Respiratory (sinus, lungs)

The respiratory system is a series of organs responsible for taking in oxygen and expelling carbon dioxide. The primary organs include the lungs, which carry out this exchange of gases as we breathe.

Autumn is Lung Time

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In Chinese Medicine the lungs are said to govern Qi. Qi is frequently translated as "energy flow", & is often compared to the Western idea of élan vital or Vital Force. The literal translation is air or breath. In the body, lung Qi combines with food Qi to form the Zong Qi or the big Qi of the chest!

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