Healing the Large Intestine
In Chinese medicine, the lungs govern the large intestines. In addition to the recommendations offered below for the large intestines, following the recommendations for the lungs is also advised for a complete healing approach.
Anatomy and Physiology of the Large Intestine
The large intestine is the final organ of the digestive tract. Attached to the small intestine, it travels up the abdomen, across the top of the abdomen, back down, and then ending at the anus.
The large intestine functions to absorb water and sodium from food and beverages before the waste material is excreted from the body through its three main regions: Cecum—Links the small intestines to the colon. It connects to the colon via the ileocecal valve.
The colon itself has four parts, starting with the right side:
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