Earth Element Properties:
Season: Late Summer
Direction: Northeast, Southwest, Centre
Colours: Brown, Yellow
Numbers: 2, 5, 8
Earth is a balance of yin and yang, the feminine and masculine together, it is the element of the central palace.
Earth is the element of 2 trigrams Kun and Gen; it is the only element to be represented in 3 palaces.
Earth represents grounding, protection, stability, and security.
Cycles of Wu Xing
Productive Cycle: Earth strengthens (produces) Metal
Destructive Cycle: Earth destroys (absorbs) Water
Weakening Cycle: Earth (weakens) Fire