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Element Fire Earth Metal Water Wood

Color Red Yellow White Blue/black Green


Flavor Bitter Sweet Pungent Salty Sour
Sense Tongue Mouth Nose Ears Eyes
Emotion Joy Worry Sadness Fear Anger
Tissue Pulse Muscles Skin Bones Tendons
Climate
Sounds
Heat
Laughing
Humidity
Singing
Dryness
Crying
Cold
Groaning
Wind
Shouting
Earth 8 S
Fire 5H
Earth 10 S
Fire 6 H
FIRE YIN
Negative
YANG
Positive
Odor Scorched Fragrant Rotting Putrid Rancid Wood 3 T Wood 3 T Fire promotes earth Solid Organs Hollow Organs
Seasons Summer Autumn Autumn Winter Spring Water 2 Water 2 Fire controls metal Inner (shadow) Outer (light)
Direction South Center West North East Metal 1 Metal 1 Front Back
Luo 7 Luo 5
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Cold Heat
SI Source 4 Source 4 TW
Water 3 Water 3

HT Metal 4
Earth 7 S
Metal 5
Earth 7 S P
Fire
Wood 9 T
8H Fire
Wood 9 T
8H
EARTH
WOOD GB Luo 5
Xi-Cleft 6
Luo 6
Xi-Cleft 4
ST
Earth 36 H
Earth promotes metal
Wood promotes fire Source 7 Earth controls water
Wood controls earth Earth
Fire
34
38 S
LIV Source 7
SP Fire
Wood 43
41 T

Wood 41 H Water 44
Water 43 T Water 8 T Water 9 Metal 45 S
Metal 44 Metal 4 Metal 5S Luo 40
Luo 37 Earth 3 Earth 3H Xi-Cleft 34
Xi-Cleft 36 Fire 2S Fire 2T Source 42
Source 40 Wood 1 H Wood 1
GB First point on
Luo 5
Xi-Cleft 6
Luo
Xi-Cleft
4
8
Elbow or knee Source 3
Earth 34
Source 3
KO
Fire 38 S Command Points
Wood 41 H “Element Points” Destructive
Water 43 T YIN
Metal 44 Fifth point on Finger tips or Toe tips
(Tsing points) Zang organs YANG
Fu organs
S = Sedation point
H = Horary point
T = Tonification point KI Water
Metal
10 H
7T
Water 5 S
Metal 8 H
LU
Earth 3 Earth 9 T
Fire 2 Fire 10
Wood 1S Wood 11
BL Luo 4 Luo 7 LI
Xi-Cleft 5 Xi-Cleft 6
Source 3 Source 9
Earth 40 Earth 11 T
Fire 60 Fire 5

WATER Wood 65 S
Water 66 H
Metal 67 T
Wood
Water
Metal
3
2S
1H
METAL
Water promotes wood Luo 58 Luo 6 Metal promotes water
Water controls fire Xi-Cleft 63 Xi-Cleft 7 Metal controls wood
Source 64 SHEN Source 4

Constructive
Yin Yang
Negative
Cold
Positive
Heat
Cardinal Points
Face & head LI-4
Chest Chest
LIV-14 LU-1
Water Fire Neck LU-7 Foot Hand
Moist Dry Chest & digestion P-6 LIV-1 LU-11
Female Male Respiratory system LU-5 Foot Hand
Solid organs Hollow organs Shoulder ST-38 also ST-37 GB-44 LI-1
Soft Hard Scapula SI-11
Inner (shadow) Outer (light) Arm LI-11
Interior of body Surface of body Hand TW-5 Face Face
Front of body Back of body Ear TW-5 GB-1 Horary Horary LI-20
Chronic disease Acute disease Skin GV-20, LU-9, LU-11 LIV-1 LU-8
Parasympathetic Sympathetic Upper abdomen ST-36, CV-12 Horary Face
Face Horary
Lower abdomen SP-6, CV-6 LI-1 ST-1
TW-23 GB-41
Master energetical ST-36 Master horary
Alarm points Increase energy CV-6, ST-36
(Front-mu points) General excess (energy) GV-14 1-3 3-5
Lung LU-1 Low back, sacrum & leg BL-54 Horary 11-1 5-7 Horary
Upper back, leg & foot BL-60 Hand AM Foot
Large intestine ST-25 TW-6 ST-36
Nervous system LV-3 TW-1 9-11 7-9 ST-45
Stomach CV-12
Spleen LV-13 Neurological confusion KI-27 Horary Cycle
Sympathetic NS GV-20 Hand Foot
Heart CV-14 Horary 7-9 9-11 Horary
Parasympathetic NS ST-36, SP-6 P-9 SP-1
Small intestine CV-4 P-8 PM SP-3
Bladder CV-3 All cerebral disorders GB-20 5-7 11-1
Kidney GB-25 Memory, mental, cerebral GV-20 3-5 1-3
Pericardium CV-17 Unconsciousness GV-26
Triple warmer CV-5 Endocrine system CV-5 Horary
Lymphatics LV-2 Horary Chest
Gallbladder GB-24 Chest KI-10
Yang organs CV-12 HT-8 SP-21
Liver LV-14 P-1
Yin organs LV-13 Horary Horary
Muscles & tendons GB-34 BL-66 SI-5
Chest Chest
Bones BL-11 KI-27 HT-1
Associated points Bone marrow GB-39
(back-shu points) Blood & blood chemistries BL-17
Blood sugars (diabetes) SP-10 Foot
Lung BL-13 T3-4 Hand
Blood vessels LU-9 KI-1 HT-9
Pericardium BL-14 T4-5
Master associated point KI-27 Foot Hand
Heart BL-15 T5-6
Master luo point SP-21 BL-67 SI-1
Liver BL-18 T9-10 Face Face
Obesity GV-26
Gallbladder BL-19 T10-11 BL-1 SI-19
Anxiety with palpations HT-7
Spleen BL-20 T11-12
Whole body weakness/pain SP-21
Stomach BL-21 T12-L1
Center of respiration CV-17
Triple warmer BL-22 L1-2
Malpositioned fetus BL-67
Kidney BL-23 L2-3
Large intestine BL-25 L4-5 Muscle/Meridian Associations
Small intestine BL-27 S1 Copyright 2004 www.AcupunctureProducts.com
Bladder BL-28 S2 Lung deltoids, serratus anticus, levator scapula, coracobrachialis
Large Intestine hamstrings, tensor fascia lata, quagratus lumborum
Stomach pectoralis major, biceps brachii, brachialis, brachioradialis, supinator, SCM,
Tsing (Jing-Well) points pronator teres & quadratus, opponens pollicis & digiti minimi, neck flex/ext
Spleen lower & middle trapezius, latissimus dorsi, triceps brachii, anconeus
Extra Associated points Finger tips Toe tips Heart subscapularis
Governing vessel BL-16 T7-8 LU-11 SP-1 Small Intestine Quadriceps, abdominals, flexor digiti minimi brevis
Diaphragm BL-17 T8-9 LI-1 LV-1 Bladder Tibialis anterior, peroneus tertius, peroneus longus & brevis,
Qihai (Sea of Qi) BL-24 L4-5
P-9 ST-45 Extensor hallucis longus & brevis, sacrospinalis
TW-1 GB-44 Kidney Psoas, illiacus, upper trapezius
Guanyuan (Gate Origin) BL-26 L5-S1 HT-9 KI-1
Zhonglu (Center Spine) BL-29 S3 Pericardium Sartorius, gracilis, adductors, gluteus maximus & medius & minimus, piriformis
SI-1 BL-67
Gastrocnemius, soleus, tibialis posterior, flexor hallucus longus & brevis
Baihuan (White Circle) BL-30 S4
Triple Warmer Infraspinatus, teres minor,
KI-27 is the associated point Gallbladder Popliteus
Liver Pectoralis major, rhomboids
for all associated points. Conception Vessel Supraspinatus
Governing Vessel Teres major