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Prickly heat (Han Zhen)
miliaria; miliaria alba; heat rush; sudamina.
Ren Channel (Ren Mai)
Ren Meridian; conception vessel meridian; CV. The Anterior Mid-line Channel. One of the Eight Extra Channels. It originates in the pelvis, and runs upward inside the vertebrae. At the same time, it arises out of the perineum, runs to the mons pubis, upwards along the midline of the abdomen, via the umbilicus, to the chest, neck and the middle of the lower lip, where it divides into two branches, ends at the eyes. In the course of its circulation, it connects with all the Yin channels. It is the reins of all the Yin channels. When it is diseased, there may occur such symptoms as hernia, leucorrhea, or bloody leucorrhea, mass in the abdomen, dysfunction of the viscera in the chest and abdomen, deficiency of Yuan Qi (primordial vital energy).
Sages
People who lived in the normal circumstances of Heaven and Earth without drawing themselves away from a routine life, but were still able to free themselves from worldly desires.
Shen
Mind and spirit as one.
six Fu-Organs
Small Intestine, Gallbladder, Stomach, Large Intestine, Triple heater( 3 divisions of the body) and Bladder. The common function of the six fu organs is to receive and digest food, absorbing nutrients and discharging waste.
Spring-Qi
The Qi of Spring is Yang, warm, moist and enlivening and expansive in nature. Related to the element wood and associated with the emotion anger and the organs liver and gallbladder.
Summer Heat (Shu Re)
1) The pathogens with summer-heat characteristics. 2) The Summer-heat syndrome. The febrile diseases caused by the invasion of the pathogenic summer-heat factors.
Summer-Qi
The Qi of Summer is Yang and hot in nature. Related to the element fire and associated with the emotions joy and jealousy and the organs heart and small intestine.
Sunxie
Diarrhea with undigested food in it: usually pertaining to cold symptoms.
Three Yang Channels
(San Yang Jing): a collective term for the Taiyang Channel, the Yangming Channel, and the Shaoyang Channel.
Tiangui
The substance that promotes genital function.
Virtuous People
People with high morality and great abilities.
Virulent-Qi
Refers to climate that harms the growth of all things in nature.
Weak-Evil
Also called or "Deficiency-evil" refers to when abnormal Qi from the four seasons attacks the body when it's weak.
Wei Qi
Defensive Qi
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