+ Strengthens bones and supports the glandular system. + Nourishes our "yin" for our ability to hold and store energy.
+ Balances our response to our environment.
+ Helpful to ease hyper-activity in the environment.
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.