Expels wind-heat, subdues wind, opens the orifices, removes obstructions from the channel, promotes lactation.
Headache, febrile diseases, loss of consciousness, insufficient lactation, sore throat, redness of the eye, cloudiness of the cornea.
Numbness of the fingers, febrile diseases, tinnitus, headache, reddish urine.
Eliminates interior wind from the Du Mai Vessel, expels exterior wind, benefits sinews, resolves dampness and jaundice, clears the mind.
Pain and rigidity of the neck, tinnitus, deafness, sore throat, mania, malaria, acute lumbar sprain, night sweating, febrile diseases, contracture and numbness of the fingers, pain in the shoulder and elbow.
Removes obstructions from the channel, eliminates damp-heat.
Febrile diseases with anhidrosis, headache, rigidity of the neck, contracture of the fingers, pain in the wrist, jaundice.
Clears mind, removes obstructions from the channel, expels exterior damp-heat.
Swelling of the neck and submandibular region, pain of the hand and wrist, febrile diseases.
Nursing the Aged
Benefits the sinews, brightens the eyes, removes obstructions from the channel.
Blurring of vision, pain in the shoulder, elbow and arm.
Branch to the Correct
Removes obstructions from the channel, calms the mind.
Neck rigidity, headache, dizziness, spasmodic pain in the elbow and fingers, febrile diseases, mania.
Resolves damp-heat, removes obstructions from the channel, calms the mind.
Headache, swelling of cheek, pain in nape, shoulder, arm and elbow, epilepsy.
Courses wind and quickens the connecting vessels, dissipates, binds and relieves pain.
Pain in the scapular region, motor impairment of the hand and arm.
Upper Arm Point
Quickens the blood and frees the connecting vessels, soothes the sinews and dissipates binds.
Swelling of the shoulder, aching and weakness of the shoulder and arm.
Resolves Tai Yang channel pathogens, diffuses Qi stagnation in the chest and lateral costal region.
Pain in the scapular region, pain in the lateroposterior aspect of the elbow and arm, asthma.
Grasping the Wind
Frees the channels and quickens the connecting vessels.
Pain in the scapular region, numbness and aching of the upper extremities, motor impairment of the shoulder and arm.
Soothes the sinews and quickens the blood.
Pain and stiffness of the scapular region.
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Outer Shoulder Transporter
Courses wind and quickens the connecting vessels, warms the channels and dissipates cold.
Aching of the shoulder and back, pain and rigidity of the neck.
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Central Shoulder Transporter
Diffuses the lung and clears heat, transforms phlegm and brightens the eyes.
Cough, asthma, pain in the shoulder and back, hemoptysis.
Dispels wind and quickens the connecting vessels, quiets the spirit and nourishes the Heart.
Sore throat, sudden loss of voice, deafness, tinnitus, stiffness and pain of the neck.
Resolves damp-heat, expels fire-poison, removes obstructions from the channel.
Deafness, tinnitus, sore throat, swelling of the cheek, foreign body sensation in the throat, goiter.
Expels wind, relieves pain.
Facial paralysis, twitching of eyelids, pain in the face, toothache, swelling of the cheek, yellowish sclera.
Benefits the ears.
Deafness, tinnitus, otorrhea, motor impairment of the mandibular joint, toothache.
The 12 Primary Meridians
The 2 Major Extraordinary Vessels
The 6 Minor Extraordinary Vessels