The Fire element parallels the season of summer and represents the noonday sun, the southern direction, pointed shapes, and the color red.
It corresponds to the heart, the blood, and the circulatory system. The feng shui direction assigned to the Fire element is South, representing intellect, reputation, fame, the pointed angles of triangles, and the sharp edges of mountain peaks.
The nature of Fire is to consume, to resolve, and to bring about an outcome. The Fire element will multiply inborn talents and energies and impart gifts of leadership, passion, and assertiveness.
Those with a Fire daymaster rarely have trouble making decisions; they are decisive and masterful, and attract others with their strong and radiant personalities.
The Fire element arouses, changes, and converts. Fire element souls have an abundance of energy that may cause impatience when pursuing goals.
The movement of Fire is rapid and can consume one's energies if it is not balanced with relaxation and moderation.
The Fire element represents the ability to be decisive, to lead, and to act spontaneously without forethought. It endows you with a natural presence; however, Fire can also be uncompromising and demanding of others.
Always fervent and passionate, those with a Fire daymaster possess a sparkling wit and an enthusiasm that inspires others. This is why the emotion associated with Fire is happiness.
The Fire element blesses you with a sense of humor and the ability to use comic relief when necessary. It is closely tied to the heart, the tongue, blood pressure, and circulation.
Your predominant sense: touch.
You produce/assist/help/feed: the Earth element.
You are produced/assisted/enabled by: the Wood element.
Fire traits: optimism, generosity, happiness, enthusiasm, but also impatience, an inability to compromise, prudishness, and hysteria.
Dangers: fire and combustion, circulation, blood pressure, heart.
Blessings: education, intellect, fame, leadership.
When the Fire element is in balance a person will have great joy in living. They will be full of energy, expansive, optimistic, spontaneous, and fun. They are dynamic, strong and persistent, as well as being warm and seeking heartfelt communication with others. They will have a good sense of speech and expression, be creative and imaginative and able to express their ideas very well.
Fire can be further divided into Supplementary Fire and Fire. Supplementary Fire is still a part of Fire, and so we have grouped them together in the Fire essences. The season for Supplementary Fire is early summer and Fire is high summer. Supplementary Fire protects the Heart Centre and supports the creativity and powerful emotion of Fire.
When Fire is deficient, the presenting qualities might include lack of joy, inability to speak or express, cold extremities, apathy, depression, exhaustion, inability to love, hatred.
When Fire is in excess, the presenting qualities might include compulsiveness, desire for permanent joy, aggression, impatience, impulsive, going over the top, goes too far, inappropriate laughter.