Acupuncture points and meridians
acupuncture points and meridians
There are about 400 acupuncture points and 20 meridians connecting most of the points.
A meridian is a whole acupuncture points.
There are 12 main meridians. Six are connected to organ (Yin) and six are connected to viscus (Yang).
A Yin meridian is associated with a Yang meridian :
There are 8 extraordinary meridians which control the main meridians activity . They cross part of main meridians way and ensure some connections. They are not directly related to organs and viscera.
They don't have structure and ramifications of main meridians.
Front Mu points and back Shu points are specific acupoints used in general
practice. It is not necessary to use them individually. They are directly related
to organs and viscera.
It is very effective and easy to practice acupressure on front Mu points every day.