In order to make sense of the theory, I also had to teach some history. This surprised me. In a previous article about the acupuncture meridiansI asked my readers if they wanted to learn more.
Each of the 12 meridians flows in an up- or down-wards direction - one flows into the other. The energy of each organ meridian is strongest for 2 hours in specific cycles, completing a hour cycle every day. Each meridian comes into its highest action at a certain time of day
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The Classic states: 'Whenever we treat a disease, we must approach it at the base. Every stream on earth has a source, and every plant has a root. If all murky sediments settle at the source, the downstream waters will naturally be clear and fresh, and if we water a root, it will grow and branches will sprout; these are the laws of nature. The experienced physician, therefore, will always consider the source.
Acupuncturists use this information diagnostically, as well as to determine the optimal time for treating specific imbalances. The stomach meridian is responsible for stomach problems including abdominal pain, distension, edema, vomiting; and also sore throat, facial paralysis, upper gum toothache, nose bleeding, and pain along the path of the meridian. The spleen meridian is the source of problems of the spleen and pancreas, abdominal distension, jaundice, general weakness, tongue problems, vomiting, pain and swellings along the path of the meridian.
This time, we will go further into the world of meridians and share more detailed information about them. In order to deepen the reflexology applications and to bring about a new and different perspective into our understanding of our own bodies, knowing more about meridians is very crucial. There are fourteen meridians passing through our bodies.
Known as the 'Prime Minister', the lungs control breath and energy and assist the 'King' heart with the circulation of blood. The Internal Medicine Classic states: 'Energy is the commander of blood; when energy moves, blood follows. Blood is the mother of energy; where blood goes, energy follows.
The Kidneys store our original essence Jing which is our prenatal qi. This is the qi essential energy that we were born with and we inherited from our parents at the moment of conception. This forms the basis of our constitution, our physical and energetic strengths and weaknesses. The Kidneys are responsible for our growth, development, reproductive functions, bones, bone marrow, including the spine and brain and they control the fluids of the body.
The Meridian System of the Body Life energy, Qi, flows not only through nerve and blood system but also inside its own network. The main channels of this energy network are jointly called meridians. Our body has twelve main meridians that run through each organ or body part.
Traditional Chinese medicine TCMincluding acupuncture and Chinese herbs, is used as an alternative therapy to increase the curative effect for erectile dysfunction ED. A large number of studies have been conducted to investigate the effect and mechanism of TCM for treating ED. The therapeutic effect of acupuncture on ED is still controversial at present. Erectile dysfunction ED is a common disease which affects about half of men aging from 40 to 70 years in America 1and the prevalence is almost the same in China 2.