Presentation on theme: "Introduction for Acupuncture & Moxibustion"— Presentation transcript:
1 Introduction for Acupuncture & Moxibustion Yu-Chen Lee MD. PHD.Jaung-Geng Lin MD. PHD.School of Chinese Medicine, China Medical University, TaiwanDepartment of Acupuncture, China Medical University Hospital, Taiwan
4 Stomach Meridian（ST）one of the regular twelve meridians which originates internally at the lateral edge of the nose, then continues to ST1 at the inferior border of the rbit, descends to the upper gum, courses around the mouth, and travels up to ST8 at the hairline of the temple. From here it continues internally to erminate at GV24.
5 Kidney Meridian（KI）One of the twelve regular meridians which begins on the plantar tip of the small toe and travels to yongquan (KI1) in the center of the sole, continues along the medial side of the lower limb to the symphysis pubis, turns internally to the kidney and bladder, and back to the symphysis pubis.
6 Liver Meridian（LR）One of the twelve regular meridians which runs from dadun (LR1) on the medial aspect of the big toe just behind the nail, through the inner side of the lower limb, external genitalia and abdomen, to qimen (LR14), a point about 2 cun below the nipple.From qimen (LR14) the meridian/channel enters the abdomen, traverses through the stomach paralaterally to connect with the liver and gallbladder.
9 Special Needles Three-edged Needle Seven-Star Needle Fire Needle Dermal NeedleIntradermal NeedleEar acupunctureElectroacupunctureNeedle knife
10 Three-edged Needle A thick needle with a sharp three-edged tip. For bloodletting
11 Seven-Star Needle （Plum-Blossom Needle） A dermal needling instrument with seven short needles attached to the end of a handle in a cluster.A dermal needling instrument with a bundle of five short embedded needles resembling a plum blossom.For bloodletting.