SITE ON THE BODY:
AFFECTS / EFFECTS:
Physiological/Structural: Stores and replenishes the blood, manages energy and protein metabolism, is involved in detoxification, and may help reduce nausea. In Oriental medicine this meridian controls muscles, tendons, ligaments, sight and vision.
Mental/Emotional: Said to be important for inspiration and planning. Balancing this meridian is said to help reduce anger.