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Allowing Fear in the Watery Land of Zhi: The Spirit of the Kidneys within Chinese Medicine 5 Element Theory

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Water and Zhi: How the Spirit of the Kidneys holds Fear In this post, we explore the fear, water and Zhi, the spirit associated with the Kidney organ system within the 5 Element theory of Taoism and Chinese medicine. This was originally written in January of 2008 at a time when I was new to…