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:
Lu-1
Key PointAlarm Point
deficiency excess diagnosis treatmenttaking in the majesty of life celestial palace inner self Humanity Bodyexpression of heart connection to spirit connection to heartQi Flow
Lu-2
allow 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
Lu-3
For Brainhead and throatcoughvomiting and headachewhere there is disharmony between Qi of body and headFor people not connected to their body or feelings.Body connectiontaking in the majesty of life celestial palace inner self Humanity Body
Lu-4
Lu-5
He SeaWater Point
Jing Well Ying Spring Shu Stream Jing River He SeaQi FlowTonificationSedationspiritLetting Gomove oninner selfnew beginningstaking in the majesty of life celestial palace inner self Humanity Bodyinsufficient digestive firepartially digested foodlow energyDisorders of the stomach and intestines Eating and drinking Points on knee influence the fu (yang organs) Skin disorders
Lu-6
Xi-Cleft
pain acute conditionsallow 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
Lu-7
Master PointKey PointLuo Point
EmotionsGuilt or GriefOriginal QiDisorders of the Abdomen Lumber region and back Head and nape Face and mouth Chest and lateral costal region ResuscitationHeadache 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 walkingallow 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 lossQi Flow
Lu-8
Jing RiverMetal 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 lossShort breath and asthma Speech and voice Sinews and bones
Lu-9
Spirit PointKey PointShu StreamYuan PointEarth Point
Letting Go TransformationQiLingJing Well Ying Spring Shu Stream Jing River He SeaQi FlowTonificationSedationEmotionsActivate SocNSOveractive SNSOveractive PNSOriginal Qitaking in the majesty of life celestial palace inner self Humanity Bodyassimilation life story vision of inner truth value truth true to inner child draw on roots grounded thinkingbalancing 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 limbsqizangyinfuyangbloodSinewsmusclesvesselsbonemarrowbrainFor 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
Lu-10
Key PointYing SpringFire Point
Jing 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 lossHeat in body Diseases of the yang channels zang pathogens along channel and at distal end
Lu-11
Jing WellWood Point
Jing Well Ying Spring Shu Stream Jing River He SeaQi FlowTonificationSedationentitiesghostsBrain Integrationbrain Clearing heat restoring consciousness rescuing collapse excess and heat from distal end of channel Stagnation and fullness in chest Disorders of the spirit