HQ11 Spleen Means Spleen, Spleen Means Pancreas


Are cooked foods always essential for someone with weak Spleen Qi? How much of Spleen Qi function falls under the anatomical pancreas? How did we end up talking about the way the large intestine functions as governed by the Spleen?

Phi and Clare raise many questions, and answer some of them, whilst leaving some open for discussion. We discuss the ways in which yet again Chinese medicine offers polarising and contradictory theories and recommendations for the treatment of weak digestion and weak Spleen Qi.

This is possibly one of our most controversial episodes yet – have a listen and let us know what you think! Do you think we’re crazy? Or are we perhaps onto something? Do you think we are just plain wrong!?! Head to our facebook page to leave your comments.