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:
SJ-1
Jing WellMetal Point
Jing Well Ying Spring Shu Stream Jing River He SeaQi FlowTonificationSedationfear of intimacy letting go past relationships excessive neediness blocking receptivity to intimacy weary heart rushing intimacy shutdown intimacy physical intimacy boundaries Clearing heat restoring consciousness rescuing collapse excess and heat from distal end of channel Stagnation and fullness in chest Disorders of the spirit
SJ-2
Ying SpringWater Point
Jing Well Ying Spring Shu Stream Jing River He SeaQi FlowTonificationSedationHeat in body Diseases of the yang channels zang pathogens along channel and at distal end
SJ-3
Shu StreamWood Point
Jing Well Ying Spring Shu Stream Jing River He SeaQi FlowTonificationSedationFor 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
SJ-4
Yuan Point
QiLingEmotionsIntimacyInner ConnectionHurtOriginal QiNutritional DeficiencyToxicityAllergyHeavy MetalsCell SaltsBalanceQi Flow
SJ-5
Spirit PointMaster PointKey PointLuo Point
outer boundaries intimacy issues inability to share heart timid avoid social contact superficial social contactEmotionsQi Flow
SJ-6
Key PointJing RiverFire 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 controlling
SJ-7
Xi-Cleft
pain acute conditions
SJ-8
SJ-9
SJ-10
He SeaEarth 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
SJ-11
trauma betrayal intimacy trauma sexual repression heartbreak sexual trauma
SJ-12
SJ-13
SJ-14
SJ-15
integrate spirit spirit wisdom inner essence external spirit embodying spirit emotionally cold shut-down shutdown frozen shoulders connect with othersassimilation life story vision of inner truth value truth true to inner child draw on roots grounded thinking
SJ-16
For Brainhead and throatcoughvomiting and headachewhere there is disharmony between Qi of body and headFor people not connected to their body or feelings.Body connection
SJ-17
SJ-18
rageFearfreezeshockfrightpleasurefightflight
SJ-19
SJ-20
SJ-21
SJ-22
forward flow connect deeper self express deeper self express heart’s intention reach out at heart level shine brightly inner self flowing into world
SJ-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 feelingsQi Flow