Comparison of acupuncture points in relation to spectral energy absorption lines

Authors

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.33448/rsd-v13i1.44791

Keywords:

Acupuncture; Thermograph; Spectrum.

Abstract

Introduction: In this study, the absorption lines and emission lines of magnetic spectral energy are analyzed in comparison with Ying and Yiang energy through the application of needles at points P5 and P9 on the light meridian. Material and method: In this treatment, 20 volunteers were selected for the experiment, in a period of 30 and 10 minutes in two different groups, scoring points P5 and P9 in each group. In the first group, the acupuncture points do not coincide with the spectral lines and in the second group, the acupuncture points coincide with the spectral lines (capture points and energy emission points). It was measured by the thermograph, the measuring distance is 10 cm, as temperature images in the circulation meridians. Result: There is a statistically significant mean difference between the moments in both patients with a time of 30 minutes and a time of 10 minutes, in both groups. The temperature in both dangerous groups, as in Group 1 where the average dropped from 33.87 to 32.64 (p-value = 0.022). In group 2 the differences are much greater, generally 2 points, in which the p-value is 0.003. In the median, the difference was also 2 points from group 2 to group 1. The p-values were considered important considering the level of significance adopted. Conclusion: At all times a decrease in temperature is observed, however when the stimulated acupuncture points coincide with the spectral lines, the drop in temperature is more significant.

References

Cai, W., Chen, A, W., Ding, L., Shen, W. D. et al. (2019). Thermal effects of acupuncture by the infrared thermography test in patients with tinnitus. Journal of acupuncture and meridian studies. 12(4):131-135.

Cho, W. Y., & Park, K. H. (2003). Study on thermographic change of DITI by acupuncture on sakwan point. Journal of Acupuncture Research, 20(1), 51-60.

Dai, S., Shiau, D, S., & Zilberschtein, J. (2023). Correlation Between Acupuncture Point LI-18 and PC-1 Sensitivity and Front Hoof Surface Temperature in Horses Using Infrared Thermography. American Journal of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine.

Birch, S., Lee, M, S., Kim, T. H., & Alraek, T. (2022). Historical perspectives on using sham acupuncture in acupuncture clinical trials. Integrative Medicine Research, 11(1), 100725.

Hinman, R, S., McCrory, P., Pirotta, M., Relf, L., Forbes, A., Crossley, K, M. et al. (2014). Acupuncture for chronic knee pain: a randomized clinical trial. JAMA, 312(13), 1313-1322.

Li, X., Li, J. C., Lu, Q, Q., Zhang, F., & Zhang, S. Q. (2023). Research status and prospects of acupuncture for autism spectrum disorders. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 14, 942069.

Liu, Y., Zhang, P., Xie, J., Ma, L., Yuan, H., Li, J. et al. (2015). Influences of deqi on immediate analgesia effect of needling SP6 (sanyinjiao) in patients with primary dysmenorrhea in cold and dampness stagnation pattern: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine.

Mayer David J. (2000). Acupuncture: an evidence-based review of the clinical literature. Annual review of medicine. 51(1), 49-63.

Rajagomathi, M., Jeyadevi, S., Latha, K H., Ramalingam, P. K., & Raja S. P (2022). The adjuvant role of acupuncture to treat the diabetes mellitus and its analysis using thermogram. International Journal of Biomedical Engineering and Technology. 38(4), 379-394.

Schneider, A., Enck, P., Streitberger, K., Weiland, C., Bagheri, S., Witte, S. H. C. et al. (2006). Acupuncture treatment in irritable bowel syndrome. Gut. 55(5), 649-654.

Shu, J., Ding R., Jin, A., Zhu, H., & Chen S. (2022). Acupoint Selection for Autonomous Massage Based on Infrared Thermography. Traitement du Signal, 39(1).

Xiong, W., He, F, F., You, R, Y., Xiong, J., Wang, Y, W., Zhang C et al. (2018). Acupuncture application in chronic kidney disease and its potential mechanisms. The American journal of Chinese medicine. 46(6), 1169-1185.

Xu, Y, X., Chen, G, Z., Li, L, J., & Liuet, S, H. (2012). Research on the effect of light and heat sensing along meridian of Chinese medicine. 6-14.

Xu, J, S., Hu, X, L., Wang, P. Q., Ye, L., & Yang, J. (2005). Comparison of the thermal conductivity of the related tissues along the meridian and the non-meridian. Zhongguo zhen jiu= Chinese acupuncture & moxibustion. 25(7), 477-482.

Yang, E., Lu, W., Muñoz-Vergara, D., Goldfinger, E., Kaptchuk, T, J., Napadow, V. et al. (2022). Skin temperature of acupoints in health and disease: a systematic review. Journal of Integrative and Complementary Medicine, 28(7), 552-568.

Yang, H, Q., Xi, S, S., Hu, X, L., Chen, L., & Li, H. (2007). Appearance of human meridian-like structure and acupoints and its time correlation by infrared thermal imaging. The American journal of Chinese medicine. 35(2), 231-240.

Yang, Y., & Liu Y. (2015). BO's abdominal acupuncture for obese type-2 diabetes mellitus. Zhongguo zhen jiu= Chinese acupuncture & moxibustion. 35(4), 330-334.

Zhang, Y., Li, X., He, X., Jiang, Y., Hu, H., Lou, J. et al. (2022). The influence of age on blood flow and temperature of acupuncture points: a study based on Laser Doppler flowmetry and infrared thermography. Clinical Complementary Medicine and Pharmacology. 2(3), 100018.

Zhang, H. Y., Zhao, Y. J., Zhang, P, J., Guo, M. F., Yu, J. W., Chai, Z. et al. (2022). Acupuncture ameliorates neurological function by suppressing microglia polarization and inflammatory response after cerebral ischemia in rats. Zhen ci yan jiu= Acupuncture Research, 47(11), 941-948.

Zhao, L. (2015). Acupuncture meridian of traditional chinese medical science: an auxiliary respiratory system. Journal of acupuncture and meridian studies. 8(4), 209-212.

Published

21/01/2024

How to Cite

BIESZCZAD, C. F. K. . Comparison of acupuncture points in relation to spectral energy absorption lines. Research, Society and Development, [S. l.], v. 13, n. 1, p. e10013144791, 2024. DOI: 10.33448/rsd-v13i1.44791. Disponível em: https://rsdjournal.org/index.php/rsd/article/view/44791. Acesso em: 27 may. 2024.

Issue

Section

Health Sciences