Lecture from ICCM#2016
The extraordinary channels form a blueprint of person’s destiny. They contain Jing and create an infrastructure for Shen to dwell in. The very basic structure and plan for human body is represented by them.
When the sperm meets the ovum the Ren and Du are created than the Chong and Dai mai are involved in the first cell division. They are the root of creation of all the initial physical structures.
The extraordinary channels are extraordinary and have a vast clinical relevance. They can be used to treat a variety of disease. For example: treating epilepsy, by balancing Yin and Yang Qiao or the Du Mai, loss of consciousness by treating Du 26, Chong and Yin Wei for treating hormonal imbalance and more.
The lecture will deal more in depth with the Chong channel covering its pathway, physiology and pathology, techniques of needling. Special attention will be put to the clinical relevance to fertility and in treating modern, complicated diseases like autoimmune or metabolic diseases.