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Facial diagnosis

Gio Ch 23

Dull white Blood xu
Bright white Yang xu
Bluish white Yang xu with cold
Sallow yellow Sp & St xu or Blood xu
Bright orange yellow Damp heat with prevalence of heat
Dull yellow Damp heat with prevalence of dampness
Withered dried up yellow Heat in Sp/St
Dull pale yellow Cold damp in Sp/St
Ash like yellow Long standing damp
Pale yellow surrounded by red spots Sp xu & Liv blood stasis
Clear & moist color in between eye brows St qi recovering from illness of Sp/St
Dried up, withered looking yellow color in between eyebrows Poor prognosis
Whole face red Full heat
Red cheekbones Empty heat
Green face Liv patterns, Interior cold, pain or interior wind
Pale greenish color under eyes Liv qi stag or Liv blood xu
Greenish color on cheeks Liv qi stag, liv blood stasis, cold in Liv channel, or Liv wind
Green complexion with red tinge Shaoyang pattern
Green complexion with red eyes Liver fire
Yellowish green cheeks Phlegm w/ Liver yang rising
Green color on nose Qi stag w/ ab pain
Dark reddish green complexion Stagnant Liv qi turning into heat
Grass-like green complexion Collapse of Liv qi
Dark bluish under eyes Cold in Liver channel
White bluish Cold or chronic pain
Dull bluish Severe Ht yang xu w/ blood stasis
Bluish complexion in kids Liver wind
Black Cold, pain or Kid disease, esp K yin xu
Black & moist Cold
Black & dried up, burnt looking Heat
Created by: c-rex