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The Spleen according to Chinese Medicine

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What is the Spleen?

In Western Medicine, the spleen is an organ that primarily filters blood and balances fluids.

From the Eastern Perspective, the spleen is seen as one of the major organs involved in digestion, along with many other important functions in the body. The image above shows all the major functions of the Spleen according to traditional Chinese Medicine.

Proper habits are recommended in order to maintain the spleen’s functionality.  Click here to read how you can keep your spleen and digestion in great shape. 

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