The liver meridian is a yin meridian and is paired with the gall bladder yang meridian. The main job of the liver meridian is to keep the energy in the entire body regulated. When there are deficiencies in the liver meridian, it can lead to depression and sluggishness. Over abundance of energy in the liver meridian can lead to anger, shouting and conflicts.
Important Liver meridian points-
LV3 Great Surge – this is a very important point for the liver and gall bladder meridian. It is used to dissipate wind and treat a number of things such as headaches, hypertension and mental disorders
LV8 Spring at the Bend – this point can be used to strengthen the blood, expel excess heat and treat ailments such as knee pain and mental disturbances,
LV13 Item Gate – this point can be used to treat digestion disorders such as vomiting, constipation and diarrhea.
LV14 Cycle Gate – this point can be used for many imbalances in the chest area such as cough, chest pain and emotional problems like anger and irritability.
List of Liver meridian points-
Chinese Name – Da Dun Western Name – Large Pile
Chinese Name – Xing Jian Western Name – Moving Between
Chinese Name – Tai Chong Western Name – Great Surge
Chinese Name – Zhong Feng Western Name – Mound Center
Chinese Name – Li Gou Western Name – Woodworm Canal
Chinese Name – Zhong Du Western Name – Central Metropolis
Chinese Name – Xi Guan Western Name – Knee Joint
Chinese Name – Qu Quan Western Name – Spring at the Bend
Chinese Name – Yin Bao Western Name – Yin Bladder
Chinese Name – Zu Wu Li Western Name – Foot Five Li
Chinese Name – Yin Lian Western Name – Yin Corner
Chinese Name – Ji Mai Western Name – Urgent Pulse
Chinese Name – Zhang Men Western Name – Item Gate
Chinese Name – Qi Men Western Name – Cycle Gate