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The Five Elements - Associations in Chinese Medicine

 

Wood
(Extends Out)

Fire
(Raises)

Earth
(Stabilizes)

Metal
(Inward)

Water
(Downward)

Zang Organs (Yin)

Liver

Heart

Spleen

Lungs

Kidneys

Fu Organs (Yang)

Gall Bladder

Small Intestine

Stomach

Large Intestine

Bladder

Sense organs

Eyes

Tongue

Mouth

Nose

Ears

Tissues

Tendons/Sinews

Vessels

Muscles

Skin

Bones

Fluids

Tears

Sweat

Thick Saliva

Phlegm/Mucus

Saliva (Excess)

Tastes

Sour

Bitter

Sweet

Pungent

Salty

Sounds

Shouting

Laughing

Singing

Crying

Groaning

Climates

Wind

Heat

Dampness

Dryness

Cold

Stages

Birth, Germination

Growth

Transformation, Ripening

Harvest, Collect

Storage

Emotions

Anger

Joy

Worry

Sadness, Grief

Fear

Seasons

Spring

Summer

None

Autumn

Winter

Directions

East

South

Center

West

North

Numbers

8

7

5

9

6

Planets

Jupiter

Mars

Saturn

Venus

Mercury

Yin-Yang

Lesser Yang

Utmost Yang

Center

Lesser Yin

Utmost Yin

Animals

Fish

Birds

Human

Mammals

Shell Covered

Domestic Animals

Sheep

Fowl

Ox

Dog

Pig

Grains

Wheat

Beans

Rice

Hemp

Millet

Colors

Green

Red

Yellow

White

Black