Inner Classic/Nei Jing of Acupuncture: Topics


Wu LW, Wu AQ (trans.).Yellow Emperor's Classic of Internal Medicine. (Wang Bing version) Beijing: China Science & Technology Press. 1997
Annotated notes by Dr. Roger Batchelor (DAOM, LAC) ©10/10/10
       
Topics in Su Wen/SW & Ling Shu/LS (--pages in parenthesis):  
       
1 Shen SW14, 26-definition (143); LS 32-diet; LS 78  
2 Yin-Yang SW 5; LS 40  
3 3 Levels SW 20  
4 4 Seas LS 33, 36  
5 5 Phases SW 50, 51-levels, 69,70, 78  
6 6 Stages SW 2,6,16, 21&22-pulses, 31-fever, 35,36, 45, 56, 64, 68-exquisite, 74, 79; LS 72-psych,biotype, 78  
7      
8 8 Trigrams / Ba Gua SW 12; LS 77,78  
9 9 Pulses SW 20, 27  
       
DX:   LS 4, 42 (multiple approaches)  
  Attitude SW 76, 78; LS 73-perception  
  Dreams SW17,80 LS 43, 80,  
  Face SW15, 32, 39, 42; LS 1, 29, 37, 49, 54  
  Complexion SW13,14,17, 57; LS 10  
  Forearm SW17, 28; LS 74,75  
  Pulse: SW10,11,18  
  Renying-Cunkou SW7; LS 9, 19, 48. [Neck/wrist ratios, later thought to be left/right radial pulses]  
  5 Phase SW 7,17, 23  
  Ke cycle SW15  
  6 Stage SW 21, 22  
  Death SW 48  
  Questioning/Sx SW 64, 66; LS 28  
  Temporality - time sequence SW 36, 39; LS 25  
  Eye, sclera LS 70, 74, 80  
  Pediatrics; pregnancy LS 75  
       
DZ: Pain Lumbago-SW 41; LS 26, 53, 71-sites of degeneration  
  Bi SW 3, 43, 56; LS 6, 13, 27, 46, 49  
  Diabetes SW 40, 47 (SP Heat); LS 46,47  
  Heart SW 44; LS 24-attack, 58  
  Psychiatric:    
  Depression LS 22, 69  
  Mania SW 30, 46, 49,55; LS 22  
  Headache SW 49; LS 24  
  Deafness LS 26  
  Aging, Life Cycles (Development) SW 1, 76, 80-hospice; LS 54  
  Consumption (exhausion) SW 3,14  
  Lunar, weather effects SW 26, 63, 69; LS 44, 79  
  Fever SW 23, LS 31-3, 61  
  Cough SW 38  
  Jue SW 45; LS 24  
  Yin xu SW 62  
  Ke cycle SW 65, 69  
  Emotions, Psycho-social SW 8, 21, 24, 39, 67, 77-class, happiness, 79-family roles; LS 5-class, LS 8  
  Alcohol abuse SW 1, 45-violent(215), 46-hangover; LS 50  
  Wind LS 49, 58, 77, 79  
  Edema LS 57  
  Voice, loss/laryngitis, dysphonia LS 69  
  Insomnia LS 71, 80  
  Tumor, cancer LS 46 (688), 81  
  Pathogen LS 71  
  Organ size, position- psychology (applications to osteopathy) LS 47 (640)  
TX: Plan LS 42-combining; 45-profound  
  Teaching SW 80; LS 73  
  Acupuncture: SW 54-9 needles, 61-seasons, contralat-62,63; LS 4-Dao, 60, 77-needles  
  Skill Levels SW 1  
  Technique SW16; LS 7-Daoqi, 12-Depth & retention; 67, 73  
  Clinic SW13; LS 9  
  Back-shu SW 4, 39; LS 51-moxa  
  Blood-let SW 24, 35; LS 39  
  Mental Process SW 25, 26 (143), 76; LS 73  
  Neck microsystem SW 32  
  Contra/caution, prohibitions SW 52-pts.; LS 3, 9, 41, 53-needle phobia, 55, 60,61  
  Zone tx SW 56  
  He-pts LS 4, 44  
  Pediatrics LS 38  
  TuiNa LS 73  
  Food SW3; LS 32&37-Shen, 56, 63, 65  
  Herb SW 23, 75, 37-Ht; LS 71-pinellia/banxia  
  Attitude, mental health SW 1, 13  
  Prevention SW 2, 13-psych  
  Regional influences SW12  
  Music SW 4; LS 65  
       
Organ:   SW9,8-emotion, Position  condition-LS 47, Constitutions-LS 64, Levels-LS 66  
  HT SW9-primacy; LS 71-Pericardium  
  SP SW4-spine (25), SW5-formlessness, 29, 47  
  ST SW5, SW7-larynx,pharynx, 18-Luo, SW 34; LS 68-thought, 80  
  LU    
  KI    
  LR    
  SJ SW 8, 38; LS 2  
  Brain SW11-uterus, 81  
  Uterus SW 11-brain, 33-heart  
  SI LS 19  
       
Channel:      
  Points SW 58, 59, 61-St 36; Sky Windows LS 21  
  Primary SW 60; LS 2, 5, 16, ST as largest; proportions of Qi/Xue: LS 12  
  Luo ST Luo-SW 18; SW 34-minor dz, 56, 63; LS 10, 39  
  Extraordinary: SW 60; LS 17-Qiao  
  Chong SW 44 (215); LS 38 (664), 64-pathway, 65, 66  
  Divergent LS 11  
  Internal LS 10  
  Sinew / TMM LS 13  
  Wei [immunology] LS 52, 59-activation pts, 71, 76, 79, 80  
  Misc. SW 41-lumbago and various special channels