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  1. Jing
    essence
  2. Shen
    mind
  3. Ying Qi
    Nutritive Qi
  4. Wei Qi
    Defensive Qi
  5. Zong Qi
    Gathering Qi
  6. Yuan Qi
    Original Qi
  7. 3 kinds of essence
    pre-heaven, post-heaven, kidney
  8. pre-heaven essence forms at
    conception
  9. post-heaven essence forms at
    birth
  10. kidney essence circulates primarily in the
    eight extraordinary vessels
  11. aging is a decline in
    essence
  12. men's essence flows in
    8 year cycles
  13. women's essence flows in
    7 year cycles
  14. kidney essence transforms kidney-yin into
    kidney-qi
  15. marrow fills the
    bone marrow, brain and spinal cord
  16. Three treasures
    essence, qi and mind
  17. Gui Qi
    Food Qi
  18. Essence corresponds to which organ
    kidneys
  19. Qi corresponds to which organ
    Stomach-Spleen
  20. Mind corresponds to which organ
    Heart
  21. 5 functions of Qi
    transforming and transporting, holding, raising, protecting, warming
  22. most dense form of Qi
    Essence
  23. main source of blood
    Spleen and Stomach
  24. What pushes Gui-Qi to the Heart
    Lung-Qi
  25. Where is Gui-Qi transformed to Blood?
    Heart
  26. 4 pathologies of Qi
    deficiency, sinking, stagnation, rebellious
  27. Blood is a dense form of
    Qi
  28. does Qi have a moistening function?
    No
  29. What has a moistening function?
    Blood
  30. Do divergent channels have points?
    no
  31. Tian Gui in women is
    menstrual blood
  32. Tian Gui in men is
    sperm
  33. Tian Gui comes from
    Kidneys
  34. Blood pathology
    deficiency, Heat, stasis, cold
  35. origin of body fluids
    Stomach
  36. transforms/transports, excretes body fluids
    Triple Burner
  37. excrete body fluids
    bladder
  38. transforms/separates/excrete body fluids
    kidneys
  39. diffuses body fluids
    lungs
  40. transforms/transports body fluids
    spleen
  41. Clear, light and watery body fluid
    Jin
  42. Turbid, heavy and dense body fluid
    Ye
  43. Jin fluids circulate with
    Defensive Qi
  44. Ye fluids circulate with
    Nutritive Qi
  45. the 5 Vital Substances
    Qi, Blood, Essence, Body Fluids, Mind
  46. physiological fire of the body
    The Fire of the Gate of Life
  47. Is Qi formed before or after birth?
    after
  48. Is Essence formed before or after birth?
    primarily before
  49. what produces Marrow
    Essence
  50. Kidney Essence is related to
    Kidney Yin
  51. Qi holds blood in
    vessels
  52. Qi holds urine in the
    bladder
  53. Liver Qi ascends or descends
    ascends
  54. Lung Qi ascends or descends
    descends
  55. heart governs
    blood
  56. spleen makes
    blood
  57. liver stores
    blood
  58. liver blood nourishes the
    sinews and eyes
  59. liver blood regulates
    uterus
  60. blood is the mother of
    qi
  61. qi is the commander of
    blood
  62. pathology of body fluid
    dryness or accumulation
  63. examples of accumulation of body fluids
    edema, dampness and phlegm
  64. all senses depend on the
    Heart and Mind
  65. all emotions affect the
    Heart
  66. Chinese view of body/mind made up of
    vital substances
  67. All the vital substances are manifestations of
    Qi
  68. When Qi takes on a physical shape it is called
    Xing
  69. location of Zong Qi
    chest
  70. function of Zong Qi
    nourish the Heart and Lungs
  71. location of Yuan Qi
    Lower Burner
  72. function of Yuan Qi
    nourishes the Kidneys
  73. Only kind of essence in fetus
    Pre-heaven essence
  74. Pre-heaven essence turns into this at puberty
    Kidney essence
  75. The Yang aspect of the Pre-Heaven essence
    Fire of the Gate of Life
  76. The Yin aspect of the Pre-Heaven essence
    Pre-Heaven Essence
  77. Fire of the Gate of Life accumulates at this point at conception
    Du-4 Mingmen
  78. The Pre-Heaven Essence accumulates at this point at conception
    Ren-4 Guanyuan
  79. Root of the post-heaven essence
    Stomach and Spleen
  80. Root of the pre-heaven essence
    Kidneys
  81. Derived from both pre-Heaven and post-Heaven essence
    Kidney essence
  82. Essence cycles are how long?
    7 or 8 years
  83. Kidney Essence peaks at what age in girls
    21
  84. Kidney Essence peaks at what age in boys
    24
  85. Kidney Qi is produced when Kidney Yin/Kidney Essence is heated by
    Kidney Yang
  86. Wei Qi has its root in
    Kidney-Essence
  87. most subtle and immaterial form of Qi
    Mind
  88. Essence is stored in the
    Kidneys
  89. Qi is produced by the
    Spleen and Stomach
  90. Heaven represented by which of the 3 Treasures
    Shen
  91. Person represented by which of the 3 Treasures
    Qi
  92. Earth represented by which of the 3 Treasures
    Essence
  93. Scattered or Leather pulse indicates
    weakened Essence
  94. Eyes without luster show that the
    Mind is disturbed
  95. Jing-shen bing
    mental illness
  96. Essence transformed into Qi
    Yuan QI
  97. Original Yin
    Yuan Yin
  98. Original Yang
    Yuan Yang
  99. foundation of all the Yin and Yang energies in the body
    Yuan Qi
  100. this Qi has its origin in the Kidneys
    Yuan Qi
  101. this Qi is the dynamic motive force that arouses and moves the functional activity of all the organs
    Yuan Qi
  102. Basis of Kidney Qi
    Yuan Qi
  103. this Qi provides the heat necessary for life activity
    Yuan Qi
  104. Zhen Qi
    True Qi
  105. this Qi helps transform Zong Qi into Zhen Qi
    Yuan Qi
  106. known as Dong Qi in some classic texts
    Yuan Qi
  107. The Triple Burner separates and differentiates this type of Qi
    Yuan Qi
  108. the source points are also called
    Yuan points
  109. the source points are where this kind of Qi resides
    Yuan Qi
  110. facilitates the transformation of Gu Qi into Blood in the Heart
    Yuan Qi
  111. this Qi is related to the Gate of Life
    Yuan Qi
  112. Gu Qi
    Food Qi
  113. Food is transformed into Gu Qi by the
    Spleen
  114. Can Gu Qi created in the Spleen be used by the body?
    No
  115. Does Spleen Qi ascend or descend?
    Ascend
  116. Gu Qi rises to the
    Lungs and then Heart
  117. Gu Qi is transformed to
    Blood
  118. the first stage of food transforming into Qi
    Gu Qi
  119. in the lungs, Gu Qi combines with the air to form
    Zong Qi
  120. a.k.a. essential Qi
    Zong Qi
  121. a.k.a. Big Qi of the Chest
    Zong Qi
  122. is Zong Qi usable by the body?
    Yes
  123. is Zong Qi more or less refined than Gu Qi
    More
  124. Qi that assists the heart and lungs to push Qi and Blood to the limbs
    Zong Qi
  125. Zong Qi flows down to the
    Kidneys
  126. Zong Qi rises to the
    throat
  127. speech is under the control of the
    Heart
  128. strength of the voice is under the control of the
    Lungs
  129. the chest area when Zong Qi collects is called
    Sea of Qi
  130. controlling point for Zong Qi
    Ren-17 Shanzhong
  131. last stage of transformation of Qi
    Zhen Qi
  132. 2 forms of Zhen Qi
    Wei Qi and Ying Qi
  133. Zhen Qi originates from the
    Lungs
  134. the Qi that is activated when needle is inserted in acupuncture point
    Ying Qi
  135. derived from the course part of food and water
    Wei Qi
  136. regulates sweating and body temp
    Wei Qi
  137. the circulation of Wei Qi is regulated by the
    Lungs
  138. Wei Qi circulates how many times in 24 hours?
    50
  139. Where does the Wei Qi circulate at night?
    Yin organs
  140. the flow of Wei Qi from the interior to exterior does what in the morning?
    Opens the eyes
  141. Wei Qi circulates through channels in which order
    Greater Yang, Lesser Yang, Bright Yang and Yin channels
  142. Zhong Qi
    Central Qi
  143. the True Qi of the Stomach and Spleen
    Zhong Qi
  144. Spleen's function of raising Qi
    Zhong Qi
  145. Xie Qi
    pathogenic factor
  146. general term for the body's resistance to exterior disease
    Upright Qi
  147. Zheng Qi
    Upright Qi
  148. Wei Qi, Ying Qi and Kidney-Essence are examples of
    Upright Qi (Zheng Qi)
  149. which Qi holds blood in vessels
    Spleen-Qi
  150. which Qi holds sweat
    Lung-Qi
  151. primarily responsible for warming the body
    Kidney-Yang
  152. excessive exiting and ascending are
    Yang movements
  153. excessive entering and descending are
    Yin movements
  154. controls the free flow of Qi in all directions
    Liver
  155. Liver Qi ascends or descends
    ascends
  156. does Kidney Qi ascend or descend
    both
  157. controls exhalation
    Lungs
  158. controls inhalation
    Kidneys
  159. does Spleen Qi ascend or descend
    ascend
  160. does Stomach Qi ascend or descend
    descend
  161. does Heart Qi ascend or descend
    descend
  162. to nourish blood, tonify the
    Spleen and Kidneys
  163. left side pulse reflects the state of
    Heart
  164. right side pulse reflects the state of
    Lungs
  165. when a person lies down, Blood flows back to the
    Liver
  166. important for women's menstrual function
    Liver-Blood
  167. "When Qi moves,
    Blood follows"
  168. "If Qi stagnates,
    Blood congeals"
  169. Called the Upper Source of Water
    Lungs
  170. Called the Lower Source of Water
    Kidneys

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