Yang Motility Vessel Meridian Acupuncture Points
Yang Motility Vessel Meridian Points
GB 20: feng chi / Wind Pool
Function: Eliminates wind (interior and exterior), subdues Liver yang, brightens the eyes, benefits the ears, clears heat, clears the brain.
Indications: Headache, vertigo, insomnia, pain and stiffness of neck, blurred vision, glaucoma, red and painful eyes, tinnitus, convulsion, epilepsy, infantile convulsion, febrile diseases, common cold, nasal obstruction, rhinorrhea.
BL 1: jing ming / Bright Eyes
Function: Expels wind, clears heat, brightens the eyes, stops pain, stops itching, stops lacrimation.
Indications: Redness, swelling and pain of the eye, itching of the canthus, lacrimation, night blindness, color blindness, blurring of vision.
ST 1: cheng qi / Tear Container
Function: Expels wind, brightens the eyes, stops lacrimation.
Indications: Redness, swelling and pain of the eye, lacrimation, night blindness, twitching of eyelids, facial paralysis.
ST 3: ju liao / Great Bone-Hole
Function: Expels wind, removes obstructions from the channel, relieves swellings.
Indications: Facial paralysis, twitching of eyelids, epistaxis, toothache, swelling of lips and cheek.
ST 4: di cang / Earth Granary
Function: Expels wind, removes obstructions from the channel, benefits tendons and muscles.
Indications: Deviation of the mouth, salivation, twitching of the eyelids.
LI 16: ju gu / Great Bone
Function: Moves blood locally, removes obstructions from the channel, opens the chest, subdues ascending rebellious Qi, stimulates the descending of Lung Qi, benefits the joints.
Indications: Pain and motor impairment of the upper extremities, pain in the shoulder and back.
LI 15: jian yu / Shoulder Bone
Function: Benefits sinews, promotes circulation of Qi in the channels, stops pain, expels wind.
Indications: Pain in the shoulder and arm. Motor impairment of the upper extremities, rubella, scrofula.
SI 10: nao shu / Upper Arm Point
Function: Quickens the blood and frees the connecting vessels, soothes the sinews and dissipates binds.
Indications: Swelling of the shoulder, aching and weakness of the shoulder and arm.
GB 29: ju lido / Squatting Bone-Hole
Function: Removes obstructions from the channel.
Indications: Pain and numbness in the thigh and lumbar region, paralysis, muscular atrophy of the lower limbs.
BL 59: fu yang / Instep Yang
Function: Removes obstructions from the channel, invigorates the Yang Motility Vessel, strengthens the back.
Indications: Heavy sensation of the head, headache, lower back pain, redness and swelling of the external malleolus, paralysis of the lower extremities.
BL 62: shen mai / Extending Vessel
Function: Removes obstructions from the channel, benefits the eyes, relaxes the sinews, opens the Yang Motility Vessel, clears the mind, eliminates interior wind.
Indications: Epilepsy, mania, headache, dizziness, insomnia, backache, aching of the leg.
The 12 Primary Meridians
- Small Intestine
- Large Intestine
- Triple Energizer
The 2 Major Extraordinary Vessels
The 6 Minor Extraordinary Vessels