Waltraud Riegger-Kraus writes an article about Page 3, Text 2 in The Main Central Jin Shin Jyutsu Newsletter, issue Number 51, Winter 2006:
Then at 6 o’clock Large Intestine Function Energy takes over and helps us to let go. Even after many hours of time change, the time for the bowel movement will be back on time in the morning, after three days at the latest. This is the cosmic time to empty out, so we can receive the new.
Between 8 and 10 a.m. comes our Stomach Function Energy and says, “I am hungry, I want a big meal, now all my energy is there to receive.” But sometimes our stomach feels disappointed, because there is only some juice or a small piece of fruit coming down. In the morning would be the right time to receive a big meal, so that the following Spleen/Pancreas Function Energy, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon, can transform this food into energy for the day. If we don’t eat much then, the Spleen has nothing to transform into energy, and we feel tired. We also will disharmonize the Stomach and Spleen Energy as well. If someone wants to lose weight, he or she should follow the cosmic, biological timeframe and eat more in the morning and less in the evening. In the evening our organs that are related to digestion want to rest. And because we don’t need much energy in the evening and during sleep, the food will be transformed into body, which is all that sluggishness that sits in tissue.
If we cannot eat much in the morning, this is oftentimes the case with children, that means the Stomach and Spleen Function Energy is not in balance. Or if someone is so tired they could already have a nap during this time, this would be a hint to use a Stomach or a Spleen Flow more often.
We have an old saying in Germany, which describes the function of our digestion energy exactly: In the morning one should eat like an emperor, at noon like a king and in the evening like a beggar.
If someone has their best time of the day between 10 a.m. and 12 noon, is most productive during this time, it will show that the Spleen Energy is strong and harmonious. Another way of looking at the state of your Spleen Energy is to ask yourself: “Do I feel tired after a meal? (Spleen has to work hard to transform the energy of the food into my own body energy.) Or does the food give me energy?
To be continued…
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