5 Chinese Elements & Food Cravings


Each element has an associated season, emotion, taste, organ, etc. Here is a brief chart of the five elements.

SeasonElementEmotionTasteOrganPathogen
AutumnMetalGriefSpicyLung, Large IntestineDryness
WinterWaterFearSaltyKidney, BladderCold
SpringWoodAngerSourLiver, GallbladderWind
SummerFireJoyBitterHeart, Small IntestineHeat
Indian SummmerEarthWorrySweetSpleen, StomachDampnes


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