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Zu Tai Yin- Spleen Channel

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Channel

Yin/Yang

Max. Time

Route

Important pt.

Category

Applications

Spleen

Sp

Coupled with the stomach

Yin

 

Formed the Tai-Yin with the lung channel

9-11 am

 

weakest time:

9-11 pm

triple burner

Starts at the side of the big toe, goes up along the inside of the leg, passes the abdominal to the chest, then runs downward to the side of the ribs.

1

Yinbai

Well

Diarrhea, gall bladder stone, convulsion in child, abdominal distension

3

Taibai

Source

Upper abdominal pain

4

Gongsun

Luo connection to St 42

Clear dampness, heat, and fullness of stomach and spleen.

Confluent point for Chong mai (Thrusting channel)

6

Sanyijiao

Effective acupuncture point,

Urogenital disorder, absence, interrupted or excessive menstruation, excessive vaginal secretion, induction for labor, abnormal fetal position, impotence, night emission, frequent urination, retention of urine, prostatitis, anesthesia for the pelvic area,

Gastrointestinal disorders,

Important tonification point for deficiency conditions,

Allergic and immunological disorders,

Endocrine disorders,

Skin disorders, high blood pressure, diabetes, used with Extra point, Neima for anesthesia during labor,

Meeting point for the liver, spleen, and kidney. Tonifies chi in general and in spleen and stomach, nourishes the kidney yin which tonifies the blood.

 

9

Yinlingchuan

He

Difficulty of urination, pain in surrounding areas

10

Xuihai

 

Immune-enhancing point,

Skin and urogenital disorders,

Blood diseases

15

Daheng

Gastrointestinal disorders

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