, BL23, ST36, KI3

Edema on upper limbs: LI6 Edema on lower limbs: SP9 Edema on foot: GB41
Diarrhea: ST25
What is the Point Prescription of clear away lung heat and moisten dryness (diabetes)? (sxs:Excessive thirst, frequent urine)
LU10, BL13, LU9, LI4, BL15, Yishu

Dry mouth & tongue: CV23, 24
What is the Point Prescription of clear away stomach heat and nourish yin (diabetes)? (sxs: Increased appetite and lose weight, body can still look big but what they are losing is muscle)
BL20, BL21, Yishu, ST44, SP6, LI11

Gastric upset, easy hungry: CV12, PC6
Constipation: ST25, ST37
What is the Point Prescription Reinforcing the kidney and nourishing Yin (diabetes)? (sxs: frequent urine and large amount with cloudy/turbid, thirsty, dizziness, blurred vision, lower back pain)
BL23, BL18, Yishu, KI3, LR3, SP6

Blurred vision: GB37
Dizziness: GV23
Taiyang: Deficiency of yang: GV4, CV4, with moxa
What is the Point Prescription of a mixed picture for diabetes?
BL13, BL20, BL23, Yishu, ST36, KI3

Thirst: LU11, LU10, BL17
Excessive eating and hungry: BL20, BL21, CV12
Frequent urination: CV4, KI7, KI5