Clear skin shows that your health is in a good condition, and a fresh and glowing face indicates the health of the entire body.
Therefore, skin issues are a clear sign that you suffer from some kind of health issues. The face mapping actually indicates a real insight of the overall health.
Face Mapping is actually based on the ancient Ayurveda and Chinese medicine philosophies and relates the skin changes to the health of the body. In this way, it helps you to diagnose the reason for them and provides symptoms of more serious health problems.
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: The left side of the area between your eyebrows
Related to: Stored emotions in the spleen
Explanation: Lines in this area show that you have some unexpressed emotions which have, in turn, been stored in the spleen.
Treatment: Try some techniques to release the old, stagnant emotional energy, like breath work, guided meditation, yoga, reiki, or counseling.
Area: The right side of the area between the eyebrows
Related to: Stored emotions in the liver
Explanation: Our facial expressions immediately indicate our emotional state and emotions. Wrinkling or skin problems in this area show that you have unexpressed anger that has been held onto in the liver.
Treatment: You should ty some techniques to clear the anger, like reiki, yoga, counseling, writing a diary or other effective methods which will help you to canalize emotions in a healthy way.
Moreover, you should lower the consumption of foods rich in fat and alcohol, which apply further pressure on the function of the liver.
Related to: Intestines, joints, thyroid gland
Explanation: ‘Spotty’ iris discoloration may indicate intestinal malabsorption. Excessive white color in the iris may indicate joint degeneration while smaller-sized irises are related to more general joint issues. Also, a slightly-colored ring encircling the iris means that you are consuming too much sugar or salt.
Treatment: You should start consuming anti-inflammatory foods, like walnuts, oily fish, linseeds/flaxseeds, ginger, turmeric and organic bone broth, Reduce the intake of processed foods, sugar, caffeine and refined salt since they cause 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.
Related to: Lungs, sluggish metabolism, malabsorption
Explanation: If you have discolored patches on the cheeks, they suggest slower metabolic rate and lower absorption of nutrients. Moreover, the issues in this area may also mean that you have some problems with the function of the lungs.
Treatment: You should try breath work and breathing exercises in order to oxygenate your lungs and build lung capacity. should also do cardio exercises regularly in order to improve the function of the lungs and boost your metabolism.
You should make sure you chew the food well before you swallow in order to reduce the pressure applied on the digestive system and absorption. The consumption of foods rich in antioxidants and green tea will help you to prevent such issues and protect the sensitive skin from the damage caused by common air pollutants.
Related to: Cardiovascular system
Explanation: This area is linked to circulation, so in case you are suffering from skin issues in the area of the nose, they may indicate blood pressure issues.
Treatment: You should regularly consume foods that promote heart health, like nuts, avocado, tahini, linseed/flaxseeds and cold-pressed olive oil and oily fish, and avoid coffee and alcohol, which artificially boost the cardiovascular system.
Area: Lower lip
Related to: Digestive system
Explanation: Pale lips may be an early sign of anemia. 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: You should incorporate foods rich in iron in your daily diet, like lean red meat, legumes of green leafy vegetables, and 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.
Related to: Stress, hormonal imbalance
Explanation: Women may have already noticed that they have blemishes around the chin at that time of the month, and this is due to the fact that the chin is the facial area where stress and hormonal imbalance are manifested.
Treatment: You should avoid purchased face cleaning products as they often include harmful chemicals and toxins which affect the endocrine system.
Instead, you should try maca powder in order to promote hormonal balance. Furthermore, you should manage stress and organize your time in order to get enough sleep and rest.