Regulates Governing and Directing vessels, resolves damp-heat, calms the mind.
Diarrhea, bloody stools, hemorrhoids, prolapse of the rectum, constipation, pain in the lower back, epilepsy.
Extinguishes interior wind, calms spasms and convulsions, strengthens lower back.
Irregular menstruation, pain and stiffness of the lower back, hemorrhoids, muscular atrophy of the lower extremities, epilepsy.
(yao) yang guan
(Lumbar) Yang Pass
Strengthens the lower back, tonifies yang, strengthens the legs.
Irregular menstruation, nocturnal emission, impotence, pain in the lumbosacral region, muscular atrophy, motor impairment, numbness and pain of the lower extremities, epilepsy.
Tonifies Kidney yang, nourishes original Qi, warms gate of vitality, expels cold, strengthens the lower back, benefits essence.
Stiffness of the back, lumbago, impotence, nocturnal emission, indigestion, irregular menstruation, diarrhea, leukorrhea.
Fortifies the Spleen and harmonizes the Stomach, strengthens the lumbar and knees.
Pain and stiffness of the lower back, diarrhea, indigestion.
Fortifies the Spleen and disinhibits damp, supplements the Kidneys and stems desertion, strengthens the lumbar.
Pain in the epigastric region, diarrhea, jaundice epilepsy, stiffness and pain of the back.
Supplements the Kidneys and strengthens the lumbar, harmonizes the Stomach and relieves pain.
Pain in the epigastric region, lower back pain, stiffness of the back.
Relaxes the sinews, eliminates interior wind.
Epilepsy, stiffness of the back, gastric pain.
Extremity of Yang
Regulates Liver and Gallbladder, moves Qi, opens chest and diaphragm, resolves damp-heat.
Jaundice, cough, asthma, stiffness of the back, pain in the chest and back.
Diffuses the Lung and suppresses cough, frees the channels and quickens the connecting vessel.
Cough, asthma, furuncles, back pain, neck rigidity.
Regulates the Heart, calms the mind.
Poor memory, anxiety, palpitation, pain and stiffness of the back, cough, cardiac pain.
Eliminates interior wind, calms spasms, tonifies Lung Qi, strengthens the body.
Cough, asthma, epilepsy, pain and stiffness of the back, furuncles.
Stiffness of the back, headache, malaria, febrile diseases.
Clears heat, releases the exterior, regulates the Lesser Yang.
Clears heat, releases the exterior, expels wind, regulates Nutritive and Defensive Qi, clears the mind, tonifies the yang.
Neck pain and rigidity, malaria, febrile diseases, epilepsy, afternoon fever, cough, asthma, common cold, back stiffness.
Clears the mind, stimulates speech.
Mental disorders, epilepsy, deafness and mute, sudden hoarseness of voice, apoplexy, stiffness of the tongue and aphasia, occipital headache, neck rigidity.
Eliminates wind, clears the mind, benefits the brain.
Headache, neck rigidity, blurring of vision, epistaxis, sore throat, post-apoplexy, aphasia, hemiplegia, mental disorders.
Eliminates wind, benefits the brain, clears the mind.
Epilepsy, dizziness, pain and stiffness of the neck.
Calms the Liver and extinguishes wind, soothes the sinews and quickens the connecting vessel.
Headache, neck rigidity, blurring of vision, mania.
Behind the Vertex
Calms the mind.
Headache, vertigo, epilepsy, mania.
Clears the mind, lifts the spirits, tonifies yang, strengthens the ascending function of the Spleen, eliminates interior wind, promotes resuscitation.
Headache, vertigo, tinnitus, nasal obstruction, aphasia by apoplexy, coma, mental disorders, prolapse of the rectum and the uterus.
Before the Vertex
Extinguishes wind and relieves tetany, frees the connecting vessels and disperses swelling, stabilizes the spirit.
Epilepsy, dizziness, blurring of vision, vertical headache, rhinorrhea.
Calms the Liver and extinguishes wind, opens the portals and settles fright.
Headache, blurring of vision, rhinorrhea, infantile convulsion.
Opens the nose.
Headache, ophthalmalgia, epistaxis, rhinorrhea, mental disorders.
Calms the mind.
Epilepsy, anxiety, vertigo, palpitation, insomnia, headache, rhinorrhea.
Discharges heat and opens the portals, returns yang and stems counterflow.
Loss of consciousness, nasal obstruction, epistaxis, rhinorrhea, rosacea.
shui gou (also called: ren zhong)
Water Trough (also called: Human Center)
Promotes resuscitation, benefits the lumbar spine.
Mental disorders, epilepsy, hysteria, infantile convulsion, coma, deviation of the mouth, apoplexy-faint, trismus, puffiness of the face, pain and stiffness of the lower back.
Extremity of the Mouth
Nourishes yin and clears heat, relieves pain and quiets the spirit.
Mental disorders, lip twitching, lip stiffness, pain and swelling of the gums.
Diffuses the Lung and frees the portals, clears heat and drains fire, brightens the eyes and relieves itching.
Mental disorders, pain and swelling of the gums, rhinorrhea.
The 12 Primary Meridians
The 2 Major Extraordinary Vessels
The 6 Minor Extraordinary Vessels