Yin-Yang and the 5 Dynamic Systems


The theories of Yin-Yang and the 5 Elements have existed since ancient times. They are philosophies steeped in the Chinese culture but they can also be applied to Traditional Chinese Medicine. Achieving a yin-yang balance is a constant adjustment between man and nature while the Five Elements consisting of wood, fire, earth, metal and water make up the basic composition of the universe. How do Yin-Yang and the 5 Elements play a role in TCM?