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Five Element Emotions

Emotions and the Meridians

Each meridian is generally named after the organ it governs. Each organ generates, stores an distributes an emotional quality.

When out of balance the organs generate the following emotions - one organ generates the other expresses it:

Liver: Generates anger, frustration, irritability and resentment.

Gallbladder: Expresses anger and depression

LungGenerates grief and sadness

Large intestine: Expresses grief

Kidney: Generates fear

BladderExpresses fear

Spleen: Generates worry and pensiveness

Stomach: Expresses worry

Heart: Generates joy as well as anxiety and shock

Small intestine: Distributes emotions of the heart

Pericardium: Protects the heart from excess and shock

Triple Warmer: Distributes emotions of the heart

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Balancing Emotions - Yuan/Source Points

LU9 - Source Point for the lung meridian. Regulates and tonifies lung Qi and Yin Qi.

LI4 - Source point for the large intestine meridian. Regulates large intestine qi and moistens the colon. Stimulates downward flowing energy.

SP3 - Source Point for the spleen meridian. Regulates and tonifies the spleen and clears heat.

ST42 - Source Point for the stomach meridian. Regulates the stomach and calms the spirits

HT7 - Source Point for the heart meridian. Regulates and tonifies the heart. Calms he spirit and balances emotions.

SI4 - Source Point for the small intestine. Invigorates Qi.

KI3 - Source Point for the kidney. Tonifies, regulates and stabilizes kidney Qi

BL64 - Source Point for the bladder. Regulates the bladder and calms the spirit.

PC7 - Source Point for heart protector - Pericardium. Regulates and clears excess fire from the heart. Calms and sedates the body and mind.

SJ4 - Source Point for the gall bladder. Regulates and transforms bladder Qi

GB40 - Source Point for the gall bladder. Regulates and transforms gall bladder Qi

LV3 - Source Point for the liver. Regulates and tonifies liver Qi. Provides an overall calming effect.

CV17 - Meeting Point for the conception vessel. Calms the spirit and harmonizes yin Qi

GV14 - Meeting Point for the governing vessel. Facilitates and invigorates Qi flow and harmonizes yang Qi.

To balance the points, press in circular motion until you feel a change. Then pulse pressure on the point for another while.

If a 24-point session is too long, find each point but treat only the ones that are sore.

End your session with CV17 and GV14.

5 Element Emotions