History of Acupuncture

Acupuncture has been practised in some form or the other since the stone age when stone needles called bian were used by the ancient healers. In the iron and bronze ages needles of these...

Acupuncture Massage Types

There are different ways to stimulate acupuncture points with the use of hand. Therefore, there are various types of acupuncture massages. Putting pressure over an acupuncture point is called acupressure and massaging the point...

Acupuncture Gall Bladder Meridian

According to the traditional Chinese description gall bladder meridian of acupuncture is a yang channel associated with the element wood and possesses interior and exterior relationship with the liver meridian. Total number of points: 44. Starting...

Acupuncture Meridian System

The Theory of traditional Chinese meridians of acupuncture mentions that on the surface and inside the body there is a network of channels called meridians through which the vital energy chi or qi flows.There...

Some Extraordinary Points of Acupuncture

In this section we have described some extra points which do not belong to any of the meridians. Most of them lie outside the path of the traditionally described channels but a few of...

Acupuncture Spleen Meridian

According to the traditional Chinese description spleen meridian of acupuncture is a yin channel associated with the element earth and possesses interior and exterior relationship with the stomach meridian. Total number of points: 21. Starting point:...

Acupuncture Kidney Meridian

According to the traditional Chinese description kidney meridian of acupuncture is a yin channel associated with the element water and possesses interior and exterior relationship with the urinary bladder meridian. Total number of points: 27. Starting...

Acupuncture Pericardium Meridian

According to the traditional Chinese description acupuncture pericardium meridian is a yin channel associated with the element fire and possesses interior and exterior relationship with the triple warmer meridian. Total number of points: 9. Starting point:...

Acupuncture Lung Meridian

According to the traditional Chinese description, the lung meridian is a yin channel associated with the element metal and possesses interior and exterior relationship with the large intestine (LI) meridian. Total number of points: 11. Starting...

Acupuncture Liver Meridian

According to the traditional Chinese description it is a yin channel associated with the element wood and possesses interior and exterior relationship with the gall bladder meridian. Total number of points: 14. Starting point: Dorsum of...