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Naturopathic Doctor

Acupuncture 454

The Functions of the Organs: A Comprehensive Study of the Interrelationships of the Main Organs of TCM


  • Describe the importance of the Pericardium channel in acupuncture treatment
  • Discuss the significance of the Triple Burner in the Qi mechanism
  • Match the Heart with various emotions, substances, & organs
  • Differentiate the relationships of Blood to the Heart, Liver, and Spleen
  • Recognize the various aspects of the soul, and the organs to which those aspects are most closely related
  • Give examples of how the Liver and Spleen interact in making and storing the Blood
  • Explain the significance of the descending of Lung-Qi and the ascending of Liver-Qi
  • Relate the free flow of Liver-Qi to the Spleen's function of transformation and transportation
  • Explain how a deficiency of Spleen-Qi, leading to the formation of Phlegm, affects the Lungs
  • Summarize the relationships between the Kidneys and the Spleen
  • Discuss the complexities of the relationship of Blood to Spleen, Heart and Liver
  • Distinguish the roles played by the Yin and Yang organs, in the management of fluids
  • Diagram the more significant interrelationships of the five Yin organs
  • Compare and Contrast the Extraordinary organs with the Yin & Yang organs

James Ventresca, DOM

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