Liv-8

Liv-8

Forbidden in Pregnancy?
Channel
Element
English
Spring at the Crook
Name
曲泉
Transliteration
Ququan
Special Point
He SeaWater Point
Description
He-Sea and Water point
Indications
damp-heat from the lower jiao (lower third of body) genitals blood uterus yin
Kinesiology
absence of menstruation impotence headache dizziness digestion
Channel Psychology
Lv: Stuck, life flows easily, I welcome change, resentment, anger.
 Ki: I am afraid to follow my heart’s desire.
 Bl: I have no control of my life. I resent being controlled by others. I am afraid people will not like me if I am myself.
Point Psychology
Mania
Physical Conditions
Symptoms
Swelling and itching of the genitals, pain of the genitals, pain of the penis, impotence, seminal emission, difficult urination, retention of urine, incontinence, diarrhoea containing undigested food, diarrhoea containing blood and pus, no pleasure in eating, uterine prolapse, masses of the abdominals or hypogastrium, infertility, absence of menstruation, swelling of the hypogastrium, hernia and acute abdominal pain, pain of the abdomen and lateral costal region, umbilical pain, mania, headache, visual dizziness, nosebleed, redness, heat swelling and pain of the eyes, short breath, knee pain, swelling and pain of the patella, coldness and pain of the knee and lower leg, pain of the inner thigh, extreme pain of the body
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The point information compiled from multiple sources including College of Complementary Medicine, Sydney Australia. Point location diagram recreated from A Manual of Acupuncture, P Deadman.