Root of Life
Life, Drive, Power, Flow, Purification
I Key Points
Kidney system, Shao Yin – small yin of the foot (足 少阴 肾 经), yin minor pedis, o.renalis
Phase of Change
Yin oder Yang Quality
small Yin – Shao Yin, 少阴
Fear, anxiety, “fight-flight”- response
Wisdom, power potential, origin, listening
I How to Support?
The Origin-Ki and the Essences can not be increased, but only stored and supplemented by the Ki of respiration and food. The key to the preservation of the Essence is moderation.
One should therefore avoid overwork, stress and stimulating substances. Regularly but moderately eat and exercise, pay attention to your own breathing and maintain a calm mind.
All holistic natural healing methods, such as acupuncture, homeopathy or similar
Makko Ho Exercises
Yoga-especially forward bending
Autogenic training, Biofeedback and others
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May Your Energy Flow. Your Spirits Be High.
May you dwell in peace in the home
of your own being!
I Spiritual Potential WillRead More
The Water Element also gives us the will to survive as a source of life. The Kidneys are characterised by the wisdom to become active in life-threatening situations and to take appropriate steps to ensure survival with a cool strategic ability.
Through the storage of Ki and essence, which we can rely on in situations that require stamina, they give us the strength to continue like water, to go on and on and on
The will to survive, to act and to accomplish something is the Yang manifestation of the will in the Water Element. The „Yin will” consists in the ability to flow with the natural course of events, to follow our destiny. The balance between the trading Yang will and the allowing Yin will is the gift of a healthy Water Element.
I Emotion FearRead More
Fear is part of our survival instinct. Strong fear causes the release of Original-Ki from the kidneys, which is also called “fight-flight„ -response.
The fear that is rooted in the Water Element is a fear that is rooted in the roots of our existence and is usually too threatening to be consciously perceived. It is expressed, among other things, in the need to control the situation before they control us. It can be hidden behind aggression (Wood Element) or care (Earth Element) or mixed with both.
Phobias and other neurotic or obsessive fears are frequent side effects of an imbalance in the Water Element (then in combination with the Fire Element)
However, the fear of the Water Element combined with the will to survive gives the situations their very own intensity, which carries the steel undertone of determination. This is not a refusal to let go (Metal Element), but a refusal to give up.
I Other Aspects of Kidney KiRead More
The energy of the Kidney-Ki helps us to anchor ourselves in the shape of “here and now
Helps us to gain authenticity in our feelings and thoughts
The Kidney Yang gives the “life force” the „force“ and the “will to live” the “will”.
Kidney yin gives us a well-founded but balanced view of the past and enables us to develop a coherent, consistent experience of our lives.
It also includes the whole process that makes the past part of learning, growth and cultural development
Wisdom and knowledge; spiritual being; divine love
Hurt feelings – especially the result of insults and disappointments
I FunctionsRead More
The Kidney energies are the inherited energies that unite the past, present and future and connect these three in the individual with the cosmic forces, with the secrets and mysteries of the universe. They cover all life and reproductive functions, including the basic constitution of an individual as part of the evolutionary chain.
The Kidneys form the source of Yin and Yang in the human body and mind and contain the inherited parts of both
I Organ FunctionsRead More
Storage of genetic and acquired essence
Hematopoiesis; root of defense energy
anchoring of Ki
Hair and hearing
Drive; and also provides functional energy for the impulse of all organ systems and circulation
Hormones: as a source of drive and impulse, supply with energy boosts (adrenaline) when needed and provide the impetus for growth, sexual maturity and reproduction
Sexual activity potency; Ming Men provides heat energy for the physical and mental digestive functions of the Earth Element
Stress management: the Kidneys Yang reacts with the “fight or flight” – response of the sympathetic nervous system, the ability to recover from stress and to relax, however, belongs to the Yin function of the Kidneys.
Traumas: acute in connection with the Small Intestine Meridian; an imbalance in the Kidney-Ki can still appear after years if the trauma could not be assimilated
I Physical RelationsRead More
Genitals, urethra, anus
Teeth, bones, marrow (also spinal marrow), brain “lake of marrow”(chin.) and CNS, ANS
External, Physical Expression
For drive and impulse (adrenaline); to stimulate growth, sexual maturity and reproduction
I SymptomsRead More
Subluxations in 3. and 4. Lumbar spine
Kidney diseases; edema
Disorders of the hormonal balance; disorders of the water balance
Fears; phobias; neuroses
Cramps of the legs
Strong bad breath (“fish smell”)
Inclination to inflammation
Disorders of the vegetative nervous system
Early graying of hair; hair loss; early senility
Sleep disorders, etc.
I Harmful InfluencesRead More
Too much sport
Stimulating substances such as alcohol, coffee, tea and especially drugs (!)