Acupuncture points are colour coded to show whether they are key points or have balances. They are also marked with bands if they are to be avoided during pregnancy.
Color codes (learn more here):
Banded is to be avoided during pregnancy - especially ones pointing left /
Red is a key point and likely has a balance associated with it
Yellow has a balance associated with it
Green ones are Master points
Blue pins are extraordinary points
White are not associated with a balance
key point for sinews and tissues key point for stiff tight muscles and joints anywhere in the body key point for GB and Lv knee pain hip pain sciatica key point for pain in lateral costal region nausea vomiting depression.
key point for one sided headache key point for menstruation headaches occipital and vertex pain key point for eyes and fluid in eyes key point for menstruation key point for feet temporal lobe and ears.
point for sense organs – eyes ears tongue key point for severe or acute disturbance of head such as headaches hearing dizziness swollen and painful eye breathing pain of lateral costal region sleep and nightmares.