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Taste Nature

Pungent and Sweet are Yin or Yang in nature? Yang
Bitter, sour, salty are Yin or Yang in nature? Yin
Pungent travels into the Qi
Sweet travels into the Flesh
Bitter travels into the Bone
Sour travels into the Sinews
Bland travels or not? Does not travel.
Sour taste generates fluids and Yin. It is astringent and can control perspiration and diarrhea
Bitter taste clears heat, sedates and hardens. It clears D-H, it subdues rebellious Qi.
Sweet taste tonifies...and balances, moderates. It is used to tonify deficiency and stop pain
Pungent taste scatters and used to expel pathogenic factor
Salty taste flows downward
Sour taste goes to the_______ Liver
Bitter taste goes to the_____________ Heart
Sweet taste goes to the___________ Spleen
Pungent taste goes to the___________ Lung
Salty taste goes to the_____________ Kidney
Liver is diseased one should not eat______________
Created by: Aculinh