How to apply Saam acupuncture to your practice?

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△Lungs govern overall Qi in the body and the respiratory system. If the lung function is treated to maintain its normal function, most symptoms of the lung’s functional problems should be fixed. imageⓒAdobeStock_Monet2

Lung Tonifying Formula Is Used To Restore Its Functions.

Symptoms Of Pathologic Symptoms of Lung Is Treated.

By Namwook Cho L.Ac.

It is not simple to answer the question. Because the original text, which was written by students of Master Saam, later the master’s death. Also, the most disturbing thing about the original text to one who wants to study is missing or insufficient explanations of why certain acupoints were used to treat a symptom.

Unfortunately, not much information has not been introduced in the States. Acupuncture Times will introduce an easier way to understand the theories to apply the technique.

The article referred to lectures of Oh, Brandon Sae-Joon L.Ac. and the book “Wulo Saamohangchimbub” in Korean and my clinical experiences.

The explanation regarding how to apply Saam acupuncture is based on information on the chief complaints of your patients. From my experience, the easiest way to apply Saam acupuncture is using the acupoints formula of Saam according to the symptom.

Although there are many ways to diagnose techniques to apply Saam acupuncture, inexperienced acupuncturists will find it hard to understand and apply the techniques.

The first one is to study complaints that lead to you applying a Lung tonifying formula composed of tonifying LU9, SP3 and sedating HT8, LU10. The meaning of the formula is tonifying earth points from Taeum(Taiyin, Chinese pronunciation) meridians of hands and feet, which share the same characteristics of earth containing enough water. Suppressing the fire that could easily dry the water from the earth and heat negatively affects the lungs, which enjoys cool temperature and enough alveoli membrane moisture.

Most of the symptoms are from lung qi deficiency or pain located on the lung meridian, which could indicate using a lung tonifying formula.

Here are the symptoms that need to be treated with the lung tonifying formula:

  • Stroke due to lung qi deficiency.
  • One who tends to have many thoughts constantly.
  • Symptoms from blood stagnation.
  • Frequently feels heat sensation and has cold sweat.
  • Headaches after taking a shower.
  • Dendroff, which looks thicker.
  • Cataract.
  • Any skin dryness-related symptoms.
  • Eyes are covered with a thin white membrane.
  • Chopping an onion causes serious tearing.
  • Nasal stuffiness or runny nose.
  • Cannot smell.
  • Skin redness on the nose.
  • Tuberculosis
  • Dry coughing.
  • Pectus carinatum deformity.
  • Noises from joints with movements.
  • Hard to maintain a straight posture.
  • Pain on the right flank.
  • Sensation like a bug crawling on the skin.
  • Hard to control arms and legs due to lethargy. Or a weak feeling on the legs as walking.
  • Sharp pain in the knee.
  • Skins on the hands and feet turned extremely dry and started bleeding from the chapped skin area.
  • Hay fever, allergic rhinitis.
  • Temporomandibular joint pain.
  • Leukoplakia.
  • Hair turns extremely dry enough to crumble and fall.
  • Involuntary muscular movements due to Parkinson’s disease.
  • Foot drop.

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