Five Elements Five Element Chart

5 elements Metal Water Wood Fire Earth
Male Branch Monkey Rat Tiger Horse Dragon, Dog
Female Branch Hen Hog Rabbit Snake Cow, Sheep
Color White (Golden) Black Green Red Brown
Seasons Fall Winter Spring Summer Between Seasons
Hours 15-19 21-01 3-7 9-13 1-3,7-9,13-15,19-21
Directions West North (cold) East South (hot) Center
Flavor Spicy Salty Sour Bitter Sweet
Fruit Peach Chestnut Palm Almond Date
Organs Lungs Kidneys Liver Heart Spleen
System Respiratory Excretory Nervous Circulatory Digestive
Body Skin Bone Nerve Blood Muscle
Face Nose Ears Eyes Tongue Mouth
Emotion Sad Fear Anger Happy Worry
Disease Dry Cold Wind Hot Wet
Personal Renown Gentle Upright Honest Polite keep Promises
Planet Venus Mercury Jupiter Mars Saturn
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You need to find out your Five Elements first from Chinese Fortune-Telling 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.

  • If your five-elements is lack of Water, you will be lucky in the winter (cold weather). You will have better luck if you wear black. You will have more luck at night than during the day. You will be lucky in the Years of Pig and Rat, the Months of Pig and Rat (November and December), and the Days of of Pig and Rat. You should go to beach or ski often. You should drink more water or other cold drinks...

  • If your five-elements is too much Fire, you will be less lucky in the summer. You shouldn't wear red. You won't be lucky in the Years of  Horse or Snake. You should avoid hot and spicy food...

  • Good luck means wedding, engagement, new job, promotion, easy money, new baby, new house...

  • Bad luck means divorce, separation, traffic tickets, accidents, lawsuits, news of family death, money losses, bad health...

  • To find your good/bad years look for the five element's weight of years. If there is a year with your lucky element which has more than 30 score, it can be considered as a good year. If a year shows your unlucky element, it might be a bad year.


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