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5 Transformations or 5 Elements

By Cindy Black / September 3, 2010 /

Lost in translation – the 5 Elements, or is it the 5 Transformations? Chinese Medical Theory incorporates 5 principles of change, of transformation that are recognized as 5 different aspects of the natural world: Water Wood Fire Earth Metal These 5 are often translated into English as “5 Elements.” However, many authors go to great…

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