Acupuncture ‘Onnuri Medicine’ energy concept says tongue is directly or indirectly connects with many organs through the meridians and collaterals. The Heart meridians core branch goes to the root of the tongue; and the Spleen meridian traverses the root of the tongue and spreads over its lower surface; the kidney meridian terminates at the root of the tongue. So the essential energy of the organs can go up to nourish the tongue, and one can at the same time observe pathological changes of the organs that reflect by changes in tongue conditions. This way one may observe the pathological changes of the internal organs.
There is easy way to observe the tongue properly and its coating. The proper tongue refers to the muscular tissue of the tongue, which is also sign as the tongue body. The tongue coating refers to a layer of ‘moss’ over the tongue surface, which is produced by the stomach qi.
Just by showing the tongue, it is possible to get the initial allegations about the disease, that’s why many experts of Onnuri medicine often ask their patients to stick out the tongue too.
And not just from the tongue, even face color; hairs, and one’s skin will also determine about the wellness.
The normal color of tongue is pink with tiny bumps called papillae, but sometime the tongue color may change if body’s condition changes.
Purple – Purple tongue could indicate that blood circulation in the body is not well. It may cause by chronic stress, or one may be experiencing chronic body aches. Purple tongue also indicates that the person is in fever. If there is purple spot in the tongue, then there is a possibility to have some liver problem too. Serious causes of purple tongue lesions include Kaposi’s sarcoma (KS) a kind of tumor caused by Human herpes virus.
A blue purple tongue is due to interior syndromes indicates stagnation of the blood may be related to either extreme heat or excessive cold, which appears in case of sever illness.
Another cause, smoking may also turn lips and tongue in purple. But temporarily purple tongue is also caused by food intake like if consuming food with purple color like beets, colored drinks, candy, etc.
Diagnosis; Tongue too help in giving cure results, which is an important aspect in diagnosis by inception. It indicates primary information of the disease to make diagnosis.
There are different modalities to provide positive aspect through the acupuncture, color acupuncture, or even through the leaf concept that too on the hands, to observe the difference!
Undoubtedly, one could be benefited through the Onnuri concepts to avoid developing any chronic disease.
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