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Water Type

What Do My Results Mean? Each of the Wu Xing (five elements), Wood, Fire, Earth, Metal, and Water, represents certain basic biochemical processes that take place in our bodies according to the theories of traditional Chinese medicine. Unlike Western medicine, which seeks to isolate individual biochemical processes to create “Pharma magic bullet” drugs, Oriental medicine…

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Metal Type

What Do My Results Mean? Each of the Wu Xing (five elements), Wood, Fire, Earth, Metal, and Water, represents certain basic biochemical processes that take place in our bodies according to the theories of traditional Chinese medicine. Unlike Western medicine, which seeks to isolate individual biochemical processes to create “Pharma magic bullet” drugs, Oriental medicine…

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Wood Type

What Do My Results Mean? Each of the Wu Xing (five elements), Wood, Fire, Earth, Metal, and Water, represents certain basic biochemical processes that take place in our bodies according to the theories of traditional Chinese medicine. Unlike Western medicine, which seeks to isolate individual biochemical processes to create “Pharma magic bullet” drugs, Oriental medicine…

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Five Elements

Wu Xing, translated as the Five Elements, Five Phases, the Five Agents, the Five Movements, Five Processes, and the Five Steps/Stages, is a conceptual scheme that many traditional Chinese fields used to explain a wide array of phenomena, from cosmic cycles to the interaction between internal organs, and from the succession of political regimes to…