4. Metal Element
Metal element represents two organs, the lungs and the large intestine. Those with effected Metal element often get sick in fall. Grief and sadness may lead to misbalance in lungs, sinuses and large intestine. The later, in turn, may cause many skin conditions, such as eczema, sensitive skin, rashes. hives or acne. Acne can be the result of constipation. An accumulation of toxins in our intestine will inevitably make its way to the liver and get flushed out through the skin, thus causing acne. Someone with dominating Metal element has a strong sense of self and simply can’t let go of hurt feelings. We don’t want all these negative emotions get stuffed down. Meditation or prayer lots of times can help with that. When praying or meditating you slow down and breathe deeply and slowly, thus becoming open for new thoughts, ideas, inspirations and action steps. Recommended food for this condition are, kelp, turnips, fennel, flaxseeds, cayenne pepper, watercress, garlic, ginger, mushrooms, papaya and oranges..