Observation of the Tongue
Why Do They Want To Look At My Tongue?
The tongue is a map of the body. It is yet another example of the principle of correspondence in TCM. Each area of the tongue corresponds to the organs and meridians. Your practitioner will observe the color, shape, cracks, coating, and movement of your tongue. Each has a special meaning and reveals pathological conditions. It may be noted that an accurate diagnosis in not solely based on the the tongue.