Rooting the Spirit: Clinical Application of the 13 Ghost Points

This course is a personal summary of almost thirty years’ experience treating numerous patients suffering from diseases of ‘ghost possession’. We will explore the names and the energetic of the points, deepening our understanding of the classical indications and their clinical relevance for modern-day patients.

Rooting the Spirit: Clinical Application of the 13 Ghost Points

15 Lessons 
Included
2:30 hours 
On-Demand Video
6 Interactive
Quizzes
Certificate On Completion


What will you learn

  • Deepen your understanding of the 13 ghost points through understanding their names and energetic. 
  • Know the classical and modern indications for point selection.
  • Apply the 13 ghost points in your clinic.

十三鬼穴: The Thirteen Ghost Points – Course Overview

“Withdrawal and mania disease can manifest as deep silence or excessive and reckless speaking. Laughing, crying, singing, falling asleep while sitting, wanting to eat filth or excrement, running around naked or at night, manic yelling, chaotic gesturing….For this kind of patient use acupuncture and moxibustion in your treatment. When a hundred evils cause illness, there are thirteen points you can needle.”

Sun Simiao – “Essential prescriptions worth a thousand gold coins”

In the year 500 B.C., the legendary doctor Bian Que revived a patient from a state of convulsions by needling the point Gui Gong – Ghost Palace. This is the first documented treatment of a Ghost possession. A thousand years later, Sun Simiao summarized the information and the clinical protocols for thirteen ‘ghost points’, indicated for extreme clinical situations such as neurological disorders, Shen / psychiatric disorders, growths, and tumors.

This course is a personal summary of almost thirty years’ experience treating numerous patients suffering from diseases of ‘ghost possession’. We will explore the names and the energetic of the points, deepening our understanding of the classical indications and their clinical relevance for modern-day patients.

This course has been produced from materials recorded at the ICCM Congress. The ICCM arranges a yearly outstanding international TCM gathering which is held in Tel-Aviv during Vernal Equinox, in March, Every Year.


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Course Reviews:

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August 14, 2020

Wow! I was always afraid of using these points, they seemed to be needing special teaching. Rani’s teaching is this teaching. I feel not only as I can now use these points in my clinic but also that I better understand my own patience and Chinese Medicine. Thank you.

Jessica
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About Instructor

Rani Ayal

Rani Ayal has been practicing and teaching Chinese Medicine since 1989. Initially trained in Japan in Shiatsu and Meridian style Acupuncture, he returned to Israel to complete his studies in TCM acupuncture and herbal therapy and then continued his training in Classical Chinese Medicine, specializing in the philosophies of Five Phases and Stems & Branches, with master acupuncturist Joan Duveen of Holland who continues to be his mentor to this day. Former head of Acupuncture at Sourasky medical center in Tel Aviv and chairman of the Israeli TCM association, Rani maintains a full time clinic for adults and children, treating over 120 patients a week. Rani is co-author of an upcoming book on the points of acupuncture, named "Gates of Life" and lectures frequently in Israel and internationally.

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Course Includes

  • 5 Sections
  • 15 Lessons
  • 6 Quizzes
  • Course Certificate