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The Green Man was the pagan god of fertility.
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Color origins and symbols

Some say that yellow and black create a primal reaction of fear. Perhaps that's why caution signs are the same colors? Red has its origins in the intensity of fire and represents intense emotions today. Find out more:
Color Symbolism Theories


The color of pills

 The Color of Medications
Patients respond best when color corresponds with the intended results.

More about color symbolism

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Color Symbolism Influences

Gender Differences

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