The Lung Meridian

Element

Metal Element

Yin or Yang

Greater yin (Taiyin)

Paired with

Large Intestine Meridian (yang)

Dominant period

3:00 am to 5:00 am

Major associations Lungs, bronchi, skin, respiratory
in physical body
system, immune system, allergies

Physical symptoms
of imbalanced
meridian
Psychological
association
Negative emotions

Allergies, oxygen deficiency, skin
issues, asthma & other breathing
issues, cold limbs, hot palms
Communication issues

Affirmative
emotions

•I am humble
•I am tolerant
•I am modest

Contempt, distain, scorn, haughtiness,
intolerance, prejudice

pronounced grief. blood vessels. unrest. governs blood and pulse Physical symptoms of imbalanced meridian Psychological association Heart issues (pain. dry throat Affirmative emotions •I love •I forgive •My heart is forgiving Emotional stress. palpitations).The Heart Meridian Element Fire Element Yin or Yang Lesser yin (Shaoyin) Paired with Small Intestine Meridian (yang) Dominant period 11:00 am to 1:00 pm Major associations Heart. fear. annoyance. oxygen supply of in physical body body. concentration disturbances Negative emotions Anger. laryngitis. rage .

sexual tension. blood pressure & circulation Heart malfunctions.The Pericardium Meridian Element Yin or Yang Paired with Dominant period Major associations in physical body Physical symptoms of imbalanced meridian Psychological associations Fire Element Absolute yin (Jueyin) Triple Warmer Meridian (yang) 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm Pericardium. generosity. stubbornness Affirmative emotions •I let go of the past •I am relaxed •I am generous . and renunciation. blood circulation problems. spasms. cardiovascular system. mental illness Negative emotions Regret. inflammations. jealousy. pain in thorax. chest pressure. blood. sweating of hands Relaxation.

despair. headaches. sorrow. thirst. hopelessness.The Triple Warmer Meridian Element Fire Element Yin or Yang Lesser yang (Shaoyang) Paired with Pericardium Meridian (yin) Dominant period Major associations in physical body Physical symptoms of imbalanced meridian Psychological association 9:00 pm to 11:00 pm Negative emotions Depression. Water imbalances. Reflects impatience and intense activity . shivers. loneliness. isolation. fevers. grief. seclusion Affirmative emotions •I am elated and vibrant •I am full of hope Not associated with a physical organ but distributes chi to them all. sore throat.

mucous membranes of the nose & throat Sinusitis. bronchitis. tooth illnesses. skin diseases. rheumatic disorders.The Small Intestine Meridian Element Fire Element Yin or Yang Greater yang (Taiyang) Paired with Heart Meridian (yin) Dominant period Major associations in physical body Physical symptoms of imbalanced meridian 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm Psychological association Negative emotions Affirmative emotions Small intestine. grief. ear infections Coping with emotional and mental demands and pressures Sadness. tinnitus. suffering •I am full of joy •Life is great . functional stomach issues.

Large intestine Sinusitis. rheumatic disorders. skin diseases. tooth illnesses. functional stomach issues. ear infections Guilt •I am pure and good •I am worthy to be loved .The Large Intestine Meridian Element Metal Element Yin or Yang Yang brightness (Yangming) Paired with Lung Meridian (yin) Dominant period Major associations in physical body Physical symptoms of imbalanced meridian 5:00 am to 7:00 am0 Psychological association Negative emotions Affirmative emotions Self esteem. bronchitis. tinnitus.

obsession with thoughts Fear of the future •I believe and trust in my future •I am safe •My future is safe . sinusitis. pancreas. blood. loss of appetite. bleeding disorders Pondering over problems. tooth illness. lymphatic fluids Insufficient lymphatic drainage. digestive disorders.The Spleen Meridian Element Earth Element Yin or Yang Greater yin (Taiyin) Paired with Stomach Meridian (yang) Dominant period Major associations in physical body Physical symptoms of imbalanced meridian 9:00 am to 11:00 am Psychological association Negative emotions Affirmative emotions Spleen. skin diseases. hepatitis.

kidney stones.The Kidney Meridian Element Water Element Yin or Yang Lesser yin (Shaoyin) Paired with Bladder Meridian (yang) Dominant period Major associations in physical body Physical symptoms of imbalanced meridian 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm Psychological association Negative emotions Affirmative emotions Kidney Lower spine problems. diarrhea. sexual confidence Sexual indecisiveness •I am sexually safe •My sexual forces are balanced . reproductive disorders. loss of memory. Willfulness and stubbornness. swelling. weak bones. constipation. prostate problems.

immune system Sinusitis. metabolic functions. anger •I am happy •I am lucky •I am merry .The Liver Meridian Element Wood Element Yin or Yang Absolute yin (Jueyin) Paired with Gall Bladder Meridian (yang) Dominant period Major associations in physical body Physical symptoms of imbalanced meridian 1:00 am to 3:00 am Psychological association Negative emotions Affirmative emotions Liver. sorrow and taking offence. issues in the liver and genital systems. diseases of the gallbladder and bile ducts. eye problems. Unhappiness. moodiness. nausea. Affected by grief. Dizziness. eyes. tooth illnesses. periodontis. high blood pressure.

pulmonary & bronchial illnesses. irritated and hot-tempered.The Gallbladder Meridian Element Wood Element Yin or Yang Lesser yang (Shaoyang) Paired with Liver Meridian (yin) Dominant period Major associations in physical body Physical symptoms of imbalanced meridian 11:00 pm to 1:00 am Psychological association Negative emotions Affirmative emotions Gallbladder Mouth ulcers. tooth illnesses. tonsillitis. Connected to rage and anger Feeling angry. liver issues such as jaundice bitterness in the mouth and nausea. eye problems. Rage •I am full of loving care for others •I am forgiving .

urinary disorders. impatience. sinusitis. sexual organ dysfunctions. problems in the bladder. frustration •I am peaceful •I am balanced •I found my equilibrium . ear problems. headaches.The Bladder Meridian Element Water Element Yin or Yang Greater yang (Taiyang) Paired with Kidney Meridian (yin) Dominant period Major associations in physical body Physical symptoms of imbalanced meridian 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm Psychological association Negative emotions Affirmative emotions Bladder Eye diseases. problems with the spine. Resisting change and basic negative attitude Restlessness.

sinusitis. greed. Psychological Annoyance association Negative Disgust. emotions bitterness. vomiting. emptiness. edema.The Stomach Meridian Element Earth Element Yin or Yang Yang brightness (Yangming) Paired with Spleen Meridian (yin) Dominant period Major associations in physical body Physical symptoms of imbalanced meridian 7:00 am to 9:00 am Stomach Gastric disturbances. nausea. stomachaches. privation •I am content Affirmative •I am calm emotions . thirst. tooth illnesses. disappointment.