Elements Edition; Wood

Jan 20, 2022 | Community, Health & Wellbeing

Wood Element.   

Girlfriend you dream big, you are a visionary and know how to get the job done. 

Those strongly influenced by the element of wood governs vision, motivation, planning and action.

Wood Personality:

You work hard and play hard. You are confident, assertive, bold, competitive, powerful, direct and decisive.  Wood personalities tend to be a high achievers, A type personality, entrepreneur, CEO and Boss Lady.

Wood Balance:

The balanced energy of wood is expansion, growth and movement. The balanced wood type always sees a challenge as an adventure and enjoys pushing themselves to their limits whilst performing under pressure. When pursuing your goals, you have a clear vision and perspective. You don’t over think, or resist. You know exactly when to make a move and when to hold back. Great Planners and decision makers. Clear vision and goals 

Wood Imbalance: 

It ain’t pretty when excess wood is out control! You tend to be domineering, confrontational, irritable and prone to anger outbursts!

~ PMS, hormonal fluctuations
~ Irregular menstrual cycle
~ Migraines
~ Headaches
~ Tendency to overwork
~ Addictive personality
~ Feeling stuck, irritability, frustration, unfulfilled desires
~ Breast pain or tenderness


You can’t burn the candles at both ends. Deficient wood energy leads to blocked state of emotions from anxiety, restlessness, low self-worth, guilt, shame and depression. Excessive behaviour, over indulging and using stimulants to keep going such as coffee, over exercising. 

Health Tips to Nourish your Wood Element:

✔️ Dance, Yoga, Move your body on a daily basis
✔️ Girlfriend eat your greens, your liver loves the brassica family such as broccoli and dark leafy greens.
✔️ Hot water with lemon
✔️ Avoid sugar and hot, spicy foods
✔️ Meditation
✔️ Laugh out loud

Stay tuned for our hormonal elemental quiz! Find out which hormonal element you are!

Amanda is the founder of Angea and has over 12 years of experience working with women to support their health journey. In addition to being a registered doctor of Chinese medicine, Amanda is a yoga teacher and founder of Mindful Pregnancy Yoga Training. Amanda offers acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine and womb healing treatments at Angea.