The 12 Main Meridians

Chinese Medicine¬† is based on an intricate system of meridians. These meridians are similar to energy highways or rivers flowing throughout our body. There are 12 main meridians and eight extraordinary/spiritual meridians. The eight extraordinary meridians are spoken about here.     The 12 main meridians are: Lung Large Intestine Stomach Spleen Heart Small Intestine

Eight Spiritual (Extraordinary) Meridians

The Eight Spiritual (Extraordinary) Meridians are meridians that flow deep within the body, act as reservoirs of qi and blood for the main meridians (filling and emptying as needed), circulate jing around the body, circulate defensive Wei Qi to increase immunity, and provide a connection between the 12 main meridians. The eight extraordinary meridians help