Exploring the meaning of "the Source Water is Transparent,the Lower Flow is Clean" of TCM
Li Lei The College of Foundamental Medical Science,Shandong University of TCM(Jinan Shandong 25035,China)
"The Source Water is Transparent,the Lower Flow is Clean" stems from Xun Kuang "Xunzi·Jun Tao of the Pre-Qin period":"The official defends the prestige,the gentleman raises the foundation,original clear,then the class is clear,original muddy,then the class is muddy."Chinese Ban Gu"Great-great grandfather Si River Pavilion on the water Stele text"has the record of "the source pure running water to be clean,the foundation strong sets up luxuriantly".The semantic source′s water is limpid,the downstream water nature is pure.Explains the higher authority to be sagacious originally,subordinate can be honest.This article borrows "the source pure running water to be clean" the source significance implication lung and the kidney(urinary bladder),the large intestine physiology,the pathology relations.
【CateGory Index】： R22