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Metal Element Symbol

The Metal Element in Classical 5 Element Acupuncture

Moving on to the Metal element today… Remember the character for Earth? It’s found within the Chinese symbol for Metal ‘Jin’ (pictured). There’s an extra line representing further depths of the earth and the two dashes are indicative of gold nuggets buried deep underground. The ‘roof’ shape is covering these hidden riches. Metal corresponds to […]

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Chinese Five Elements

5 Weeks, 5 Elements

Both Paul Adkins and I utilise the 5 Elements in our practice at The Mitchell Hill Clinic in Truro, in Chinese astrology (ba zi), feng shui and traditional acupuncture respectively. The use of the 5 Elements in Chinese Metaphysics or the Five Arts is a vast and ancient subject and can reveal a lot about […]

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