ENERGETICS Cooling. It brings energy downwards toward restoration, away from activity.
AFFINITY Lung, Liver, Spleen, Kidney
+ In its banding of colors, an ability to separate the "clear from the turbid," the necessary from the waste. Applied to our emotions and our thoughts, it becomes - What do we need? What do we need to let go of?
+ Helpful in coming to terms with family, with partners.
Flavor does not refer to the actual taste of the crystal but to one of its properties. Sweet is expansive and nourishing. Spicy is energetic, uplifting and stimulating. Bitter brings energy downwards and helps detoxify. Sour tightens things up (think of sucking on a lemon). Salty consolidates.
Energetics of various organs are the properties that define what each does. In terms of moving/releasing/creating energy, the liver brings energy upwards. The heart circulates energy. The spleen harmonizes energy. The lungs bring energy downwards. The kidneys embrace energy.