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Tongue Dx-by MAC

swollen btwn tip and center L qi (-) w/ retention of phlegm
swollen edges sp qi (-)
thin & pale Blood (-)
thin & red yin(-)
swollen sides LYR or Liv Fire
swollen sp &/or Ki yang (-) w/ damp; damp heat in S and Sp
swollen & red Ht & S heat &/or Alcoholic Toxin
swollen tip, red body ht fire blazing
swollen tip, normal color HT qi (-)
swollen along central crack, red body HT fire Blazing
swollen along central crack, normal color HT Qi (-)
half swollen weakness of the channels
partly swollen on side (-) or stag of qi in chest
half surface swollen L Qi (-)
Hammer-shaped S, Sp, Ki (-)
Stiff Blazing Ht fire or Int Wind
Stiff w/ Red or dark red body Ext heat invading PC
Stiff w/ Red body Heat injuring body fluids
Flaccid & pale body Exhausted Qi/blood
Flaccid & red body Extreme heat injuring fluids
Flaccid & deep red body Ki yin (-) w/ heat
Long HT fire blazing Phlegm-fire in HT
Short & pale body Sp yang (-), internal cold
Short & red body Heat stirring LIV wind
Short & red body w/ coat Insufficiency of body fluids d/t Heat from excess
TWC in the initial stage then yellow Ext-WH
Tongue body color and shape altered Interior
White coat on one side only or white anteriorly and gray or black posteriorly half-interior, half exterior
white coat, pale body cold
yellow coat, red body Heat
Thick coat Exterior Excess
Pale body, thick white coat, slippery Interior excess
red body, thick yellow coat Interior Heat
Purple Body Stasis of blood
thick coat, slippery & greasy phlegm
Body slight flaccid, slight swollen, anteriorly L Qi (-)
Teeth-marks SP Qi (-)
Lack of coating in center S Qi (-)
Pale body HT Qi (-)
Pale body, white coat, wet Sp yang (-)
pale body, white coat, swollen Ki Yang (-)
Pale body, bluish purple if severe HT Yang (-)
Pale body, slightly dry Blood (-)
Pale body, tip paler HT blood (-)
Pale body, sides paler LIV Blood (-)
No center coat, dry, wide crack in center S yin (-)
Red body, no coat, dry, cracks Ki yin (-)
Red body, no coat anteriorly, tip redder HT yin (-)
Red body, no coat, cracks anteriorly L yin (-)
Pale, wet Yang (-)
Pale, bright, shiny Qi/Blood (-), particularly of S & Sp
Red w/coat heat in the nutritive or blood levels
Red w/out coat yin (-) w/ heat
Red & wet Heat w/ retention of dampness
Red & dry w/ coat heat from excess burning of body fluids
Red & Dry w/out coat (-) heat & exhaustion of body fluids
Red & Shiny S &/or Ki yin (-)
Red & Scarlet L or HT yin (-)
Red w/ red points or spots Heat w/ blood stasis
Red w/ prickles Heat in the nutritive level or in the upper or middle burner
red w/ purple spot in center Blood stasis and heat in S
Red & Peeled Heat from S & Ki yin (-)
Dark red w/ dry center S fire blazing or S yin (-) w/heat
Reddish purple Heat & Blood Stasis
Reddish purple & Distended Extreme Heat w/ BS & toxin from Alcohol injuring the HT
Bluish Purple BS from internal cold
Bluish purple & moist BS from internal cold stiffening the tendons & bones
Blue severe internal cold w BS
Blue w/out coat Severe internal cold w/ stasis & exhaustion of blood
Blue central surface SP yang (-) w/ retention of phlegm in chest
Blue in pregnant woman Danger of imminent miscarriage
Distended veins on underside of tongue If veins also dark (-) & Stag of Qi Also Blood stasis
Created by: sajination