One of the types of acupuncture I practice is Five Element Acupuncture. It works on the basis that we are all one of five elements – Fire, Earth, Metal, Water and Wood and that these elements lie at the root of any health issues we may have. Each element has energy channels that run through the body affecting different organs. If these energy channels get blocked or are low in energy we become out of balance and can feel unwell physically or mentally. We want the body to be in balance so Five Element Acupuncture aims to clear blocks and boost the areas of the body that need it to help any issues you may have go away and stop them returning. I will discuss each element in turn so you can see if you can guess what Element you may be…….and then we can treat that element and in turn all the other elements benefit.