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T1 Points

Theurapeutics, Points, Lumiere, Bastyr

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LU 1 Classification: Front-Mu point Crossing point of the LU and SP
LU 1 Indications: Cough, asthma, wheezing, chest pain Shoulder and back pain Abdominal distention
LU 1 Functions: Disperses heat from the chest Stops cough Regulates and descends lung qi
UB 12 Classification: Crossing point of UB and Du channels
UB 12 Indications: Common cold, cough Fever, headache Local, channel qi and blood stagnation
UB 12 Functions: Releases the exterior Tonifies wei qi Spreads and descends lung qi Regulates ying and wei qi
UB 13 Classification: Back-Shu point of the lung
UB 13 Indications: Fever, night sweats Cough, hemoptysis, nasal congestio Alopecia, smallpox, rash, tinea
UB 13 Functions: Tonifies lung qi Circulates and descends lung qi Regulates lung qi Opens chest Clears lung heat Stops cough
Lung 7 Classification: Luo-Connecting point Master point of ren channel Command point of head and neck
Lung 7 Indications: Head and neck problems: migraines (central and one-sided headaches caused by exogenic pathogens, neck rigidity, facial paralysis, toothache, sore throat, cough, asthma, nasal problems Urogenital system problems: pain in penis, hematuria, spermatorrhea Ab
Lung 7 Functions: Releases the exterior Expels exterior wind Descend lung qi Benefits head and neck area Benefits bladder
Lu 9 Classification: Yuan-Source point Shu-Stream point
Lu 9 Indications: Cough with a large amount of phlegm, asthma with weakness Vascular problems, minute pulse Headache Hemiplegia Cold, pain and weakness of the lower extremities Hiccups
Lu 9 Functions: Tonifies lung qi and yin Resolves phlegm Descends lung qi Influences the pulse
Li 4 Classification: Yuan-Source point Command point of head and face Best point for wind cold cough
What is the best point for wind cold cough? Li4
Li 4 Indications: Diseases of the head and face Aversion to cold, fever, febrile disease, sweating or lack of sweating Dysmenorrhea, amenorrhea, delayed or irregular labor Abdominal pain, constipation, diarrhea, dysentery Hemiplegia, spasm Infantile convulsion, mania, irr
Li 4 Functions: Expels wind and releases the exterior Tonifies wei qi Activates channel Downbears qi Regulates the face and head Restores the yang
GB 20 Classification: Crossing point of GB and the Yang Wei channels
GB 20 Indications: Common cold, nasal congestion, rhinorrhea, epistaxis Redness, swelling, and eye pain, Headache, Neck and shoulder pain and stiffness Dizziness, vertigo, hemiplegia, epilepsy
GB 20 Functions: Dispels exterior and interior wind Clears head, Benefits eyes, nose and ears, Subdues Liver Yang
Du 16 Classification: Crossing point of the Du and Yang Wei Window of the Sky point Sea of Marrow point
Du 16 Indications: Post-apoplexy aphasia, hemiplegia, manic psychosis, Vertigo, Neck pain and rigidity, sore throat
Du 16 Functions: Dispels wind, Calms the Shen, Clears the head, benefits the head and neck
Lu 5 Functions: Clears lung heat Descends lung qi Expels phlegm from the lung Relaxes the sinews Frees the water passages
Lu 10 Classification: Ying-Spring point
Lu 10 Indications: Asthma, Sore throat, fever, hoarseness, Cough, hemoptysis
Lu 10 Functions: Clears lung heat, Benefits the throat
Sj 5 Classification: Luo-Connecting point, Master point of the Yang Wei
Sj 5 Indications: Fever, headache, Redness, swelling and pain of the eye, Tinnitus, deafness, Pain in hypochondrium, Spasm and pain of upper extremities
Sj 5 Functions: Dispels wind heat, Releases exterior, Benefits ears, Activates channel
Du 10 Location: On the back, on the posterior median line, in the depression below the spinous process of the 6th thoracic vertebra
Du 10 Indications: Acute gastric pain, Furuncles (aka boil - an infection of a hair follicle) Cough, asthma, stiffness and pain of the back
Du 10 Functions: Opens chest, Relieves cough and wheezing, Clears heat toxins
LI 20 Classification: Crossing point of LI and ST channels
LI 20 Indications: Nasal congestion, epistaxis, Wry face, facial itching, Biliary ascariasis
LI 20 Functions: Dispels wind, Opens nasal passages, Clears heat
UB 60 Classification: Jing-River point of the UB channel (Jing-River points are where the qi of the meridian begins to flow more heavily. They are special for cough and asthma due to pathogenic cold or heat.)
UB 60 Indications: Acute lumbar pain, heel pain and swelling Difficult labor, Headache, neck stiffness, dizziness, epistaxis, Infantile convulsion
UB 60 Functions: Expels wind, Clears heat, Relaxes the sinews, Courses the channel, Promotes labor
SP5 Classification: Jing-River point
SP5 Indications: Hemorrhoids, Abdominal distention and pain, diarrhea, constipation
SP5 Functions: Strengthens the Spleen and Stomach Resolves dampness
SP 9 Classification: He-Sea point
SP 9 Indications: Dysuria, urinary incontinence, edema Abdominal distention, diarrhea, Jaundice, Pain in the penis, pain in vulva, dysmenorrhea
SP 9 Functions: Resolves dampness, Regulates the spleen, Frees the water passages and urination
Ren 12 Classification: Front-Mu point, Crossing point of the Ren, SI, SJ, and ST channels
Ren 12 Indications: Epigastric pain, vomiting, hiccup, acid regurgitation Abdominal distention, diarrhea, dyspepsia, Cough, copious phlegm, Jaundice, Insomnia
Ren 12 Functions: Tonify and harmonize spleen and stomach Resolve dampness Relieves pain
Main Sx Wind Dryness cough: Dry cough w/o sputum Dry mouth, nose & throat.
Tongue and pulse Wind Dryness cough: Tongue: red tip, dry Pulse: floating
KI 7 Classification: Jing-River point
KI 7 Indications: Edema, abdominal distention, diarrhea Febrile disease w or w/o sweating, night sweats Weakness, numbness, and pain of lower extremities
KI 7 Functions: Tonifies kidney qi and yang Resolves dampness Regulates sweating Treats edema Strengthens the low back
Sp 6 Classification: Crossing point of the SP, KI, and LIV channels
Sp 6 Indications: Irregular menstruation, dysmenorrhea, metrorrhagia, leukorrhea, amenorrhea Abdominal fullness, uterine prolapse, dystocia, postpartum fatigue, persistent lochia, infertility Nocturnal emission, spermatorrhea, impotence, premature ejaculation, pain in th
Sp 6 Functions: Tonifies spleen and stomach Resolves dampness, benefits urination, tonifies the kidneys Harmonizes liver, regulates menses Tonifies blood and yin, cools and invigorates the blood Calms the Shen
Du 23 Indications: Headache, eye pain Rhinorrhea, epistaxis Manic psychosis Apoplexy, hemiplegia
Du 23 Functions: Dispels wind Opens the nose Benefits the eyes
UB 20 Classification: Back-Shu point of the spleen
UB 20 Indications: Gas and bloating, vomiting Jaundice Diarrhea, dysentery, blood in the stools Edema
UB 20 Functions: Tonifies spleen and stomach qi and spleen yang Regulates spleen and stomach qi Nourishes blood Resolves dampness
UB 23 Classification: Back-Shu point of the kidney
UB 23 Indications: Enuresis, dysuria, edema Spermatorrhea, impotence, irregular menstruation, leukorrhea Deafness, tinnitus Cough, asthma Hemiplegia, lumbar pain, bone disease
UB 23 Functions: Tonifies kidney qi and yang yin and essence Strengthens kidney's ability to grasp qi Benefits the ears and bones Strengthens the low back Resolves dampness
ST 36 Classification: He-Sea point Command point of the abdomen
ST 36 Indications: Gastric or abdominal pain, vomiting, dysphagia, gas and bloating, borborygmus Diarrhea, dysentery, constipation Acute mastitis Emaciation due to general deficiency, palpitations, shortness of breath, poor appetite, lassitude, dizziness, insomnia Cou
ST 36 Functions: Tonifies qi and blood Harmonizes and tonifies spleen and stomach qi, and wei qi Raises yang Calms the shen Stops pain
Ren 4 Classification: Front-Mu point of small intestine Crossing point of ren and spleen, liver, and kidney channels
Ren 4 Indications: Impotence, spermatorrhea Enuresis, frequent micturition, retention of urine Irregular menstruation, metrorrhagia, leukorrhea, dysmenorrhea, uterine prolapse, infertility, postpartum hemorrhage Emaciation, flacidity Diarrhea, rectal prolapse, dyspep
Ren 4 Functions: Tonifies kidney qi, yin, and yang, nourishes essence Calms the shen Benefits uterus
Ren 6 Indications: Abdominal pain, diarrhea, constipation Enuresis Hernia Spermatorrhea, impotence Irregular menstruation, amenorrhea Emaciation
Ren 6 Functions: Tonifies kidney qi and yang Regulates qi
Du 4 Indications: Spermatorrhea, impotence Irregular menstruation, leukorrhea Diarrhea Stiffness and pain of the lumbar area
Du 4 Functions: Tonifies kidney qi and yang Nourishes essence Clears heat Strengthens the lumbar region and knee
Is Moxa useful at DU 4? Yes Moxa is especially beneficial on this point. St 40 Classification:
St 40 Indications: Cough, excessive phlegm, asthma Manic psychosis, epilepsy Headache, dizziness Paralysis or weakness of the lower extremities
St 40 Functions: Transforms phlegm and dampness Stops cough and wheezing Calms shen and clears phlegm
Liv 2 Classification: Ying-Spring point
Liv 2 Indications: Redness, eye swelling and pain, glaucoma Insomnia, epilepsy Irregular menstruation, dysmenorrhea, metrorrhagia and metrostaxis, leukorrhea Dysuria, painful urination
Liv 2 Functions: Clears liver heat Expels interior wind Subdues liver yang Soothes liver qi Benefits lower jiao
Liv 14 Classification: Front-Mu point Crossing point of the LIV, SP and the Yin Wei channels
Liv 14 Indications: Depression Chest, breast, and hypochondrium distention and pain Hiccup, acid regurgitation
Liv 14 Functions: Harmonizes LIV and ST Regulates liver qi Moves blood
GB 34 Classification: He-Sea point Influential point for sinews
GB 34 Indications: Hemiplegia Widespread pain and numbness, particularly of the knee, shoulder and lower extremities Pain in the hypochondrium, bitter taste in the mouth, vomiting, jaundice, beriberi Infantile convulsion
GB 34 Functions: Benefits sinews and joints Moves liver qi Harmonizes the shaoyang Relieves pain
UB 43 Indications: Pulmonary tuberculosis Cough, asthma Poor appetite, loose stools, emaciation and weakness Spermatorrhea Night sweating Poor memory
UB 43 Functions: Nourishes lung yin Tonifies qi of the whole body Nourishes essence
What is the preferred treatment of UB 43? * Moxa is the preferred Tx method for this point.
Created by: bastyr41