Point of the month

(Stomach) ST 40

TCM Actions: Transforms phlegm and dampness Benefits the chest Clears phlegm from the lung and alleviates cough and wheezing Clears phlegm from the heart and calms the spirit Acvtivates the channel and alleviates pain TCM Indications: Copious phlegm, fullness, oppression and pain of the chest, stabbing pain of the chest, cutting pain of the abdomen, […]

Point of the month

Liver 3

If you’re needing help with stress, lower back pain, high blood pressure, menstrual cramps, limb pain, insomnia and anxiety – Liver 3 is your go-to point. Liver 3 (Great Surge) It is located on your foot about two finger widths above the place where the skin of your big toe and the next toe join. […]

DU 20 - Baihui, Hundred Meetings - Acupuncture point
Point of the month

DU 20 – Baihui, Hundred Meetings – Acupuncture point

Pinyin Name & English Translation Baihui, Hundred Meetings (Convergence)   TCM Indications: Vertigo, dizziness Coma, apoplexy, hemiplegia, aphasia Manic psychosis, insomnia   Head wind, one-sided headache, pain of the vertex, heaviness of the head, dizziness, wind dizziness, visual dizziness, tinnitus, protruding eyes, blindness, hypertension, hypotension.   Windstroke, hemiplegia, opisthotonos, tetany, loss of consciousness, vomiting of […]

Acupuncture point stomach 36
Point of the month

Stomach 36

Chinese Name: Zusanli (English translation: Leg Three Miles) Zu San Li (ST36) is commonly used for gastrointestinal discomfort, nausea and vomiting, and stress and fatigue. Zu San Li (ST36) is located four finger widths down from the bottom of your knee cap, along the outer boundary of your shin bone. If you are in the […]

aupuncture point lung 7
Point of the month

Lung 7 (Lieque)

Chinese Name: Lieque (English translation: Broken Sequence) Location: On the radial margin of the forearm, superior to the styloid process of the radius, 1.5 cun above the transverse crease of the wrist. Lung 7 is a key acupuncture point for treating cold and flu symptoms, including cough, sore throat, chills and fever, nasal congestion, headache, […]