Primordial Qi (Yuan Qi)

Primordial-qi, also called primary qi is the most essential qi in the body and the vital foundation of life. Primordial qi is mainly generated from the kidney-qi of the parents during pregnancy. The power and quantity of primordial qi is therefore fixed at birth. Primordial qi contributes to the general functions of qi, such as propelling, warming, protecting, fixating transforming, etc.