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:
KI-1
Spirit PointKey PointJing WellWood Point
Jing Well Ying Spring Shu Stream Jing River He SeaQi FlowTonificationSedationGroundingrageFearfreezeshockfrightpleasurefightflightlet go of the false selfembrace the true selfrecovery of the lost selflost selfjinginternal selfcore selfspiritfatigueshed fictional selfshed maskre-establishing connection with spiritliving our truthaspiration vs expectations fixed goals new chapter and hope aspiration expectations connection to heart aspirations Clearing heat restoring consciousness rescuing collapse excess and heat from distal end of channel Stagnation and fullness in chest Disorders of the spiritbalanceaspirationplanningangerFrustrationdepression
KI-2
Ying SpringFire Point
Jing Well Ying Spring Shu Stream Jing River He SeaQi FlowTonificationSedationFlow in loveremain openlet go of the false selfembrace the true selfFear fear based anxiety facing fears separation failure fear of failure fear of intimacy vigilance fear of fearHeat in body Diseases of the yang channels zang pathogens along channel and at distal endflow with love and warmth receptive closed heart fear numb
KI-3
Key PointShu StreamYuan PointEarth Point
QiLingJing Well Ying Spring Shu Stream Jing River He SeaQi FlowTonificationSedationEmotionsControlOriginal Qirecovery of the lost selflost selfjinginternal selfcore selfspiritfatigueshed fictional selfshed maskre-establishing connection with spiritliving our truthconnection being of service to connect core connection to heart empty mind to access knowing deeper selfinsufficient digestive firepartially digested foodlow energyBalanceFor 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 malarialost vitality feel tired listless impotent worn down great energy vitality potential guided wisdom core self internal calm stillness
KI-4
Key PointLuo Point
EmotionsFearDrivenFocusedcalmnessstillnesssafetybelongingstabilityinsecuritiesragefreezeshockfrightpleasurefightflight fear based anxiety facing fears separation failure fear of failure fear of intimacy vigilance fear of feartrust trust ourselves trust others vigilenceQi Flowfear loneliness disconnection distrust ourselves overthinking balance fear internal knowing stillness vitality
KI-5
Xi-Cleft
pain acute conditionsFear fear based anxiety facing fears separation failure fear of failure fear of intimacy vigilance fear of feartoxic fear paranoid paranoia anxious anxiety withdrawn lonely recklessness instinctive connection inner wisdom
KI-6
Master PointYin Qiao Mai
anxiety overwhelm fear sense of urgency calm the mindBalance 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
KI-7
Key PointJing RiverMetal Point
loss and return of original nature tonify Ki yin and yang primordial qi original natureJing Well Ying Spring Shu Stream Jing River He SeaQi FlowTonificationSedationrecovery of the lost selflost selfjinginternal selfcore selfspiritfatigueshed fictional selfshed maskre-establishing connection with spiritliving our truthconnection being of service to connect core connection to heart empty mind to access knowing deeper selfShort breath and asthma Speech and voice Sinews and bones
KI-8
Xi-CleftYin Qiao Mai
Emotions Trust trusting open confident honest connections good relationship within ourself faith in ourself faith innate nature destinypain acute conditionscalmnessstillnesssafetybelongingstabilityinsecuritiessincere sincerity trust communication truth integrity connection honest relationshipstrust trust ourselves trust others vigilence
KI-9
Xi-Cleft
support original self original self re-birth reborn authentic open up to others
KI-10
He SeaWater 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 FlowTonificationSedationDisorders of the stomach and intestines Eating and drinking Points on knee influence the fu (yang organs) Skin disorders
KI-11
protection structure core essense core vitality
KI-12
overcome fear on inward connection inner nature overcome shame overcome guilt sexuality unconscious beliefs fears motivations fertility
KI-13
vital life force creative life giving energy past traumas move forward create own path creative life force
KI-14
fullness sufficiency flow change contentment satisfaction balance
KI-15
flow from centre stable centred flow from core move through life express true self
KI-16
vitality link fire and water inner nature outward expression joy peace balance
KI-17
flexibility plans inner nature overcome obstacles
KI-18
inner nature express self integrate with outside
KI-19
KI-20
overcoming fear overcome doubt loss of faith feeling lost lost in life overly driven deep seated fears open heart nourishment
KI-21
overcome fears manifest destiny internal wisdom core wisdom power of spirit full potential
KI-22
Fear fear based anxiety facing fears separation failure fear of failure fear of intimacy vigilance fear of fear
KI-23
Spirit Point
sealed heart lacks authority inner knowingThe Heart Spirit Heart Balance of Yin and Yang overcome major hurdles transformation spirit purpose destinylet go of the false selfembrace the true self
KI-24
Spirit Point
Connection to the Dao or spirit power to effect changeThe Heart Spirit Heart Balance of Yin and Yang overcome major hurdles transformation spirit purpose destinyQiLinglet go of the false selfembrace the true selfconnection to spirit spiritual transformation
KI-25
Spirit Point
spirit true pathThe Heart Spirit Heart Balance of Yin and Yang overcome major hurdles transformation spirit purpose destinylet go of the false selfembrace the true self
KI-26
forward flow connect deeper self express deeper self express heart’s intention reach out at heart level shine brightly inner self flowing into world
KI-27
Qi Flow