The Functions of the Yin Organs

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Zang means

to store

which is more serious, a deficiency of Yin or Yang

Yin

tonify Liver and Heart to

nourish Blood

tonify Lungs and Spleen to

strengthen Qi

strengthen Kidneys to nourish

Essence

blood vessels are controlled by

Heart

sinews are controlled by

Liver

skin is controlled by

Lungs

muscles are controlled by

Spleen

bones are controlled by

Kidneys

loss of taste sensation is usually due to

Spleen deficiency

eyes controlled by

Liver

tongue controlled by

Heart

mouth controlled by

Spleen

nose controlled by

Lungs

ears controlled by

Kidneys

Back transporting points are called

Back Shu points

Lung Shu point

BL-13 Feishu

Heart Shu point

BL-15 Xinshu

Liver Shu point

BL-18 Ganshu

Spleen Shu point

BL-20 Pishu

Kidney Shu point

BL-23 Shenshu

anger

Liver

pensiveness and overthinking

Spleen

fear

Kidneys

sadness

Lungs

Corporate Soul point

BL-42 Pohu

Mind (Shen) point

BL-44 Shentang

Ethereal Soul point

BL-47 Hunmen

Intellect point

BL-49 Yishe

Will-power point

BL-52 Zhishi

Hun resides in the

Liver

Shen resides in the

Heart

Yi resides in the

Spleen

Po resides in the

Lungs

Zhi resides in the

Kidneys

Heat influences the

Heart

Wind influences the

Liver

Cold influences the

Kidneys

Dryness influences the

Lungs

Dampness influences the

Spleen

the complexion reflects the

Heart

the nails reflect the

Liver

the body hair reflects the

Lungs

the lips reflect the

Spleen

the hair reflects the

Kidneys

tears

Liver

sweat

Heart

saliva

Spleen

snivel

Lungs

spittle

Kidneys

rancid

Liver

scorched

Heart

fragrant, sweetish

Spleen

rotten, rank

Lungs

putrid

Kidneys

green

Liver

yellow

Spleen

white

Lungs

dark/black

Kidneys

sour

Liver

salty

Kidneys

sweet

Spleen

pungent

Lungs

bitter

Heart

shouting

Liver

crying

Lungs

laughing

Heart

groaning

Kidneys

singing

Spleen

Yin organs are structure or function?

structure

Yang organs are structure or function?

function

most important of the Internal Organs

Heart

governs blood

Heart

houses the Mind

Heart

controls the blood vessels

Heart

manifests in the complexion

Heart

related to joy

Heart

opens into the tongue

Heart

controls sweat

Heart

transformation of Food-Qi into Blood takes place here

Heart

shallow long crack in the midline of the tongue

Heart

most important for menstrual function

Liver-Blood

controls the downward movement of Qi and Blood that makes menstruation occur

Heart

hardening of the arteries always reflects the state of the

Heart

Bi

Painful Obstruction Syndrome

If Blood is abundant and Heart is strong, the complexion will be

rosy and lustrous

If Blood is deficient, the complexion will be

pale

If Blood is stagnant, the complexion will be

purplish, dull, dark

If Heart has heat, the complexion will be

too red

mental activity and consciousness reside in the

Heart

somnolence

drowsiness

The Blood is the root of the

Mind

the state of this organ determines a person's capacity to form meaningful relationships

Heart

lustre of the eyes shows the state of both

essence and mind

does the ethereal soul survive after death?

yes

does the corporal soul survive after death?

no

which is more physical: corporal or ethereal soul?

corporal

gives us determination and single-mindedness in pursuit of goals

Zhi

this word can be used to mean the appearance of things

shen

excessive excitement can damage the

Heart

this is an offshoot of the heart

tongue

the color, form and appearance of the tongue is controlled by the

Heart

This controls the sense of taste

Heart

Condition of this organ may cause stuttering or aphasia

Heart

Sweat is a type of

Body Fluid

Big bleeding, do not cause

sweating

Big sweating, do not cause

bleeding

excessive sweating associated with emotional tension is generally related to the

Heart

scorched smell reflects disharmony of the

Heart

if a bitter taste is experiences only in the morning after a bad night's sleep, this indicates

Heart-Fire

If a bitter taste is experienced all day, it is related to

Liver-Fire

does external heat affect the Heart or the Pericardium

Pericardium

all dream are related to the

Heart

Can the Heart be invaded by exterior Heat?

No

Our ability to make plans and have a sense of direction is dependent on the

Liver

It stores Blood

Liver

It ensures the smooth flow of Qi

Liver

It controls the sinews

Liver

It manifests in the nails

Liver

It opens into the eyes

Liver

It controls tears

Liver

It houses the Ethereal Soul

Liver

It is affected by anger

Liver

When a person lies down, blood returns to the

Liver

If the tissues are not nourished with blood, the person will feel

tired

If the skin and muscles are not well nourished by Blood, the body will be more prone to attacks from

exterior pathogenic factors

If Liver Blood is deficient, the periods will be

scanty

If Liver Blood is in excess, the periods will be

heavy

If Liver Blood is stagnant, the periods will be

painful

What are the 2 extraordinary vessels related to the uterus?

Ren Mai (Conception) and Chong Mai (Penetrating)

This point is very good for regulating menstruation and the Penetrating Vessel

LIV-3 Taichong

tremors or convulsions are seen as shaking of the

tendons

Liver function can affect the quality of the

Blood

Spoiled Blood can cause this kind of disease

skin

an inability to digest fats can be caused by

Liver-Qi stagnation

Tremors indicated the presence of

Liver-Wind

dark or purple nails indicates

Liver-Blood stasis

nails that are ridged, dry, brittle or cracked indicates

Liver-Blood deficiency

Blurred vision, myopia, floaters, color blindness or dry and gritty eyes may indicate

Liver-Blood deficiency

nystagmus

involuntary movement of eyes

eyeball that turns upward or moves involuntarily may indicate

Liver internal Wind

3 most important organs related to the eyes

Liver, Heart, Kidneys

Ethereal soul is Yin or Yang

Yang

vague feeling of fear at night before falling asleep due to

lack of rooting of the Ethereal Soul

frustration, rage, resentment are all forms of

anger

rancid meat smell from the axillae

Liver pathology

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