The 5 Chinese elements

Written by Evie

In Chinese astrology, the Chinese sign (which depends on your year of birth) is associated with several factors. These include the 5 elements Wood, Metal, Water, Earth and Fire. The other parameters taken into account by Chinese astrology are the analysis of the 28 constellations, 5 planets (Mercury, Jupiter, Mars, Saturn and Venus), the seasons, the 5 directions (North, West, South, East and Centre) and 108 stars.


Chinese element: Metal
Metal, one of the 5 Chinese elements makes you determined and concerned about success! It also symbolises independence.
Chinese element: Wood
Synonymous with harmony and creativity, Wood is an element which will give you great freedom of expression!
Chinese element: Water
Water makes you intuitive and open towards others. It also symbolises communication!
Chinese element: Fire
Fire, one of the 5 Chinese elements makes you ambitious and given to excess! It is also a symbol of tenderness!
Chinese element: Earth
Synonymous with a serious outlook and organisation, the earth element also endows you with great independence of mind!