Functions of the Organs

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Function 1 of the Heart
Governs the Blood
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Function 2 of the Heart
Dominates the Blood Vessels
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Function 3 of the Heart
Houses the Shen
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Function 4 of the Heart
Manifests in the complexion
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Function 5 of the Heart
Opens into the tongue
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Function 6 of the Heart
Controls sweat
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Function 1 of the Small Intestine
Receives digested food and drink from the Stomach
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Function 2 of the Small Intestine
Separates fluids
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Function 1 of the Lungs
Governs Qi and respiration
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Function 2 of the Lungs
Controls the Channels and Blood Vessels
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Function 3 of the Lungs
Controls descending and dispersing of Qi and Body Fluids
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Function 4 of the Lungs
Regulates the water passages
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Function 5 of the Lungs
Dominates the skin and hair
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Function 6 of the Lungs
Opens into the nose
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Function 7 of the Lungs
Houses the Corporeal Soul (Po)
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Function 1 of the Large Intestine
Controls passage and conduction
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Function 2 of the Large Intestine
Transforms stools and reabsorbs fluids
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Function 1 of the Spleen
Governs transformation and transportation
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Function 2 of the Spleen
Controls the Blood
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Function 3 of the Spleen
Dominates the muscles and the four limbs
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Function 4 of the Spleen
Opens into the mouth and manifests in the lips
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Function 5 of the Spleen
Raises Qi
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Function 6 of the Spleen
Houses thought (Yi)
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Function 1 of the Stomach
Rots and ripens food and drink
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Function 2 of the Stomach
Controls transportation of food essences
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Function 3 of the Stomach
Sends Qi downwards
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Function 4 of the Stomach
Is the origin of fluids
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Function 1 of the Liver
Stores Blood for rest and activity and menstruation
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Function 2 of the Liver
Ensures the smooth flow of Qi for the emotions, digestion and the secretion of bile
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Function 3 of the Liver
Nourishes the tendons
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Function 4 of the Liver
Manifests in the nails
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Function 5 of the Liver
Opens into the eyes
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Function 6 of the Liver
Houses the Ethereal Soul (Hun)
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Function 1 of the Gall Bladder
Stores and excretes bile
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Function 2 of the Gall Bladder
Rules decision-making
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Function 3 of the Gall Bladder
Activates the tendons
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Function 1 of the Kidneys
Stores Jing for birth, growth and development and reproduction
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Function 2 of the Kidneys
Produces Marrow for the brain and spinal cord, bones and Blood manufacture
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Function 3 of the Kidneys
Dominates fluids
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Function 4 of the Kidneys
Controls the reception of Qi
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Function 5 of the Kidneys
Opens into the ears
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Function 6 of the Kidneys
Manifests in the hair
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Function 7 of the Kidneys
Controls the two lower orifices
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Function 8 of the Kidneys
Houses the will (Zhi)
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Function 1 of the Bladder
Removes water by Qi transformation
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Functions of the Pericardium
Same as the functions of the Heart
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Function 1 of the Triple Burner
Three-fold division of the body into spaces: Upper - like a mist, Middle - like a muddy pool, Lower - like a drainage ditch
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Function 2 of the Triple Burner
Enables the passage of Original Qi (Yuan Qi) through the body
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Function 3 of the Triple Burner
Controls the water passages and the excretion of fluids
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Function 2 of the Heart

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Dominates the Blood Vessels

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Function 3 of the Heart

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Function 4 of the Heart

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Function 5 of the Heart

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