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The Spleen

The Spleen's main function is to assist the Stomach in digestion through the process of transforming and transporting food essence (Gu Qi).

Functions

  1. Governs Transformation and transportation
  2. Controls the Blood
  3. Controls the muscles and the four limbs
  4. Opens into the mouth and manifests in the lips
  5. Controls the "Raising Qi'
  6. Houses thought.

Spleen Pathology (Detailed)

Click on any of the following Spleen Pathologies for detailed information.

  XU SHI
HEAT SPLEEN YIN XU
(Rarely used)
DAMP-HEAT INJURES SPLEEN
NEITHER HEAT NOR COLD

SPLEEN QI XU

SPLEEN QI XU EDEMA

SPLEEN QI SINKING

SPLEEN QI
NOT GOVERNING BLOOD

 
COLD

SPLEEN YANG XU

SPLEEN / STOMACH YANG XU

COLD-DAMP DISTRESSES SPLEEN

Pathology Flowchart

Click on the following image for a flowchart of Spleen Pathologies.

[Return to Zang Fu Pathologies Index]

 


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