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Glossary of Terms

Glossary of Terms


- one of the four humours, related to the season of summer and the element of fire. It denotes a hot and dry temperament and the word 'choleric' is often used to describe someone whose actions, passions and anger are quickly raised and easily discharged. In physiology the choleric humour is traditionally reputed to be seated in yellow bile (produced in the gall bladder), which is considered to raise activity and encourage the instinct to gather sustenance, supporting the principle of attraction.

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