How to identify the “fire” in the body? Chinese medicine teaches you to start with the tongue

The tongue is an important organ that cannot be lacked in the human body. It can help us speak, assist in swallowing, and help us taste delicious food in the world. In Chinese medicine, it is an important indicator that can reflect the health of viscera.

The prosperity of the human body’s tongue surface is formed by visceral essence It is nourished, so once any abnormality or disease occurs in the viscera, it will be reflected on the tongue immediately. Each part of the tongue surface corresponds to the internal organs. The tip of the tongue belongs to the heart and lungs, the middle part of the tongue belongs to the spleen and stomach, the base of the tongue belongs to the kidney, and the two sides of the tongue belong to the liver. inferred.

People often say that they “get angry”, and the internal organs will also get angry, and these fires will also be expressed from the tongue.

Red tip of the tongue, hot heart: People with a hot heart usually have abnormal red on the tip of the tongue. Symptoms such as dry mouth, irritability, sore mouth and tongue, poor sleep, yellow urine, and dry stool may also occur.

If you find that the heart fire is strong and the symptoms are mild, you can use Daochi San to clear the heart fire. If the symptoms are severe, you can use Xiexin Decoction uses Coptis chinensis, Scutellaria baicalensis, Cortex Phellodendron, and Rhubarb to purify fire.

Red on both sides of the tongue, hyperactivity of liver fire: Many people know the condition of hyperactivity of liver fire, it is easy to have dry mouth, bitter mouth and bad temper for a period of time , Occasionally red eyes can be seen, which is a symptom of hyperactivity of liver fire. If you look at your tongue at this time, you will definitely find that the tongue is red, and the sides of the tongue are particularly red.

For excessive liver fire, you can use Longdan Xiegan Decoction or Longdan Xiegan Pills to clear liver fire, or you can use wild chrysanthemum , Kuding and other brewed herbal teas for drinking. Excessive liver fire may also cause blood pressure to rise, and drinking Prunella vulgaris and Uncaria in water can also lower blood pressure.

The front half of the tongue is red and the lungs are full of fire: If you find yourself coughing, dry nose, dry throat, dry mouth, and the front half of the tongue is still red , This is the symptom of strong lung fire.

You can use Xiabaisan to clear the lung fire, if you still have constipation, you need to clear the abdomen, you can eat a small amount of white radish .

Red tongue, yellow fur, bad breath, heavy stomach fire: If you find that you have loss of appetite, stomach pain, bad breath, red tongue, and discolored fur Yellow, this is the change of stomach fire.

You can use Qingwei powder for stomach fire. In addition to loss of appetite and bad breath, stomach fire can also cause toothache symptoms. Maintain a regular life and eat more fruits and vegetables~

Red tongue with less moss may be kidney fire: If the tongue appears red with less moss or even No moss is a sign of deficiency-heat syndrome. You also need to check if you still have symptoms such as waist and knee weakness, tinnitus, and insomnia.

Liuwei Dihuang Pills and Zhibai Dihuang Pills can be used for the symptoms of kidney fire, but which kind of symptoms should be distinguished when using them? . If it’s just simple soreness of the waist and knees, red tongue with little coating, you can use Liuwei Dihuang Pills. If you also have symptoms of upset, night sweats, and hot hands, feet, and heart, you can use Zhibai Dihuang Pills.

In traditional Chinese medicine, looking at the tongue can not only see the “fire” of the five internal organs, but also different changes in the tongue image will show different abnormalities in the internal organs. Tongue, great wisdom, when you brush your teeth in the morning, look at your tongue more.

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