Winter: Water Element of Chinese Traditional Medicine

5 Elements in Traditional Chinese Medicine Taoism: Fire (heart/small intestine, Summer), Earth (spleen/stomach, Harvest), Metal (lung/large intestine, Autumn), Water (kidney/bladder, Winter), Wood (liver/gallbladder, Spring)   Definitions: Qi (pronounced “chee”): immaterial, like vapor, a subtle powerful vital force in our bodies, derived from our prenatal life and everyday lifestyle. Energy, life force, moving power, bio-electricity Yin . . .

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