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The 50 most important points for acupuncture, acupressure, massage, tuina, shiatsu, etc.
What are the 50 most important body points for acupuncture, acupressure, massage, Tuina, and so on?

If you know these points with effects and location, then you can already treat 90 percent of all complaints.
Therefore, we have compiled the points here again for clarity with their main effects.
That is the basis on which you can later build up step by step. Ideal for learning. To gain certainty.
(You may learn every day or every w eek one meridian w ith the 3 - 5 most important symptoms for each point)

The position of the points and other important descriptions you can see, if you click on the points.

Kidney Liver Spleen Heart Pericard DE Small Int Large Int Stomach Gallbl Bladder CV GV
Most important points of the kidney meridian






Sex: Poor sexual fulfillment, impotence, infertility in men and women,

Energy: Fatigue, somnolence, sighing, frequent yawning, insomnia, malaise, fear, instability,
Weakness: Weak menstrual period, menstrual disorders, irritable bladder, urinary retention, involuntary urination
Powerlessness: Pain or exhaustion in the lower back, in the loins, in the lower abdomen, in the genital area, in the legs, in the ankle,
Head: Toothache, head pressure, ear diseases, hearing loss, ringing in the ears (tinnitus),
Enge: Difficulty breathing, sore throat, cough, asthma, throat tightness,
Others: Rheumatism, muscle spasms, fever without sweat,
Constipation, loss of appetite, weight loss, uterine prolapse, diabetes
cold hands or feet, sweaty feet

Disorders caused by cold influences, cold feet or hands

Movement disorders, gait disorders, pain, swelling, sprains of the medial malleolus,
Powerlessness, fatigue, sluggishness, lethargy, insomnia, limb gravity,
sexual listlessness, Impotenz, overexcitation,
easily frightened, anxiety, irritability, depression, sadness.
Urinary retention, frequent urination, bladder inflammation, prostate gland complaints,
Lower abdominal pain, period disturbances of all kind, uterine prolapse, outflow,
Tight throat, laryngitis, thyroid dysfunction,
Eye pain,
Loss of appetite, fever

Low blood pressure, dizziness, weak arms and legs,

Pain or cold in loins, back, knees, lumbago,
Lack of energy, lack of will and deciding, memory loss, weakness, fears
Night sweats or Schweilosigkeit, fever,
Muscle weakness and cramps in the legs, foot weakness,
Abdominal colic, abdominal distension, constipation or diarrhea,
Puffiness, water retention (edema),
frequent urination, kidney inflammation, hemorrhoids,
Urinary tract infections,

Urinary retention, period discomfort, outflow, reinforced period,

Knee joint discomfort,
Pains and tensions in the abdominal cavity including lower abdomen,
Fullness feeling,

Hoarseness, sore throat,

Pessimism, despondence, flat respiration, selfdoubt, inferiority complex, constant self-criticism,


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Pessimism, despondence, flat respiration, selfdoubt, inferiority complex, constant self-criticism,

Difficulty in breathing, feelings to be dammed in the breast, cough, asthma, tension in belly and breast, pains in the chest
Feeling of sickness, nausea

Most important points ofthe Liver-Meridian




Tension and tightness feelings: headache, pain and tension in the chest and flanks, in the lower abdomen, in the genital area, dizziness
and vertigo
Elasticity: knee pain, cramp attacks, lumbago,
Eyes: Eye disorders, blurred vision, eye pressure, cataract,
digestion: Metabolic disorders, diarrhea or constipation, nausea, vomiting, colic
Gynecology, urology: hemorrhoids, blood in sputum, in the stools, in the gynecological field, urinary retention, dark urine
Other: depressed mood, states of overexcitement, bad sleep, insomnia, high blood pressure,
pale complexion, persistent thirst

Tension and narrowness: Dizziness, cramps, paralyses or paralysis inclination

Eyes/u>: Visual weakness, night blindness,
Digestion/u>: bright stools, intestinal cramps, stomach problems and intestinal problems, diarrhea,
Urology/u>: Urinary retention, involuntary urination, hematuria,
Pains in the lower abdomen, genital area, lump feeling in the lower abdomen, uterine prolapse, impotence,
Outflow, itch/u>: Itching
Other/u>: Sleeping disturbances, walking pains in different body regions

Tension and narrowness: Oppression feeling, shortness of breath, coughing, hoarseness, Regions: headache, pain in the chest, the lower
abdomen, in the region of the liver, bloated belly, Digestion: Feeling of fullness, hiccups, heartburn, indigestion, gastritis, Diarrhea, loss of
appetite Gynecology, urology: heavy menstrual bleeding due to blood heat Other: lung diseases, by cold caused bites, surging up yang with
palpitation, dizziness, restlessness, sleeping disturbances

Most important points of the Spleen-Meridian (Spleen-Pankreas)




Weakness, heaviness: fatigue, limb gravity, weakness of legs or feet, insomnia by yin deficiency, muscle, connective tissue,
Ligaments, skin: skin diseases, skin becoming flabby
Digestive system: fullness feeling, distension, abdominal rumbling, diarrhea, indigestion breakdown, nausea, colics
Gynecology, urology: menstrual disorders, outflow, urinary problems, infertility, impaired libido
Fluid distribution: The distribution of fluids in the body is no longer correct, thick legs, varicose veins, leg edema,
swollen eyelids, a heavy tongue.
Other: Sp6 regulates high and low blood pressure, circulatory problems in the legs, depression

Special features: Earth point, yuan-balance-point,

Other: strengthens spleen, transforms moisture, lowers turbid qi, preserves fluids, dissolves phlegm, strengthens stomach
Flatulence, belching, constipation, diarrhea, stomach pain, heartburn,
Tensions in the abdomen, nausea, vomiting, gastritits, maldigestion, malabsorption,
Fullness feeling, feeling of heaviness in the head, poor memory, headaches, poor concentration, fatigue
Joint pain, fever, yellowish skin color, poor circulation in the legs
Period pains

Abdominal pain, stomach pain, flatulence, tensed abdomen, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, loss of appetite,
Menstrual disorders, gynecological pain, frigidity, impotence, enlarged prostate,
Difficulty urinating
Hyperexcitability, anxiety, nervousness, restlessness, palpitations, nervous heart complaints
Heart and chest pain,
Cramps, chronic hoarseness, sore throats, changing fevers,
Sweating, puffy face, bitter taste in the mouth, pain in the ankle, venous stasis

Most important points of the Heart-Meridian


Restlessness, nervousness, stress, hyperexcitation, weak nerves, a constant Must Do,

Irritability, mania as well as depression, anxiety, apathy, absences,
Startle test anxiety, addiction, major mood swings,
Sleeping disturbances, sleeplessness,
hot or cold hands,


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hot or cold hands,
Palpitations, pain, neuroses,
Shortness of breath;
Memory weakness



Restlessness nervousness, forgetfulness, insomnia, lack of energy, depression, neurotic crises

Heart pain, lack of cardiac perfusion,
Fatigue, stress, dizziness, exhaustion
Abdominal pressure,
Elbow pain, tennis elbow,
cold shivering stiff hands, stiff or numb arms, cramps,
stiff neck, headache, toothache,
Nausea, hiccups,
Thyroid enlargement,
Nerve pain,
inflamed, swollen lymph nodes,
Exam anxiety

oversized seriousness, sadness, hardly laugh, depressive mood, lots of moans and groans,
anxiety, fear,
cold hands, poor circulation to the hands, but also with hot palms, rheumatic joint pain,
pain in the chest and upper arm, armpit tension
palpitations, dizziness,
bad breath,
urinary retention, involuntary urination

Most important points of the Lung-Meridian




Stiff neck, shoulder pain, tendon inflammation at the forearm,

Restlessness, nervousness, relationship difficulties, numbness,
Lung diseases, coughing, breathing difficulties, bronchitis, asthma,
Sinusitis, migraine, headache, toothache, tinnitus,
Pain behind the breastbone,
Skin diseases,
puffy face, puffy arms and legs, edema,
Impotence, frigidity, urinary retention,
Lip herpes, shingles

Oppression feelings, nervousness, restlessness, agitation,

Difficulty in breathing, cough, palpitations,
Wrist pain,
Hardening of the arteries, veins,
Belching, flatulence, abdominal pain, urinary retention,
cataract, eye redness

shallow breathing, shortness of breath, respiratory problems, bronchitis, cough, asthma,

Depression (grief, worry, sadness, despair)
Shoulder pain,
Night sweats,
Skin complaints
bloated belly and limbs,
Nausea, vomiting

Most important points of the Triple Warmer (Heater)


Headaches, migraines, blurred vision, eye redness,

Rhinitis, tinnitus, hearing loss, dizziness, vertigo,
Restlessness, irritability, aggressiveness,
Tooth pain, hair loss


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Headaches, migraines, thinking inertia,

Ear pain, ringing in the ears,
Visual impairment, visual disturbances,
Toothache, gingivitis,

Wrist pain, sprains,

Sore throat, throat tightness, headache,
Exhaustion, fatigue,
Oppression feelings, mood swings,
Tinnitus, hearing loss,
Hot flashes, freezing,
Abdominal and menstrual pain,
Shortness of breath,
sore and stiff arms and shoulders,
Vomiting during pregnancy,
nerve-related pain in the arm, nerve weakness through lack of sleep

Most important points of the Pericard-Meridian (Pe oder KS)




Heart and circulatory diseases

high or low blood pressure,
Pressure or stasis feelings in chest and upper abdomen,
Nausea, stomach discomfort, crapulence, important distal point for the upper abdomen, cramps in the abdominal area,
with excitement and anxiety states, mental health problems,
Insomnia, forgetfulness,
Addiction treatment (also H7, B62, GV20),
red eyes,
Fever without sweat,
Weakness, drowsiness, dizziness,
High blood pressure,
Wrist pain, arm pain,
Neck stiffness,
Angina, palpitations,
painful periods,
Bladder weakness

Restlessness, anxiety, insomnia, fright, exam anxiety, oppression feelings, hyperarousal, mood swings,
Palpitations, sore throat, headache, neck tightness,
Wheezing, shortness of breath, pain in the chest, shoulders, arms, wrists, elbows,
Pharynx, throat inflamation and tonsillitis,
bad breath (also CV23, M41, LV13), nausea, belching,
Boils, eczema in the head and arm,
sinew inflamation at the forearm

Lack of energy, cold feelings, anxiety, oppression feelings, mood swings,

uncontrolled emotions, abrupt rage,
Nosebleed, bad breath, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, stomach irritation,
Sensory disturbances of the hand and arm,
Skin diseases of the hand and arm,
Fever with thirst,
Chest pain,
Feeling of the weather changes

Most important points of the Gallbladder-Meridian


Head and neck pain, hip pain,

Swelling in the ankle, foot, under the armpits, of the lymph nodes,
Leg cramps,
constant hesitation, indecisiveness, tightness,
Fever, cough, shivering,


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Fever, cough, shivering,
Pressure on the chest, pain near the meridian line, cystitis,
Connective tissue weakness




Brings energy from the head and abdomen into the legs, one-sided headache. Migraine,
G34 strengthens muscles
Nervousness, lability,
Pain and cramps in the knee, in the thighs,
Tension in the shoulders, chest and flanks,
Gallbladder disease, indigestion, nausea, vomiting,
bitter insipid taste,
Constipation, fullness feeling, diarrhea,
important at any stagnation of liver energy,
with bloated face,
High blood pressure,

Cold, runny nose, nasal congestion,

Headache (forehead, temples, back of the head), migraine, dizziness,
Neck pain, neck swelling, stiff neck,
Sinusitis, epistaxis, tinnitus, hearing loss,
Eye tension disorders, blurred vision, myopia, conjunctivitis,
Cramps, fever, without sweat,
Back and lumbar pain,
Thyroid enlargement,
lowers high rises, low blood pressure

Sciatica, sciatica, low back pain, hip problems,

nerve and muscle tension, rheumatism,
energy blockage in the meridians, puffy red swollen arms and legs

Most important points of the Small Intestine-Meridian





Main point of tension and pain in the neck and shoulders

Restricted movement of the neck,
Back pain, breast tenderness, headaches,
Hand pain, paresthesia of fingers and arm,
Cramps nausea, vomiting acts, SI3 has a balancing effect on digestion
Tinnitus, deafness, deaf-mutism,
Depression, agitation, anxiety, night sweats, agitation, mood swings
Sore throat, nasal congestion, intermittent fever with cough,
Nosebleeds, eye redness, eye veil
Irritable bladder, cystitis,

Restlessness, anxiety, overexcitement, opression feelings,

Constipation, diarrhea, biliary tract disease,
Ringing in the ears, head neck shoulder flank pain,
Wrist weakness and pain, cramps and arthritis of the hand and finger joints,
Eye veil

Pulmonary symptoms, sore throat,

Neck and shoulder tension,
Blurred vision,

Ear symptoms (also TW3 and G41), decreasing hearing and vision, tinnitus, hearing loss, deafness, ear pain, ear infections,


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Most important points of the Large Intestine-Meridian




Helps with pain of any kind,

Migraine, headaches with G20, facial pain, dental pain with M44,
Abdominal and back pain,
mental exhaustion,
Constipation, diarrhea,
Sore throat, runny nose first signs, runny nose, nasal congestion with LI20, coughs, colds, flu with Lu7 and TW5,
Fever, shivering,
stiff neck,
Blurred vision, conjunctivitis,
irregular periods
Hypertension with LV3,
Skin rash, acne, eczema,
Insomnia, anxiety, allergies

Helps with runny nose, 2nd stage of a cold, with every inner heat, opens surface,
Sore throat, throat tightness, loss of voice,
Headaches, migraines,
Tennis elbow,
Skin disorders (skin itching, inflammation, rashes, psoriasis, ulcers),
Menstrual disorders,
Intestinal disorders, constipation, appendicitis,
Shoulder, arm, bone inflammation,

Nasal diseases, common cold (runny or stuffy nose), hay fever,

Maxillary toothache, gum disease,
Facial skin complaints with itching,
Shortness of breath, asthma

Most important points of the Stomach-Meridian




Fatigue, weakness, loss of strength,

Knee pain,
Abdominal pain, digestive problems of all kinds,
low or high blood pressure,
Chest pain
Muscle weakness,
Circulatory and sensibility disturbances of the legs,
Worries, feelings of inferiority, fear, shyness, irritability, jumpiness,
in all types of moisture and energy weakness
fullness feeling, abdominal pain, diarrhea, constipation,
Skin redness,

Stomach upset, heartburn, loss of appetite, bloating, abdominal tension,

Gingivitis, toothache,
Nervous disorders,
Restlessness, irritability, feeling of weather changes,
foot weakness, pain in the feet, sensory disturbances in the legs and feet,
sudden severe pain, cramps, alternating heat and cold,
cold arms and legs

Headache, restlessness, insomnia, constant thinking,

Respiratory symptoms,
depressed mood,
Sore throat,
important distal point for lung disease, asthma, coughs, hiccups, belching,


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important distal point for lung disease, asthma, coughs, hiccups, belching,
Constipation, gastrointestinal disorders,
Drowsiness, dizziness, cold hands and feet,
Knee and hip joint complaints,
Throat tightness, loss of voice,


Lower jaw pain,

Nervous tension,


tired eyes, side headache, migraine, severe headache

Eye pain, blurred vision, eye disease

Most important points of the Bladder-Meridian






Swelling of the lateral malleolus,

Heart disease, edema,
Sensory disturbances of the lower leg,
Achilles tendonitis, ankle complaints
Caution in pregnancy,
Master point of pain throughout the bladder meridian area (especially in the head (migraines), neck, shoulders, back, sciatica)
Dizziness, cramps in legs, feet, arms, hands,
Eye pain, sensitive eyes,
Nosebleeds, labored birth, arthritis

stuffy nose,
Eye pain, blurred vision,
Whiplash, stiff neck, neck pain, dizziness,
Nervousness, neurasthenia, insomnia
High blood pressure,
lack of cranial blood flow, vertex headache,
Dizziness, severe headache

Head, neck, lumbar, hip knee and foot problems,

Propensity for cystitis, frequent urination, burning urination, diseases of the bladder and kidney,
stiff neck and back, whiplash,
constant body tension
Nervousness, palpitations, dizziness,
Fever with convulsions,
red eyes, veil before the eyes,
Loss of appetite, absence of thirst, impotence

Helps with long-distance and short-sightedness, night blindness, red eyes, optic neuritis, retinitis, cataracts,
Migraine, frontal headache,
Difficulty falling asleep,
nasal congestion

Tired and sore eyes, visual defects, blurred vision, eye redness, itchy eyes, eye lid twitching,
Frontal headache, dizziness,
Sneezing, nasal congestion, sinusitis,
Lack of concentration

Most important points of the Coneption Vessel

Menstrual disorders, persistent bleeding, outflow, genitourinary pain,


Tensions, disturbances, severe abdominal pain, diarrhea,

Urinary retention, involuntary urination,
premenstrual syndrome,


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premenstrual syndrome,
Palpitations, dizziness, restlessness, nervousness, insomnia,
Loss of strength,
Feeling cold, cold limbs,
hot head,
Uterine prolapse,
Impotence, conception disorders, infertility




Promotes stamina, vitality,

helps with period complaints and bladder weakness
fast exhaustion, nervousness, anxiety, insomnia,
low blood pressure, dizziness,
irregular period,
abdominal pain, cramps,
diarrhea, constipation, stiffness in the abdominal area,
chest pain, asthma,
nervousness, cold arms and legs,
despondency, weak voice,
infertility, impotence, bleeding, outflow

Heartburn, stomach pain, cramps, stomach and intestinal inflammation,

Stomach noises, heartburn, loss of appetite,
Diarrhea and vomiting, stiffness in the abdominal area,
Nervousness, anxiety, hyperarousal, insomnia, instability,
rapid fatigue, exhaustion,

Important point to promote a healthy heart and lung function, strengthens vitality,
treats lung diseases, sputum, shortness of breath, coughing, wheezing, bronchitis, asthma,
Difficulty swallowing, sore throat,
Oppression feelings,
diminished secretion of milk during lactation,
bad mood, addiction, phobias, nervous breath,
Palpitations, flu,
Inability to correctly perceive emotions, feeling cold

Most important points of the Governor Vessel


Circulatory disorders of the head, headache, heavy head,

Balance disorders, dizziness, drowsiness after alcohol
Sneezing, nasal congestion, cramps, uncoordinated actions
Ringing in the ears,
Restlessness, irritability, forgetfulness,
neck strain,
Back hyperextension,
Fainting spells,
cramp attacks
Rectal prolapse, uterine prolapse, hemorrhoids,
Phobias, stuttering
upset stomach