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Core prescription for insomnia
HT 7, Ki 3, Sp 6
Anmian, Pc 6
5 Strategies for Treating Insomnia
Regulate Yin & Yang
Connect Head & Body
Descending of Yang Ming
Fill Sea of Marrow
Calm Spirit
Regulate Yin & Yang
regulate yin & yang qiao: Ki 6 - yin, UB 62, yang

Add:
UB 1 (yin/yang qiao)
UB 2 local
GB 1 local
GB 39 sea of marrow
Connect Head & Body

Anmian points
Window of Heaven Points:
R 22, ST 9, LI 18, SI 16,
SI 17, SJ 16
UB 10, DU 16
LU 3, PC 1

Anmian 1: Mdpt of GB 20 and SJ 17
Anmian 2: 0.5 cun lateral to UB 17
Anmian 3: 1.5 cun above Sp 6
Descending of Yang Ming
3 aspects
1) food accumulation:
St 36, St 37, St 39, Inner Neiting (under St 44)
constipation - SJ 6, Kd 6

2) heat in Stomach
St 44, St 45, 3rd branch of toe

3) acute obstruction - "wedged"
Pc 6, St 36, R 12
Fill Sea of Marrow
DU 16, DU 20 - sea of marrow
DU 26 - qi & xue to head

moxa DU 20 until pt feels warmth
Calm Spirit
Ht 7, ear shen men, yin tang, ear sympathetic
3 steps of point selection for insomnia:
1) core prescription
2) narrow treatment per etiology
3) treat organs
Heart Phlegm-Fire Harassing Points
function
location
GB 13 - calm mind, relieve anxiety, constant worry, fixed thoughts, jealousy

0.5 cun w/in hairline of the forehead, 3 cun lateral to DU 24.

GB 15 - balance bipolar; person who oscillates btwn high & low spirits

Above pupil, 0.5 cun above the anterior hairline, at mdpt btwn DU 24 and St 8
Buddha's Triangle

arm
leg
PC 6, Lu 9, Ht 7

Kd 6, Lv 4, Ki 3