Yang Motility Vessel Acupuncture Points

    Acupuncture Meridian - Yang Motility Vessel

    Point

    Chinese

    English

    Function

    Indications

    GB 20

    feng chi

    Wind Pool

    Eliminates wind (interior and exterior), subdues Liver yang, brightens the eyes, benefits the ears, clears heat, clears the brain.

    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

    Expels wind, clears heat, brightens the eyes, stops pain, stops itching, stops lacrimation.

    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

    Expels wind, brightens the eyes, stops lacrimation.

    Redness, swelling and pain of the eye, lacrimation, night blindness, twitching of eyelids, facial paralysis.

    ST 3

    ju liao

    Great Bone-Hole

    Expels wind, removes obstructions from the channel, relieves swellings.

    Facial paralysis, twitching of eyelids, epistaxis, toothache, swelling of lips and cheek.

    ST 4

    di cang

    Earth Granary

    Expels wind, removes obstructions from the channel, benefits tendons and muscles.

    Deviation of the mouth, salivation, twitching of the eyelids.

    LI 16

    ju gu

    Great Bone

    Moves blood locally, removes obstructions from the channel, opens the chest, subdues ascending rebellious Qi, stimulates the descending of Lung Qi, benefits the joints.

    Pain and motor impairment of the upper extremities, pain in the shoulder and back.

    LI 15

    jian yu

    Shoulder Bone

    Benefits sinews, promotes circulation of Qi in the channels, stops pain, expels wind.

    Pain in the shoulder and arm. Motor impairment of the upper extremities, rubella, scrofula.

    SI 10

    nao shu

    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.

    GB 29

    ju lido

    Squatting Bone-Hole

    Removes obstructions from the channel.

    Pain and numbness in the thigh and lumbar region, paralysis, muscular atrophy of the lower limbs.

    BL 59

    fu yang

    Instep Yang

    Removes obstructions from the channel, invigorates the Yang Motility Vessel, strengthens the back.

    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

    Removes obstructions from the channel, benefits the eyes, relaxes the sinews, opens the Yang Motility Vessel, clears the mind, eliminates interior wind.

    Epilepsy, mania, headache, dizziness, insomnia, backache, aching of the leg.

    BL 61

    pu can

    Subservient Visitor

    Frees channels and quickens the connecting vessels, disperses swelling, relieves pain.

    Muscular atrophy and weakness of the lower extremities, pain in the heel.