Meridians The Evidence

Updated: Jun 29

(Compiled from the internet by Fred Gallo, PhD)

In 1950 Yoshio Nakatani demonstrated that in specific organ disease a number of acupuncture points along that organ's acupuncture meridian had a markedly decreased electrical resistance compared with the surrounding skin. (e.g. in Kidney disease several of the kidney points had a lowered skin resistance). He found the resistance values for these points varied with the time of the day, ambient temperature Acupuncture, activity and emotional state of the subject.


In the late 1970's Dr. Robert Becker and associates similarly identified lowered resistance values for ov