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1

Triple burner fluid descriptions , metaphors
Upper burner
Middle burned
Lower burner

Fog, mist
Froth, mace ration chamber
Drainage ditch

2

Internal Organs and relationship to body fluid

LU: diffuse
SP: transform and transport
KD: transform, separate, excrete
SJ: transform, transport, excrete
ST: origin of fluid
UB: excrete

3

Jin characteristics FLUID
Yin/yang
Character
Circulate
Move
Under control of
Function

Yang
Clear, light, thin, watery
With Wei qi on ext
Quickly
Moisten and partially nourish skin and muscles
Manifest as sweat, tears, saliva, mucus
Become a component of fluid part of blood

4

YE LIQUIDS characteristics

Yin
More turbid heavy and dense
Flows with nutritive qi in the interior
Relatively slow
Sp and KD (MJ and LJ)
Moisten the joints, spine, brain and bone marrow,
Lubricate the s of the sense organs

5

Notes on formation and distribution

LU: pure diffusing to skin and muscles
Sp/st : 1st separation (pure: LU, I,pure SI)
Si : impure to LI pure reassigned , impure feces
Si: pure to UB, pure to lungs, impure to urine