Exploring Vital Substances in Traditional Chinese Medicine

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Which substance is considered the root of the human body in Traditional Chinese Medicine?

What is the function of Qi in the body?

Which type of Qi is rooted in the Kidneys and transported through the body by the San Jiao?

What can deplete Yuan Qi in the body?

What is the first stage in the transformation of food into Qi?

Which substance needs to be supplemented and nourished by food essence?

Zong Qi is...

Which substance is considered the Nutritive Qi in Traditional Chinese Medicine?

What is the role of Wei Qi in the body?

Which substance is considered the essence that is inherited and derived from Pre-Heaven Essence?

Which organ is responsible for transforming Food Qi into Blood?

What is the function of Zong Qi?

Which type of Qi is responsible for defending against external pathogens?

What is the function of Nutritive Qi (Ying Qi)?

Which organ is responsible for transforming food into Gu Qi (food Qi)?

What is the function of Body Fluids?

Which organ controls the circulation of Thin Fluids (Jin)?

What is the primary substance for growth and development?

At what age does the Essence (Jing) plateau for men?

What happens to the Essence (Jing) at 40 years for men?

Which organ is weak at 56 years old?

At what age do the hair and teeth disappear?

What happens at 7 years old for women?

At what age does the Essence plateau for women?

What happens at 28 years old for women?

What happens at 49 years old for women?

Which of the following is closely related to the Heart and responsible for many different mental activities?

What happens at 42 years old for women?

What happens at 35 years old for women?

Which organs control Ye (Thick fluid)?

Ye (thick fluid) circulates with....

Jin circulates with....

Jin (thin fluids) nourish the...

Ye (thick fluid) lubricates the...

Ye could be found in the brain, bowels, bones and viscera

Blood is governed by the...

Blood is made by the....

Blood is stored by the...

Blood is the _____ of Qi

Qi is Yin

Blood circulates with _____ Qi

Food Qi from the Spleen and Stomach rises to the chest where it is acted upon by ____Qi

Yuan Qi = Parents Qi + ____ Qi

Both Ying (nutritive) Qi and Wei (defensive) Qi = Food Qi + Air Qi + Yuan Qi

Post-heaven essence comes from _____ Qi

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Test your knowledge of the vital substances in Traditional Chinese Medicine with this quiz. Learn about Qi, blood, body fluids, and essence, and understand their functions in promoting growth, development, and warmth in the human body. Designed by Dr. Romi Fung, ND, M.Sc, Ph.D (cand.), this quiz will help you deepen your understanding of these important concepts in TCM.

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