TCM DICTIONARY

All zang fu organs X

Revise your TCM theory by reading on Zang-Fu Organs and their functions.

Bladder (Pang Guang) - Zang-Fu Organ

Bladder (Pang Guang) - Zang-Fu Organ

The function of the Bladder is to receive, store and excrete urine. The Bladder also participates in urine creation, but it is Kidney Yang that supplies...

Gall Bladder (Dan ) - Zang-Fu Organ

Gall Bladder (Dan ) - Zang-Fu Organ

The Gall Bladder's main function is to store Bile produced by the Liver and excrete it downwards to the Small Intestine to digest food. From this...

Heart (Xin) - Zang-Fu Organ

Heart (Xin) - Zang-Fu Organ

The Heart's main function in Chinese Medicine is to govern the flow of Blood, the Blood vessels and houses the Spirit/ Mind (Shen - 神).

Kidneys (Shen) - Zang-Fu Organ

Kidneys (Shen) - Zang-Fu Organ

The Kidneys' principal role from a Chinese Medicine standpoint is to store and release an essence called "Jing" (精). The role of Jing is to govern one's...

Large Intestine (Da Chang) - Zang-Fu Organ

Large Intestine (Da Chang) - Zang-Fu Organ

The Large Intestine's main function is to receive the digested turbid content from the Small Intestine, absorb remaining water, move it downwards, form...

Liver (Gan) - Zang-Fu Organ

Liver (Gan) - Zang-Fu Organ

The Liver is the 'General' for the body because it is responsible for overall planning of the body’s functions by ensuring the smooth flow and proper...

Lungs (Fei) - Zang-Fu Organ

Lungs (Fei) - Zang-Fu Organ

The Lungs rule Qi and respiration. They extract Clean Air from the air we take in, mix with the Grain Qi, Body Fluids and food Essence from the Spleen, and...

Pericardium (Xin Bao ) - Zang-Fu Organ

Pericardium (Xin Bao ) - Zang-Fu Organ

The Pericardium is an membrane surrounding the Heart. It's main function is to project and maintain the Heart. It also assists the Heart to communicate with...

Small Intestine (Xiao Chang) - Zang-Fu Organ

Small Intestine (Xiao Chang) - Zang-Fu Organ

The Small Intestine's main function is to receive partially decomposed food and drinks from the Stomach, digest and absorb them further. Then it separates...

Spleen (Pi) - Zang-Fu Organ

Spleen (Pi) - Zang-Fu Organ

The Spleen has an arguably much bigger role in Chinese Medicine than in Western medicine. It rules transformation and transportation of food Essences...

Stomach (Wei) - Zang-Fu Organ

Stomach (Wei) - Zang-Fu Organ

The Stomach's main function is to 'receive' ingested food and drinks and then rot and ripen them. The Stomach is the root of Body Fluids and it prefers...

Triple Burner (San Jiao ) - Zang-Fu Organ

Triple Burner (San Jiao ) - Zang-Fu Organ

The Triple Burner is also called the Triple Warmer or Three Heater. It is like a large body cavity containing all the Internal Organs. It is also a function...