table shows the name of the 12 major meridians & each meridian's
abbreviation, which is found on various acupuncture charts. It also
names which element each individual meridian is associated with, along
with the hour that that particular meridian is most active.
two extra-ordinary meridians that
are most important to martial artists (although there are a number of
others), these are;
Conception Vessel (CV)
Governing Vessel (GV)
following picture shows the interaction of the elements.
arrows show the construction cycle
arrows show the destruction (or regulatory)
from the top, running clockwise represent: