water

Water

  • Season: Winter
  • Climate: Cold
  • Sense: Ear
  • Organ (Zang/Yin): Kidney
  • Organ (Fu/Yang): Bladder
  • Frequent urination
  • Bladder infection
  • Incontinence
  • Wake to urinate
  • Kidney stones
  • Water retention
  • Feel cold easily
  • Cold hands / feet
  • Night sweats/ Hot flushing
  • Low sex drive
  • Infertility
  • Premature graying and hair loss
  • Hearing problems
  • Crave salty food
  • Fear
  • Poor long term memory
  • Joint swelling or pain
  • Tinnitus
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  • Prostate enlargement
  • Loose teeth / Dental problems
  • Lower back pain
  • Leg cramps
  • Weak knees, ankles or legs
  • Gout
  • Impotence
wood

Wood

  • Season: Spring
  • Climate: Wind
  • Sense: Eye
  • Organ (Zang/Yin): Liver
  • Organ (Fu/Yang):Gallbladder
  • Irritability / Frustration / Impatient
  • Depression
  • Stress
  • Emotional eating
  • Unfulfilled desires
  • Visual problems / Floaters
  • Blurred vision / Poor night vision
  • Red / Dry / Itchy eyes
  • Headaches / Migraines
  • Dizziness
  • Feeling of lump in throat
  • Muscle twitching / Spasm
  • Neck / Shoulder tension
  • Brittle nails
  • Sighing
  • Genital itching or pain
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  • Sensation or pain under rib cage
  • Distention in chest and hypochondriac region
  • PMS
  • Bitter taste in the mouth
  • Chronic liver problems
  • Difficulty falling asleep
  • Reflux
  • High cholesterol
  • Skin conditions
  • Gallstones
fire

Fire

  • Season: Summer
  • Climate: Heat
  • Sense: Tongue
  • Organ (Zang/Yin): Heart and Pericardium
  • Organ (Fu/Yang): Small Intestine and Triple Burner (Sanjiao)
  • Palpitations
  • Discomfort in chest and heart region
  • Insomnia / Sleep problems
  • Anxiety / Agitation / Impulsiveness
  • Mental restlessness
  • Easily startled
  • Restless / Easily agitated
  • Vivid dreams / Dream disturbed sleep
  • Lack of joy in life
  • Forgetful / Absent-minded
  • Aversion to heat
  • Bitter taste in mouth
  • Tongue / Mouth ulcers / Cankers
earth

Earth

  • Season: Late Summer
  • Climate: Humidity
  • Sense: Mouth
  • Organ (Zang/Yin): Spleen
  • Organ (Fu/Yang): Stomach
  • Heaviness in the head / Body
  • Fatigue and lassitude
  • Difficulty getting up in the morning
  • Water retention
  • Muscular fatigue and weakness
  • Bruise easily
  • Unusual bleeding (stool, nose, urine, ecchymoses)
  • Bad breath
  • Poor appetite
  • Increased appetite
  • Crave sweets
  • Poor digestion
  • Nausea / vomiting
  • Bloating / gas / belching
  • Haemorrhoids
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  • Constipation / Loose stools
  • Abdominal pain / distention
  • Intestinal pain / Cramping
  • Heartburn
  • Pensive / Over-thinking / Worry
  • Overweight
  • Foggy mind
  • Yeast infection
  • Aversion to cold
  • Cold nose
  • Increased / Lack of thirst
  • Prefer warm / Cold drinks
  • Prolapse
metal

Metal

  • Season: Autumn
  • Climate: Dryness
  • Sense: Nose
  • Organ (Zang/Yin): Lung
  • Organ (Fu/Yang): Large Intestine
  • Acute respiratory conditions
  • Dry cough
  • Cough with phlegm
  • Sneezing
  • Nasal discharge / Drip
  • Sinus infection / Congestion
  • Itchy / Painful throat
  • Dry mouth / Throat / Nose
  • Hoarse voice
  • Skin rashes / Hives
  • Snoring
  • Grief / Sadness
  • Shortness of breath / weak breathing
  • Chest tightness
  • Allergies / Hay-fever
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  • Asthma / wheezing
  • Weak immune system
  • Alternate fever / Chills
  • Swollen lymph glands
  • Emphysema
  • Tuberculosis
  • Chronic lung weakness
  • Weak voice / no desire to speak
  • Spontaneous sweating / easily sweats / daytime sweating
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