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Curious Vessel
Chong Mai, in brief
YY
First Ancestry
Curious Vessel
Chong Mai, Part 1
YY
First Ancestry
Chong Mai Details
Alternative names: penetrating vessel
Master Point: SP 4
Coupled Point: PC 6
Intersection Points: KD 11 thru KD 21, CV 1
Paired Meridian: Yin Wei Mai
Areas of effect: Abdomen, thorax, genitals, Heart, inner thigh
reproductive, digestive and respiratory systems
Curious Vessel
Chong Mai, Part 2
YY
First Ancestry
Functions:
"Sea of Blood:" menstrual a/or reproductive issues, irregular menstruation, infertility
Physical and spiritual heart issues - Heart pain, depression
Balances rebellious Qi - hiccups
Abdominal stagnation
Respiratory issues - SOB, asthma
Pathway: Originates in the ming men and passes through the uterus and down to CV 1. From here it emerges at ST 30 and continues upwards along the kidney meridian to KD 21. It then flows up the throat, encircles the mouth and continues up to the forehead.
A second branch flows from CV 1 inside the spine to the UB 23 area.
A third branch flows downwards towards the foot where it splits into 2 branches and follows the KD and SP meridians.
Curious Vessel
Ren Mai, in brief
YY
First Ancestry
Curious Vessel
Ren Mai, in brief
YY
First Ancestry
Alternative names: conception vessel, directing vessel
Master Point: LU 7
Coupled Point: KD 6
Luo Points: CV 15
Intersection Points: ST 1, GV 28
Paired Meridian: Yin Qiao Mai
Areas of effect: face, thorax, abdomen, genitals, throat, chest, lungs
endocrine, urinary and digestive systems
Functions:
"Sea of Yin:" influences the yin, essence and fluids
Regulates female cycles, menstruation (irregular, leukorrhea), reproduction
Effects male genitalia, hernia, sexual desire, impotence
Gastrointestinal issues, digestion
Pathway: Originates at ming men and passes through the uterus and connects with CV 1. Then it follows the ren meridian up to CV 24. Along the path it connects internally with the SP, LV and KD meridians. At CV 24 a second branch rises upwards and encircles the mouth and then rises to the eyes at ST 1. A separate branche originates in the pelvic cavity and rises up along the back.
Curious Vessel
Du Mai, in brief
YY
First Ancestry
Curious Vessel
Du Mai, in brief
YY
First Ancestry
Alternative names: governing vessel
Master Point: SI 3
Coupled Point: UB 62
Luo Point: GV 1
Intersection Points: CV 1, UB 12
Paired Meridian: Yang Qiao Mai
Areas of effect: Posterior midline especially spinal cord and brain
nervous and muscular systems
Functions:
"Sea of Yang:" effects all of the yang meridians
Brain, marrow a/or spinal cord issues - pain, heaviness, stroke, psychological issues, etc.
Other facial issues - headache, migaraine, pain/swelling in the face/head
Pathway: Originates at ming men and descends to the perineum, emerging at CV 1/GV 1. Then it continues to GV 4 where it enters the kidneys. From the kidneys it travels up the interior of the spinal column to GV 12 where it goes laterally to UB 12 and then back to GV 13. From here it continues along the midline of the head to GV 16 where it enters the brain and ends at the frenulum of the upper lib (GV 28).
Curious Vessel
Yin Wei Mai, in brief
YY
Second Ancestry
Curious Vessel
Yin Wei Mai, in brief
YY
Second Ancestry
Alternative names: yin linking vessel
Master Point: PC 6
Coupled Point: SP 4
Xi Cleft Point: KD 9
Intersection Points: KD 9, LV 14, SP 13, SP 15, SP 16, CV 22, CV 23
Paired Meridian: Chong Mai
Areas of effect: Medial aspect of the lower limbs
nervous, cardiovascular, muscular skeletal and digestive systems
Functions:
Effects the balance of Yin and Yang
Effects the Blood, Yin and Shen - blood circulation, heart pain, depression, blood deficiency headaches
Pain in the chest, back, middle and/or lower jiaos - abdominal distention, ST ache, nausea, rectal prolapse
Pathway: Originates at KD 9 and goes up along the medial aspect of the thigh into the abdomen where it enters the spleen meridian at SP 13, SP 15, SP 16. It continues up to LV 14, enters the abdomen and continues upwards through the chest and throat. It then meets the ren mai at CV 22 and CV 23.
Curious Vessel
Yang Wei Mai, in brief
YY
Second Ancestry
Curious Vessel
Yang Wei Mai, in brief
YY
Second Ancestry
Alternative names: yang linking vessel
Master Point: TH 5
Coupled Point: GB 41
Xi Cleft Point: GB 35
Intersection Points: UB 63, SI 10, GV 15, GV 16, GB 13 thru GB 21, GB 35, TH 15
Paired Meridian: Dai Mai
Areas of effect: Sides of the body, hips, joints, eyes, ears
muscular skeletal and immune systems
Functions:
Shao Yang level illnesses - alternating fever and chills
Pain a/or distention in the lumbar region
Pathway: Originates at UB 63 and ascends along the the GB meridian up the leg and sides of the body passing thru GB 35. It continues to UB 59 and up to the hip (GB 29). Then it continues along the lateral aspect of the body to LI 14 at the shoulder, to TH 13, TH 15 and to GB 21. It then travels down to SI 10, over to GV 15, GV 16 and then to GB 20. It continues downward along the GB meridian from GB 19 thru to GB 13 where it ends.
Curious Vessel
Yin Qiao Mai, in brief
YY
Third Ancestry
Curious Vessel
Yin Qiao Mai, in brief
YY
Third Ancestry
Alternative names: yang linking vessel
Master Point: TH 5
Coupled Point: GB 41
Xi Cleft Point: GB 35
Intersection Points: UB 63, SI 10, GV 15, GV 16, GB 13 thru GB 21, GB 35, TH 15
Paired Meridian: Dai Mai
Areas of effect: Sides of the body, hips, joints, eyes, ears
muscular skeletal and immune systems
Functions:
Shao Yang level illnesses - alternating fever and chills
Pain a/or distention in the lumbar region
Pathway: Originates at UB 63 and ascends along the the GB meridian up the leg and sides of the body passing thru GB 35. It continues to UB 59 and up to the hip (GB 29). Then it continues along the lateral aspect of the body to LI 14 at the shoulder, to TH 13, TH 15 and to GB 21. It then travels down to SI 10, over to GV 15, GV 16 and then to GB 20. It continues downward along the GB meridian from GB 19 thru to GB 13 where it ends.
Curious Vessel
Yang Qiao Mai, in brief
YY
Third Ancestry
Curious Vessel
Yang Qiao Mai, in brief
YY
Third Ancestry
Alternative names: yang heel vessel, yang motility vessel
Master Point: UB 62
Coupled Point: SI 3
Xi Cleft Point: UB 59
Intersection Points: UB 1, UB 59, UB 61, UB 62, GB 20, GB 29, SI 10, LI 15, LI 16, ST 1, ST 3, ST 4
Paired Meridian: Du Mai
Areas of effect: back, neck, eyes
nervous and muscular skeletal systems
Functions:
Issues of the eyes a/or face, eye pain (esp. inner canthus), redness a/or swelling, headache
Effects the lateral aspect of the lower limbs, numbness, weakness, spasms
Excess Yang, insomnia
Pathway: Originates at UB 62 and travels behind the heel to UB 61. It continues up the calf to UB 59, up the lateral aspect of the leg to GB 29 and then up to the scapular region at SI 10. It continues to LI 15 and LI 16 and then travels to the face and connects with ST 4, ST 3, ST 1 and UB 1 where it meets with the UB, GV and Yin Qiao meridians. From here it travels over the head and terminates at GB 20.
Curious Vessel
Dai Mai, in brief
YY
Third Ancestry
Curious Vessel
Dai Mai, in brief
YY
Third Ancestry
Alternative names: belt vessel, girdle vessel
Master Point: GB 41
Coupled Point: TH 5
Intersection Points: GB 26, GB 27, GB 28, LV 13
Paired Meridian: Yang Wei Mai
Areas of effect: lateral sides of the lumbar area
gastrointestinal, female reproductive and muscular skeletal systems
Functions:
Issues in the middle aspect of the body - abdominal distention, lumbar weakness, muscular weakness in the lumbar a/or lower extremities
Links the upper and lower halves of the body and helps to move Qi and Blood in the legs - weakness in the legs, walking problems
Pathway: Originates at LV 13, continues to and encircles GB 26 and LV 13 and then connects with GB 27 and GB 28.