12 primary channels

  1. 12 primary channels
    • enter primary organs
    • deep in the body
  2. 5 transporting points
    • elbow and knee down 
    • jing well
    • ying spring
    • shu streams 
    • jing rivers 
    • he sea
  3. jing well
    • always at the extremity 
    • yang is first point 
    • yin is the last point
    • springs up when lots of rain
    • nebulous, changes from yin to yang
  4. ying spring
    • always second from the extremity
    • can dry up so boundreis of stream is less clear
  5. shu streams
    • always third from extremity 
    • except GB channel
  6. jing rivers
    don't follow a specific rule, generally between shu stream and he sea
  7. he sea
    • always at the elbow or knee
    • qi point is relatively slow to sea reaction 
    • need deeper needle 
    • direction of flow is not as clear
  8. jing well
    • yang: always metal, nails are tools
    • yin: wood
  9. ying spring
    • yang: water
    • yin: fire
  10. shu stream
    • yang: wood
    • yin: earth
  11. jing river
    • yang: fire
    • yin: metal
  12. he sea
    • yang: earth
    • yin: water
  13. jing well
    fx/i
    • metal/wood
    • fx: revival 
    • indication: 
    • mania
    • panic attacks (fullness under heart or chest)
    • loss of consciousness
  14. ying spring 
    fx/i
    • water/fire
    • fx: clear heat in the body 
    • indication:
    • temp control in the body e.g. too hot or too cold, fever, excess or insufficient sweat
  15. shu stream 
    fx/i
    • wood/earth
    • indication:

    • wind, cold, damp in joints
    • joint issues like arthiritis 
    • heaviness in joints (bi syndrome)
  16. jing river
    fx/i
    • fire/metal
    • indication:
    • treat respiratory issues 
    • sudden loss of voice
  17. he sea
    fx/i
    • earth/water
    • indication:
    • counterflow especially in intestine
Author
misol
ID
350529
Card Set
12 primary channels
Description
primary channels
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