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Clinical Manifestations:
- Severe distending, headache in vertex & eyeballs (perhaps dizziness)

- Flushed face
- Red, swollen, painful eyes

- Dry Mouth
- Bitter taste in mouth

- Hot temper

- Sudden tinnitus or deafness
- Swollen, painful ears
- Perhaps pus in ears

- Insomnia
- Nightmares

- Burning pain in hypochondrium

- Vomiting w/ blood or nosebleed

- Yellow urine, constipation

T: Red
C: Yellow
P: Wiry & Rapid
Liver Fire Flaring Up
Clinical Manifestations
- Clear Liver FIre
- Calm Shen
Liver Fire Flaring Up
Treatment Principle
- GB-12: insomnia & headache
- GB-37: for eyes
- GB-34: Clears heat from Liv & GB
- Yin Tang: Calm Shen
- Du-23: Calm Shen
- Du-24: Calm Shen
- Ear Shenmen: Calm Shen
- LIV-2: Ying Spring - clears heat
- LI-11: clears internal heat
- GB-20:
- LIV-3 + LI-4: 4 Gates
- DU-20: local for head - reduce flaring
Liver FIre Flaring Up
Acupoints
Clinical Manifestations:
- Burning pain in hypochondrium

- Bitter taste mouth

- Vomiting sour & bitter fluids
- Nausea
- Abdominal Distention
- Poor appetite

- Concentrated, dark urine
- irregular bowel movement (loose or constipation)

- Perhaps alternating chills & fever
- Perhaps Yang Jaundice

- Yellow vaginal discharge w/ foul smell
- Rash in genital area
- Pain, swelling, & burning sensation of testicles

T: Red
C: Yellow & Greasy (esp sides & root)
P: Wiry & Rapid or Slippery & Rapid
Damp-Heat in Liver & Gall Bladder
Clinical Manifestations
- LIV-13: Spleen Front Mu
- LIV-14: Liver Front Mu (damp-heat)
- GB-24: GB Front Mu (damp-heat)
- Du-9: jaundice
- GB-34: GB He Sea (damp-heat) GB Fu disorders
- Ren-3: promote urination
- Dan Nang Xue: GB point
- SP-9: dampness & jaundice
- SP-6:
- LIV-2: Clear Heat
Damp-Heat in Liver & Gall Bladder
Acupoints
- Clear heat
- Resolve damp from Liver & Gall Bladder
Damp-Heat in Liver & Gall Bladder
Treatment Principle
Clinical Manifestations:
- Pain & cold sensation in lower abdomen.

- Swelling & pain in scrotum as if testicles were being pulled downward
- Contractions & cold sensations of scrotum which are alleviated by warmth

- Vertex headache (Not Common)

- Dysmenorrhea, white or clear leuccorhea

T: Normal or Pale
C: white, thin (normal)
P: Deep & Wiry or Deep & Tight
Cold Stagnation in the Liver Channel
Clinical Manifestations
- Warm Liver Channel
- Scatter Cold
Cold Stagnation in the Liver Channel
Treatment Principle
- Ashi Points
- LIV-3: open channel (reduce + moxa)
- SP-6: Meeting point of the 3 Leg Yin (reduce + moxa)
Cold Stagnation in the Liver Channel
Acupoints
Clinical Manifestations:
- high fever
- restlessness, irritability, delirium

- contractures
- convulsions
- oculogyric crisis
- opisthotonos

- loss of consciousness

T: Red or Deep Red
C: Yellow or Yellow & Dry
P: Wiry & Rapid
Extreme Heat Generate Wind
Clinical Manifestations
Treatment Principle

- Clear Heat
- Calm Liver
- Extinguish Wind
Extreme Heat Generate Wind
Treatment Principle
Acupoints
- Bleed Jing Wells of 6 Hand Channels
- DU-14: Reduce fever & clear brain
- LI-11: Cools heat & Eliminates Wind
- SJ-5:
- LIV-3: Clear Heat
- LIV-2: Ying Spring - clear heat

- DU-16: Eliminate Wind
- DU-26: clears senses, cools Heat, eliminates internal wind
- GB-20: wind
- DU-20: Eliminate wind & clear mind
Extreme Heat Generate Wind
Acupoints
Clinical Manifestations
- Dizziness & vertigo to the point of falling over
- Headache
- Head shaking

- Stiff Neck
- Numbness & tremors of limbs
- Twitching & termor of hands & feet

- Dysphasia

- Unsteady Gait

- Perhaps sudden loss of consciousness
- Perhaps Tongue Stiffness w/ aphasia
- Perhaps hemiplegia
- Perhaps deviation of eyes or mouth
- Perhaps phlegm gurgling in throat

T: Red
C: scanty, perhaps greasy
P: thin & forceful
Liver Yang Transforms Into Wind
Clinical Manifestations
- Calm Liver Yang
- Extinguish Wind
- Nourish Liver & Kidney
Liver Yang Transforms Into Wind
Treatment Principle
Du-20: Liver Wind
GB-20: Eliminate Wind
LIV-8:
SP-6:
LIV-2: Subdue Liver Yang
GB-34: Subdue Liver Yang
4 Gates: LIV-3 + LI-4
KID-3: Nourish Yin of Kidney
KI-1 & DU-26: if unconscious
Liver Yang Transforms Into Wind
Acupoints
Clinical Manifestations
- Joint Stiffness
- Numbness of Limbs
- Tremors spasms, or involuntary movements (chorea)
- Tic or Tremor of hands & feet

- Pale complexion
- Pale lips
- pale nail beds
- Dizziness
- blurred or failing vision
- spots before eyes
- dry eyes

T: Pale
C: Scanty
P: Thin & Wiry
Liver Blood Xu Generates Wind
Clinical Manifestations
- Nourish Liver Blood
- Extinguish Wind
Liver Blood Xu Generates Wind
Treatment Principle
Nourish Blood:
- UB-18: Liver
- UB-20: Spleen
- UB-17: Blood point
- SP-6: Yin/Blood
- ST-36: Tonify Qi & Blood
- LIV-8: Blood
- REN-4: Blood point
- LIV-3: Blood

Subdue Wind:
- GB-20
- DU-16
- DU-20
Liver Blood Xu Generates Wind
Acupoints
Clinical Manifestations:
- Blurred or failing vision
- Spots before eyes
- Dry eyes

- Pale complexion
- Pale lips
- Pale nail beds
- Insomnia w/ much dreaming
- Dizziness
- Light menses or amenorrhea

- Numbness of limbs
- stiff joints

- tremor
- muscle twitch

T: Pale
C: Scanty, Thin
P: Thin, Wiry
Liver Blood Xu
Clinical Manifestations
Nourish Liver & Tonify Blood
Liver Blood Xu
Treatment Principle
UB-18: Liver back shu
LIV-3: Liver yuan source
UB-17: meeting point for blood
LIV-8: Liver he sea (tonify Liver & Blood)
SP-6: benefits SP, LIV, & KI
REN-4: Major point for reinforcing
ST-36: Reinforces SP/ST
GB-37: Eyes

Herbs + acupuncture is more effective for this.
Liver Blood Xu
Acupoints
Clinical Manifestations:
- Blurred vision
- Impaired vision
- Dry eyes
- Night blindness

- Dizziness

- 5 palm heat
- Night sweats

- Dry Throat
- Thirst

- Muscle twitching
- Involuntary movement of hands & feet

- Perhaps mild burning pain in hypochondria
- irregular menstruation

T: Red, smaller
C: Scanty
P: Thin, Wiry, & Rapid
Liver Yin Xu
Clinical Manifestations
Nourish Liver Yin & Clear False Heat
Liver Yin Xu
Treatment Principle
LIV-14: Liver front mu
REN-4: Yin, Qi, & Blood
SP-6: Nourish Blood & Yin
LIV-3: Liver yuan source
LIV-8: Liver he sea (Nourish Liver Blood)
KI-6: Yin Point
Liver Yin Xu
Acupoints
Clinical Manifestations:
- Throbbing headache (distending / maybe vertex)
- Dizziness
- Flushed face
- Red, dry eyes with feeling of grit in eye
- distending eye pain
- tinnitus
- insomnia

- irascibility
- easily angered, depression

- weakness or soreness in lower back or knees (deficiency below - noodle legs)

T: Red
C: Scanty
P: Wiry or Wiry, Thin, & Rapid
Liver Yang Rising
Clinical Manifestations
Calm Liver Yang & Nourish Liver & Kidney Yin
Liver Yang Rising
Treatment Principle
Calm Liver Yang:
- GB-20
- DU-20
- LIV-2
- GB-34
- Four Gates: LIV-3 + LI-4
- SP-6: promote liver function
- LI-11: clear internal heat
- LIV-3: Liver yuan source
- UB-18: Liver back shu
- UB-23: KI back shu
- KI-3: KI yuan source
Liver Yang Rising
Acupuncture
Clinical Manifestations:
- Lumbago: low back feels cold (maybe), weak, & aching
- Weakness, pain, maybe cold in knees

- Feeling chilled
- Aversion to cold (especially lower body)
- Cold limbs (especially lower)

- Pale face
- Lassitude, Fatigue
- Dizziness, Blurry Vision

- Urinary frequency with abundant, clear urine (especially at night)

- Impotence, spermatorrhea, premature ejaculation (maybe)
- low libido (maybe)
- maybe Infertility, Excessive leukorhea (clear & watery)

- maybe chronic diarrhea or "cock crow" diarrhea

T: Pale, Swollen, Delicate
C: Thin, White, Slippery
P: Weak, Slow

-
Kidney Yang Xu
Clinical Manifestations
"Most Severe Yang Xu"
- Warm & Tonify Kidney Yang Qi
Kidney Yang Xu
Treatment Principle
- UB-23: Kidney back shu (tonify + moxa)
- DU-4: Mingmen: Nourish Yuan Qi & benefit Kidney
- REN-6: tonifies qi & yang
- REN-4: nourish & stabilizes KI, restores yang
- ST-36: - Tonify Qi, blood, essence + moxa especially for cold in lower limbs
- KI-3: Kidney yuan source
- REN-8: warms & stabilizes yang
Kidney Yang Xu
Acupoints
Clinical Manifestations:
* Must Be Chronic
* Must See Leakage

- Low back & knees aching & weak
- Fatigue & Lassitude
- Hearing deficit

- Frequent night urination
- Frequent, clear, abundant urination
- Dribbling after urination
- Incontinence of urine (laugh, cough, scared)

- Spermatorrhea
- Premature ejaculation

- Vaginal discharge
- Infertility (miscarriage)
- Prolonged menstrual bleeding (must be at least 3 times in a row)
- Beng Luo

T: Pale
C: Thin, White
P: Weak
Kidney Qi Not Consolidated
Clinical Manifestations
- Tonify Kidney Yang Qi
- Consolidate Kidney
Kidney Qi Not Consolidated
Treatment Principle
- UB-23: Kidney back shu
- KI-3: Kidney yuan src
- REN-4: tonify yuan qi (esp for female)
- SP-6: 3 leg yin meeting (esp for female)
- REN-6: Regulate Qi: benefits Kidney
- KI-12: Local Point
- Jing Gong
- UB-32
- UB-52: outer Kidney shu - for essence
Kidney Qi Not Consolidated
Acupoints
Clinical Manifestations
- Chronic coughing or wheezing

- Dyspnea - worse on exertion
- Difficult inhalation
- Shortness of breath (shallow breathing)

- weak lower back &/or knees
- incontinence of urine upon cough

Yang Xu Etiology
- fatigue, lassitude
- cold limbs, aversion to cold
- maybe frequent urination w/ copious urine
T: Pale, swollen
C: white or slippery
P: Weak & Slow

Yang Xu Etiology
- False Heat Signs
- Chronic dry or sore throat
- Restlessness
T: Red
C: scanty
P: Thin & Rapid
Kidney Not Grasping Qi
Clinical Manifestations
More like Lung & Kidney Xu
- Tonify Kidney to Grasp Qi
- Strengthen Lungs
Kidney Not Grasping Qi
Treatment Principle
UB-23: KI back shu
Ding Chuan: Lung point
REN-17: Qi Point
KID-3: Kidney yuan src
KID-6: for Yin Xu
DU-4: Mingmen: reinforce KI QI & Yang
REN-6: Meeting point of Qi

UB-13: back shu of lungs
UB-43: Vitals shu
LU-9: Lung yuan source
ST-36: reinforce postnatal qi
Kidney Not Grasping Qi
Acupoints
Clinical Manifestations:
- edema
- whole body edema (particularly at or below the waist
- pitting edema

- low back pain, aching, & heaviness (knees)
- Cold limbs, aversion to cold

- Abdominal distention with full sensations (spleen loathes damp)
- scanty urination
- Dark circles around eyes
- face gray and congested or pale (withered color - darker)

- ears withered

- Heart palpitations & shortness of breath

- Cough w/ much mucous

T: Pale & Swollen
C: slippery
P: Deep Slow, no strength - perhaps slippery
Kidney Xu with Water Flooding
Clinical Manifestations
- Tonify Kidney Yang Qi
- Promote Steaming Function
- Eliminate Fluid
Kidney Xu with Water Flooding
Treatment Principle
- REN-3: diuretic
- REN-9: moxa
- UB-22: SJ back shu (regulates water passages)
- ST-28: diuretic point

DU-4:
UB-23: KI back shu (moxa)
KI-6: local for edema
KI-7: local for edema
SP-6: eliminates dampness
REN-6: dispels dampness

ST-36: strengthens SP/ST to eliminate dampness
UB-20: SP back shu (moxa)
Kidney Xu with Water Flooding
Acupoints
Clinical Manifestations:
- Aching, soreness or weakness of low back & knees

- dizziness
- tinnitus & deafness
- poor memory (maybe easy to forget)

- dry mouth, thirst
- insomnia w/ many dreams
- thin, skinny, w/ dry wrinkles skin

- night sweats, dry throat (recurrent sore throat)
- 5 palm heat, malar flush
- steaming bone disorder

- Urine scanty and yellow

- Heightened libido
- spermatorrhea, premature ejaculation
- scanty menses, amenorrhea, irregular menses
- Beng Luo (excessive menstrual bleeding)

T: Red
C: Scanty
P: Thin & Rapid
Kidney Yin Xu
Clinical Manifestations
- Tonify Kidney Yin
- Clear False Heat
Kidney Yin Xu
Treatment Principle
- KI-3: KI yuan source
- UB-23: KI back shu
- KI-6: chronic sore throat & insomnia
- KI-7:
- SP-6: benefits kidney (3 yin leg meeting)
- REN-4: KI and Yuan Qi (3 leg yin meeting)
Kidney Yin Xu
Acupoints
Clinical Manifestations:
- Retardation in mental &/or physical development
- Late or incomplete closing of fontanel
- Poor bone development, brittle bones
- Slow tooth development

- Hair loss
- graying or whitening of hair
- Weak sexual function
- Loose or brittle teeth
- Atrophy & weakness of feet with difficulty walking
- tinnitus, deafness
- Poor memory, slow reaction
- Lower back pain

- Infertility, low sperm count or deformed sperm
- Infertility, ovulation problems, amenorrhea

T: Pale to Normal
C: Thin
P: Deep & Thin
Kidney Essence Xu
Clinical Manifestations
- Tonify Kidney Yin & Essence
Kidney Yin Xu
Treatment Principle
- KI-3: KI yuan source
- UB-23: KI back shu
- REN-4: 3 leg yin channels
- ST-36:
- SP-6:
- GB-39: meeting point for marrow
- UB-11: meeting point for bone
- UB-52: KI outer shu - benefits essence & bone
Kidney Yin Xu
Acupoints
Clinical Manifestations:
-- Must Be Seen Together --
- Urinary frequency
- Urinary urgency
- painful urination
- burning pain on urination
- yellow scanty urine
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- Turbid urine
- pus or blood in urine
- sand & stones in urine

- maybe fever
- maybe lower back pain
- maybe lower abdominal pain

T: Red
C: Yellow, Thick, Greasy
P: Slippery & Rapid
Urinary Bladder Damp-Heat
Clinical Manifestations
- Clear Heat
- Drain Damp
Urinary Bladder Damp-Heat
Treatment Principle
- UB-28: UB back shu
- REN-3: UB front mu
- SP-9 + SP-6: transforms dampness
- SP-10: blood in urine
- ST-28: diuretic
- LIV-2: clears heat, relieves pain in genitals
Urinary Bladder Damp-Heat
Acupoints