Acupuncture Theory

Google
 
Web tcm.health-info.org

 

 

 Curious? Want to see some Acupuncture pictures! Click here.

(the pictures pages can take a moment to load, patience may be needed)

 

 

Treatment based on diagnosis of Qi and Blood

 

Qi deficiency, Qi sinking, Qi stagnation, rebel Qi

 

Qi deficiency

P/T – tonify, i.e. Ren 4, 6, 17, BL 43, ST 36, related shu points, yuan-source points

Qi sinking

P/T – tonify, needle and moxa, i.e. *Du 20, Ren 4, 8, 6, 12, ST 36, back shu

- can’t keep blood in vessels (bleeding) use heavy moxa and use Du 25, 26 to increase blood pressure.

Qi stagnation

P/T – sedate, i.e. Ren 6, 12, 17, LR 3, LI 4, SJ 6, GB 34, ST 36, 37, 39

rebel Qi

P/T -   - Lung (neutral), i.e. LU 1, 5, 7, 9, Ren 17, BL 13, ST 36

                - Stomach (sedate), i.e. Ren 12, ST 30, 36, 21, PC 6 with SP 4, Ren 17, BL 21

                - Kidney (tonify), i.e. needle & moxa, Ren 4, 6, KI 3, 7, Du 4, BL 23, SP 6, ST 36

 

Blood deficiency, Blood stagnation (Stasis), bleeding (Heart, Liver, Spleen)

 

Blood deficiency

P/T – nourish, tonify, and promote production, i.e. needle and moxa, SP 10, Ren 4, Bl 20, 21, 15, 18, 17, ST 36, SP 6, LR 3, GB 39

Blood stagnation (Stasis)

P/T – sedate, bleed, i.e. SP 10, BL 17, Ren 17, LR 3, LI 4, ashi points

Bleeding due to…

1. Qi deficiency  P/T – tonify, i.e. SP 1, LU 6, Xi-cleft points

2. Heat  P/T – sedate (Heart, Lung, Liver, Stomach)

                - nose, LI 20, Du 23, Yintang, GB 20, LI 4

                - cough, LU 1, 6, 5, 10, BL 17

                - vomit, Ren 12, ST 21, PC 6, ST 44, 36, BL 17

                - urine, Ren 3, 4, SP 6, ST 39, BL 28, 23

                - anal, Du 1, BL 57, Ren 12, ST 21, LU 6, SP 6, 4

                - uterine, SP 1, LR 1, 2, 3, LI 4, BL 17

3. Yin deficiency  P/T – neutral, i.e. LU 1, 5, 10, KI 3, BL 13, 43

 

Qi & Blood deficiency, Qi deficiency leads to bleeding, bleeding leads to Qi collapse,

Qi deficiency leads to Blood Stasis, Qi stagnation leads to Blood Stasis

 

To treat these patterns simply combine the points that apply to the Qi and to the Blood patterns.

 

 

 [ Top of the Page ]

 

 

 

TCM Health-info Recommended Reading Top 10     

 

 

 

Search TCM Health-info by keyword or phrase

----------------------

the SAGE newsletter

Sign-up now for this simple yet essential e-mail newsletter.

Click Here

-----------------------

-----------------------

Acupuncture

schools

information

-----------------------

Over 300 Chinese herb pictures & info

----------------------

Send in your case studies, articles, essays!  You could get featured on TCM Health-info home page!

Be Heard

---------------------

WHO

(World Health Organization)

List of conditions treatable by Chinese Medicine & Acupuncture

----------------------

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kalyx.com carries the largest line of quality bulk

Chinese herbs and powdered extracts on the net!

All at good prices, delivered to your door,

dependable, & simple.

 

Kalyx.com also carries full lines of western herbs,

supplements, aromatherapy, foods, spices, teas,

bath / body products, and much more!

 

Search for any product or keyword.

 

 

 

 

 

© tcm.health-info.org 2002

 

Acupuncture & Traditional Chinese Medicine Pregnancy Labour Health Vancouver
Acupuncture & Traditional Chinese Medicine Infertility IVF Health Vancouver | Traditional Chinese Medicine Association of British Columbia (TCMABC) Vancouver |
Chinese Medicine Tools: FREE Radio-Video-Podcasts-Articles-Blogs-Forums-Research-Pictures-Case Studies-Listings-Classifieds