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:
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Spirit PointJing WellWood Point
original nature false self self esteem true self true natureVirtue 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 FlowTonificationSedationrageFearfreezeshockfrightpleasurefightflightSeat of personal power Confidence How we see ourselves Clearing heat restoring consciousness rescuing collapse excess and heat from distal end of channel Stagnation and fullness in chest Disorders of the spirit
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Key PointYing SpringFire Point
Jing Well Ying Spring Shu Stream Jing River He SeaQi FlowTonificationSedationrageFearfreezeshockfrightpleasurefightflightHeat in body Diseases of the yang channels zang pathogens along channel and at distal end
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Key PointShu StreamYuan PointEarth Point
QiLingJing Well Ying Spring Shu Stream Jing River He SeaQi FlowTonificationSedationEmotionsChoicesResentmentFrustrationOriginal QiHeadache 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 walkingaspiration vs expectations fixed goals new chapter and hope aspiration expectations connection to heart aspirationsstressdigestionimproving digestionstress affecting digestionliver invading spleenSeat of personal power Confidence How we see ourselvesFor 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
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Jing RiverMetal Point
Jing 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 truthaspiration vs expectations fixed goals new chapter and hope aspiration expectations connection to heart aspirationsShort breath and asthma Speech and voice Sinews and bones
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Luo Point
EmotionsPlanningChangingStubbornStuckAngeraspiration vs expectations fixed goals new chapter and hope aspiration expectations connection to heart aspirationsQi Flow
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Xi-Cleft
pain acute conditionsaspiration vs expectations fixed goals new chapter and hope aspiration expectations connection to heart aspirationsSeat of personal power Confidence How we see ourselves
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He SeaWater Point
Jing 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
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fixed perspectives expectations overly focused re-evaluation failure fear of failure inaction due to fear of failure intuitive solutions
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Key PointAlarm PointFront-Mu Point
Emotions unblock our creativity writers block lack of change let go of old traumas move forwarddeficiency excess diagnosis treatmentlet go of old traumasmove forwardweighed downfeeling wrongedinjusticeunblock our creativitybalancing 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 lumber pain weakness contraction in limbs pain in limbsSeat of personal power Confidence How we see ourselvesstressdigestionimproving digestionstress affecting digestionliver invading spleenqizangyinfuyangbloodSinewsmusclesvesselsbonemarrowbrain
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Alarm PointFront-Mu Point
Emotions deficiency excess diagnosis treatmentplan for future hope expectations balance growth adapt respond to hurdles changeSeat of personal power Confidence How we see ourselvesQi Flow