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LÌ GĀN JIÀN YǏNG (立竿見影)

6

Who was Master Tung?

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Tung’s Acupuncture Principles

11

Mirrors and Images

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Holographic Theory

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Tung’s Acupuncture Techniques

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Zone Distribution

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Top Points

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STUDY NOTES ON MASTER TUNG'S ACUPUNCTURE About this e-book This book is not meant to be a reference text on Tung’s Acupuncture. I apologize in advance for any grammatical and spelling errors in the e-book. It is meant to serve as a starting point to all those who. Also.org/licenses/by/4. are new to the system. Everyone can download. since English is not my native language.0 International License. would like to search for further study resources. This e-book is FREE. and from this point..0/ 4 . copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format. like myself. share. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4. http://creativecommons. Its content is based on my own studies and very basic understanding of the system. All images were created by myself and this e-book has no copyrighted material in it.

HAVING SEEN IS NOT AS GOOD AS KNOWING. KNOWING IS NOT AS GOOD AS PUTTING INTO ACTION. XUÉ ZHÌYÚ XÍNG ZHĪ ÉR ZHǏ YǏ. HAVING HEARD IS NOT AS GOOD AS HAVING SEEN. 5 . “NOT HAVING HEARD IS NOT AS GOOD AS HAVING HEARD. TRUE LEARNING IS COMPLETE ONLY WHEN ACTION HAS BEEN PUT FORTH”. – KǑNG FŪ ZǏ. ZHĪZHĪ BÙ RUÒ XÍNG ZHĪ.STUDY NOTES ON MASTER TUNG'S ACUPUNCTURE 不闻不若闻之, 闻之不若见之, 见之不若知之, 知之不若行之; 学至于行之而止矣。 – 孔夫子。 BÙ WÉN BÙ RUÒ WÉN ZHĪ. – CONFUCIUS. WÉN ZHĪ BÙ RUÒ JIÀN ZHĪ. JIÀN ZHĪ BÙ RUÒ ZHĪZHĪ.

That’s how acupuncture should work. you should get “immediate results”. In other words. It can be translated as “Stand a pole under the Sun and immediately see its shadow”. 6 .STUDY NOTES ON MASTER TUNG'S ACUPUNCTURE LÌ GĀN JIÀN YǏNG (立竿見影) is a Chinese expression that is very appropriate for Tung’s Acupuncture.

STUDY NOTES ON MASTER TUNG'S ACUPUNCTURE Master Tung 董 7 .

DǑNG JǏNG CHĀNG DÀSHĪ) was born in 1915 in the Shandong (山東. SHĀNDŌNG) Province in Northern China. being a complete system that includes its own channels. Tung’s acupuncture is based 8 . Master Tung Ching-Chang broke this tradition and accepted his first disciple outside the family. over 50 years ago. There are hundreds of Tung’s unique acupuncture points distributed mostly on the extremities of the body. The Tung’s family orthodox acupuncture is based on many generations of Tung’s family teachings.STUDY NOTES ON MASTER TUNG'S ACUPUNCTURE Who was Master Tung? Master Tung Ching–Chang (董景昌大師. exclusively passed down within the family. Tung’s Acupuncture was a secret tradition. Tung’s acupuncture is well known for its unique set of points. unique points and needling techniques.

different from the traditional 14 channels of acupuncture. Though pinyin is the prefered romanization system now. before the pinyin (拼 音. many people prefer to use Tung as the name was originally translated and also as Master Tung himself preferred.STUDY NOTES ON MASTER TUNG'S ACUPUNCTURE on a five zang (and six fu) channel system. Tung or Dong? Master Tung is sometimes called Master Dong. And also. The reason for this is because Master Tung originally took the Wade-Giles romanization system of his surname “董”. PĪNYĪN) system became popular. Tung’s acupuncture is a complete acupuncture tradition that predates the traditional 14 channels system. WǓ​ XÍNG) and the five zang (五 脏. Each point has its own pathway which directly connects to the five zang and six fu. WǓ​ ZÀNG) channels. The origin and principle of each of Master Tung’s points follow the law of the five elements (五行五行. Tung. 9 .

STUDY NOTES ON MASTER TUNG'S ACUPUNCTURE Principles 10 .

Tung’s acupuncture is very safe since most of its points are located on the body’s extremities.) or terminology adopted by the TCM acupuncture. • Contralateral needling for pain or structural problems. tongue etc. • Fewer needles. Tung style acupuncture does not need the use of the diagnostic methods (pulse. In case of an excess. • Distal treatment – the most distal the better.STUDY NOTES ON MASTER TUNG'S ACUPUNCTURE Tung’s Acupuncture Principles • Local areas never needled. energy will be pushed toward it. If the patient has a defiiciency. Needles are never inserted at the site of pain or injury. • Bilateral needling for treating organ systems. 11 . energy will be pulled from it. bilateral. For chronic conditions.

STUDY NOTES ON MASTER TUNG'S ACUPUNCTURE Mirrors and Images 12 .

there are 12 large joints of the limbs. 13 . a sage will never surpass him. NÈI JĪNG.STUDY NOTES ON MASTER TUNG'S ACUPUNCTURE “Man corresponds with nature: In heaven. contralateral insertion of pricking the upper part to cure the lower disease. in man.” 内經. and pricking the left side to cure the right.” “When one understands the principles of the 12 joints. there are Yin and Yang.” “Diverse pricking to the right side or to the left.

STUDY NOTES ON MASTER TUNG'S ACUPUNCTURE Top treats bottom Back treats front Front treats back Bottom treats top 14 .

Top treats bottom Bottom treats top The feet treat the head and viceversa. and also treats the left hand/arm and the right foot/leg. The left foot/leg treats the right hand/arm. 15 . and also treats the right foot/leg and the left hand/arm.STUDY NOTES ON MASTER TUNG'S ACUPUNCTURE Right treats left Left treats right The right hand/ arm treats the left foot/leg.

The Holographic Theory in acupuncture states that a small part of the body can treat larger areas of the body.” from holos “whole” + graphos “written”). Ear and abdominal acupuncture.17 (駟馬中. In Tung’s acupuncture there are many other examples. are among those. SÌ MǍ ZHŌNG).19 (駟馬下. An important example of holography in Tung’s acupuncture is the second metacarpal bone. Korean hand acupuncture (Koryo Sooji Chim) are examples of holographic systems. SÌ MǍ SHÀNG) and 88. such as the set of points 88. SÌ MǍ XIÀ) which can also be used to treat a larger area of the body. 88. two very commonly used points. LÍNG GǓ (靈骨) and DÀ BÁI (大白).18 (駟馬上.STUDY NOTES ON MASTER TUNG'S ACUPUNCTURE Holographic Theory The word “holographic” comes from the Greek “holographos” (literally “written in full. 16 . since they can treat the whole body. There are four points on the lateral side of the bone that can treat a large area of the body.

STUDY NOTES ON MASTER TUNG'S ACUPUNCTURE FACE UPPER JIĀO MIDDLE JIĀO LOWER JIĀO Second metacarpal bone hologram 17 .

STUDY NOTES ON MASTER TUNG'S ACUPUNCTURE Techniques 18 .

By the way. the point 66. the body will know what you are trying to accomplish and the Qi will be directed to the affected area.STUDY NOTES ON MASTER TUNG'S ACUPUNCTURE Tung’s Acupuncture Techniques Qi moving (動氣. when you needle the point. DÒNG​QÌ) technique When inserting a needle to treat an injured area.03 (火硬. This way. For example. always ask the patient to move that area. HUǑ YǏNG) can be used. ask the patient to move his jaw. if the patient has TMJ pain (Temporomandibular Joint).. here is an example of “feet treating head” or “bottom treating top”. or do it for him if he is unable to do so. So. 19 .

usually no more than two or three cun apart. technique uses two or three points combined. These points are located relatively close to each other.STUDY NOTES ON MASTER TUNG'S ACUPUNCTURE Dao Ma (倒馬. meaning that these Dao Ma groups are always needled in combination rather than as single points.04 (大白. most commonly arranged in a vertical line or along a channel. On the hands and fingers. The goal is to achieve more effective and immediate results when needling points distal to the area of disease. 20 . less than one cun apart. the points 22. these points are usually closer. DÀ BÁI) and 22. to increase needle stimulation. translated as ‘inverted horse’. LÍNG GǓ) are a very common Dao Ma combination.05 (靈骨. For example. In fact many of Tung’s unique points are arranged in two or three point sets. They are always needled together. DÀO MǍ). DÀO MǍ) technique The Dao Ma (倒馬. sometimes a few fen apart.

ZHÈNG ZŌNG) are located on the achilles tendon and in imaging and holography 21 . 30–45 minutes is an adequate period of time. treat bones: needle close to a joint or the junction of multiple bones in order to treat joint or bone issues. seasonal (warm/cold. chronic/acute). • In diseases of the muscles and tendons.01 (正筋. each energy cycle takes approximately 28 minutes to complete. ZHÈNG JĪN) and 77. cycle 50 times through the body during a 1-day period. is needled close to the joint to treat knee pain. It is important to note that the retention of the needles also depend on personal (strong/weak. HUǑ ZHǓ). young/old). Tissue Type Correspondence There are five types of Tissue Correspondence in the Huang Di Nei Jing. So. YÍNG QÌ). For example.04 (火主. point 66. in general. disease (deep/superficial.02 (正宗. morning/evening) conditions and individual point properties. These relationships are part of the holographic theory: • In diseases of the bones. after the last needle is inserted. treat muscles and tendons: Points 77. WÈI QÌ) and Ying Qi (營氣. HUÁNG​DÌ​NÈI​JĪNG LÍNG SHŪ). they should be left in for at least 30 minutes.STUDY NOTES ON MASTER TUNG'S ACUPUNCTURE How long should the needles stay in? According to the Huang Di Nei Jing Ling Shu (黃帝內經靈樞. the energies Wei Qi (衛氣. Considering that 1 day has 24 hours (1440 minutes).

upper back pain etc. such as in the upper thigh. SÌ MǍ SHÀNG) and 88. They can treat disorders of the Heart. RÉN ZŌNG). treat skin: Here. TIĀN ZŌNG) – not present in this edition – are located near the radial artery. dermatitis and loss of hair. DÌ ZŌNG) and 44. treat vessels: Points 44. needle in locations of abundant flesh.09 (地宗. where the points 88. and blood circulation issues.17 (駟馬中. flank pain. This can be used to treat neuropathy.STUDY NOTES ON MASTER TUNG'S ACUPUNCTURE are therefore used to treat lumbar sprain and neck muscle stiffness.10 (天宗. treat flesh: In this correspondence. In five-element theory. • In diseases of the flesh. you can needle very superficially. SÌ MǍ XIÀ) are located. • In diseases of the skin.19 (駟馬下. • In diseases of the vessels. 22 . These points can be used to treat flesh problems in the body. treating the flesh level can be used to generate metal (related to the lungs) and influence the skin level as well. 88. it only affects the skin level and not the muscle or flesh levels. atherosclerosis.08 (人宗.18 (駟馬上. SÌ MǍ ZHŌNG). such as atrophy. By needling superficially. 44.

STUDY NOTES ON MASTER TUNG'S ACUPUNCTURE Zones Distribution 23 .

STUDY NOTES ON MASTER TUNG'S ACUPUNCTURE Zones Distribution There is a numbering convention created for nonChinese speakers which helps locating the area in which the point is. meaning it is the fourth point on the hand. point DÀ BÁI (大白) is numbered 22.03. Zone 1 is the fingers. For example. This means that zone 1 becomes 11 (not ‘eleven’. 24 ZONE 11 Fingers ZONE 22 Dorsum and palm of the hands ZONE 33 Forearms ZONE 44 Upper arms ZONE 55 Plant of the feet ZONE 66 Dorsum of the feet ZONE 77 Legs ZONE 88 Thighs ZONE 99 Ears ZONE 1010 Head . but ‘one-one’). when the points numbers are setup. all the way to zone 1010 (tenten). the third point on the dorsum of the foot.04. zone 2 becomes 22 (two-two). “Tung’s Regular Meridian and Points”. zone 2 is the dorsum and palm of the hands. The sequence is related to the order in which the points were presented in Tung’s original 1973 book. zone 3 is the forearms. Point HUǑ YǏNGǔ (火主火主) is 66. Traditionally. and so on. the zone number is “doubled”.

STUDY NOTES ON MASTER TUNG'S ACUPUNCTURE 1010 99 HEAD EARS 44 33 UPPER ARMS FOREARMS 22 HANDS 11 88 FINGERS THIGHS 55 77 PLANTAR FEET LEGS 66 DORSAL FEET 25 .

“TEACHERS OPEN THE DOORS.STUDY NOTES ON MASTER TUNG'S ACUPUNCTURE 师傅领进门,修行在个人。 SHĪFU LǏNG JÌN MÉN .” 26 . XIŪXÍNG ZÀI GÈRÉN . YOU ENTER BY YOURSELF.

STUDY NOTES ON MASTER TUNG'S ACUPUNCTURE Top Points 27 .

02 ZHÒNG 一重 YĪ FIRST WEIGHT DÀ BÁI 大白 GREAT WHITE 77.24 FÙ KĒ 婦科 WOMAN SPECIALTY 11.02 ZŌNG 正宗 ZHÈNG CORRECT ANCESTOR 22.18 22.23 側下三里 CÈ XIÀ SĀN LǏ HUǑ SHĀN 火山 FIRE MOUNTAIN 88.03 YǏNG 火硬 HUǑ FIRE HARDNESS 11.18 SÌ MǍ SHÀNG 駟馬上 UPPER FOUR HORSES 88.19 地皇 EARTH EMPEROR 77.06 22.28 解 JIĚ 55.03 通天 TŌNG TIĀN 33.06 HUÁN CHÁO 還巢 RETURN TO NEST 66.05 HUǑ LÍNG 火陵 FIRE MOUND 33.09 SHÙN ÈR 腕順二 WÀN WRIST SMOOTH TWO 33.04 GǓ SĀN 花骨三 HUĀ FLOWER BONE THREE SĀN CHĀ YĪ 三叉一 THREE OPENINGS ONE A.21 人皇 HUMAN EMPEROR 22.04 三叉三 SĀN CHĀ SĀN 44.06 中白 ZHŌNG BÁI MIDDLE WHITE 77.05 ZHĪ 後枝 HÒU BACK BRANCH 88.01 33.05 GǓ SÌ 花骨四 HUĀ FLOWER BONE FOUR SĀN CHĀ ÈR 三叉二 THREE OPENINGS TWO A.19 駟馬下 SÌ MǍ XIÀ THREE SCHOLARS BESIDE THREE MILES BESIDE AND BELOW THREE MILES PENETRATIING HEAVEN 44.14 DÌ SHÌ 地士 EARTH SCHOLAR TŌNG SHĀN 通山 PENETRATIING MOUNTAIN 88.01 JĪN 正筋 ZHÈNG CORRECT TENDON 77.05 22.01 28 SHÙN YĪ 腕順一 WÀN WRIST SMOOTH ONE THREE WEIGHTS WEALTH TOP BELOW FOUR HORSES FOUR HORSES TO UNTIE THREE OPENINGS THREE .08 22.07 22.04 JĪN 分金 FĒN DIVIDING METAL 富頂 FÙ DǏNG 44.15 TIĀN SHÌ 天士 HEAVEN SCHOLAR 88.07 XIÀ BÁI 下白 BELOW WHITE TIĀN HUÁNG FÙ 天皇副 HEAVEN EMPEROR 77.02 55.STUDY NOTES ON MASTER TUNG'S ACUPUNCTURE Top points 11.27 WǓ HǓ 五虎 FIVE TIGERS 77.04 HUǑ CHUÀN 火串 FIRE BUNCH 33.02 33.17 SÌ MǍ ZHŌNG 駟馬中 MIDDLE FOUR HORSES 88.03 55.22 側三里 77.04 ZHǓ 火主 HUǑ FIRE GOVERNOR 11.01 CHÓNG ZǏ 重子 DOUBLE CHILD CHÓNG XIĀN 重仙 DOUBLE IMMORTAL 77.05 ZHÒNG 三重 SĀN THIRD WEIGHT 22.02 GǓ YĪ 花骨一 HUĀ FLOWER BONE ONE A.13 RÉN SHÌ 人士 HUMAN SCHOLAR TŌNG GUĀN 通關 PENETRATIING GATE 88.17 MÙ XUÉ 木穴 WOOD POINT 66.06 DI HUÁNG RÉN HUÁNG THREE EMPERORS CÈ SĀN LǏ 77.04 ZHÒNG 二重 ÈR SECOND WEIGHT LÍNG GǓ 靈骨 SPIRIT BONE 77.

15 88.23 55.05 22.03 33.06 22.07 11.05 66.18 11.04 33.03 77.05 33.02 77.06 66.27 55.21 THREE EMPERORS 11.06 22.01 88.17 88.07 THREE WEIGHTS 29 .28 77.STUDY NOTES ON MASTER TUNG'S ACUPUNCTURE A.03 A.04 22.19 FOUR HORSES 77.01 22.24 22.09 33.08 22.04 22.02 A.02 77.01 33.01 77.22 55.02 THREE SCHOLARS 77.04 44.02 44.05 77.13 33.04 77.05 44.18 11.06 88.17 88.19 88.14 88.04 77.

STUDY NOTES ON MASTER TUNG'S ACUPUNCTURE 11. • Irregular menstruation. to the ulnar side. Location RETURN TO NEST Combine with 11. • Frequent urination.24 – 婦科 FÙ KĒ on the opposite hand ESPECIALLY EFFECTIVE FOR INFERTILITY Manipulation At the midpoint of the middle phalanx of the ring finger where the skin changes tone from “lighter to darker”.06 還巢 ON BOTH IS NEEDLING ANEOUSLY LT U IM S S D HAN ICATED CONTRAIND Indications • Uterine pain. 1 FEN = 0.06 2 1/ 30 HUÁN CHÁO 2 1/ Needle 1–3 fen in depth. LOCATED ON THE SAN JIAO CHANNEL 11. • Calms the fetus.1 CUN . • Leukorrhea with reddish discharge.

STUDY NOTES ON MASTER TUNG'S ACUPUNCTURE 木穴 11. the points are located at the distances 1/3 and 2/3. 1/3 1/3 1/3 MEDIAN LINE 11.17 31 .17 MÙ XUÉ WOOD POINT STOPS R IMMEDI UNNING NOSE Indications ATELY FO C • Liver fire effulgence. from the median line. Divide this line in three parts. Manipulation Needle 0. establish a line 4 fen to the ulnar side.5–1 fen in depth. OMMON COLD R ! • Common cold. Reaction area of the liver This is a 2 point unit! Location On the proximal phalanx of the index finger. • Great point for people who get easily angered and have a short temper.

• Irregular menstruation. • Excessive or scanty menstruation.06 – 還巢 HUÁN CHÁO on the opposite hand • Uterine pain. the points are located at the distances 1/3 and 2/3.24 婦科 VERY EFFECTIV E POINT FOR FEMALE DIS EASES! FÙ KĒ WOMAN’S SPECIALTY Indications Combine with 11. 3 1/ 3 1/ 3 1/ 11. • Lower abdominal distension.STUDY NOTES ON MASTER TUNG'S ACUPUNCTURE 11. Reaction area of the uterus This is a 2 point unit Location On the proximal phalanx of the thumb. Divide the phalanx in three parts. • Menstrual pain. Both points simultaneously. Manipulation Needle 2 fen in depth.24 32 . at the “lighter/darker” division line to the ulnar side.

THIS IS A GREAT HOLOGRAPHIC IMAGE EXAMPLE. FROM TOP TO BOTTOM.STUDY NOTES ON MASTER TUNG'S ACUPUNCTURE 11.27 WU HU 1 .27 Manipulation Needle 2 fen in depth.HEEL PAIN ON THE LUNG CHANNEL On the proximal phalanx of the thumb.TOE PAIN AND HEADACHE Indications • Head pain. WHERE THE WHOLE BODY. • Swollen joints and bones.ANKLE AND DORSUM OF FOOT PAIN WU HU 5 . WU HU 1 WU HU 2 WU HU 3 WU HU 4 WU HU 5 WǓ HǓ FIVE TIGERS Reaction area of the spleen This is a 5 point unit Location WU HU 2 SERVES AS A DAO MA POINT FOR WU HU 1 AND WU HU 3! 五虎 Divide in 6 equal parts 11. 4/6 and 5/6. HEADACHE WU HU 3 . the points are located at the distances 1/6. ARTHRITIS. WU HU 4 . at the “lighter/darker” division line to the radial side.FINGER PAIN. DO NOT NEEDLE ALL 5 POINTS AT THE SAME TIME. 33 . TENOSYNOVITIS. NEEDLE ACCORDING TO THE SYMPTOMS. • Hand pain. 2/6. IS REPRESENTED IN THIS AREA. 3/6. • Foot pain. Divide the phalanx in six parts.

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重子

22.01

CHÓNG ZǏ
DOUBLE CHILD

Indications
• Upper back, shoulder and scapular
pain;
FECTIVE
• Common cold. ESPECIALLY EF
FOR PNEUMONIA.

Location

Manipulation

On the palmar surface of the
hand, find the thenar eminence
and measure 1 cun proximal from
the skin fold between the first and
second metacarpals.

22.01

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Combine with
22.02 – 重仙 CHÓNG XIĀN

22.02

Needle 3–5 fen in depth.

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重仙

22.02

CHÓNG XIĀN
DOUBLE IMMORTAL

Indications

Combine with
22.01 – 重子 CHÓNG ZǏ

• Same as 22.01;
• Fever;
• Heart palpitations;
• Knee pain;
• Plantar fasciitis.

VERY EFFECTIVE
FOR SHOULDER AND
SCAPULAR PAIN!

Location

Manipulation

On the palmar surface of the hand,
on the joint between the first and
second metacarpals.

22.01

Needle 3–5 fen in depth.

22.02

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大白

22.04

DÀ BÁI

GREAT WHITE

Indications
• Sciatic pain;
• Childhood asthma.

THIS COMBINATION
TREATS MANY DISEASES
BY SUPPLEMENTING QI

BLEEDING IS VERY
EFFECTIVE FOR
HIGH FEVER

Combine with
22.05 – 靈骨 LÍNG GǓ
Reaction area
of the lungs

Location
When a loose fist is
made, this point is on
the radial side of the
index finger, in the
depression proximal
to the metacarpophalangeal joint. Insert
the needle just above
the tendon toward the
palm of the hand.
Located at LI3 (三間,
SĀN JIĀN).

Needling is forbiden in
pregnant women.

Manipulation
Needle 5 fen in depth.

22.04

LI4
22.05

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22. Manipulation Needle 1 cun in depth. • Menstrual pain and irregularity. HÉ GǓ).05 37 .04 LI4 22.STUDY NOTES ON MASTER TUNG'S ACUPUNCTURE 靈骨 22.04 – 大白 DÀ BÁI Reaction area of the lungs Location Needling is forbiden in pregnant women.05 LÍNG GǓ SPIRIT BONE THE TWO POINTS TREAT DISEASES OF ALL THE 5 ZANG IN GENERAL. • Intestinal pain. Combine with 22. • Tinnitus and dizziness. Indications • Sciatic pain. Slightly proximal to LI4 (合谷. • Lower limb and low back pain. • Migraine. At the joint of the first and second metacarpals on the dorsal surface of the hand.

06 22. • Vision problems. 5 fen proximal to the web between the fourth and fifth metacarpals.STUDY NOTES ON MASTER TUNG'S ACUPUNCTURE 中白 22.07 38 . the point is located on the dorsum of the hand. Manipulation Needle 3–5 fen in depth.06 ZHŌNG BÁI MIDDLE WHITE Indications INDICATED IN HYPERTENSION AND FRONTAL HEADACHE • Dizziness. • Sciatic pain. ALSO VERY EFFECTIVE FOR ACUTE LUMBAR SPRAIN AND CHRONIC LOWER BACK PAIN Combine with 22. • Swelling and edema of the limbs. 22.07 – 下白 XIÀ BÁI Reaction area of the kidneys Location When the patient’s hand is folded into a fist.

06.07 39 .06.STUDY NOTES ON MASTER TUNG'S ACUPUNCTURE 下白 22.06 – 中白 ZHŌNG BÁI Reaction area of the kidneys and liver Location 1 cun proximal to 22.06 22. 22.07 XIÀ BÁI BELOW WHITE Indications • Same as 22. Manipulation Needle 1 cun in depth. VERY GOOD IN STRENGTHENING THE KIDNEYS Combine with 22.

• Sciatic pain.08 22. • Back and lower back pain.08 WÀN SHÙN YĪ WRIST SMOOTH ONE Indications Reaction area of the kidneys • Tinnitus. HÒU XĪ). .STUDY NOTES ON MASTER TUNG'S ACUPUNCTURE 腕順一 22.5 cun distal to the wrist joint on the lateral edge of the hand. Located at SI3 (後谿. Location 2. TREATS THE KIDNEYS FOR MANY KINDS OF DISEASES DUE TO KIDNEY DEFICIENCY. 22.09 40 Manipulation Needle 2–4 fen in depth.

09 41 . 22.STUDY NOTES ON MASTER TUNG'S ACUPUNCTURE 腕順二 22.08 and 1..08 Reaction area of the kidneys Location 1 cun proximal to 22. Manipulation Needle 2–4 fen in depth. • Nosebleed. CAN BE COMBINED WITH 22.08.08 22.09 WÀN SHÙN ÈR WRIST SMOOTH TWO Indications • Same as 22.5 cun distal to the wrist joint.

ZHĪ GŌU).STUDY NOTES ON MASTER TUNG'S ACUPUNCTURE 火串 33. • Forearm and rib pain. 33.06 33. Located at SJ6 (支溝. LOCATED ON THE SAN JIAO CHANNEL Manipulation Needle 1 cun in depth.06 – 火山 HUǑ SHĀN Reaction area of the heart and lungs Location 3 cun above the middle of the wrist joint on the dorsal surface of the forearm. and 33.05 – 火陵 HUǑ LÍNG • Constipation.05 33.04 42 . • Heart palpitations.04 HUǑ CHUÀN FIRE BUNCH Indications ON EXCELLENT EFFECT CONSTIPATION Combine with 33.

05 HUǑ LÍNG FIRE MOUND Indications Combine with 33. 33.04.05 33.06 – 火山 HUǑ SHĀN Reaction area of the heart Location 2 cun proximal to 33.STUDY NOTES ON MASTER TUNG'S ACUPUNCTURE 火陵 33. Manipulation Needle 1 cun in depth.04 43 .04 – 火串 HUǑ CHUÀN • Chest pain with feeling of oppression. • Hand spasm. and 33.06 33.

04 44 .06 HUǑ SHĀN FIRE MOUNTAIN Indications Combine with 33.05 – 火陵 HUǑ LÍNG Reaction area of the heart Location 1.STUDY NOTES ON MASTER TUNG'S ACUPUNCTURE 火山 33. 33.5 cun proximal to 33.05.04 – 火串 HUǑ CHUÀN • Same as 33. and 33.06 33.05.05 33. Manipulation Needle 1 cun in depth.

15 33.13 4 cun 45 . NEEDLE DEEPER (1 CUN) FOR HEART PAIN AND HEART PALPITATIONS. • Pain in the shoulders and upper back. the point is on the medial side of the radius.15 – 天士 TIĀN SHÌ Reaction area of the heart and lungs Location With the palm facing up. Manipulation Needle 5 fen to 1 cun in depth. • Pain in the palm of the hands and fingers. LOCATED ON THE LUNG CHANNEL 33.STUDY NOTES ON MASTER TUNG'S ACUPUNCTURE 人士 THREE SCHOLARS 33.13 RÉN​SHÌ HUMAN SCHOLAR Indications • Asthma.14 33.14 – 地士 DÌ SHÌ and 33. 4 cun proximal to the wrist crease. Combine with 33.

• Common Cold. • Headache. TREATS ASTHMA. HEADACHE AND KIDNEY DEFICIENCY. • Dyspnea.5 cun in depth.15 33. • Rhinitis.13. COLD.14 DÌ SHÌ EARTH SCHOLAR Indications • Asthma. WHEN NEEDLED DEEPER. LOCATED ON THE LUNG CHANNEL Manipulation Needle 1 – 1. TREATS HEART DISEASES Combine with 33.15 – 天士 TIĀN SHÌ Reaction area of the heart and lungs Location 3 cun proximal to 33.13 – 人士 RÉN​SHÌ and 33.STUDY NOTES ON MASTER TUNG'S ACUPUNCTURE 地士 THREE SCHOLARS 33. 33.13 3 cun 46 . GOOD FOR TREATING RESPIRATORY DISEASES WHEN NEEDLED SUPERFICIALLY.14 33.

14 – 地士 DÌ SHÌ Reaction area of the heart and lungs Location 3 cun proximal to 33. LOCATED ON THE LUNG CHANNEL Manipulation Needle 1 – 1. 33.5 cun in depth. ALSO COMBINE WITH 22. • Chest pain.15 TIĀN SHÌ HEAVEN SCHOLAR Indications GOOD FOR TREATING RESPIRATORY DISEASES • Asthma.STUDY NOTES ON MASTER TUNG'S ACUPUNCTURE 天士 THREE SCHOLARS 33.14.15 33. • Upper arm pain. FOR TREATING ASTHMA.05. • Rhinitis. • Common cold. TONIFYING LUNGS AND KIDNEYS Combine with 33.13 – 人士 RÉN​SHÌ and 33.14 33.13 3 cun 47 .

LOCATED ON THE LUNG CHA NNEL .01 48 Manipulation Needle 5 fen to 1 cun in depth.STUDY NOTES ON MASTER TUNG'S ACUPUNCTURE 分金 44.01 FĒN JĪN DIVIDING METAL Indications Reaction area of the lungs and heart • Common cold. • Rhinitis and laryngitis.5 cun longitudinally above the elbow joint along the anterior lateral aspect of the ventral surface of the upper arm. IVE MOST EFFECT IS! FOR LARYNGIT Location 1. 44.

Reaction area of the liver and heart Location 7 cun longitudinally above the elbow joint on the back of the arm along the San Jiao channel. • Dizziness. 44.04 49 .STUDY NOTES ON MASTER TUNG'S ACUPUNCTURE 富頂 44. DIZZINESS HYPERTENSION .04 FÙ DǏNG WEALTH TOP Indications Combine with 44. • Headache. AND HEADACHE Manipulation Needle 5 fen in depth.05 – 後枝 HÒU ZHĪ • Exhaustion and fatigue.05 44. TO TREAT FAT O TREAT AND DEEPER T . FICIALLY NEEDLE SUPER IGUE. • High blood pressure.

• Together with 44.04 treats neck aching and pain and facial paralysis. Manipulation Needle 5–7 fen in depth. ♣• Skin diseases. 44.04 50 . • Arteriosclerosis. Combine with 44.05 44.5 cun above 44.STUDY NOTES ON MASTER TUNG'S ACUPUNCTURE 後枝 44.04.04.05 HÒU ZHĪ BACK BRANCH REGULATES BLOOD CIRCULATION Indications • Same as 44.04 – 富頂 FÙ DǏNG Reaction area of the Heart Location 1.

and the fourth point is 0.8 cun posterior to the third one. 55.5 cun posterior to the web margin.STUDY NOTES ON MASTER TUNG'S ACUPUNCTURE 花骨一 55. Point 3 is 0. DISE ASES OF THE EYES. • Nasal pain. Point 2 is 0. • Toothache. between the first and second metatarsal bones. • Headache.02 HUĀ GǓ YĪ FLOWER BONE ONE Indications • Eyelid inflammation. Location On the plantar surface. Lungs and Kidneys This is a 4 point group Manipulation Needle 5 fen – 1 cun in depth. MAINLY USED TO TREAT • Conjunctivitis. • Photophobia.5 cun posterior to the second one. Point 1 is 0. • Tinnitus.02 51 .5 cun posterior to the first one. Reaction area of the Spleen. • Deafness.

2 cun posterior to the web margin. • Leg and foot numbness. 55. Reaction area of the Spleen ALSO INDICATED FOR REDDENED EYES Location On the plantar surface.04 HUĀ GǓ SĀN FLOWER BONE THREE Indications Combine with 55.04 55. • Vertebral pain. between the third and fourth metatarsal bones. • Sciatic pain. Manipulation Needle 5 fen – 1 cun in depth.STUDY NOTES ON MASTER TUNG'S ACUPUNCTURE 花骨三 55.05 – 花骨四 HUĀ GǓ SÌ • Low back pain.05 52 .

• Lower abdomen pain.04 – 花骨三 HUĀ GǓ SĀN Reaction area of the Lungs Location Manipulation On the plantar surface. Needle 5 fen – 1 cun in depth.04 55. between the fourth and fifth metatarsal bones.05 Indications HUĀ GǓ SÌ CAN BE USED TO TREAT NUMBNESS OF THE EXTREMITIES • Same as 55. 55. 1.04.05 53 .5 cun posterior to the web margin. • Bleeding disorders.STUDY NOTES ON MASTER TUNG'S ACUPUNCTURE 花骨四 55. FLOWER BONE FOUR Combine with 55. • Stomachache.

Needling is forbiden in pregnant women. • Heart palpitations (slow palpitations and slow heartbeats). Location Manipulation Needle 5 fen in depth. LOCATED ON THE LIVER CHANNEL 66.5 cun proximal to the margin of the web. • TMJ dysfunction (jaw pain). On the dorsum of the foot.04 66. • Fainting.STUDY NOTES ON MASTER TUNG'S ACUPUNCTURE 火硬 66. 0.03 HUǑ YǏNG FIRE HARDNESS MERGENCY USED FOR E F FAINTING TO TREATMEN Indications Reaction area of the heart and the liver.03 54 . • Dizziness. between the first and second toes.

LOCATED ON THE LIVER CHANNEL 66. On the dorsum of the foot. in the hollow just distal to the junction of the first and second metatarsal bones. • Weak and debilitated nerves. • Hand and lower leg pain. Location Manipulation Needle 5 fen to 1 cun in depth. • Heart. liver and stomach disease.04 HUǑ ZHǓ FIRE GOVERNOR Indications ALSO GOOD FOR HEADACHE AND DIZZINESS! Needling is forbiden in pregnant women.04 66.03 55 .STUDY NOTES ON MASTER TUNG'S ACUPUNCTURE 火主 66. • Difficult delivery (labor).

• Lower and upper back vertebral pain.01 56 . 77.01 ZHÈNG JĪN CORRECT TENDON Indications Combine with 77.STUDY NOTES ON MASTER TUNG'S ACUPUNCTURE 正筋 77. 3. TAÌ XĪ).5 cun superior from the base of the heel. KŪN LÚN) and Ki3 (太 谿. ALSO TREATS STOM ACH SPASMS AND LEG CRAM PS. between Bl60 (昆侖. Needle must go all the way through the tendon and touch the bone.02 77.02 – 正宗 ZHÈNG ZŌNG • Neck pain. torticollis. Reaction area of the spine and brain Location Manipulation On the calcaneal tendon (achilles tendon).

01 AND 77. Combine with 77. Needle must go all the way through the tendon and touch the bone.02 COMBINED ARE ALSO EFFECTIVE FOR BRAIN CONCUSSION.01 – 正筋 ZHÈNG JĪN Reaction area of the spine and brain Location Manipulation 2 cun superior to 77. 77.02 77. 77.STUDY NOTES ON MASTER TUNG'S ACUPUNCTURE 正宗 77.01.01 57 .01.02 ZHÈNG ZŌNG CORRECT ANCESTOR Indications • Same as 77.

07 77.07 – 三重 SĀN ZHÒNG Reaction area of the heart. • Liver disease. • Migraine. 77.STUDY NOTES ON MASTER TUNG'S ACUPUNCTURE 一重 THREE WEIGHTS 77. Combine with 77. • Breast distension and pain. Location 3 cun proximal to the lateral malleolus and 1 cun anterior to the fibula.05 YĪ ZHÒNG FIRST WEIGHT Indications • Hyperthyroidism. lungs and spleen Manipulation Needle 1–2 cun in depth. • Meningitis.06 77.06 – 二重 ÈR ZHÒNG and 77. • Facial hemiparalysis. • Tonsillitis.05 58 3 cun . EEN THE LOCATED BETW HANNEL GALLBLADDER C H AND THE STOMAC CHANNEL.

06 77.07 2 cun 77.05. Reaction area of the heart.STUDY NOTES ON MASTER TUNG'S ACUPUNCTURE 二重 THREE WEIGHTS 77. EEN THE LOCATED BETW HANNEL GALLBLADDER C H AND THE STOMAC CHANNEL.06 ÈR ZHÒNG SECOND WEIGHT Indications Combine with 77.05 59 . Needle 1–2 cun in depth.05 – 一重 YĪ ZHÒNG and 77.07 – 三重 SĀN ZHÒNG • Same as 77.05. 77. lungs and spleen Location Manipulation 2 cun proximal to 77.

07 77.STUDY NOTES ON MASTER TUNG'S ACUPUNCTURE 三重 THREE WEIGHTS 77.06 77. 77. lungs and spleen Location Manipulation 2 cun proximal to 77.06.06 – 二重 ÈR ZHÒNG and 77.05 60 2 cun .05 Reaction area of the heart. Needle 1–2 cun in depth.05 – 一重 YĪ ZHÒNG • Same as 77. EEN THE LOCATED BETW HANNEL GALLBLADDER C H AND THE STOMAC CHANNEL.07 SĀN ZHÒNG THIRD WEIGHT Indications Combine with 77.

19 77. NOCTU G DIURESIS AN • Astigmatism.STUDY NOTES ON MASTER TUNG'S ACUPUNCTURE THREE EMPERORS 腎關 77. OOD T REATIN FOR • Dizziness.18 SHÈN GUĀN KIDNEYS BARRIER 天皇副 TIĀN HUÁNG FÙ QUASI HEAVEN EMPEROR Indications ESSENTIAL POINT FOR STRENGTHENING KIDNEY FUNCTION! ALSO G • Vomiting. • Pain in the nasal bone.5 cun distal to Sp9 (陰陵泉. NIA OMNIA. 77. YĪN LÍNG QÚAN). below the medial epicondyle of the tibia. Combine all THREE EMPERORS Reaction area of the heart and kidneys Manipulation Location 4 cun below the knee joint. RIA D AND INS .21 61 . • Frozen shoulder. NEURASTHE • Hysteria.18 77. 1. Needle 5 fen to 1 cun in depth.

• Premature ejaculation.5 cun in depth.21 62 Needling is forbiden in pregnant women.19 DI HUÁNG EARTH EMPEROR Indications • Kidney inflammation. • Menstrual irregularity. • Kidneys tonification. Combine all THREE EMPERORS .19 LOCATED ON THE L SPLEEN CHANNE Reaction area of the kidneys Manipulation Location 7 cun above the medial malleolus on the medial posterial border of the tibia. • Edema and swelling of the limbs. 77. • Incontinence. • Diabetes Mellitus.STUDY NOTES ON MASTER TUNG'S ACUPUNCTURE 地皇 THREE EMPERORS 77. Located at Sp7 (漏谷. LOÙ GǓ).18 77. 77. Needle 1 – 1. • Impotence.

18 77. • Inflammation of the kidney. Located at Sp6 (三陰交. • Diabetes Mellitus. closer to the bone. DIGESTIVE AND GYNECOLOGICAL Combine all THREE DISORDERS. SĀN YĪN JIĀO). Reaction area of the kidneys Needling is forbiden in pregnant women.19 77. 3 cun superior to the medial malleolus. • Numbness of the hands. Manipulation Location Needle 1 cun in depth. • Low back pain (kidney). EMPERORS Indications • Impotence. • Spermatorrhea. 77.21 RÉN HUÁNG HUMAN EMPEROR COMBINING ALL THREE EMPERORS IS MOST EFFECTIVE FOR URINARY DISEASES. • Hematuria.21 63 .STUDY NOTES ON MASTER TUNG'S ACUPUNCTURE 人皇 THREE EMPERORS 77.

Needle 5 fen to 1 cun in depth.23 – 側下三里 CÈ XIÀ • Toothache. Located at the GB channel. • Facial paralysis.22 77. SĀN LǏ Reaction area of the teeth and lungs Location Manipulation 3 cun inferior from the lateral edge of the lower border of the patella and 1.23 64 .5 cun 77.5 cun lateral.STUDY NOTES ON MASTER TUNG'S ACUPUNCTURE 側三里 77.22 CÈ SĀN LǏ BESIDE THREE MILES Indications Combine with 77. 3 cun 1. • Headache.

Location 2 cun below 77.22.22 AND 77.23 CÈ XIÀ SĀN LǏ BESIDE AND BELOW THREE MILES Indications • Same as 77.23 COMBINED CAN ALSO TREAT MIGRAINES AND TRIGEMINAL NEURALGIA Combine with 77.23 65 .STUDY NOTES ON MASTER TUNG'S ACUPUNCTURE 側下三里 77.22 – 側三里 CÈ SĀN LǏ Reaction area of the teeth and lungs Manipulation Needle 5 fen to 1 cun in depth.22 77. 77.22 77.

03 – 通天 TŌNG​TIĀN Reaction area of the Heart Location Manipulation 5 cun proximal to the superior edge of the patella.01 TŌNG G ​ UĀN PENETRATIING GATE Indications • Heart diseases and pain. Needle 3–5 fen in depth. • Palpitations.02 – 通山 TŌNG​SHĀN and 88.STUDY NOTES ON MASTER TUNG'S ACUPUNCTURE 通關 88.02 5 cun 66 88.03 88. on the midline of the thigh. 88. • Gastritis. • Vertigo. • Pain of the limbs. Combine with 88. • Dizziness.01 .

88.01 67 . Manipulation Needle 5 fen to 1 cun in depth.02 88.03 – 通天 TŌNG​TIĀN Reaction area of the Heart Location 2 cun proximal to 88.01.03 2 cun 88.02 TŌNG​SHĀN PENETRATIING MOUNTAIN Indications • Same as 88.01 – 通關 TŌNG ​GUĀN and 88.01 Combine with 88.STUDY NOTES ON MASTER TUNG'S ACUPUNCTURE 通山 88.

Needle 5 fen to 1 cun in depth.03 TŌNG​TIĀN PENETRATIING HEAVEN Indications • Same as 88.01 THIS COMBINATION IS VERY GOOD FOR GASTRIC DISEASES. Combine with 88.02. 2 cun 88.02 – 通山 TŌNG​SHĀN and 88.STUDY NOTES ON MASTER TUNG'S ACUPUNCTURE 通天 88.01 – 通關 TŌNG ​GUĀN Reaction area of the Heart Location Manipulation 2 cun proximal to 88.01 68 .02 88.03 88.

• Deafness. 88. • Skin disease.STUDY NOTES ON MASTER TUNG'S ACUPUNCTURE 駟馬中 FOUR HORSES 88. • Rhinitis.5 cun in depth toward the bone. • Weakness of the lungs.17 SÌ MǍ ZHŌNG MIDDLE FOUR HORSES Indications • Upper and low back pain.17 88.19 69 . tinnitus and ear inflammation. Combine all FOUR HORSES Reaction area of the liver and lungs Manipulation Location Measure 6 cun above the superior border of the patella and 2 cun lateral Needle 2 – 2. • Lung disease.18 88. • Sciatic pain.

5 cun in depth toward the bone.17 88. Reaction area of the liver and lungs Location Manipulation 2 cun longitudinally above 88.17. Needle 2 – 2.17. 88.18 SÌ MǍ SHÀNG UPPER FOUR HORSES Indications Combine all FOUR HORSES • Same as 88.19 70 .18 88.STUDY NOTES ON MASTER TUNG'S ACUPUNCTURE 駟馬上 FOUR HORSES 88.

SÌ MǍ XIÀ BELOW FOUR HORSES 88.STUDY NOTES ON MASTER TUNG'S ACUPUNCTURE 駟馬下 FOUR HORSES 88.19 Indications • Same as 88.5 cun in depth toward the bone. 88.17 88.17.17.17.18 AND 88. 88. Needle 2 – 2.19 71 .19 ARE IMPORTANT POINTS TO TONIFY AND REGULATE QI. Combine all FOUR HORSES Reaction area of the liver and lungs Location Manipulation 2 cun longitudinally below 88.18 88.

Reaction area of the Heart • Generalized pain. AS VED.28 JIĚ TO UNTIE Indications VERY EFFECTIVE FOR STRAINS AND SPRAINS. more than 8 minutes. VE THE NEEDLE 1 cun proximal and 3 fen lateral REMO Needle 3 – 5 fen in depth . Manipulation SOON AS PAIN IS RELIE Location . 3 fen 88. • Generalized disturbances in Qi and Blood LE SLOWLY ROTATE NEED AFTER INSERTION. and Blood Vessels • Pain from traumatic injuries. to the superior lateral edge of the patella. • Extreme fatigue.28 1 cun 72 . Don't retain the needle for • Pain from injections.STUDY NOTES ON MASTER TUNG'S ACUPUNCTURE 解 88.

• Irregular menstruation.03 A. • Sore throat. DNEYS REGULATES AND QI. STRENGTHENS LUNG STRENGTHENS THE HEART. neck and lower back pain. between the metacarpophalangeal joints of the second and third fingers.02 A. • Diseases of the 5 sense organs.03 – EXTRA A. • Diseases of the 5 sense organs. STRENGTHENS • Leg pain.04 Manipulation Needles are inserted in the directions shown. between the metacarpophalangeal joints of the third and fourth fingers.02 – EXTRA A. On the dorsum of the hand. • Tinnitus. SPLEEN AND • Fatigue.5 cun depth.04 – EXTRA 三叉一 三叉二 三叉三 SĀN CHĀ YĪ SĀN CHĀ ÈR SĀN CHĀ SĀN THREE OPENINGS ONE THREE OPENINGS TWO THREE OPENINGS THREE Indications Indications Indications • Shoulder. On the dorsum of the hand.STUDY NOTES ON MASTER TUNG'S ACUPUNCTURE A. • Common cold. • Acute lumbar sprain. • Knee joint pain. • Stomachache. • Headache. 1–1. between the metacarpophalangeal joints of the fourth and fifth fingers. A. 73 . KI Location Location Location On the dorsum of the hand.

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