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9.3.4 Vata, Pitta and Kapha Disturbances of the Tongue


Determining what is actually wrong from what you view is, of course, real diagnosis. This requires study and experience, but here is what you can easily determine yourself.

Vata disturbances on the tongue
Small cracks all over the tongue
Dry, dark tongue
Film over the back of the tongue
Bumps on kidney points or colon area
Film over large intestine and/or the small intestine
Rough back area
Small dark pimples

Pitta disturbance on the tongue
Red tongue
White cold sores
Bumps on the liver, spleen, or pancreas points
Greenish or yellowish film on the tongue
Film on the middle section of the tongue
Bright red patched over digestive organs

Kapha disturbances on the tongue
White tongue
Oily film on the tongue
White coating or film on the tongue
Depressions on the lung points
Bumps or depression on the heart point
Tip of the tongue whitish or coated





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