TongueAs children, we were told not to stick out our tongues and were taught that doing so is rude. When asked to reveal their tongue by a Practitioner of Chinese Medicine, many people laugh and share their early memories of being told not to do that. Tongue Diagnosis is  actually a very useful tool that helps the Practitioner develop a treatment strategy unique to each individual. Combined with information obtained from reading the special pulses at the wrist (not a Western pulse and not about the rate), the Acupuncturist knows which points to use to help the patient.

 

This video explains the purpose of tongue reading and shows some great examples. Click Here