Crib #2

This is the 2nd crib page. There is also Crib #1, Crib #3, IVAS Points, Printer Points, Equine Points and Canine Points to help you with your studies.

ALL Points have their uses but some are ….V.I.P. (very important points)…

Clicking on a completed  point will take you to the destination ->->->

SI 3 ST 40 BL 13 BL 18 BL 23 BL 10
SP 6 BL 40 BL 14 BL 19 BL 25 BL 60
ST 36 BL 39 BL 15 BL 20 BL 27 GB 20
ST 37 LI 4 BL 16 BL 21 BL 28 GB 34
ST 39 LI 11 BL 17 BL 22 GV 14 HT 7


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SI 3: Hou Xi = Back Stream
   
  Stream
Point
Wood Point
Confluent
Point of Governing Vessel
   
  releases
exterior conditions
  stimulates
sweating
  dispels
Wind & Wind Heat
  clears
Fire, Heat & Summer Heat
  drains
pathological substances from the Heart
  regulates
the Governing Vessel
  relaxes
sinews & benefits joints
stops pain
   
  GOOD FOR: :febrile disease
without sweating
:common cold,
conjunctivitis
:dizziness, vertigo
:nose bleed
:painful obstruction
with general aches
:headache..occipital
& Parietal
:painful/stiff upper
back/neck/spine
:contracture/pain of
arm, elbow, fingers

 

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SP 6: San Yin Jiao = 3 Yin Meeting
   
  meeting
point of 3 Yin of leg (SP, LIV, KI)
  Symptomatic
Point for diarrhea
  Master
Point of Caudal abdomen & Urogenital tract
   
  strengthens
Spleen
  resolves
Damp
  promotes
LIV -> smooth LIV Qi
  *tones KI
  nourishes
Blood & Yin
  Benefits
urination
  regulates
uterus & menstration
  moves
Blood -> eliminate stasis
  cools
Blood  (important wrt skin)
  stops pain
  calms the
Mind
   
  GOOD FOR: Digestive
problems
Urinary
problems
Reproductive
problems
  Qi :with ST
36 -> tone Middle Burner Qi
:->
tone Blood & Qi
:chronic
tiredness
  Damp :Hot or
Cold
:especially
Lower Burner
  Urinary specific
action on urinary function
  Blood :if
deficiency or stasis
:cools
Blood (use for Hot skin)
  Decreases
Pain
in lower
abdomen
smooths LIV Qi
elim. Damp
tones SP
  Calms helps with
insomnia

 

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ST 36: Zu Sanli = Foot 3 Miles
   
  Sea point
  Earth
point
  Sea of
Food point
  Master
Point of abdomen, GI tract and Qi
   
  benefits
ST & SP
  tonifies
Qi & Blood
  dispels
Cold
  strenghthens
body
  brightens
eyes
  regulates
Nutritive & Defensive Qi
  regulates
intestines
  raises
Yang
  expels
Wind & Damp
  resolves
edema
   
  GOOD FOR: toning Qi & Blood
ST deficient patterns
external Wind/Cold
deficient constipation
  Prolapses with CV6 &
GV20->raise Yang
  Painful
Obstruction Syndrome as elim. Wind/Damp/Cold
  ALL GI
disorders
  Lower
extremity paralysis & weakness
  General
tonification point of body

 

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ST 37: Shang Ju Xu = Upper Great Emptiness
   
  Located 6
cun below ST 35 & 1 cun lateral to the anterior tibial crest
   
  Lower Sea
point of LI
  Sea of
Blood point (along with ST 39 & BL 11)
   
  regulates
ST & intestine function
  elim. Damp
Heat
  dispels
food retention
  calms
asthma
   
  * acts for
LI as ST 36 acts for ST
  can affect
LI directly
chronic diarrhea
Damp Heat of LI
  tonifies
Blood

 

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ST 39: Xia
Ju Xu = Lower Great Emptiness
   
  Located 9
cun below ST 35 & 1 cun lateral to the anterior tibial crest
   
  Lower Sea
point of SI
  Sea of
Blood point (with ST 37 & BL 11)
   
  regulates
fubction of ST & intestines
  elim. Damp
Heat
  stops pain
  tonifies
Blood
   
  GOOD FOR
all SI patterns
Abd. pain with
boborygmi
flatulance
cloudy dark urine
  ST 36 + ST
39 for pain in legs due to Wind/Damp

 

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ST 40: Feng Long = Abundant Bulge
   
  Luo point of ST
   
  *resolves Phlegm &
Damp
  calms asthma
  clears Heat
  calms & clears
mind…lifts Phlegm
  opens chest…via
decreasing Phlegm
   
  calms ST if anxious
  PC 6 + ST 40 ->
ease chest soreness (bruised/broken
ribs)

 

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BL 40: Wei Zhong = Supporting Middle
   
  Sea point
  Earth
point
  Master
Point caudal back & hips
   
  clears
Heat
  resolves
Damp
  relaxes
sinews
  resolves
obstruction from channels
  elim.
Blood stasis
  clears
Summer Heat..fever delerium, rash
  cools
Blood…good for hot skin
   
  GOOD FOR: :lower back pain
:atrophy & motor
impairment of hind   limb
:burning urination
: abd. pain & V /
D
   
  best for
acute, excess back pain…BL 60 better for
chronic deficient pain

 

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BL 39: Wei Yang = Supporting Yang
   
  Lower Sea
point for TH (LB)
   
  opens
water passages in LB
  stimulates
transformation & excretion of fluids in LB
  benefits
the Bladder
   
  USED IN: excess patterns of LB
characterized by fluid accumulation as Damp or edema…burning urination, urine retention,
ankle edema, incontinence/enuresis
   
  sedate
if…xs LB -> urine retention
  tonify
if…defic. LB -> incontinence

 

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LI 4: Hegu = Joining Valley
   
  Master
Point of face & mouth
  Source
point
  A 4 Gate
Point : LI4+LIV3
:Expels Ext. &
Int. Wind from head
:stops pain
:calms the Mind
   
  *dispels
External Wind
  *releases
the Exterior
  stimulates
dispersing function of LU
  stops pain
  resolves
obstruction from channels
  tonifies
Qi & consolidates Exterior
  harmonizes
ascending & descending
   
  GOOD FOR: :pain in neck, eyes,
teeth & throat
:facial paralysis
:febrile disease
:fore limb pain & motor problems
:hayfever (wrt Ext.
Wind & exterior)
:nasal congestion (wrt
LU dispersing)
   
  calming
& antispasmodic (not for intestines)
  Distal
Point for
:P ainful Obstructive
Syndrome of arm/shoulder
:face/eyes etc.
  Calming…effects Mind
combine LI4 + (LIV3 or
GV24 or GB13)
  Tones Qi LI4+ST36+CV6 for
chronic rhinitis
   
  Empirical Point :->promote delivery
in labor->->
 

**CONTRAINDICATED
IN PREGNANCY
**

 

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LI 11: Qu Chi = Crooked Pond
   
  Sea point
  Earth
point
  Tonification
point
   
  expels
External Wind
  clears
Heat
  cools
Blood (skin)
  resolves
Damp
  regulates
Nutritive Qui & Blood
  benefits
sinews & joints
   
  GOOD FOR: :pain in eyes, teeth,
throat
:fore limb pain &
motor problems…Elbow
:uticaria
:febrile disease
:V & D
   
  Affects
Interior & Exterior->->->
  (1)expels
Ext. Wind/Heat (thus use as LI4) but has no       specific action
on face
  (2)clears
Heat in general…use in LIV Fire with high BP
  (3)cools
Blood…uticaria, psoriasis & exema
  (4)resolves
Damp..especially       Damp/Heat
:acne
:SP -> digestive
changes
:urinary ->
cystitis
  (5)External
Damp?heat -> fever, heaviness, loose stools
  (6)for
thyroid swelling…Phlegm
  (7)Benefits
sinews & joints
:Bi Syndrome
:Wei Syndrome
:Wind stroke paralysis

 

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BL 13: Fei Shu = Lung’s Hollow
   
  Shu Point
of LU
   
  stimulates
LU D&D function
  regulates
LU Qi
  regulates
Nutritive & Wei Qi
  tonifies
LU Qi
  *stops
cough
  clears
Heat
  dispels
Wind Heat or Cold
   
  GOOD FOR: :cough
:asthma
:chest pain

 

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BL 14: Jue Yin Shu = Absolute Yin Hollow
   
  Shu Point
of PC
   
  regulates
& tonifies Heart…especially Yang & Qi
  expands
& relaxes the chest
  spreads
LIV Qi & redirects rebellious Qi downward
   
  GOOD FOR: :cough
:cardiac pain
:palpitations
:vomiting

 

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BL 15: Xin Shu = Heart’s Hollow
   
  Shu Point
of Heart
   
  Nourishes
the Heart
  regulates
& tonifies the Heart…espec. Qi, Yang & Blood
  invigorates
Blood
  cools heat
in the Blood
  clears
Heart Fire & heat
  tonifies
ancestral Qi
  regulates
the UB
  GOOD FOR: :menopause
:neurasthenia
:cough
:cardiac pain
   
  transforms
Heart Phlegm
  expands
& relaxes the chest
  calmms the
Mind..via clearing Heat in the Heart
  clears the
Brain
  transforms
Wind/Phlegm
  GOOD FOR: :palpitations
:memory loss
:seizures
:anxiety &
insomnia

 

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BL 16: Du Shu = Governing Hollow
   
  Shu Point
of Governing Vessel
   
  regulates
Heart
  invigorates
Blood
  clears
Heat
  cools Heat
in Blood
  expands
& relaxes the chest
  benefits
the diaphragm
  facilitates
lactation
   
  GOOD FOR: :chest pain..fron
Blood stasis in Heart
:pericarditis,
endocarditis
:diaphragmatic spasms
:abdominal distention
& pain
:fever, chills
:boils, abcesses
:mastitis

 

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BL 17: Ge Shu = Diaphragm’s Hollow
   
  Influential
Point of Blood/Diaphragm
   
  nourishes
Blood
  invigorates
Blood…removes Blood stasis
  opens the
chest
  removes
obstructions from the diaphragm
  pacifies
ST Qi
  tonifies
Qi & Blood
  clears
Heat
  Calms the
Mind
   
  GOOD FOR: :deficiency of Blood
in any organ
:vomiting
:hiccup/belching
:asthma/cough
:low back pain

 

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BL 18: Gan Shu = Liver’s Hollow
   
  Shu Point
of Liver
   
  benefits
LIV/GB
  resolves
Damp Heat
  moves
stagnant Qi
  regulates
the Stomach
  softens
hard masses
  benefits
the eyes
  eliminates
Wind
   
  GOOD FOR: :jaundice/cholistasis
:liver disease
:chest/hypochondrial
pain
:low back pain
:LIV Blood
deficiency…along with BL 17
:to decrease internal
Wind
:eye problems

 

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BL 19: Dan Shu = Gallbladder’s Hollow
   
  Shu Point
of Gallbladder
   
  resolves
damp Heat in LIV/GB
  pacifies
the Stomach
  relaxes
the diaphragm
  brightens
the eyes
  regulates
the Liver
  regulates
the Stomach
  softens
hard masses
   
  GOOD FOR: :jaundice
:liver disease
:chest/hypochondrial
pain
:local back pain

 

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BL 20: Pi Shu = Spleen’s Hollow
   
  Shu Point
of Spleen
   
  tonifies
SP/ST
  resolves
damp & Phlegm
  nourishes
Blood….with BL 23
  contains
Blood
  invigorates
SP T&T function
  raises
middle Qi
  softens
hard masses
  expediates
lactation
  *tonification
of Post Heaven Qi…with BL 21
   
  GOOD FOR: :any SP deficient
pattern….tired, loose stools,poor appetite, abdominal distention,uterine prolapse
:jaundice
:vomiting & diarrhea
:bloody stools
:anorexia
:low back pain
   
 

**for all
chronic diseases with energy depletion
**

 

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BL 21: Wei Shu = Stomach’s Hollow
   
  Shu Point
of Stomach
   
  regulates
& tones ST Qi (+SP Qi)
  resolves
Damp…by tonifying SP Qi -> improve T&T
  pacifies
Stomach
  *relieves
retention of food (use reducing method)
  BL 20 + BL
21 -> tone Qi + Blood in general
  BL 20
-> stimulate ascending SP Qi
  BL 21
-> stimulate descending ST Qi (redirects rebellious Qi downwards)
   
  GOOD FOR: :epigastric pain
:anorexia
:abdominal distention
:boborygmi/belching
:vomiting &
diarrhea
:local back pain

 

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BL 22: San Jiao Shu = Triple Heater’s Hollow
Shu Point of Triple Heater
regulates Triple Heater
opens the Water Passages
tonifies the Kidneys..especially Yang
*regulates transformation of fluid in LB
resolves Damp….especially LB
expels stones…especially urinary
GOOD FOR: :boborygmi
:abdominal
distention
:vomiting
& diarrhea
:leg edema
:urine
retention
:painful
urination
:local
back pain

 

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BL 23: Shen Shu = Kidney’s Hollow
   
  Shu Point
of Kidney
   
  tonifies
KI & nourishes KI Essence
  regulates
the LB
  warms Yang
& Cold
  resolves
damp
  regulates
Water Pathways & promotes urination
  strengthens
lower back & knees
  nourishes
Blood
  benefits
bone & Marrow ->strengthen Brain
  increases
KI function of reception of Qi
  brightens
the eyes
  benefits
the ears
  expels
stones…especially urinary
   
  GOOD FOR: :any KI deficiency
:impotence
:urine dribbling
:deafness
:edema
:asthma
:diarrhea
:local back pain
:weak back &/or
stifles
:memory, depression,
will power, disorientation
:bone pathology
:BL 23 + BL 20 for
Blood deficiency
:BL 23+SP 6+BL 28 for
LB Damp Heat

 

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BL 25: Da Chang Shu = Large Intestine’s Hollow
   
  Shu Point
of Large Intestine
   
  increases
LI function
  regulates
& moistens the Intestines
  resolves
Damp Heat
  dries Damp
Cold
  removes
channel obstruction
  decreases
fullness & swelling
  strengthens
lower back
   
  GOOD FOR: :abdominal distention
:diarrhea/constipation
(BL 25+BL 20)
:sciatic pain
:hind limb
numbness/motor problems
:chronic LI disease
:excess paterns of LI

 

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BL 27: Xiao Chang Shu = Small Intestine’s Hollow
   
  Shu Point
of Small Intestine
   
  increases
SI function
  regulates
& moistens the Intestines
  resolves
Damp
  clears
Heat
  strengthens
lower back
  regulates
the water Pathways & stabilizes the Essence
  benefits
urination
   
  GOOD FOR: :lower abdominal
pain/distention
:diarrhea
:sciatica
:increased frequency
of urination
:dysuria, heamaturia,
incontinence
:lower back pain

 

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BL 28: Pang Guang Shu = Bladder’s Hollow
   
  Shu Point
of Bladder
   
  regulates
Bladder & water pathways
  resolves
damp
  clears
Heat
  stops pain
  eliminates
stagnation
  strengthens
lower back 9loins)
  expels
stones..urinary
   
  GOOD FOR: :urinary
problems
dysuria
increased frequency
retention
incontinence
infection
:prostatitis
:diarrhea/constipation
:stiffness/pain
in lower back &/or stifles
:lower
urinary tract stones

 

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GV 14: Da Zhui = Big Vertebra
   
  Influential
Point of Yang
Sea of Qi
Point
   
  calms the
Spirit & clears the Brain
  tonifies
Protective Qi
  dispels
Wind & Wind Heat
  clears
Fire, Heat & Summer Heat
  *restores
collapsed Yin
  relaxes
sinews
 
  GOOD FOR: :all febrile disease
:seizures, hysteria
:emphysema
:hepatitis
:uticaria, exema
:*heat stroke
:stiffness/pain of
neck/spine
:headache

 

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BL 10: Tian Zhu = Heaven’s Pillar
   
  opens
sensory orifices
  dispela
Wind, Wind Cold, Wind Heat, Wind Phlegm & Cold
  reduces
fever
  clears
Heat
  strengthens
& relaxes sinews
  strengthens
the back
 
  GOOD FOR: :asthma, difficult
breathing, chest pain
:fever
:dizziness, seizures,
ataxia
:eye pain &
inflammation
:nasal congestion
:throat pain &
swelling
:painful
obstruction…especially Cold
:o ccipital headache
:neck pain…including
traumatic
:back pain
:lower extremety
weakness

 

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BL 60: Kun Lun = Kunlun Mountains
   
  River
Point
  Fire Point
 
  strengthens
the back
  relaxes
the sinews
  facilitates
Qi & Blood flow
  regulates
& invigorates Blood
  dispels
Wind & Cold
  expediates
labor
  stops
pain…”Aspirin Point”
 
  GOOD FOR: :seizures
:o ccipital
headache
:vertigo
:difficult
labor
:pain neck, shoulder, upper
back
lower back, buttock,
sacral
sciatica
lower extremity
pain,stiffness,paralysis
ankle & heel
sole of foot
:ankle
edema

 

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GB 20: Feng Chi = Wind Pool
   
  Intersecting
Point of the Triple Heater & Yang Wei Meridian on the GB Meridian
   
  releases
exterior conditions
  dispels
Wind, Wind Cold, Wind Heat and Cold
  subdues
LIV Yang
  relaxes
the sinews
  facilitates
Qi flow
  extinguishes
LIV Wind & clears LIV Fire & Heat
  opens
& brightens the eyes
  clears the
sensory orifices
 
  GOOD FOR: :febrile diseases
:seizures
:*hyperthyroid
:painful obstruction
with body aches
:common cold
:urticaria
:hemiplegia
:insomnia, dizziness,
vertigo
:o ccipital headache
:pain & stiffnesss
of jaw, neck, shoulder & back
:trigeminal neuralgia

 

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GB 34: Yang Lin Quan = Yang Mound Spring
   
  Sea Point
  Earth
Point
  Influential
Point of Sinews
   
  regulates
& tonifies LIV…espescially Qi, Yang & Blood
  regulates
GB
  spreads
LIV Qi
  subdues
LIV Yang
  extinguishes
LIV Wind
  clears
Heat
  transforms
Damp Heat…especially LIV/GB
  drains LIV
pathogens
  alleviates
exterior conditions
  expels
Wind, Wind Phlegm & Cold
  *strengthens
& relaxes the sinews
  benefits
joints…hips & knees
  facilitates
Qi flow
  stops pain
 
  GOOD FOR: :hepatitis due to Damp
Heat
:jaundice
:acute biliary tract
disease
:cirrhosis
:headache/hypertension
due to excess LIV Yang
:head/face swelling
:acid regurgitation
:painful throat
obstruction
:urinary incontinence
:constipation
:seizures, convulsions
:lower limb atrophy
:*disorders of muscles
& tendons
:hypochondriac
fullness & pain
:acute
pain/inflammation of back, hip, knee
:sciatica
:weakness &
lateral deviation of foot

 

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HT 7: Shen Men = Spirit’s Gate
   
  Source
Point
  Stream
Point
Earth
Point
   
  regulates
& tonifies the Heart (Qi, Blood, Yin, Yang)
  transforms
Heart Phlegm
  benefits
the tongue
  clears
Heart Fire, Heat, *deficiency Heat
  cools Heat
in the Blood
  calms the
Spirit
  strengthens
& clears the Brain
  dispels
Wind Phlegm
 
  GOOD FOR: :sensation of large
heart
:chest pain with
palpitations
:arrythmia
:dizziness
:headache
:asthmatic wheezing
:hypoglossal paralysis
:hypertension
:*hyperthyoidism
:poor appetite with
painful obstruction of throat
:coughing blood
:bloody stool
:*exema with intense
itching
:mania, seizures,
hyperactivity, restlessness, insomnia
:forgetfulness,
disorientation
:incontinence
:impotence

 

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