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Master PointKey PointShu StreamWood Point
Shu-Stream and Wood point Confluent point of the Governing vessel (Du Mai)
occiput neck and back SI channel pain wind heat malaria calms the mind brain epilepsy heat senses the Governing vessel
Key point for occipital headache one sided headache key point for neck & back pain febrile key point for epilepsy heat in ears & eyes key point for cerebral disorders
Lv: I freely express my vision. I listen to my heart’s vision. Stuck expression. GB: I listen to what is in my heart when making choices for myself. My heart understands what is right. Gv: Other people support my views. No one thinks or feels like I do.
Mania depression schizophrenia. Helps in gaining strength to face up to choices and difficult decisions in life. Improves clarity judgement and strength of character
Stiffness and pain of the neck, difficulty in turning the neck, one-sided headache, bilateral headache, pain of the back and shoulder, pain of the shoulder, elbow and arm, contraction of the elbow, contraction and pain of the fingers, pain of the lumbar region and knees, hemiplegia, malaria, night sweating, cold shivering, chills and fever, febrile disease with absence of sweating, fullness of the chest, jaundice, dark hesitant urination, epilepsy, mania-depression, disorders of the Governing vessel, deafness, tinnitus, superficial visual obstruction, redness and pain of the eyes, swelling of the eyes with lacrimation, nosebleed, toothache, swelling of the throat and cheek, redness, swelling and pain of both cheeks, loss of voice
Open Point Psychology
Set boundaries and restrict, however do not over restrict Regulate the excessiveness and deficiency of your life Strike a balance, walk the central path Favourable to be steadfast and upright in hardship Find strength, speed, quickness Be upright
The point information was compiled from multiple sources including College of Complementary Medicine, Sydney Australia. Point location diagram recreated from A Manual of Acupuncture, P Deadman.