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SP1 *** Jing well, wood pt Stops bleeding (hemorrhage, 'flooding & trickling', blood in stools, urine, nose); regulates SP, Calms the HT & spirit, restores consciousness; unbinds chest (dampness, swelling, & 'fullness below heart')
SP2 ** Ying Spring, fire, mother pt (bias to excess) Regulates SP; Resolves dampness & D-H (acute onset swelling/heaviness limbs or chest); Harmonizes middle jiao & clears heat (in intestines); local (gout); febrile Dz (w/o sweating)
SP3 *** Shu stream, Yuan source, earth (Bias to Xu, #1 tonification pt SP) Resolves damp/-H (Digestive d/o, heaviness of body & pain of joints); Harmonizes the SP/ST; Regulates Qi
SP4 **** Luo, confluent pt Chong Mai (bias to excess) Tonifies SP, harmonizes middle jiao; Regulates Qi, resolves dampness; Benefits the HT & spirit; Regulates Chong Mai (counterflow Qi, ab & chest pain, cough, GYN, leg atrophy); local foot d/o
SP5 ** Jing River, metal, child pt (bias towards excess) Tonifies SP & resolves dampness (int/ext from excess); Benefits the sinews & bones (damp Bi of ankle); calms spirit; benefits leg/ankle/foot & tongue
SP6 **** Meeting point SP, LV, KD - Not for pregnancy Tonifies SP/ST (all SP Fx), resolves damp; harmonizes the lower jiao (yin, urination, genitals, menses/labor); Benefits HT/Spirit; cools, invigorates & harmonizes blood; activates ch, for pain, skin d/o, local
SP8 *** Xi cleft pt Regulates menstruation & invigorates blood (stasis & damp obstruction, 'flooding & trickling'); harmonizes SP & resolves damp (middle/low jiao); moderates acute conditions (bleeding, current dysmenorrhea)
SP9 **** He Sea, water point Regulates SP, resolves Damp (hot/cold, middle & upper jiao too, edema); Opens & moves waterways; benefits the lower jiao (intestines, urinary sys, genitals); local knee pain
SP10 **** Sea of blood, cooling & moving in nature Invigorates blood, dispels stasis; Cools blood; harmonizes menstruation; benefits skin (heat or damp d/o); local knee/leg issues
SP15 ** Moves Qi & regulates the intestines --> for Qi stagnation (in intestines) like constipation but also diarrhea (cold or damp), lower Ab pain
SP21 ** Great Luo of whole body Regulates Qi & blood, firms sinews & joints; Unbinds the chest (& cough), benefits lateral costal region (in excess pain of whole body, in xu flaccid joints)
Created by: Nyssab