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What is the term for original qi?

Yuan source

1

What are the subcategories of yuan source?

1) organ qi
2) channel qi
3) ying - construction
4) Wei - defensive qi
5) zong - ancestral qi

2

What does qi mean?

Process of transformation of material to non-material.

3

What are the 3 jiao and what do they represent?

1) upper jiao - respiration
2) middle jiao - digestion
3) lower jiao - elimination/reproduction

4

What does the non-material part of qi represent?

Heaven - cloud vapor - upper jiao

5

What does the material part of qi represent?

Earth - said foundation - lower jiao

6

What is the great qi (upper jiao) and it's related organ?

Da Qi - LU

7

What is the grain and water qi (middle jiao) and it's related organ?

Gu Qi - ST/SP

8

What is the prenatal essence (congenital) qi (lower jiao)?

KD

9

What qi is acquired?

Da Qi and Gu Qi

10

What qi is considered the material foundation - what we get from our parents?

Prenatal essence congenital qi

11

What qi does acquired qi constantly nourish throughout our lives?

Prenatal essence - congenital qi

12

What are the subcategories of yuan source?

1) organ qi
2) channel qi
3) ying - construction
4) Wei - defensive qi
5) zong - ancestral qi

13

What subcategory of yuan source enlivens the organs of what their job is?

Organ qi

14

What subcategory of yuan source where qi moves through channels communicating between organs?

Channel qi

15

What subcategory of yuan source that travels with blood; basically it can form blood to nourish the whole body?

Ying - construction

16

What subcategory of yuan source is more aggressive and spreads out or travels in wind? It is held in the outer layer - muscle and skin. It protects internal and external from xie (evil qi).

Wei - defensive qi

17

What subcategory of yuan source where qi gathers in the chest; breath in da qi?

Zang - ancestral qi

18

The 2 subcategories (ying and Wei) both create this type of qi.

Zheng qi (upright qi - strong)

19

What are the functions of qi?

1) activation
2) defense
3) warming
4) transformation
5) containment

20

What function of qi is responsible for activating anything (initiates by function or process)?

Activation

21

What function of qi is considered upright qi and responsible for protection from evil qi (xie)?

Defense

22

What function of qi maintains body temp; warms body?

Warming

23

What function of qi basically transforms into qi?

Transformation

24

What function of qi holds qi together?

Containment

25

What are the 2 pathologies of qi?

1) qi vacuity
2) qi stagnation

26

What pathology of qi show as weakness; lack of strength (no qi)?

Qi vacuity

27

What are typical causes of qi vacuity?

Taxation, overwork, overstimulation, enduring illness, malnutrition, old age, weak constitution.

28

On right wrist for qi vacuity, what organ shows up with a weak pulse?

LU - upper jiao
SP - middle jiao
KD (yang) - lower jiao

29

On left wrist for qi vacuity, what organ shows up with a weak pulse?

HT - upper jiao
LV - middle jiao
KD (yin) - lower jiao

30

What pathology of qi is constrained; no loss of energy - something blocking qi?

Qi stagnation

31

What typical causes of qi stagnation?

Emotions, anxiety, fear, dietary irregularities, external evils, external injuries, local pain, feeling of distention w/building of stagnation, depression

32

What signs of qi vacuity are possible?

LU - weakness of breath
ST/SP - poor digestion; inability to extract energy from food
KD - weak lower back; inability to stand upright
HT - pale face; palpitations from exertion

33

What are possible signs/symptoms of qi stagnation?

Skin discoloration; choppy, rough pulse

34

What is the subset of qi vacuity and what does it do?

Qi fall - can't hold things together

35

What are the signs/symptoms of qi fall?

-SP qi goes down
-excessive diarrhea with indigested food or organ prolapse
-very weak pulse

36

What is the subset of qi stagnation and what does it do?

Qi counter flow - goes in the opposite direction

37

What are the signs/symptoms of qi counter flow ?

-vomiting, acid reflux, hiccups, coughing, choking
-same very choppy, irregular, rough pulse