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...

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 Stomach Meridian

According to the traditional Chinese description stomach meridian is a yang channel associated with the element earth and possesses interior and exterior relationship with the spleen meridian. Total number of points: 45. Starting point: Below the...

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...

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 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 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...

Ancient Methods of Acupuncture Application

In the beginning of acupuncture it was found that stimulation of a few specific areas on the human skin was capable of maintaining the equilibrium of the energy flow in the human body. In...

Benefits of Acupuncture

Acupuncture is an art of healing where very fine needles are introduced into the skin for curing a disease at quite definite spots called acupuncture points. The usual inference that could be drawn from...

Five Elements of Chinese Philosophy and Acupuncture

According to the traditional Chinese philosophy, yin and yang produced the five elements, and all matter was fashioned from these elements. It was further imagined that the elements must have their parallels in the...