THE LIVER IN CHINESE SYMBOLOGY
We dedicate this latest news on the liver to what, according to Chinese medicine, is its symbolic meaning.
A healthy liver deals with transforming amino acids into proteins, what enters the body is carried to the liver and transformed into energy: symbolically this is the understanding, wisdom, inner strength who knows how to process any conflict and use it consciously for the purposes of evolution and growth.
The liver produces bile that collects in the gallbladder, the bile contains toxins to be expelled from the body, at the same time the liver teaches you to express your aggression and to eliminate from your life everything that does harm to it.
You have often heard idioms such as "my liver gnaws", "get my liver rotten", "eat my liver out of rage": these popular terminologies have ancient roots as the liver is considered the organ at which the anger, envy and frustration .
For this reason, the liver is vulnerable to these feelings and can be damaged in the long run.
It is useful to learn a vent repressed anger , devote time to oneself, verbalize thoughts, engage in physical activities or disciplines such as yoga that can help eliminate this uncomfortable feeling.
Finally, don't forget to eat healthy!
Eliminate alcohol, fatty foods and fried foods from your diet, choosing seasonal fruits and vegetables instead, especially spring gives us rocket and other bitter herbs that promote liver purification. Also excellent are apples and half a lemon squeezed every day in a glass of water.