ORGAN CLOCK THEORY
In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), there is an organ clock that represents the time of the day when each organ is functioning optimally and has the most energy. 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. There are 12 organ systems and 2 accessory systems that are represented by this clock. Each organ system is also associated with an emotion, taste, sense organ, season, etc. The organ clock theory in Acupuncture therapy is used to treat many complications for better results . 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.
The organ systems with their corresponding times: (Shows how imbalances in these systems may arise both physically and emotionally)