Liver And Gall-bladder Point Function

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Point Quizzes & Trivia

Test your basic knowledge of the Liver and Gall-Bladder point function.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the name of the outer back-shu point of the Liver?
    • A. 

      HunGuan - Hun Pass

    • B. 

      QiMen - Anger Gate

    • C. 

      HunMen - Hun Gate

    • D. 

      ZhiMen - Will Gate

  • 2. 
    Which Liver point might you use to strengthen the Liver Qi (or boost the wood of the wood)?  One rendering of it’s name is “Great Meekness” although it is more commonly called “Great Mound”. 
    • A. 

      Liv 1

    • B. 

      Liv 2

    • C. 

      Liv 3

    • D. 

      Liv 4

  • 3. 
    What is the main Liver point to clear Liver Fire (like many other heat and fire clearing points it is a Ying-Spring point)?  What is it’s name? 
    • A. 

      Liv 1 - Great Mound

    • B. 

      Liv 2 - Moving Between

    • C. 

      Liv 3 - Great Surge

    • D. 

      Liv 4 - Middle Seal

  • 4. 
    Liv 14 is an important spirit point called “The Gate of Hope” or “QiMen”? 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The entry and exit points for the Liver are
    • A. 

      Liv 1/Liv 13

    • B. 

      Liv 2/Liv 14

    • C. 

      Liv 1/Liv 14

    • D. 

      Liv 3/Liv 14

  • 6. 
    One of the most common entry/exit blocks is between the Liver and Lung.  You may suspect this if there is a full Liver pulse with a weak Lung pulse, and symptoms of blockage around the chest.  The points you may consider are Liv14, Lu 1. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    GB32 is a commonly used point for hip problems and sciatica. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Which is the Yuan-Source point of the Liver?
    • A. 

      Liv 1 - Great Mound

    • B. 

      Liv 2 - Moving Between

    • C. 

      Liv 3 - Great Surge

    • D. 

      Liv 4 - Middle Seal

  • 9. 
    Which 2 points are used together as “The 4 Gates” to relieve spasm, descend Qi from the head and calm the mind? 
    • A. 

      Liv 2

    • B. 

      Liv 3

    • C. 

      LI 11

    • D. 

      LI 4

    • E. 

      Liv 8

  • 10. 
    Which of the following points nourish Liver Blood?
    • A. 

      Liv 1

    • B. 

      Liv 3

    • C. 

      Liv 5

    • D. 

      Liv 8

    • E. 

      Bl 18

    • F. 

      Liv 14

  • 11. 
    Brian has a migraine - pounding head, photophobia, irritability.  Which of the following point combinations might be best to subdue his Liver Yang?
    • A. 

      Sp 9, Sp 6, Ren 12 - even

    • B. 

      Liv 3, GB 38, GB 20 - even/reduce

    • C. 

      Liv 1, Liv 3 - tonify

    • D. 

      Liv 3, GB 34 - even, reduce

  • 12. 
    What are the sedation points of the Liver and Gall-Bladder?
    • A. 

      Liv 1, GB 41

    • B. 

      Liv 3, GB 40

    • C. 

      Liv 5, GB 38

    • D. 

      Liv 2, GB 38

  • 13. 
    The "four flowers" are Bl 18 and Bl 20, used with moxa to nourish qi and blood. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Luo-Junction points have many functions, including clearing the channel, calming the shen, clearing the relevant luo-mai.  The Liver luo-junction point also targets the genitals, and moves the qi in the throat.  Which point is it?
    • A. 

      Liv 3 - Great Surge

    • B. 

      Liv 8 - Crooked Spring

    • C. 

      Liv 5 - Woodworm Canal

    • D. 

      Liv 6 - Middle Capital

  • 15. 
    Liv 8 is an important point to clear damp-heat from the Bladder and Lower Jiao.  Liv 5 is useful for "QiLin" where there is qi stagnation complicating the Damp-Heat. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Which Gall-Bladder point is a useful local point for frontal headaches?
    • A. 

      GB 9

    • B. 

      GB 14

    • C. 

      GB 3

    • D. 

      GB 19

  • 17. 
    What are the tonification points for Liver and Gall-Bladder?
    • A. 

      Liv 8, GB 43

    • B. 

      Liv 2, GB 41

    • C. 

      Liv 3, GB 43

    • D. 

      Liv 8, GB 41

  • 18. 
    Which are true of Liv 13:
    • A. 

      It is located on the leg

    • B. 

      It is the Hui point for the Yin Organs

    • C. 

      It is called "Qi Men", "Gate of Happiness"

    • D. 

      It is called "Zhang Men", "Chapter Gate"

    • E. 

      It can be used to tonify the Spleen and Stomach as the front-mu point

    • F. 

      It is an important spirit point

  • 19. 
    As a back-shu point, Bl 18 can do the following:
    • A. 

      Treat the associated sense organ (the eyes in this case)

    • B. 

      Treat the associated sense organ (the ears in this case)

    • C. 

      Nourish Liver Blood and Yin

    • D. 

      Strengthen or move the Liver Qi

    • E. 

      Clears Liver Fire

    • F. 

      Tonifies Stomach Yin

  • 20. 
    GB 41 and GB 15 are called Foot and Head Overlooking Tears.  They can be used for anger and frustration to the point of tears and for moodswings. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Which are true of GB 37?
    • A. 

      It is the Yuan-Source point of the Gall-Bladder

    • B. 

      It is the Luo-Junction point of the Gall-Bladder

    • C. 

      It is the Hui point of the marrow

    • D. 

      It is called "Bright and Clear" (GuangMing) and is an important spirit point.

    • E. 

      It is called "Root The Shen" (BenShen) and is an important spirit point

    • F. 

      It treats many conditions of the eyes, as a luo-junction point.