Human Body

For thousands of years, this symbol has been recognized as two opposing forces in the universe working in harmony to achieve balance. (Image:  Guadalupe Cervilla   via   flicker  /  CC BY 2.0 )

The Five Elements and the Human Body

In Chinese medicine, a human body is divided into five systems: wood, fire, earth, metal, and water. Human organs and tissues correspond to the five elements. The body’s five systems not only automatically self-regulate according to the laws of yin…

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The Five Elements and the Human Body

In Chinese medicine, a human body is divided into five systems: wood, fire, earth, metal, and water. Human organs and tissues correspond to the five elements. The body’s five systems…