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What are the elements of earth?
Stomach & spleen
What is the location of earth?
Front
What is the function of earth?
Digestion/reproduction
What is the color of earth?
Yellow/orange/brown
What is the season of earth?
Indian summer/doyo
What is the time of day of earth?
ST(7-9am)
SP(9-11am)
What is the sense organ of earth?
Mouth
What is the sense of earth?
Taste
What is the sense of earth?
Taste
What is the body tissue of earth?
Flesh
What is the body fluid of earth?
Saliva
What is the emotion of earth?
Worry (inward)
Sympathy (outward)
What is the expression of earth?
Singing
What is the manner in time of excitement and change of earth?
Belching/retching
What is the flavor of earth?
Sweet
What is the smell of earth?
Fragrant
What is the direction of earth?
Center
What is the body indicator of earth?
Lips
What is the climate of earth?
Humid
What are the meridians of absolute fire?
Heart & small intestine
What is the location of absolute fire?
Posterior
What is the function of absolute fire?
Interpretation/absorption/assimilation
What is the color of absolute fire?
Red
What is the season of absolute fire?
Summer
What is the time of day of absolute fire?
HT(11am-1pm)
SI(1pm-3pm)
What is the sense organ of absolute fire?
Tongue
What is the sense of absolute fire?
Speech
What is the body tissue of absolute fire?
Blood/blood vessels
What is the body fluid of absolute fire?
Sweat
What is the emotion of absolute fire?
Joy
What is the expression of absolute fire?
Laughter
What is the manner in time of excitement and change of absolute fire?
Melancholy (slowing down, calming)
What is the flavor of absolute fire?
Bitter
What is the smell of absolute fire?
Scorched
What is the direction of absolute fire?
South
What is the body indicator of absolute fire?
Complexion
What is the climate of absolute fire?
Hot
What are the meridians of water?
Bladder & kidney
What is the location of water?
Posterior
What is the function of water?
Purification/elimination
What is the color of water?
Blue/Blue-black
What is the season of water?
Winter
What is the time of day of water?
BL(3-5pm)
KD(5-7pm)
What is the sense organ of water?
Ear
What is the sense of water?
Hearing
What is the body tissue of water?
Bones/bone marrow
What is the body fluid of water?
Urine
What is the emotion of water?
Fear
What is the expression of water?
Groaning
What is the manner in time of excitement and change of water?
Trembling
What is the flavor of water?
Salty
What is the smell of water?
Putrid
What is the direction of water?
North
What is the body indicator of water?
Head hair
What is the climate of water?
Cold
What are the meridians of supplemental fire?
Pericardium and Triple Heater
What is the location of supplemental fire?
Middle/center
What is the function of supplemental fire?
Circulation/protection
What is the color of supplemental fire?
Red
What is the season of supplemental fire?
Summer
What is the time of day of supplemental fire?
PC(7-9pm)
TH(9-11pm)
What is the sense organ of supplemental fire?
Tongue
What is the sense of supplemental fire?
Speech
What is the body tissue of supplemental fire?
Blood/blood vessels
What is the body fluid of supplemental fire?
Sweat
What is the emotion of supplemental fire?
Joy
What is the expression of supplemental fire?
Laughter
What is the manner in time of excitement and change of supplemental fire?
Melancholy (slowing down, calming)
What is the flavor of supplemental fire?
Bitter
What is the smell of supplemental fire?
Scorched
What is the direction of supplemental fire?
South
What is the body indicator of supplemental fire?
Complexion
What is the climate of supplemental fire?
Hot
How many tsubos does stomach contain?
45
How many tsubos does spleen contain?
21
What are some symptoms of stomach?
Mouth sores, bleeding gums, bad breath, bloating, heartburn, nausea
What are some symptoms of spleen?
Physical and mental exhaustion, paralysis from overanalysis, weakness of limbs
What does spleen govern?
Rising ki
What is the stomach's function?
To rot and ripen our food (digestion)
What is spleen's function?
Transforms food into blood and ki (primary digestive organ)
How many tsubos does bladder contain?
67
How many tsubos does kidney contain?
27
What are some symptoms of bladder?
Easily startled, anxious, restless, insecurity, tension & stress
What is kidney's function?
Regulates hormones, sexual energy, stores jing
Where are Yu points located?
On the bladder meridian, lateral to the spine
What are Yu points?
Directly affect organs.
What type of condition are Yu points usually used for?
Chronic
Which Yu channel governs the physical aspects?
Inner channel
Which Yu channel governs the emotional/mental channel?
Outer channel
How many tsubos does heart contain?
9
How many tsubos does small intestine contain?
19
What is the function of heart?
Houses the shen
What is the function of small intestine?
Filters physical, mental & emotional "material"
What are some symptoms of scattered shen?
Schizophrenia, epilepsy, amnesia, shock, delirium
What are some symptoms of disturbed shen?
Inappropriate emotional responses, insomnia, dream disturbed sleep, nightmares, anxiety, tourettes
What are some symptoms of heart?
Circulatory problems, talkative, stuttering
What are some symptoms of small intestine?
Pain/stiffness in shoulder, neck, scapula, wrist; earache.
How many tsubos does pericardium contain?
9
How many tsubos does triple heater contain?
23
What are some symptoms of pericardium?
Circulatory problems, palpitation, heart symptoms, high blood pressure, heart attack, stroke, aneurysm, blood clots, vascular symptoms, emotional sexual energy, relationship sensitivity
What are some triple heater symptoms?
Immune system disorders, feelings of cold, susceptibility to colds and flu, socialy tense
What element is stuttering associated with?
Absolute fire
What element are solitude and mystery associated with?
Water
What element are struggle and action associated with?
Wood
What element are stability and family associated with?
Earth
What element are order, aesthetics & purity associated with?
Metal
What element are excitement, intimacy, sensuality, & romance associated with?
Fire
Where does Lung begin?
Just below the clavicle
Where does lung end?
Tip of the thumb
Where does large intestine begin?
Tip of index finger
Where does large intestine end?
Nasolabial groove
Where does stomach begin?
Underneath the eye
Where does stomach end?
Tip of the second toe
Where does spleen begin?
Big toe
Where does spleen end?
Underneath armpit
Where does heart begin?
Axilla
Where does heart end?
Pinky finger
Where does small intestine begin?
Outside of the pinky finger
Where does small intestine end?
In front of the ear
Where does bladder begin?
Inner canthus of the eye
Where does bladder end?
Outside tip of little toe
Where does kidney begin?
Center of sole of foot
Where does kidney end?
Medial side of clavicle
Where does pericardium begin?
Lateral to nipple
Where does pericardium end?
Tip of middle finger
Where does triple heater begin?
Lateral side of ring finger
Where does triple heater end?
Lateral edge of eyebrow
Where does gallbladder begin?
Outer edge of eye
Where does gallbladder end?
Tip of 4th toe
Where does liver begin?
Big toe
Where does liver end?
Underneath breast bone