Ying Qi (Nutrient Qi)

Nutrient-qi is a kind of qi. It comes from the pectoral qi and just like the pectoral qi, it is produced by combining the fresh air inhaled by the lung with the food nutrients absorbed and transported by the spleen. Nutrient-qi is the “most essence part” of the food nutrients. The function of nutrient-qi is transformation into blood to nourish the whole body, especially nourishing the internal organs maintain their physiological functions.