The active, positive, masculine polarity. In Chinese medicine, Yang means excessive, overactive, overheated. The Yang organs are the Gall Bladder, Small Intestine, Large Intestine, Stomach, Bladder, and Triple Burner.
equated with sky or heaven, and balanced with yin. Qualities traditionally ascribed to yang are the active, the positive and the masculine. Yang may be applied to character, occupation, and environment.
Sunny side of the mountain, heaven's active principle and one of the two fundamental energies of the universe; the relative tendency of centripetal, contraction, density, heat, light, strength, and other qualities whose energy tends to go down and inward.
According to TCM, everything in the universe is composed of Yin and Yang. Yin and Yang should be in balance. When the balance is disturbed, sickness results. Yang is originally translated as "the sunny side of the slope" whereas Yin, its complementary opposite, is originally translated as "the shady side of the slope." The following are qualities generally associated with Yang and Yin. Yang Yin sun moon day night heat cold function materials red white, blue