CMPR113. Session 14. Zàng Xiàng Theory Summary. Chinese Medicine Department By Dr Shulan Yang.

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1 CMPR113 Session 14 Zàng Xiàng Theory Summary Chinese Medicine Department By Dr Shulan Yang

2 Overall Inter-relationship of Zàng Fŭ Organ The inter-relationship between Zàng The inter-relationship between Zàng & Fŭ

3 The Inter-relationship Between Zàng Heart & Lung Heart moves blood Heart governs blood and Lung governs Qì Carry Zōng qì Support Lung to breath normally Lung governs breath produce Zōng qì Support Heart to move blood Zōng qì is the link between Lung and Heart.

4 The Inter-relationship Between Zàng Heart & Liver Heart governs blood; Liver stores blood Heart houses the Mind; Liver houses Ethereal Soul Heart recognizes, controls and integrates emotions; Liver ensures the smooth flow of emotions.

5 Heart & Liver Heart governs blood; Liver stores blood Liver stores blood while Heart governs the moving of blood in the whole body. When the person wakes up, blood will be distributed to all channels (by Heart). When the person falls asleep, blood will return and store in Liver. Wang Bing (Tang dynasty)

6 Heart & Liver Heart houses Shen, Governs emotions Liver house Hún (Ethereal), keeps emotions flow smoothly Heart & Liver function properly Emotions are calm and comfortable, the person could think clearly and do things reasonably

7 The Inter-relationship Between Zàng Heart & Kidney The mutual assistance of Fire and Water The common root of Mind ( Shén ) and Essence ( Jīng) The inter-relationship of Heart and Kidney in the menstrual cycle.

8 The mutual assistance of Fire and Water Heart Fire Heart Fire will not burn Fire warm up Water Water cool down fire Kidney Water will not be ice Kidney Water

9 The common root of Mind ( Shén ) and Essence ( Jīng) Shén is clear Controls Jīng Heart stroes Shén Kidney stroes Jīng supports Original Shén Brain stores produces Marrow converges into

10 The Inter-relationship Between Zàng Liver & Lung The relationship between Lung-Qi and Liver-Blood The relationship between the descending of Lung-Qi and the ascending of Liver-Qi

11 Lung governs Qì, Liver stores blood Lung governs Qì Supports the generation of Zōng Qì Liver stores blood Enough blood will be stored in Liver Supports the generation of blood

12 Regulates Qì Ascends to the left Lung governs Qì Liver ensures the smooth flow of Qì Descends to the right Regulate the Qì moving in the whole body

13 The Inter-relationship Between Zàng Liver & Spleen Liver stores blood; Spleen makes blood. The free flow of Liver-Qi helps the Spleen function of transformation and transportation The ascending of Spleen Qi helps the free flow of Liver-Qi.

14 Spleen Spleen governs transformation Spleen Qì holds blood supports supports Generation of blood Blood runs in blood vessels Stores blood Cooperate in the administra tion of blood Liver Regulates the distribution of blood

15 The free flow of Liver-Qi helps the Spleen function of transformation and transportation FelixMittermeier. 15 Jul root. Viewed on 16 Mar

16 The Inter-relationship Between Zàng Liver & Kidney Liver stores blood; Kidney stores Essence In gynaecology, Kidney are the origin of Tiān Guĭ and menstrual blood whereas Liver provides blood to the uterus. Both Liver and Kidney channels are closely connected to Rén Mài ( Directing Channel) and Chōng Mài ( Penetrating Channel).

17 Liver & Kidney Liver stores blood Transform Kidney stores Essence

18 The Inter-relationship Between Zàng Spleen & Lung Spleen makes Qi and Lung governs Qi. Spleen Qi ascends; Lung Qi descends. Deficiency of Spleen Qi may lead to phlegm, which affects Lung

19 Disucssion Spleen is the origin of phlegm. Lung is the container to store phlegm.

20 The Inter-relationship Between Zàng Spleen & Kidney Spleen is the root of post-heaven Qi; Kidney is the root of pre-heaven Qi. Kidney yáng provides the heat to Spleen which supports Spleen to transport and transform food essence Spleen Qi helps Kidney transformation and excretion of fluids.

21 Spleen & Kidney Spleen and Kidney, water is the origin of world, earth is the mother of world. So if Spleen and Kidney function properly, whole body will be healthy. Li Zhong Zi (Ming dynasty)

22 The Inter-relationship Between Zàng Lung & Kidney Lung & Kidney work together to keep normal breath. Zōng Qì / Gathering Qì ( related to Lung ) communicates with Yuán Qì / Original Qì. Lung Qì sends fluids down to Kidney Kidney Yáng evaporates some and sends resulting vapour back up to Lung to moisten Lung.

23 Lung & Kidney Lung governs Qi and breath Kidney stores original Qi Lung is the governor of Qi Kidney is the root of Qi Cooperate to keep normal breath

24 Lung & Kidney Lung descends water moisten moisten Kidney governs water

25 The Inter-relationship Between Zàng Spleen & Heart Spleen makes blood; Heart governs blood Spleen Qi transports food-qi to Heart where it is transformed into blood Heart blood nourishes Spleen The descending of Heart Qi helps Spleen s transformation and transportation of food essences.

26 Heart produce blood Spleen & Heart Heart Heart is fire organ Heart governs blood warm nourish Spleen Supports Support to produce Zong Qi Spleen produces Gu Qi

27 The Inter-relationship Between Zàng & Fŭ This part has been introduced in session

28 The Inter-relationship Between Zang Fu & Vital Substances Production of Qi: Kidney, Spleen, Lung Moving of Qi 2 layers Spleen & Stomach Liver & Lung The effects of five Zhì (emotions) on the moving of Qi Sān Jiāo is the passage of Qi moving

29 The effects of Five Zhì on the moving of Qì Five Zhì Anger Joy penssivenss sadness Fear The moving of Qì Rises Qì Slows Qì down Knots Qì Dissolves Qì Makes Qì descend Shorck Scatters Qì

30 The Inter-relationship Between Zàng Fŭ & Vital Substances Production of Blood: Kidney, Spleen, Lung, Heart Moving of Blood Heart, Lung, Liver

31 The Inter-relationship Between Zàng Fŭ & Vital Substances Production of Jīn Yè: Spleen, Small Intestine, Kidney Moving of Jīn Yè Lung, Spleen, Kidney Sān Jiāo is the passage of Jīn Yè moving

32 Zàng Fŭ Dysfunction & Implication Excessive & deficiency Interaction within Zàng Fŭ Interaction between Zàng Fŭ and vital substances Interaction in the Zàng Xiàng system

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