Emotions and the Meridians
Each meridian is generally named after the organ it governs. Each organ generates, stores an distributes an emotional quality.
When out of balance the organs generate the following emotions - one organ generates the other expresses it:
Liver: Generates anger, frustration, irritability and resentment.
Gallbladder: Expresses anger and depression
Lung: Generates grief and sadness
Large intestine: Expresses grief
Kidney: Generates fear
Bladder: Expresses fear
Spleen: Generates worry and pensiveness
Stomach: Expresses worry
Heart: Generates joy as well as anxiety and shock
Small intestine: Distributes emotions of the heart
Pericardium: Protects the heart from excess and shock
Triple Warmer: Distributes emotions of the heart
Balancing Emotions - Yuan/Source Points
LU9 - Source Point for the lung meridian. Regulates and tonifies lung Qi and Yin Qi.
LI4 - Source point for the large intestine meridian. Regulates large intestine qi and moistens the colon. Stimulates downward flowing energy.
SP3 - Source Point for the spleen meridian. Regulates and tonifies the spleen and clears heat.
ST42 - Source Point for the stomach meridian. Regulates the stomach and calms the spirits
HT7 - Source Point for the heart meridian. Regulates and tonifies the heart. Calms he spirit and balances emotions.
SI4 - Source Point for the small intestine. Invigorates Qi.
KI3 - Source Point for the kidney. Tonifies, regulates and stabilizes kidney Qi
BL64 - Source Point for the bladder. Regulates the bladder and calms the spirit.
PC7 - Source Point for heart protector - Pericardium. Regulates and clears excess fire from the heart. Calms and sedates the body and mind.
SJ4 - Source Point for the gall bladder. Regulates and transforms bladder Qi
GB40 - Source Point for the gall bladder. Regulates and transforms gall bladder Qi
LV3 - Source Point for the liver. Regulates and tonifies liver Qi. Provides an overall calming effect.
CV17 - Meeting Point for the conception vessel. Calms the spirit and harmonizes yin Qi
GV14 - Meeting Point for the governing vessel. Facilitates and invigorates Qi flow and harmonizes yang Qi.
To balance the points, press in circular motion until you feel a change. Then pulse pressure on the point for another while.
If a 24-point session is too long, find each point but treat only the ones that are sore.
End your session with CV17 and GV14.