Metal

Heaven Human Earth


Heaven


Sixiang

Xiao Yin - Small Yin

Element

Metal

Color

White (Yang), silver (Yin)

Shape

Round, sharp

Energy

Condensed, materialized, contracting

Qi quality (from Shu Jing)

Obeys and changes

Nature

Sharp and pointing

Development phase

Seeds falling, withering

Heavenly Body

28 Xiu

Planet

Venus

Constellation

White Tiger

Direction

West

Season

Autumn

Daily period

Evening

Hour

3 – 7 PM

Climate

Dry

Weather qi

Cold

Weather

Snow

Pentatonic note

Shang - 2nd note (war)

Celestial Stem

Geng, Xin

Terrestrial Branch

Shen, You

He Tu numbers

9, 4

Luo Shu numbers

6, 7

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Human


Shen

Po

Life cycle

Old age

Society

Emperor

Shao Hao

Ministry

Justice

Style of government

Energetic

Profession

Farmer

Psychology

Virtue

Rectitude

Faculty (intrinsic quality)

Vitality of qi, dominance

Controlling aspect

Ambition

Mental quality

Intuition

Positive emotions

Courage

Negative emotions

Grief, sadness

Movement of qi

Yawning

Behaviour

Enthusiastic, clear, direct, sense of order

Psychological symptoms

Denial, resentment, attachment, stubborn, depression, withdrawn

Physiology

Manner in excitement

Cough

Sound

Sighing, crying

Taste

Acidic

Smell

Spicy, pungent

Sense

Smell

Anatomy

Orifice

Nose

Yin organ

Lungs

Yang organ

Large intestines, colon

External anatomy

Body hair

Internal anatomy

Skin

Vital functions

Respiration

Body fluid

Phlegm (mucus)

Hair

Nose hair

Disorder

Back, breathing problems (asthma, laryngitis, bronchitis), bowel problems (constipation, diarrhea)

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Earth


Inorganic

Taoist mountain

Hua Shan

Buddhist mountain

Emei Shan

Chemical element

Nitrogen

Metal

Bronze

Tool

Set-square

Flora

Flower

Chrysanthemum

Edible plants

Rice, root vegetables, onion

Fruit

Peach, melon

Fauna

Animal class (from Li Ji)

Hairy: Mammals (Qi-lin)

Domestic animal

Dog

Meat

Horse, rabbit



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