About Chinese folk medicine
“Show me your tongue!” is that for thousands of years the first thing patients hear from doctors. And no wonder: the examination of language is one of the easiest ways to learn about the state of your health.
What makes language such a convenient diagnostic tool since ancient times? Language, which contains electrolytes, water, mucus, enzymes, is an extremely sensitive organ and its appearance changes with the slightest change in the physiological condition of the body.
In Chinese medicine the tongue is a “map” of internal organs. As a person, a language area is divided into zones of the five elements, which are responsible for the work of those or other internal organs.
Look at your language. The tip of the tongue corresponds to the element Fire, right behind him is the area of the element Metal. Both sides corresponds to the Wood element. For the Central area is the Earth element, and at the farthest rear part of the element Water. Now that we know where every element, we can interpret the secret signals that gives us language. Continue reading