A simple map of the tongue as it relates to the internal organs.
An acupuncturist's office is one place you will be encouraged to stick out your tongue. By observing the color, shape, coat and general state of the tongue, things can be learned about conditions both external and
In Chinese Medicine, the tongue is called the "flower of the heart" and things can also be learned about the state of blood and the heart from observation of this
organ. We can observe the tongue in a way it is impossible to see the liver or kidneys but we can learn about those organs from stories the tongue tells.