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1

What clears heat, sedated and hardens,
Clears damp heat
Subdues rebellious qi?

Bitter

2

What Tonifies, balances and moderates,
Tonifies deficiency
Stops pain?

Sweet

3

What scatters, gets energy moving
Used to expel pathogenic factors?

Pungent ; spicy/acrid

4

What flows downwards, softens hardness,
Used to treat constipation and swelling ?

Salty

5

What element is sour?

Wood

6

What element is sweet?

Earth

7

What element is bitter?

Fire

8

What element is salty?

Water

9

What element is pungent/spicy ?

Metal

10

What organ does sour taste go to?

LV

11

What organ does sweet taste go to?

SP

12

What organ does bitter taste go to?

HT

13

What organ does sour pungent/spicy go to?

LU

14

What organ does salty taste go to?

KD

15

What generates fluid and Yin
is an astringent
Can control perspiration and diarrhea?

Sour