Passages from Nei Jing: The Function of the Five Shu Points

Regarding the function of the five Shu points, the Nei Jing is very clear and shows how the disease may effect the Zang-Fu organs and which points to use.  Chapter forty-four of Ling Shu states; “病在脏者,取之井;病变于色者, 取之荥;病时间时甚者;取之输;病变于音者,取之经;经满而血者,病在胃,及以饮食不节得病者,取之于合。。。是谓五变也。” “When the disease is in the Zang organ, choose the Jing-Well point; when the disease changes the complexion, or color of the patient, choose theContinue reading “Passages from Nei Jing: The Function of the Five Shu Points”