Under the surface of our fast-paced lives our Kidney Yin may well be draining away. Kidney Yin represents the nest-egg of nourishment deep within us. It corresponds to the parasympathetic system, responsible for restoration and revitalization. Many of us are so caught up in the drama of Kidney Yang with its action-packed stimulation that we fail to refresh our Kidney Yin; yet, if we neglect it, we run the risk of depleting our core vitality.
As Daverick Leggett, author of Recipes for Self-Healing, says, “Yin is like a well which must not run dry, a reserve of nutrients which form the basis of growth and the fuel for all physiological activities.