Known for its simplicity, ease of use, and exceptional clinical efficacy, Tung's Acupuncture was originally passed down exclusively within the family until the first disciple was accepted in 1964. As a complete system, in addition to its unique set of famous "magic" points, Tung's acupuncture also has its own channels, diagnostic methods, and needling techniques, expanded and refined over 300,000+ clinical cases by Master Tung Ching-Chang (1916-5-23 - 1975-11-7). Through his selfless contribution to the TCM profession, Master Tung has changed the face of acupuncture practice today.
On the Master Tung's Acupuncture section at eLotus CORE, we have hand-picked and compiled the top 275 most common points from the 700+ Master Tung points found in various sources. By introducing to you the wonderful world of Master Tung’s acupuncture, we hope that our endeavor would further inspire you to dive in and advance your own studies on this topic.
A point number with an * at the end indicates that it is a point that had no available English reference at the time when we compiled the data, and thus we assigned it a new number. The letter T in front of the point name indicates that it is a Master Tung point (as opposed to a traditional acupuncture point, for example), following the abbreviation logic for the traditional channels.
We thank the following speakers for teaching with eLotus and contributing to the advancement of Master Tung's Acupuncture (in alphabetical order): Brad Whisnant, Chuan-Min Wang, Esther Su, Henry McCann, James Maher, Richard Tan, and Robert Chu.
We thank Dr. Chuan-Min Wang for making the invaluable demonstration videos, and our supermodel Greg for enduring more than 100 insertions on the day of recording. We thank David Harmon, Xavier Fricker and Alex Costa for making the translation of these videos available in English, Spanish, German, French and Portuguese.
Thanks to all the aforementioned talented people for facilitating the learning of Master Tung’s Acupuncture. If you would like to learn and participate in any of our future translation or editing projects, please contact us.
References used to compile this section include lectures from eLotus speakers, and various websites and books. 38 of these points contain video demonstrations by Dr. Chuan-Min Wang, a direct disciple of Master Tung.