Acupuncture Points

Acupuncture Points

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
PointSpecial PointBalancesBalance for:
Gb-1
Key Point
Emotions wonderinnocenceseeing things afreshQi Flow
Gb-2
Key Point
Gb-3
Emotions
Gb-4
fixed perspectives expectations overly focused re-evaluation failure fear of failure inaction due to fear of failure intuitive solutions
Gb-5
Balance head and heartUnity shoulder burden yin accepts yang analysis vs intuition empty mind to deal with others flexibly life flows on hearts path thoughts and feelings
Gb-6
yielding pushing restraining desires to connect yielding to what is seeing what is no judgement yield to flow of life striving vs hopeless reaching and yielding
Gb-7
Emotions Flexibility to change sense of direction flexibility direction
Gb-8
Key Point
Emotions Flowing receptive to spirit life flows harmony find the wayHeadache
Gb-9
rageFearfreezeshockfrightpleasurefightflightHeadacheBalance
Gb-10
seeing what is acceptance root of spirit purity inside see things clearly adapting plans
Gb-11
yielding pushing restraining desires to connect yielding to what is seeing what is no judgement yield to flow of life striving vs hopeless reaching and yieldingBrain IntegrationConfusionDizzinessDepression
Gb-12
Key Point
Gb-13
internal stress illness spiritual roots rejuvenation future growth inwardly united connect outwardseeing what is acceptance root of spirit purity inside see things clearly adapting plans
Gb-14
Key Point
Emotions seeing things clearly empty mind clear decisions growth movement changeseeing things clearly pure yang energyseeing what is acceptance root of spirit purity inside see things clearly adapting plansemotional distress
Gb-15
gentleness tears letting go new path new decisions take action let go of pastallow tears to flow let go to move forward let go of old patterns purity of spirit capacity to let go fear of separation cry of sadness grief letting go of projects letting go of grief fear of letting go loss
Gb-16
Emotionsbenevolentsee beauty withinpreconceptions vision see things as they are judgement prejudice beauty within release external constraints internal changeyielding pushing restraining desires to connect yielding to what is seeing what is no judgement yield to flow of life striving vs hopeless reaching and yieldingseeing what is acceptance root of spirit purity inside see things clearly adapting plans
Gb-17
plan correctly internal clarity move through life principles sticking to your truth acting with virtue original nature true path
Gb-18
QiLingEmotions Creativity living in the moment ling cheng transform receiving intuition insightReceiving spirit insight to balance head open up receive inspire creativity ritual inspiration Intuition bigger pictureBalance head and heartUnity shoulder burden yin accepts yang analysis vs intuition empty mind to deal with others flexibly life flows on hearts path thoughts and feelingsconnection to spirit transformation spiritual transformationgiving receiving spirit receiving from mother focus on others receive from family excess sympathy stagnation of needs repression of needs selfishness internal nourishment judging needs deserve care
Gb-19
perceive things clearly empty mind heart wisdom intuition insight
Gb-20
Key Point
decisions move forward clarity clear thinking decisiveness internal conflicts confusion internal battles
Gb-21
Shoulder burden see clearly vision heart wisdom accept oneself accept others ease inner peace head-heart connectionBalance head and heartUnity shoulder burden yin accepts yang analysis vs intuition empty mind to deal with others flexibly life flows on hearts path thoughts and feelings
Gb-22
fixed perspectives expectations overly focused re-evaluation failure fear of failure inaction due to fear of failure intuitive solutions
Gb-23
Balance head and heartUnity shoulder burden yin accepts yang analysis vs intuition empty mind to deal with others flexibly life flows on hearts path thoughts and feelings
Gb-24
Spirit PointAlarm PointFront-Mu Point
Gb-25
Key PointAlarm PointFront-Mu Point
deficiency excess diagnosis treatmentcalmnessstillnesssafetybelongingstabilityinsecuritiesconnection being of service to connect core connection to heart empty mind to access knowing deeper self
Gb-26
Key Point
promote communication upper lower jiao heart and kidneys decision head deeper wisdom
Gb-27
change moving through change flexibility move in any direction stuck specific direction
Gb-28
hold fast to path walking upright true path clear vision open to spirit open to innate nature
Gb-29
Emotions Protection foundations stillness stability stable centre safety move decisively protection movement taking action foundation move decisively
Gb-30
Key Point
Headache Headache and speech Sinews arms hand skin Digestion Skin throat cold Speech anger eating Lumber pain stiffness of bones and sinews Constipation lumber pain knee Short breath groaning cramps Hip and leg pain Knee and leg Vision fright fits walking
Gb-31
aspiration vs expectations fixed goals new chapter and hope aspiration expectations connection to heart aspirations
Gb-32
Emotions Flowing receptive to spirit life flows harmony find the wayyielding pushing restraining desires to connect yielding to what is seeing what is no judgement yield to flow of life striving vs hopeless reaching and yielding
Gb-33
Gb-34
Key PointHe SeaEarth Point
Jing Well Ying Spring Shu Stream Jing River He SeaQi FlowTonificationSedationHeadache Headache and speech Sinews arms hand skin Digestion Skin throat cold Speech anger eating Lumber pain stiffness of bones and sinews Constipation lumber pain knee Short breath groaning cramps Hip and leg pain Knee and leg Vision fright fits walkingBalance head and heartUnity shoulder burden yin accepts yang analysis vs intuition empty mind to deal with others flexibly life flows on hearts path thoughts and feelingsYin accepts yang (illuminating waters within) reinvigorate our energy long term growth change balance head and heartbalancing parts of bodybody systems Yin organs yang organs qi lung qi heart qi sinews tightness muscle pain joint pain blood vessels blood flow neck pain back pain spine pain weakness contraction in limbs pain in limbsqizangyinfuyangbloodSinewsmusclesvesselsbonemarrowbrainDisorders of the stomach and intestines Eating and drinking Points on knee influence the fu (yang organs) Skin disorders
Gb-35
Xi-Cleft
pain acute conditionsengender decisiveness gain sudden insight decisions life plans quick clear decisions acting decisively
Gb-36
Xi-Cleft
Toxic Emotions Fear Withdrawal Anger Frustration Lack of joy Embarrassment Hurt Sympathy (Excess sensitivity) Grief Disconnect Guilt Paranoia Disconnected Resentment Confused Bitterness Shame Defensive Disgust Disdain Worthless Immobilised Pointless Secrecy Intimidating Aloof Passive aggression Seething Always looking for a new answer Lying Sarcastic Teasing Blush and hide React and push back Prickly Ingratiation Complaining Direct people to be happy Superior Snide Push people away Lack of inspiration Futilepain acute conditionsaspiration vs expectations fixed goals new chapter and hope aspiration expectations connection to heart aspirations
Gb-37
Key PointLuo Point
Toxic Emotions Fear Withdrawal Anger Frustration Lack of joy Embarrassment Hurt Sympathy (Excess sensitivity) Grief Disconnect Guilt Paranoia Disconnected Resentment Confused Bitterness Shame Defensive Disgust Disdain Worthless Immobilised Pointless Secrecy Intimidating Aloof Passive aggression Seething Always looking for a new answer Lying Sarcastic Teasing Blush and hide React and push back Prickly Ingratiation Complaining Direct people to be happy Superior Snide Push people away Lack of inspiration FutileEmotionsmake clear judgments and decisionssee things afreshbringing clarityChoicesResentmentFrustrationseeing what is acceptance root of spirit purity inside see things clearly adapting plansQi Flow
Gb-38
Key PointJing RiverFire Point
Jing Well Ying Spring Shu Stream Jing River He SeaQi FlowTonificationSedationyielding pushing restraining desires to connect yielding to what is seeing what is no judgement yield to flow of life striving vs hopeless reaching and yieldingShort breath and asthma Speech and voice Sinews and bones
Gb-39
Key Point
Balance head and heartUnity shoulder burden yin accepts yang analysis vs intuition empty mind to deal with others flexibly life flows on hearts path thoughts and feelingsqizangyinfuyangbloodSinewsmusclesvesselsbonemarrowbrain
Gb-40
Yuan Point
QiLingEmotionsPlanningChangingStubbornStuckAngerOriginal Qiaspiration vs expectations fixed goals new chapter and hope aspiration expectations connection to heart aspirationsfixed perspectives overly focused re-evaluation failure fear of failure inaction due to fear of failure intuitive solutionsQi Flow
Gb-41
Master PointKey PointShu StreamWood Point
Virtue Negative Aspects of Self intimacy openness warm protected spontaneous control connection propriety (appropriate action) self mastery social interaction propriety external connection balance understanding of others understood by others discernment communication insight receptive valuable connected with heaven acting rightly pure inspired self worth letting go acknowledged alone sufficiency - having enough non-attached wisdom to treat myself well wisdom overcoming fear will driven clever able to rest full of life concentration focus meeting needs inside integrating myself into the wider world altruism reciprocity adaptability nourished understand myself true giving integrity interested in others adaptable giving and receiving self-esteem vision planning benevolent patient free flexible choice guarded vulnerable isolated unsafe betrayed hurt pained controllingJing Well Ying Spring Shu Stream Jing River He SeaQi FlowTonificationSedationallow tears to flow let go to move forward let go of old patterns purity of spirit capacity to let go fear of separation cry of sadness grief letting go of projects letting go of grief fear of letting go lossFor Yin channels – for tonifying and harmonising their respective zang yin organsFor yang channels – treat disorders of their channel (not the fu) Heaviness of the body and pain of the joints Intermittent diseases such as malaria
Gb-42
Balance
Gb-43
Ying SpringWater Point
Emotionsenable growth and changecourage and vitalityHeat in body Diseases of the yang channels zang pathogens along channel and at distal end
Gb-44
Key PointJing WellMetal Point
Jing Well Ying Spring Shu Stream Jing River He SeaQi FlowTonificationSedationFear fear based anxiety facing fears separation failure fear of failure fear of intimacy vigilance fear of fearfixed perspectives expectations overly focused re-evaluation inaction due to fear of failure intuitive solutionsallow tears to flow let go to move forward let go of old patterns purity of spirit capacity to let go fear of separation cry of sadness grief letting go of projects letting go of grief fear of letting go lossBrain IntegrationConfusionDizzinessDepression Clearing heat restoring consciousness rescuing collapse excess and heat from distal end of channel Stagnation and fullness in chest Disorders of the spirit