Application #30: LV, GB, & SP Crossing Copy

Lesson
Materials

LV-14

Point Name: 期門 (qí mén) “Cyclic Gate”

Meridian: Liver

Element: Wood

Polarity: Yin

Peak Time: 1AM to 3AM

Location
Directly below the nipple, in the sixth intercostal space. Let the patient lie on their back while locating this point.

Local Anatomy: On the mamillary line, two ribs below the nipple, in the 6th intercostal space. This point is 6 cun above the navel and 3.5 cun lateral to GV-14, near the medial end of the 6th intercostal space in the internal and external oblique muscles and the aponeurosis of the transverse abdominal muscle.

Vasculature: The sixth intercostal artery and vein.

Innervation: The sixth intercostal nerve.

Martial Arts Usage
  • 108 Vital Point
  • Dangerous
  • Disrupt Energy
  • Fight Ender
  • Joint Manipulation
  • Knockouts
  • Organ Striking
  • Sealing the Blood
  • Sealing the Breath
Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Classes
  • Alarm Point of the LV
  • Exit Point
  • Intersection Point of the Liver Meridian
  • Intersection Point of the Spleen Meridian
  • Intersection Point of the Yin Linking Vessel
  • Meeting of the Liver with the Liver Divergent Meridian
  • Meeting of the Liver with the Gall Bladder Divergent Meridian
  • Origin Point
  • Shokanten Point of the Absolute Yin: Pericardium & Liver
  • Trigger Point of the Intercostals muscle
Attack Method: Obliquely 0.3 – 0.5 inch. Angle is 45°.

Description
This point may cause mental problems and heart problems. It can even cause cardiac arrest! It can also cause the lungs to collapse, resulting in respiratory arrest!

The liver may also be made to stop functioning as a result of a hard strike. Even a light strike here will cause damage.

Knock out may occur immediately due to great energy drainage, even stopping the Qi temporarily. This point is one of the delayed death touch points.

GB-24

Point Name: 日月 (rì yuè) “Sun and Moon”

Meridian: Gall Bladder

Element: Wood

Polarity: Yang

Peak Time: 11PM to 1AM

Location
one rib below Qimen (LV-14) directly below the nipple, in the seventh intercostal space.

Local Anatomy: Inferior to the nipple, between the cartilage of the 7th and 8th ribs, one rib below LV-14.

Vasculature: The seventh intercostal artery and vein.

Innervation: The seventh intercostal nerve.

Martial Arts Usage
  • 36 Vital Point
  • 108 Vital Point
  • Dangerous
  • Fight Ender
  • Joint Manipulation
  • Knockouts
  • Organ Striking
Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Classes
  • Alarm Point of the GB
  • Intersection Point of the Spleen Meridian
  • Meeting of the Gall Bladder with the Liver Divergent Meridian
  • Meeting of the Gall Bladder with the Gall Bladder Divergent Meridian
  • Origin Point
  • Trigger Point of the External oblique and intercostals muscle
Attack Method: Obliquely 0.3 – 0.5 inch. Slanted insertion, 0.5 – 1 inch. Angle is 90°.

Description
Medium power may cause knock out or even death.

LV, GB, & SP Crossing