Element: Metal (Yang)
Physical Organ Governed: large intestines and/or bowel
Time of Day: 5am - 7am
In Shiatsu, Large Intestine is the organ to remove stagnation. A disharmony in this organ manifests as
diarrhea or constipation. Food and drink the body does not need have trouble leaving or are in a rush to leave in these situations.
Emotionally, Large Intestine allows a person to let go of feelings, thoughts or objects that no longer serve a purpose and might even be harmful. Hoarders, who don't feel secure in their surroundings without keeping memorabilia from the past, most likely have a Large Intestine issue.