ORGAN CLOCK THEORY
The 12 organs in our body are owning 2 hours in a day according to the relevant time of the organ clock. In traditional Chinese medicine, diagnosis and the treatment are based on the dynamic theory of energy flow. This energy flow is continuous in our body in definite path. This vital energy is termed as `Qi’, which has three levels that is superficial, deep and intermediate. It is possible to cause changes in the body by influencing this Qi flow at the superficial level, which is called ‘ACUPUNCTURE THERAPY’
This organ clock theory in Acupuncture therapy is used to treat many complications for better results.
The energy enters the lung (organ) channel at 3.00am, when a day starts originally.
Symptoms of particular organ is shown at that particular time, it is an alarm to the patient and good diagnosing point to an acupuncturist. Human body mechanism is a miracle and always it sticks to nature. The peak hours of each organ is 2 hours.
The treatment according to the organ clock balances the vital energy flow in our body. So that lacking energy will gain by tonification of acupuncture points and stagnated energy is transferred by sedation of specific points.
LUNGS – 3 AM TO 5 AM URINARY BLADDER – 3 PM TO 5 PM
LARGE INTESTINE – 5 AM TO 7 AM KIDNEY – 5 PM TO 7 PM
STOMACH – 7 AM TO 9 AM PERICARDIUM – 7 PM TO 9 PM
SPLEEN – 9AM TO 11 AM TRIPPLE WARMER – 9 PM TO 11 PM
HEART – 11 AM TO 1 PM GALL BLADDER – 11 PM TO 1 AM
SMALL INTESTINE – 1 PM TO 3 PM LIVER – 1 AM TO 3 AM
Of course this theory surprises any one at first sight, but seen deeply the practical Bio-rhythmic activity can be identified. A day always starts at 3.00 am which is the time for lungs, the foremost organ. Ayurvedic physicians . Siddhars , Rishis, Naturopathy Doctor at earlier times use to wake up 3.00 am, which is defined as Brahmamuhuratha time probably this particular time is good for breathing exercise, so that, lung will gain more energy from universe and later it travels to other organs continuously. More, acupuncture theory adds more, by diagnosing the patient’s symptoms which shows severe for lung disorders. And single point in lung channel is stimulated at this time to cure the lung disorders. So both for diagnosis & treatment, the organ clock helps a lot. Apart from this lung disorder patient will have disturbed sleep, like cough, sneezing or nasal congestion at this time. Next to lung time is large intestine 5 to 7 am, when the bowl is emptied. Proper evacuation is needed, if failed, particular large intestine points are needled to care the problem. Next time is for stomach organ 7 to 9 am, so that break fast is taken moreover Ulcer, gastritis, acidity, loss of appetite, headache cares are treated with relevant acupuncture points in stomach organ time, Again next organ spleen time 9 to 11 am is very special, so that persons who feel very tired and sleepy is the indication of diabetic symptoms in later life. Some persons use to sleep with good snoring, which is not advisable. Next heart organ is owning 11 am to 1 pm, where cardiac problems are shooted up this time. Usually cardiac patients sweat a lot and feel suffocation. From 1 to 3 pm is the time of small intestine, the organ for digestion, allergies, muscles, soft tissues, lips, mouth, genito-urinary disorders and general tonification. Symptoms of these problems may rise in this time. A complete digestion is supposed to be done to maintain the whole body health. Those who skip or don’t fulfill the food intake, may suffer from insufficient food energy. 3 to 5 pm is the time for urinary bladder, which looks after spine, sense organs, internal organs, kidney and urinary bladder disorders. The next is for kidney organ 5 to 7 pm, which can be used for treating all chronic problems in our body. Inspite it is the special time is kidney disorders, and hair loss. Yes. Cosmetic Acupuncture is a boon to acupuncture. Patients who are suffering from Alopecia and Alopecia Areata have good results in cosmetic Acupuncture where kidney points are stimulated in this particular time. Likewise 7 to 9 pm is for pericardium, where the Psychiatric and cardiac patients are treated. And 9 to 11 pm is sanjiao – tripple warmer which controls the endocrine system, reproductive organs and temperature in our body. Most of the infertility cases are treated in this time. Next is 11 to 1 am gallbladder, the special organ for Insomnia and muscular pain. At last 1 to 3 am is for liver, the store room of our body. If this is disturbed, the body is terrible tired, eyes burning and leads to total weakness. These patients can be treated to have good sleep.
Again the day starts, cyclic flow to complete the 24 hours for 12 organs. Man has to stick to nature for better living. Biological clocks govern every living, in motion, rest, sleep, chemical composition, excretion, regulation of tissue fluids and organs. The circulation is repeated for every twenty four hours which is called as circadian rhythm.