Japanese Acupuncture Treatments Based On The Chinese Clock - Meridian Activity Times

The Chinese clock based Japanese acupuncture protocol is part of our Circadian, or "Chinese Clock" treatment section. The circadian treatments are grounded in the same theory as the Five Phase and Extraordinary Vessel treatments.

Meridian Activity Times:

chart of meridian times

Sources and More Information

The information on our site is drawn from our own lecture notes and clinical experience. The following lecture notes were used within this section:

  • Feldman, Marty: New England School of Acupuncture, Five Phase Techniques Lecture Notes
  • Iuliano, Diane: New England School of Acupuncture, Extraordinary Vessel Techniques Lecture Notes
  • Kuwahara, Koei: New England School of Acupuncture, Advanced Japanese Techniques Lecture Notes

For a complete list of valuable resources, see our Japanese Acupuncture Resources section. The most recommended texts are below:

(LU) Lung Meridian (LI) Large Intestine Meridian (SP) Spleen Meridian (ST) Stomach Meridian (HT) Heart Meridian (SI) Small Intestine Meridian (KD) Kidney Meridian (UB) Urinary Bladder Meridian (PC) Pericardium Meridian (TH) Triple Heater Meridian (LV) Liver Meridian (GB) Gall Bladder Meridian