Moxibustion & the 4th Chinese Solar Term — The Spring Equinox

The fourth Solar Term of the Chinese 24 Solar Term is called: Chun Fen, The Spring Equinox. It is the fourth Chinese Solar Term in Spring. It comes on 20/03/2017. The length of day and night are almost equal on this day in the Northern Hemisphere. The Yin energy and Yang energy in Nature are equal as well. 

For health preservation, it’s important to prevent Liver Qi, the energy in the Liver meridians, ascending too much so that the digestive system, the spleen and the stomach, would be protected and nourished.

The following acupuncture points could be used with moxibustion therapy for regimen and healthcare.

Da Zhui, also known as ‘GV14’, ‘Du-14’

Gan Shu, also known as ‘Liver Shu’, ‘BL18’

Zhong Wan, also known as ‘CV 12, Ren-12’

Qi Hai, also known as ‘CV 6, Ren-6’

Zu San Li, also known as ‘ ST 36, Stomach-36’ 

Tai Chong, also known as ‘ LV 3, Liver-3’

 

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