Soggy (or Weak-Floating) (Ru)
The Soggy pulse can be felt only on the superficial level. It feels very soft and is only slightly floating: that is, not as much as the Floating pulse. It disappears when a stronger pressure is applied to feel the deep level. It is similar to the Floating-Empty pulse, but it is softer and not so Floating.
- Dampness with Qi deficiency
- Deficiency of Yin
- Deficiency of Essence
The Soggy pulse indicates the presence of Dampness when this pathogenic factor occurs against a background of Qi deficiency.
It may also indicate deficiency of Yin or Essence.