About the core emotions database

Reference database for the core emotions to help map the emotional pattern being expressed in relation to the elements.

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Core Emotions Reference Page


The core human emotions are considered, in Chinese medicine, as the main cause of illness and cause of weakness, leading to diseases.

Emotions List


The core emotions database lists the core emotions together with a description of the emotion and the impact that it has. This is mainly used when referenced from a Meridian or Element reference page, arriving here for more information.



This page serves as a useful reminder of the cor human emotions, and how they can be the driver of many different human illnesses.