The Kidney meridian is a root of life. Known as the ‘Minister of Power’, the kidney is regarded as the body’s most important reservoir of essential energy The kidney meridian controls the growth and development of bones and nourishes the marrow, which is the body’s source of red and white blood cells. The Kidney meridian’s vitality is reflected externally by the condition of head and body hair and is associated with the entrance hole of the ears. The Kidneys house the body’s will power (Zhi). They control short-term memory and store data. The Kidneys provide the capacity and drive for strength, skill and hard work. The Kidney’s positive psycho-emotional attributes are wisdom, rationality, clear perception, gentleness, and self-understanding. The Kidney should generates fear, and an awareness when there is danger. Kidneys Cleanse Body Fluids, Blood and Lymphatic system.
The kidneys are two bean-shaped organs, about the size of a fist. They are located just below the rib cage, on each side of the spine. Every day, the two kidneys filter about 120 to 150 quarts of blood to produce about 1 to 2 quarts of urine, composed of wastes and extra fluid. The kidneys are the last stop for filtration and detoxification of body fluids. They’re responsible for filtering all the fluids, including the blood, lymph, synovial, cerebral-spinal fluid, and interstitial fluids that carry debris released by the cells in detox and metabolism. Common Patterns of Kidney Imbalance:Lower back pain, joint and knee pain, fatigue, low libido, impotence or frigidity, poor hearing, fear in pit of stomach, laziness, antisocial behavior, frequent or night-time urination, incontinence, overwork, low appetite, poor diet, dizziness, shortness of breath, shallow or rapid breathing, exhaustion from long disease, cold limbs, edema, weak bones, poor memory, loss of hair, sexual dysfunction, nocturnal emissions, sore back, long-standing fear, worry and anxiety, nervous tension, bone marrow problems, stem cell disturbance, poor bone growth. What provides benefits for Kidney : Relaxing, Moderation in all things. Herbs for kidney cleansing include parsley, ginseng, dandelion, corn silk, saw palmetto berries, and juniper berries. Schizandra berries, or Wu Wei Zi is a protective herb against leaking energy and essence as an adaptogenic tonic to the nervous system, helping to calm the spirit, treat insomnia and forgetfulness, improve intellectual activity, concentration, fine coordination, sensitivity and endurance. In our body the sourse point of Kidney meridian is found half way between the inner ankle bone and the Achilles Tendon.