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Element
Associated With
Represents
Controls (calms)
Generates (promotes)
Emotions
Meridians
Water
fluidity, adaptability, and stillness
the energy of winter, like the quiet and stillness of water
Fire
Wood
Fear, anxiety. Phobia, paranoid, panic, peace, restless, suspicious
KI, BL
Metal
strength, clarity, and precision
the energy of autumn, like the cutting of metal tools
Wood
Water
Cheerful, guilt, grief, depressed, false pride, sadness, contempt, smothered
LI, LU
Earth
stability, nourishment, and balance
the energy of late summer and the harvest
Water
Metal
Rejected, reliable, assurance, indifference, confidence, empathy, disgust
SP, ST
Fire
heat, transformation, and passion
the energy of summer, like the warmth of the sun
Metal
Earth
Joy, shock, sorrow, elation, gloomy, self-confidence
HT, SI, PC, TE
Wood
growth, expansion, and flexibility.
the energy of spring, like plants sprouting and growing.
Earth
Fire
Love, anger, helpless, despair, resentment, humble, passive
GB, LR
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