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Die Elemente-Tabelle
 
 
 
The cycle refers to yin organs and to yang organs (see below). The allocation to the single elements happens as follows:

Element  
Yin-Organs Yang-Organs Emotion Climate Tissue  Taste Sense organs Phases
Wood
 
LiverGallbladder Zorn Wind Tendons sour Eye Development
Fire
 
HeartSmall Intestine Joy Heat Blood vessels bitter Tongue Action
Earth
 
SpleenStomach Concerns  Moisture  Muscles, connective tissue  sweet Lippen Conversion 
Metal
 
LungLarge Intestine Sadness DroughtSkin, Hair sharp Nose Maturation
Water  
 
KidneyBladder Fears Cold Bone salty Ear Rest

The two pathways of triple heater and pericardium (pericardial, cardiovascular Sexus) are associated with the fire element.

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