XI POINTS
INFLUENTIAL POINTS
CONFLUENT POINTS


Karanikiotes Charisios , M.D , Dip.Ac.

The Xi-Cleft Points are points where the Qi is accumulated for the corresponding channel.These points have the properties of treating acute diseases occuring in their respective related organs.

MERIDIANXi-Cleft Point
LungL6
Large IntestineLI7
StomachS34
SpleenSp8
HeartH6
Small IntestineSI6
Urinary BladderUB63
KidneyK5
PericardiumP4
SanjiaoSJ7
Gall BladderGB36
LiverLiv6
YangqiaoUB59
YinqiaoK8
YangweiGB35
YinweiK9

The Influential Points , apart from their other effects , have a specific effect on the diseases of certain body tissue.

INFLUENTIAL POINTTISSUE OR ORGAN
Liv13Zang organs
Ren12Fu organs
Ren17Qi (Respiratory organs)
UB17Blood
UB11Bone
GB39Marrow
GB34Muscles and tendons
L9Vessels and pulse

The Confluent Points belong to Main Meridians , most of them are Yuan and Luo points , located in the area of the wrist and the ankle and it is believed that they connect the 8 extraordinary channels and 12 main channels. These points are indicated for treating diseases of the extraordinary channels and their related regular channels.

EXTRA CHANNELCONFLUENT POINT
Chong MaiSp4
Yinwei MaiP6
Du MaiSI3
Yangqiao MaiUB62
Dai MaiGB41
Yangwei MaiSJ5
Ren MaiL7
Yinqiao MaiK6