Yang Motility Vessel Acupuncture Points

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Acupuncture Meridian - Yang Motility Vessel

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.

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.