What Your Face Reveals
About Your Health
by Kathy Thompson
Your face is a road map of your mind and your
health, and the different parts of your face
reveal the status of your health. Those parts
also correlate with different organs of the
body and their healthiness. Remember these health
conditions MAY be indicated, and not for certain.
Check with your doctor if you suspect problems.
Any imbalance in the diet can cause an imbalance
in facial features.
The nose is linked with the lungs.
- Long thin
nostrils indicate weak lung power with less physical stamina. A
person with long thin nostrils requires plenty of exercise and deep
- Wide nostrils
show strong lung power and good physical vitality, strength and
Other nose indications:
- A red bulbous
greasy nose, possibly with the veins showing may indicate high blood
pressure, heart and liver disorders.
- An indentation
or cleft on the tip of the nose may also show heart or circulatory
- A dull ache
in the nose could indicate blood stagnation and possible heart trouble
from eating rancid oils.
- A soft water
nose shows too much intake of alkaline foods and a swollen heart.
- Sneezing is
a discharge of excess alkaline in the system, examples; sugars,
liquids, drugs, etc.
Hollow and sunken cheeks show
weak lungs and digestive organs; improper nutrition
or malnutrition, physical exhaustion and poor
endurance. A hollow area in front of the ear
opening denotes sub-normal secretion or saliva
and inefficient food assimilation.
Face pimples may indicate
too much sugar, fat, pastries, candy, meat,
The face color also plays
a part in showing health:
- Bluish, red and white
spots or a habitual red flushed face may indicate heart disease,
too much bile, fever, and inflammations. Blood becomes too thick
to circulate through the body and results in stagnation and redness.
This comes from too much meat, salt, sugar.
- Orange or yellow skin
shows liver, gall bladder, spleen, and pancreas disorders. Sweets
and sugar can cause it.
- Greenish skin may show
liver disease and possible cancer. A pale face and cheeks indicate
weak glands,congested and inactive liver and anemia. Thin, white
transparent cheeks show weak glands, stomach, lungs and lack of
- White patches on the
face show liver and kidney disorders. It may be from too many dairy
foods, fats, sugars. Veins and blood vessels showing at the temples
may indicate heart, liver, and galll bladder disease. Cheeks tinged
with veins indicate heart and stomach disorders due to gluttony
Damp, clammy and excessive perspiration
on the face indicates too much food, heart and
kidney disease. Yellow, waxy or pasty faces
show liver, stomach and galll bladder trouble.
A double chin may be a sign
of excessive cholesterol and fatty deposits
throughout the body. A small, narrow and receding
chin may show less physical endurance. A weak
chin may be caused by poor quality foods during
pregnancy, especially calcium deficiency resulting
in insufficient jaw bone formation.
The mouth and lips are at
the uppermost position of the digestive system,
which ends in the anus. The mouth and lips can
show deeper internal problems:
- Red or pale
lips may indicated disorders in the stomach and intestines; compacted
colon, constipation, indigestion.
- A large loose,
open mouth and lips may mean an expanded colon and stomach. It generally
shows a rebellious and uncontrolled nature in mental and physical
habits. A closed even mouth and lips, show a controlled mental and
- Wrinkles above
the lips indicate sexual and hormonal malfunctioning. The mouth
also indicates the condition of the spleen. A lack of vertical indentation,
short distance between the nose and upper lip and thin pale lips
denote weak internal glands, hormones, and sexual powers. A horizontal
crease over the groove also shows malfunctioning sex glands.
- Cracks at
the corners of the mouth can show Vitamin B2 deficiency, digestive
and stomach disorders. Sores on the lips may indicate intestinal,
stomach toxemia and general body congestion. Tight, constricted
lips show contraction of the intestines and vagina. A small mouth
shows energy, physical and mental vitality. A swollen lip indicates
- A dry, thin,
scaly and mottled appearance of the lower lip indicates a disorder
of the salivary glands. A thin pale and dry upper lip indicates
weaknesses of the reproductive system.
around the mouth and pale lips indicate anemia, poor circulation,
blood stagnation and lack of expression. Pink lips (Caucasian race)
indicate good nutrition and health. Darker races can catch the condition
of the gums, they should be pink, denoting good health. White gums
show poor health and anemia.
- Dark lips
(Caucasian race) shows liver, kidney, and galll bladder trouble.
Excessive bright red lips show high blood pressure, acute disease
or infection, toxic liver and hemorrhoids. Purple lips indicate
blood stagnation, diseased heart and circulatory system.
- If the corners
of the mouth turn down, it could mean stomach disorders.
Sparse eyebrows can indicate
a weakening health condition. Eyebrows that
slant down show a more gentle and compassionate
The ears show the condition
of the kidneys and adrenals:
- A creased
ear lobe shows heart disorders or diabetes.
- A large ear
lobe shows a healthy constitution. For good health, the ear should
be thick, have a large and well formed inner ear, and a fleshy and
thick inner ridge.
- Small ears
and lobes indicate weak adrenals and small kidneys.
- Ears that
protrude show an impulsive and emotional personality.
- Red ears denote
a possible toxic condition and an overworked kidney. If the outer
portion of the ear is red, it could indicate spleen disease.
- Too much wax
is a sign of too much fatty foods.
Remember, these are only signals that MAY occur. Consult your doctor
for any concerned areas.
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