Chinese Five Elements are Metal, Water, Wood, Fire and Wood. Five Elements are called Wu Xing in Chinese. Wu Xing is the extended Chinese Yin Yang Philosophy. Ancient Chinese Yin Yang Five Element scholars distinguish Five Elements into Yin and Yang. The group of 10 Yin Yang elements is called the Heavenly Stems when applying on the Chinese calendar. The group of 12 Chinese zodiac signs in the Chinese calendar is called the Earthly Branches. The 60 combination of the Heavenly Stem and Earthly Branches forms a Stem-Branch counting system in the Chinese calendar. Since each Chinese zodiac sign contains different Five Elements. We have to know the relationship between five element and zodiac animal signs. We use many graphic symbols in our website. The following chart is the cross-reference between five elements and Stem-Branch. Today, this Chinese Five Elements chart is widely used in oriental herbal medicine and Chinese acupuncture area for healing practice. Certainly, the Chinese Zodiacs and Chinese astrology use the Yin Yang Five Elements theory everywhere.
Five Elements theory can apply on human body and all the environmental objects in the world. Oriental herbal doctors can put their fingers on the pulse to detect which internal organs malfunctions. Since each organ has the relationship with the Five Elements. Doctors prescribe drugs related to that element for the patience. Acupuncture practitioners might not have the pulse training. They can find the personal Five Elements information from the Chinese Astrology Birth Chart. So they can know when the best time to heal the body is. Chinese fortune-tellers uses the Five Element Chart relationship to interpret people's future regarding to their luck, marriage, emotion, personality, people relationship, health, career, housing, family, dressing, travel, food, outlook etc.
The following is a very useful Chinese Five Element Application Chart. How to use this chart? Firstly, you have to know which your Lucky Element from your Chinese Astrology Birth Chart. If your Lucky Element is Metal, then you can refer from the Five Element Chart below to know that Monkey is your lucky animal, white is your lucky color, fall is your lucky season and the west is your lucky direction etc. You can apply all of these into your daily life. That will help your life easier and luckier.
|Male Branch||Monkey||Rat||Tiger||Horse||Dragon, Dog|
|Female Branch||Hen||Hog||Rabbit||Snake||Cow, Sheep|
|Directions||West||North (cold)||East||South (hot)||Center|
|System||Respiratory||Excretory / Urinary||Nervous||Cardiovascular / Circulatory||Digestive|
|Personal||Renown||Gentle||Upright Honest||Polite||keep Promises|
Again, you need to find out your Five Elements first from Chinese Fortune Calendar. Usually, the elements with a lower score (weight) are your lucky elements. The elements with too much weight are your unlucky elements. Anything in your lucky element's column in the chart will bring you luck. Anything in your unlucky element's column's will give you trouble.