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What does Liver Yang Rising derive from?
Deficiency of Liver Yin and/or Deficiency of Kidney Yin. It is a "mixed" pattern, including both Excess and Deficiency.
Dizziness
Deafness
Irritability
Angry shouting
Headache around:eyes, temples or lateral side of head
Tinnitus
Insomnia
Feeling "worked up"
Dry mouth/throat
are signs/symptoms of what?
Liver Yang Rising
Tongue of Liver Yang Rising
Red, exp. on sides or pale
Pulse of Liver Yang Rising
Wiry, thin, rapid, choppy
Primary Technique of Liver Yang Rising
Pressure
Application of Liver Yang Rising
Sharp/Hard (for excess acute symptoms).

Gentle (for underlying Deficiency patterns)
Direction of Liver Yang Rising
Against the Channel Flow (and with the channel flow).
Level of Liver Yang Rising
Middle to Deep
Speed of Liver Yang Rising
Quick increase and slow release.

Moderate and slow increase with quicker releasem may be used after symptoms are reduced
Breath of Liver Yang Rising
With the clients inhalation
With the exhalation
Areas to be treated for Liver Fire Rising
Upper and mid-back, head and face, epigastric, hypogastric and lateral-costal regions
Channels to be treated for Liver Fire Rising
Liver and Gallbladder
Pericardium and Triple Heater
Spleen and Stomach
Kidney and Bladder
Lung and Large Intestine
Main Points for Liver Fire Rising
UB18
LV14
LV3
LV2
LV8
Other Points for Liver Fire Rising
TH5
GB38
GB43
UB19
SP6
KD3
UB23
Points to add for headaches for Liver Fire Rising
UB2
GB20
GB6
GB8
GB9
Taiyang
Yu/Shu Point of Liver. Disperses Stasis
UB18
Bo/Mu Point of Liver. Calms the Liver and disinhibits Qi
LV14
Shu-Stream, Yuan Source Point of Liver. Subdues Liver Yang
LV3
Ying-Spring Point, Sedation Point. Fire Point. Child. Subdues Liver Yang and Clears Heat.
LV2
Liver's Water, Mother/Parent, He-Sea, Tonification Point.Tonifies Liver Yin
LV8
Triple Burner's Luo-Connecting point. Master point of Yang Wei Mai Vessel. Subdues Liver Yang (for GB channel HA)
TH5
GB Fire, Jing-River, Sedation Point. Subdues Liver Yang (for GB channel HA)
GB38
GB Water, Ying-Spring, Tonification Point. Subdues Liver Yang
GB43
GB Back-Shu point.Clears GB Fire.
UB19
"Three Yin Meeting" Meeting point of three Yin of the leg.(Sp,LV, KD)Tonifies Kidney Yin
SP6
KD Earth, Shu-Stream, Yuan-Source Point. Tonifies KD Yin
KD3
KD Back-Shu Point. Tonifies KD Yin Local
UB23
On the medial extremity of the eyebrow, or on the supraorbital notch. Subdues Liver Yang: for headaches around the eyes.
UB2
Intersecting point of the Gallbladder, San Jiao and Yang Wei Mai Vessel. Subdues Liver Yang; for headaches around the eyes or the occiput.
GB20
Subdues Liver Yang; for lateral headaches.
GB6,8,9
Extra Point that subdues Liver Yang and is used for temporal headaches - it's located in the depression about 1 cun posterior to the midpoint between the lateral end of the eyebrow and the outer canthus. It's just lateral to and between GB1 and TH23
Taiyang (Taiyo in japanese)
Ampuku for Liver-Yang Rising
Shinshi
Bunpai w/pressure
Bunroku
Treatment Goal for Liver-Yang Rising
Subdue (disperse) Liver-Yang and Tonify (nourish) Yin or Blood
Core Treatment for Liver-Yang Rising
Head, Neck and Face
Chest and Abdomen
Liver and GB channel
Back
Prone Legs
Liver Fire Blazing is a Full-Heat, Excess pattern. It can arise from what chronic pattern?
Stagnation of Liver Qi, although it may result from an underlying Deficiency of Liver Yin.
Unexpressed anger and annoyance, use of alcohol and tobacco, and over consumption of rich and greasy foods may contribute to what pattern?
Liver Fire Blazing
Irritable
Dizziness
Thirst
Dream Disturbed Sleep
Constipation w/dry stools
Vomiting Blood
Nosebleed
Sudden Deafness
Violent, angry outbursts
Red face/eyes
Bitter taste in the mouth all day
Dark yellow urine
Temporal headache
Coughing Blood
Sudden, high-pitched tinnitus
Tinnitus with a high pitched whistle that comes on suddenly are signs/symtoms of what?
Liver Fire Blazing
Primary Technique for Liver Fire Blazing
Pressure
Additional Techniques for Liver Fire Blazing
Kneading, exercising, and shaking
Application for Liver Fire Blazing
Hard/Sharp
Direction for Liver Fire Blazing
Against the channel flow
Level for Liver Fire Blazing
Surface to middle
Speed for Liver Fire Blazing
Quick in/Slow release
Breath for Liver Fire Blazing
With the inhale
Areas to focus for Liver Fire Blazing
Upper and mid-back, head and face, epigastric, hypogastric and lateral-costal regions
Main Points for Liver Fire Blazing
UB18: LV Yu/Sh
LV14: Lv Bo/Mu
LV3: LV Source point
Other Points for Liver Fire Blazing
LV2
GB20
UB19
GB13
GB14
KD1
Headache Points for Liver Fire Blazing
GB1-20
GB38
GB43
GB41
GB34
GB44
Ampuku Techniques for Liver Fire Blazing
Bunpai w/dispersing pressure
Bunroku
Koki
Kocho
Shinshi
Susho Koda Ho
The chest and abdominal treatment from the Namikoshi sequence, in whole or in part can be used to supplement these techniques.
Treatment Goal for Liver Fire Blazing
Clear Heat (Drain Liver-Fire)
Core Treatment for Liver Fire Blazing
Same as Liver-Yang Rising, but focus more on clearing Heat rather than tonifying Yin
What is the most important (if not the only) cause of Liver Qi stagnation?
Problems in the emotional life
Stagnation is by definition what kind of pattern?
Excess pattern, but often co-exists with underlying Deficiency
Feeling of distension of the hypochondrium and chest, sighing, hiccup, melancholy, depression, moodiness, irritation and anger, sensation of lump inthe throat, difficult swallowing, nausea, vomiting, sour belching, "churning" feeling in stomach, abdominal distention and pain, borborygmus, diarrhea, loose stools, irregular, painful periods, distention of breasts before the period, premenstual tension and irritability, amenorrhea, dysmenorrhea, infertility are signs/symptoms of what?
Liver Qi Stagnation
Primary Technique for Liver Qi Stagnation.
Pressure
Additional Technique for Liver Qi Stagnation.
Kneading and Exercise
Application for Liver Qi Stagnation.
Sharp and hard in some cases, more moderately in others
Direction for Liver Qi Stagnation.
Against the flow
Level for Liver Qi Stagnation.
Surface to middle
Speed for Liver Qi Stagnation.
Quick increase/Slower release
Breath for Liver Qi Stagnation.
With the inhalation
Areas to focus for Liver Qi Stagnation.
Upper and mid-back, head and face, epigastric, hypogastric and lateral-costal regions
Channels to focus for Liver Qi Stagnation.
LV, GB, SP, ST, LG, LI, HT, SI, PC, TH
Main Points for Liver Qi Stagnation.
UB18: LV Yu/Shu
LV14: LV Bo/Mu
LV3: LV Source Point
LV9: Courses and Rectifies Qi
Other Points for Liver Qi Stagnation.
LV13
GB34
GB41
TH5
TH6
LI11
LI4
PC6
UB17
UB19
Ampuku for Liver Qi Stagnation.
Bunpai w/ pressure
Bunroku
Kocho
Koki
Roto-no-jyutsu
Shinshi
Susho-koda-ho
The chest and abdominal treatment from the Namikoshi sequence, in whole or in part can be used to supplement or replace these techniques
Primary Treatment Goal for Liver Qi Stagnation.
Sedate the Liver and Move Qi
Secondary Treatment Goal for Liver Qi Stagnation.
Calm the Mind
Core Treatment for Liver Qi Stagnation.
Knead, Hard/sharp pressure: Liver and GB Channel
Abdomen: Bunroku, Shinshi, Koki, Kocho, and Goto school vibrational and tapping techniques. Bunpai and Anshin for emotional stress

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