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After 4th monthAcupuncture
Master PointKey PointLuo Point
Luo-Connecting point Confluent point of the Chong Mai
spleen middle jiao (middle third of body) qi dampness calms the mind heart and chest the Chong Mai
key point for digestion vomiting diarrhoea abdominal pain insomnia gynaecological disorders
Sp: worry, anxiety, over thinking, fulfilled. My best is not good enough. St: worry about relationships or other people, I look after myself, I support others. Need to live up to other people’s expectations
Mania depression manic raving restlessness sighing
Key Spirit Point Themes
Receptive to receiving from family and heritage
Epigastric pain, vomiting, cold in the stomach, no pleasure in eating, oesophageal constriction, distension and pain of the abdomen, distension and pain of the umbilical region, cutting pain of the intestines, bowel sounds, diarrhoea, undigested food in the stool, inflamed colon, blood in the stool, painful and ineffectual straining to defecate, sudden turmoil disorder, mania-depression, manic raving, insomnia and restlessness, epilepsy, heart pain, much sighing, irregular menstruation, gynaecological disorders, retention of the placenta and lochia, swelling of the head and face, oedema, jaundice, pain of the heel, heat in the soles of the feet
Open Point Psychology
To accumulate virtue one needs to be truthful To store Accumulate when you can, hold back when you need to At times one needs to keep still Remain calm and watchful Digest all information carefully before making decisions
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.