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Flashcards in Vital Substances Deck (35):
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Qi

LUNG!!!

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BLood

LIVER!

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BODY FLUID

SPLEEN

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Shen

Heart

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How many vital subs

5

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What are vital subs

Jing
Qi
Blood
Body fluid
Shen

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Notes on vital substances

Pay attention to wording VITAL SUBSTANCES
Non intuitive associations
Qi-LU
BLood-LV
body fluid- SP!!!

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3 treasures are

Shen qi and jing

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Shen attributes as 3 treasures

Vitality behind jing and qi, heart, heaven, yin yang, light

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Qi 3 treasures

Ability to activate and move
Sp/st !!! (Note different from Vital subs that has lu=qi)
Human
Ren 17 flame

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Jing 3 treasures

Source of life
KD
Earth
Ren 4
Candle

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Jing attributes

Pre heaven root is KD from parents
Minimum fire stores or heaven jing

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Post heaven essence

Root is so st stored in KD

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Ming men and 8 extras

Chong : ren 1, to heart
Nourishes ALL Jung

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Pre heaven nourished by and point

Ren
Ren 4

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Post heaven essence nourished by, pt

Du
Du 4

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Functions of essence

Growth reproduction and development
Basis of kidney qi
Produces marrow
Basis of constitutional strength
Basis for 3 treasure (essence, qi , Shen/mind)

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Important female cycle notes

7 years
21 KD essence peaks wisdoms teeth, utmost growth
28 tendons and bones string, hair longest, body

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Make cycle notes

8 years
24 KD essence peaks
32 tendons and muscles string growth at highest

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Functions of qi

1. Promoting, transporting
2: warming
3. Defensive, protecting,
4. Checking, holding
5. Activities of qi, transforming
6. Nourishing, rising

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Zong qi

Chest, pectoral, gathering
Air + food qi
Controls respiration
Or kids heart dominating blood and vessels LU 9

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YUAN qi

Primary, original qi
Derived from congenital essence
Supplemented by gu qi
Root in KD
Spreads through the body via the San jiao

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Wei qi

Defensive qi, exterior
Controls pores
Moistens the skin and hair
Readjust body temperature and warm up zang fu!
Circulation 50 times in 24 hours
25 during day...Taiyang...shaoyang...yang Ming
25 during night....KD, HT, LU LV SP

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Ying qi

Nurtrient
Circulate in vessels
Produce blood and circulate with it
Nourish blood

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Zhong qi

Middle or central qi
True qi of sp and st

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Zheng qi

Upright or righteous qi
Defensive qi + nutritive qi+ essence
Defends the body from invasion by external pathogens
Contrasted to pathogenic factor xie qi

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Movements of qi

Lu: down (from space between skin and muscles)
LV: all directions (from sinews) (horizontally is pathology)
St: down (from muscles)
Sp: up (into muscles)
HT: down, blood vessels
KD: water goes up to Lu, qi goes down from bones into bones and opens lower orifice

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Source of blood

Sp st- post heaven
KD essence -pre

Food qi to lU to heart mix w KD essence makes blood

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Main source of blood

Spleen

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Food qi is transformed into blood in the

Heart

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KD helps make blood through

Marrow and essence

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Functions of blood

Nourishes the body
Circulates with ying qi
Moisten the body
Houses the mind
Determines menstruation

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Blood and the organs
Governs
Makes
Stores

Heart governs the b,old and circulates it
Sp makes the blood and holds in the vessels
Like stores the blood and nourishes sinews, moistens eyes, regulates uterus

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The commander of blood
Mother of qi

Qi is the commander of blood
Blood is the mother of qi

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Jing

Kidney