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THE TCM LUNG
Governs Qi and Respiration
Controls descending of Qi and dispersing of fluids throughout the body.
Regulates Water Passages.
Opens into the Nose.
Control Skin and Hair.
Control Meridians and Blood Vessels.
House the Corporeal Soul.
The TCM SPLEEN
Governs Transformation and Transportation.(absorption and distribution of food)
Controls Blood, Muscles and the Limbs.
Controls the Rising of Qi.
Opens into the Mouth and manifests on the Lips.
Houses Thought.
The TCM HEART
Governs the Blood and Circulation.
Controls the Blood Vessels.
Houses the SHEN
Opens into the Tongue.
Controls Sweat.
Manifests in the Complexion.
The TCM LIVER
Governs the Smooth Flow of Qi.
Is strongly influenced by the Emotional State.
Controls the Tendons and Ligaments.
Stores the Blood and regulates its distribution into the tissues.
Opens into the Eyes.
Manifests in the Nails (hoof).
Houses the Ethereal Soul.
The TCM KIDNEY
Stores the Essence and governs birth, growth, reproduction and development.
Controls the reception of Qi.
Governs Water.
Produces Marrow (including brain and spinal cord)
Controls the Bones.
Manifests in the Hair.
Opens into the Ears.
Controls the 2 lower orifices.
Houses Will Power.
The TCM PERICARDIUM
Governs Blood(~Heart)
Protects the Heart.
Absorbs pathogens before they can damage the heart.
The TCM STOMACH
Controls rotting and ripening of food. (Primary Digestion)
Origin of Body Fluids.
The TCM SMALL INTESTINE
Controls receiving and transforming of Food.
Separates the Pure, useful ingesta from the Impure wastes and fluids.
The TCM LARGE INTESTINE
Controls the Final stage of transformation of food.
Final separation of pure and impure.
The TCM GALL BLADDER
Stores Bile.
Protects Liver.
Controls Judgement.
The TCM URINARY BLADDER
Stores Urine.
Final site of Qi transformation of fluids.
The TCM TRIPLE HEATER
Controls water passages and fluid distribution in the body.
Assists Kidney function of 'warming' the body.