We all know that the skin is the largest body organ, right? And, the experts say that clear skin shows that your health is in a good condition, and a fresh and glowing face indicates the health of the entire body. Well, this means that skin problems are a clear sign that you suffer from some kind of health problem. The face mapping actually indicates a real insight of the overall health. Do you know what’s face mapping? Well, the experts say that Face Mapping is actually based on the ancient Ayurveda and Chinese medicine philosophies and relates the skin changes to the health of the body. This simple, but useful method will help you diagnose the health problem and the most common symptoms. In this way, you can protect yourself and seek medical help immediately!
This is how to so recognize the signs of your face and address other internal issues:
Related to: Liver, gallbladder
Explanation: The forehead is linked to the activity of the nervous system and digestion. Thus, your skin issues may be a result of stress and a sluggish digestive system.
Treatment: You should avoid fatty, sugary, and processed foods and eat lots of fruits rich in fiber and vegetables in order to stimulate digestion. You should also try some stress-management methods, like yoga, visualization, meditation, exercise, music. You can also treat this issues and cleanse your liver by drinking some dandelion tea or fresh lemon juice in warm water.
Area: Left of the eyebrows
Lines in this area show that you have bottled emotions which instead of coming out, are being stored in your spleen.
To release this old emotional energy you should do yogic breath work, guided meditations, any relaxation techniques or reiki.
Do something with your hands, painting or pottery too.
Avoid fatty foods, get the required amounts of vitamins and minerals and lessen your alcohol consumption
Area: The right side of the area between the eyebrows
Many skin problems, including wrinkling in this area suggest unexpressed anger that has been accumulated in the liver.
Try journaling, counseling, reikin, or yoga to get rid of your anger. Also, minimize your alcohol consumption and foods high in fat because they put pressure on the function of the liver.
Related to: this part of you face is related with intestines, joints, thyroid gland
Explanation: the experts say that ‘spotty’ iris discoloration may indicate intestinal problems. And, you should also know that excessive white color in the iris may indicate joint degeneration while smaller-sized irises are related to more general joint issues. And, one more thing – a slightly-colored ring encircling the iris means that you are consuming too much sugar or salt.
Treatment: how to protect yourself – well, the experts say that you should consume more anti-inflammatory foods, like walnuts, oily fish, linseeds/flaxseeds, ginger, turmeric and organic bone broth! And, this is also very important for you to know – you should reduce the intake of processed foods, sugar, caffeine and refined salt since, because they’re the main cause for inflammation.
Area: Underneath the eyes
Related to: Kidneys
Explanation: In the case of sluggish kidney function, you may experience swelling and puffy lower eyelids. Also, in the case of an impaired function of the kidneys, you may have dark, puffy ‘bags’ under the eyes.
Treatment: You should drink lots of filtered water since dehydration applies pressure on the kidneys and impairs their most important filtering functions. Moreover, you should reduce stress and sleep well, and avoid alcohol and coffee, as they may also lead to dehydration.
- Associated with lungs, malabsorption, and sluggish metabolism.
- Explanation: slower metabolic rate and lower absorption of nutrients are associated with discolored patches on the cheeks. Such signs are also connected to lung function.
- What to do: try trial breathwork and breathing exercises in order to oxygenate your lungs and build lung capacity. Increase the cardio exercises in order to enhance the function of the lungs and to provide a metabolic boost. Chew your food well in order to remove strain away from digestion and absorption. Protect the sensitive skin upon your cheeks against damage from common air pollutants by drinking tea and having and oxidant-rich diet.
Your nose is connected to your cardiovascular system and is indicative of a healthy heart and lungs. It is also connected to your circulatory system and an unhealthy nose, a blocked or clogged nose, can be linked to a number of health issues.
Exercise, follow a healthy diet and clear the air of pollutants. Eat the kind of foods that will cleanse your system and improve your hearth health and circulation.
Cold pressed olive oil, oily fish, nuts, almonds, avocado, linseed and flaxseed, lots of fruit and veg, and avocado are especially good for you.
Avoid dairy as well as coffee and alcohol.
Area: Lower lip
Related to: this part of your face is linked with your digestive system
Explanation: first, you should know that pale lips may be an early sign of anemia. And, the lower lip indicates the function of the intestines, so if you have brown spots, they mean that you suffer from indigestion or insufficient digestive enzymes, or an overgrowth of worms or parasite in the intestines.
Treatment: here’s what you need to do – well, first, you should add foods rich in iron in your daily diet, like lean red meat, legumes of green leafy vegetables! And, you should also try some high-quality probiotic or natural worming treatment.
Related to: Lungs, toxin overload
Explanation: The surface of the tongue, especially if examined in the morning, as soon as you wake up, can tell a lot about your body.
Abrasion or ‘frothiness’ at its outside edges may indicate a reduced function of the lungs, and circles of white buildup towards the middle or back area of the tongue may be a sign of excessive amounts of toxins in the intestines.
Treatment: You should definitely do some detox treatment, and consume cleansing foods like healthy homemade juices or raw foods. Moreover, you should try some deep-breathing meditation and cardio exercises.
The chin is a good indicator of hormonal imbalances and often breakouts will occur on the chin, or around the chin, during menstruation. This is normal if it is ‘that time of the month’ but if it is more frequent you need to balance your hormones.
Distress by doing exercise, yoga or meditation.
Cut out all sugar and processed foods and follow a healthy well balanced diet. Check that your meats are not filled with hormones and eat organic where possible.