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Chinese Medicine:  Spleen and its Functions

In Chinese Medicine’s perspective, the spleen is  in charge with digestion, blood coagulation and fluid metabolism in the body. 

  • A healthy Spleen maintain effective transformation and transportation functions. there will be abundant nutritive essence for qi and blood.
  • After transforming food into nutritive essence, the spleen sends it upwards to the heart and lungs where it is transformed into qi and blood for nourishment of the whole body.
  • Not only does the spleen transform food essence, it also governs the movement of blood by keeping it flowing in its proper pathways in the blood vessels.
  • In TCM, the movements of the muscles and the four limbs depend on the power of the spleen. Healthy and strong limbs and muscles rely on a sufficient spleen Qi as they are nourished by the blood and qi.  

Spleen Qi Deficiency

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Chinese Medicine:  Spleen and its Functions
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Chinese Medicine: Spleen and its Functions
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In TCM, the movements of the muscles and the four limbs depend on the power of the spleen. Healthy and strong limbs and muscles rely on a sufficient spleen Qi as they are nourished by the blood and qi.
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