This can be due to not enough Qi to move the blood, or the blood not being produced. Usually relate to the Spleen’s inability to move Gu Qi for blood production. Excess bleeding can also lead to blood deficiency.
Clinical manifestations: pale complexion, pallor, pale lips, pale thin and dry tongue, insomnia, dizziness, vertigo, blurring of vision, palpitations, numbness of hands and feet, fatigue, pale face(blood deficiency effects the whole body)
Jing is the source of life derived from parents, supplemented by Post-Heaven Qi. It is the basis of all organic life, fluid like and the blueprint for mental and body development. Mainly stored in the Kidneys.
Function of Jing:
Responsible for Growth, Reproduction and Development: it is very important for development of a person through life, its responsible for growth of bones, teeth, and hair.
Weak Jing in children may lead to poor bone development, slow learning or poor concentration. As we get older the weak Jing causes premature greying of the hair, balding, deafness, osteoporosis, senility and unclear thinking.
Because of the relationship with the kidneys, if Jing is weak you will have poor memory, dizziness, poor concentration, impotence, low back pain and tinnitus.
Originate from food and drink. They enter the body via the St, which is said to be the origin of fluids.
Means anything liquid or fluid, these fluids are thin, clear, light and watery. It circulates in the Exterior(skin & muscles) with the Wei Qi. It warms and nourishes the muscles and moisten the skin and hair.
Means fluids of living organisms, more thick, turbid, dense and heavy fluids. It circulates in the Interior with the Ying Qi (nutritive Qi). It nourishes the joints and orifices (eyes, ears and mouth) and moisten spine, brain and bone marrow.