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 Urinary Bladder Meridian

According to the traditional Chinese description urinary bladder meridian is a yang channel associated with the element water and possesses interior and exterior relationship with the kidney meridian. Total number of points: 67. Starting point: Medial...

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 Large Intestine Meridian

According to the traditional Chinese description large intestine meridian is a yang channel, associated with the element metal and possesses interior and exterior relationship with the lung meridian. Total number of points: 20. Starting point: Tip...

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:...

The Conceptional Vessels Meridian (The Ren Channel)

This meridian is not associated with any organ but it possesses yin character and it endowed with a controlling influence over all the yin meridians of the body.It is described as a conceptional vessel...

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 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 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...

Acupuncture Heart Meridian

According to the traditional Chinese description heart meridian is yin channel associated with the element fire and possesses interior and exterior relationship with the small intestine meridian. Total number of points: 9. Starting point: Center of...