Wood (木 mù) is one of the Wu Xing (Chinese: 五行; pinyin: wǔxíng), also known as the Five Elements, Five Phases, the Five Agents, the Five Movements, Five Processes, the Five Steps/Stages and the Five Planets or “the five types of chi dominating at different times“.
We decided to use the word Element to describe it because it is the most used even if it is not the most accurate.
Generation cycle: Generated by Water Element (水 shuǐ), the Wood Element generates Fire Element (火 huǒ).
Control cycle: Controlled by Metal Element (金 jīn), the Wood Element controls Earth Element (土 tǔ).
Season: Spring: a period of renewal, growth and development.
Classic/Diagnostic Color: Green
Therapeutic Color: Green
Life period: Infancy, Early childhood
Personal power: To give birth, to start.
Faith/Worldview: Intuitive-Projective faith.
Related Yin meridian: LR (Liver Channel – Zu Jue Yin)
Related Yang meridian: GB (Gallbladder Meridian – Zu Shao Yang)
Related tissue: Ligaments
Related sense: Eyes