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five seasons:
spring
summer
autumn
winter
none (transitioning)
five directions
east
south
centre
west
north
five colours
green
red
yellow
white
black
five tastes
sour
bitter
sweet
pungent
salty
five climates
wind
heat
dampness
dryness
cold
five numbers
8,7,5,9,6
five stages of development
birth
growth
transformation
harvest
storage
five planets
jupiter
mars
saturn
venus
mercury
five stages of yin-yang
lesser yang
utmost yang
centre
lesser yin
utmost yin
five animals
fish
birds
human
mammals
shell-covered
five domestic animals
sheep
fowl
ox
dog
pig
five grains
wheat
beans
rice
hemp
millet
five yin organs
liver
heart
spleen
lungs
kidneys
five yang organs
gall bladder
small intestine
stomach
large intestine
bladder
yang organ meridians go (up/down) on body?
down, from heaven toward the earth
yin organ meridians go (up/down) on body?
up, from earth toward heaven
five sense organs
eyes
tongue
mouth
nose
ears
five tissues
sinews (tendons)
vessels
muscles (flesh)
skin
bones
five emotions
anger
joy
pensiveness (brooding)
sadness
fear
five sounds
shouting
laughing
singing
crying
groaning
WOOD
season?
direction?
color?
climate?
spring
east
green
wind
FIRE
season?
direction?
color?
climate?
summer
south
red
heat
EARTH
season?
direction?
color?
climate?
no season
centre
yellow
dampness
METAL
season?
direction?
color?
climate?
autumn
west
white
dryness
WATER
season?
direction?
color?
climate?
winter
north
black (or dark blue)
cold
WOOD
taste:
yin organ:
tissues:
emotion:
sound:
sour
liver
sinews (tendons)
anger
shouting
FIRE
taste:
yin organ:
tissues:
emotion:
sound:
bitter
heart
vessels
joy
laughing
EARTH
taste:
yin organ:
tissues:
emotion:
sound:
sweet
spleen
muscles (flesh)
pensiveness
singing
METAL
taste:
yin organ:
tissues:
emotion:
sound:
pungent
lungs
skin
sadness
crying
WATER
taste:
yin organ:
tissues:
emotion:
sound:
salty
kidneys
bones
fear
groaning
WOOD
stage of development:
yin-yang stage:
yang organs:
sense organs:
birth
lesser yang
gall bladder
eyes
FIRE
stage of development:
yin-yang stage:
yang organs:
sense organs:
growth
utmost yang
small intestine
tongue
EARTH
stage of development:
yin-yang stage:
yang organs:
sense organ:
transformation
centre
stomach
mouth
METAL
stage of development:
yin-yang stage:
yang organs:
sense organ:
harvest
lesser yin
large intestine
nose
WATER
stage of development:
yin-yang stage:
yang organs:
sense organ:
storage
utmost yin
bladder
ears
11 pm - 1 am:
1 am- 3 am:
gall bladder (YANG)
liver (YIN)
3 am - 5 am:
5 am - 7 am:
lungs (YIN)
large intestine (YANG)
7 am - 9 am:
9 am - 11 am:
stomach (YANG)
spleen (YIN)
11 am - 1 pm:
1 pm - 3 pm:
heart (YIN)
small intestine (YANG)
3 pm - 5 pm:
5 pm - 7 pm:
bladder (YANG)
kidney (YIN)
7 pm - 9 pm:
9 pm - 11 pm:
pericardium (YIN)
triple heater (YANG)
skin scraping technique =
Gua-Sha
control cycle, starting with wood:
wood...earth...water...fire...metal
creation cycle, starting with wood:
wood...fire...earth...metal...water
Which organ shares these fx?

manifests in complexion
houses the Mind
Heart, and it:
governs blood
controls blood vessels
opens into the tongue
controls sweat
Which organ shares these fx?

ensures smooth flow of Qi
manifests in the nails
houses the Ethereal soul
Liver, and it
stores blood
controls the sinews
opens into the eyes
Which organ shares these fx?

control dispersing and descending
regulate Water passages
house the Corporeal Soul
Lung, and it

governs Qi and respiration
controls channels and blood vessels
opens into the nose
control hair and skin
Which organ shares these fx?

governs transformation and transportation
controls the Blood
controls the "raising Qi"
houses Thought
Spleen, and it
controls the muscles and four limbs
opens into the mouth
manifests on the lips
Which organ shares these fx?

store Essence
control the reception of Qi
manifest in the hair
house Will Power
Kidneys, and they
govern birth, growth, reproduction and development
produce Marrow, fill up the brain and control bones
govern Water
open into the ears
control the two lower orifices
organ whose functions are more or less identical with those of the Heart:
governs blood
houses the Mind
Pericardium (or Heart Protector)
Internal organ that governs Blood=
Heart
Internal organ that stores Blood=
Liver
Internal organ that governs Qi and influences Body Fluids
Lungs
Internal organ that governs Food-Qi, holds Blood and influences Body Fluids
Spleen
Internal organ that stores Essence and influences Body Fluids
Kidneys
"Shen" =
(housed in the...)
Mind (Heart)
[2nd meaning indicates the whole sphere of emotional, mental, and spiritual aspects of a human being. Associated with all organs, esp Yin organs]
"Hun" =
(housed in the...)
Ethereal Soul (Liver)
[enters body shortly after birth, similar to Greek "spirit"]
"Po" =
(housed in the...)
Corporeal Soul (Lungs)
[gives us capacity of sensation and physical senses]
"Zhi" =
(housed in the...)
Will Power (Kidneys)
[purposeful and focused, fulfilling one's destiny]
"Yi"=
(housed in the...)
Thought (Spleen)
[capacity for applied thinking, studying, memorizing, concentration]
Zang = (Yin/Yang) Organ System (includes internal organs and meridians)
Yin
Fu = (Yin/Yang) Organ System (includes internal organs and meridians)
Yang
Zang organs:
liver, heart, pericardium, spleen, lungs, kidney
Fu organs:
gall bladder, small intestine, triple heater, stomach, large intestine, bladder.