The term Acupuncture comprises a combining of 2 Latin words 'acus' that
stands for needle and 'pungere' signifies prick. It's in reality the ancient
Chinese medical process in which needles were entered into patient on a few
distinct meridian points. In ancient China, rock needles were utilized for this
medicine; and then when metals were found future needles were built from bronze,
silver and even out of gold. In current days, needles are created of stainless
Acupuncture points are most important part of Acupuncture therapy. They are in reality those assorted stimulus points on varied body regions. According in ancient theory; every of these points hold an absolute approach to stimulate these meridians, that are imaginary transports from where critical energy streams. There are many more than 360 stimulation points; once needles have entered or for some reason stimulation from those points are caused then it either disrupts or energizes this energy flow.
The interruption or stimulus of those points may induce analgesic result which may scale down or altogether eliminate pain. It may even energize a much stronger energy flow that could cure those assorted health troubles. All of those acupuncture points have been mapped to fourteen major meridian lines, for group twelve inner organs one meridian; one meridian along the spine which is called governing vessel and one more along the midline of abdomen which is called as conception vessel. The measure that's used to find acupuncture points is called "Cun". Generally one Cun is equal to space between the distal interphalangeal joint and proximal interphalangeal joint on middle finger.
All of these Acupuncture points are categorized as per their roles. First category of such Acupuncture points are:
Five transporting points system: This system explains the flow of energy (which called as 'qi' in Chinese) using analogy of rivers and points are described as points along the flow line. According to this system; "qi' bubbles up from a spring and gradually grows in depth and breadth like a river flowing down from mountain to the ocean".
In this five transporting system there are acupuncture points;
* Jing well points are the points that represent energy flow when it bubbles up; these points are located on tips of fingers and toes.
* Ying spring points are where the energy river glides down the channel, those points suggest heat of the body and they additionally show the changes in our complexion.
* Shu stream; these points indicate heaviness of body along with painful areas in joints and intermittent diseases.
* Jing river points give indication of cough and dyspnoea, fever and chills and foe bone diseases.
* He sea points are where qi unites and heads deeper into the body; these points are useful for indicating diarrhea. The counter flow of qi and these points also indicates the disorders caused by irregular eating and drinking.
Along the 5 channelizing points, there is a few additional sets of points suchlike these 5 phase points, Xi cleft points, Yuan origin points, Luo joining points, Back shu points, front Mu points, Hue gathering points.
Acupuncture medicine is successfully utilized to address ear, nose or throat troubles, and also respiratory disorders. It's additionally effective at caring for gastro intestinal or eye disorders, along with neurological and musculo-skeletal troubles.