Points Series - Course 4

A Study of Tai Chong (Liv. 3)

by Elisabeth Rochat de la Vallée
Art. Nr.: C-ER011

Approved by: IVAS, Standard Certificate, NCCAOM (1.5)

Language: English

Course Type: Studio Recording

Course Length: 1.75 h

Course Notes: Notes are provided with this course.

Access Period: Lifetime

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Points Series - Course 4

Course Overview

An in-depth study based on the Chinese Classics, on the deep insight of great masters of the past, and on the knowledge of their cultural environment. This presentation sets up a firm foundation for the correct use of the point, Liver 3, which becomes familiar so as to be easily and naturally used. In this course, the Liver 3 - Tai Chong is covered. A comprehensive explanation of the point name that helps explain the point's functions, position, and roles is explored; as well, the clinical use of Liv. 3 in the great classical texts of medicine and examples of associations with other points to treat specific symptoms and disorders are also covered.

Course Objectives

  • The student will study and understand the characters composing the name of the point.
  • The student will learn the meaning of the expression that forms these characters and its classical use, and application in medical texts.
  • The student will be able to describe the profile of the point and its functions.
  • The student will learn the possible functions and clinical patterns for the point.
  • The student will understand how associations with other points may be used in different clinical patterns.

Course Outline

0 hrs - 30 minStudy and explanation of Liv.3 name Tai Chong: Chinese characters and meaning in classical Chinese texts. Other names for the point are covered.

30 min - 1 hrsClinical use of Liv.3 in the great classical texts of medicine such as Huangdi Neijing, Zhenji Jiayijing.

1 hrs - 1.5 hrsOverview and synthesis of the main functions of the Liv.3 point.

1.5 hrs - 1.75 hrsSome examples of associations with other points to treat specific symptoms and disorders.


TCM academic and historian, Elisabeth Rochat has specialized in both medical and philosophical Classics in her 40+ years career. She co-authored 'A Survey of Chinese Medicine' and continues to teach about the Classics of TCM internationally.
Kurslänge 1.75h
Kurssprache English
Kurstyp Studio Recording