Category Archives: Scientific Qi Exploration

Martin Eisen’s Column

Human Meridian System

[Scientific Qi Exploration] Human Meridian System Feng Jun ZHAO College of Mathematics and Information, Xinjian Normal University   While materials are continuously reacted with photons of the environmental reactions, materials can change total amount and frequency distribution of photons from … Continue reading

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The Twelve Tendino-Muscular Meridians. Part 2

[Scientific Qi Exploration 气的科学探讨] The Twelve Tendino-Muscular Meridians.  Part 2 Marty Eisen Ph.D.   6.  The Small Intestine Jing Jin Pathway                                  The pathway begins … Continue reading

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The Twelve Tendino-Muscular Meridians. Part 1

[Scientific Qi Exploration 气的科学探讨]  The Twelve Tendino-Muscular Meridians.  Part 1  Marty Eisen Ph.D.  1.  Introduction  These Meridians are called Tendino-Muscular Meridians since their paths pass through (Jing) the depressions and planes between the muscles and tendons.  The character Jin represents … Continue reading

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The Extraordinary Meridians or Vessels (3)

[Scientific Qi Exploration 气的科学探讨]  The Extraordinary Meridians or Vessels (Part 3)  Marty Eisen Ph.D.   14. The Yin Heel (Qiao) Vessels (Mai) Qiao can be translated as “heel” or “to stand on toes.”  The Yin and Yang Heel Vessels are … Continue reading

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Scientific Qi Exploration: The Extraordinary Meridians or Vessels (2)

[Scientific Qi Exploration 气的科学探讨] The Extraordinary Meridians or Vessels (Part 2) Marty Eisen Ph.D. (Continue from previous poster, Part 1)  7.  The Conception (Ren) Vessel (Mai) The Pinyin Ren means Conception and refers to pregnancy.  It is also called the … Continue reading

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The Extraordinary Meridians or Vessels — Part 1

[Scientific Qi Exploration] The Extraordinary Meridians or Vessels (Part 1) Marty Eisen Ph.D.   1.  Introduction (1, 2)  The eight Extraordinary Meridians are: Du (Governing) Mai (Vessel), Ren (Conception or Directing) Mai, Chong (Penetrating, Thrusting) Mai, Yin Wei (Linking) Mai, … Continue reading

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The Divergent or Distinct Meridians (Part 2)

[Scientific Qi Exploration] Part 2: The Divergent or Distinct Meridians By Marty Eisen, Ph.D. The Third Confluence (a)  Stomach Divergent Channel Departing from the Stomach Meridian on the thigh, it enters the abdomen, connects with the stomach and disperses into … Continue reading

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Part 2: The Collaterals

By Marty Eisen, Ph.D. [continued from September/October 2013 issue] (f) The Heart Collateral Meridian  Bifurcating from H 5 (Located with the palm facing upwards, on the radial side of the tendon of m. flexor carpi ulnaris, 1 cun above the transverse … Continue reading

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Scientific Qi Exploration – The Divergent or Distinct Meridians

  Part 1: The Divergent or Distinct Meridians by Marty Eisen, Ph.D. 1. Introduction (1,2,3,4) The Distinct or Divergent Meridians derive their name from the fact that they diverge from the 12 regular Meridians. They diverge from big joints such … Continue reading

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Scientific Qi Exploration

[Scientific Qi Exploration] Meridian System — Part 1. The Collaterals by Marty Eisen Ph.D. 1.  The Fifteen Collaterals (Luo) or Connecting Vessels (1,2,3) The translation of Luo is “net.”  It is used in Chinese Medicine to refer to the Collaterals.  … Continue reading

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