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Iridology & Tongue Reading


Iridology and Tongue Reading in Tacoma, WA

The practice of Iridology has origins as far back as Ancient Egypt. It is here that drawings have been found relating the eye to the anatomy of the body. Modern iridology is in its infancy of less than two hundred years founded in 1861 by Ignatz Von Peczley, a doctor from Hungary. The story goes that as a young man Von Peczley had found an owl with a broken leg which he noticed to have had a black line in the bright yellow iris. As he nursed the owl back to health the line filled in with fine white lines and eventually looked like new. This observation stimulated Von Peczley to investigate the correlation with the iris and health. His knowledge as a doctor allowed him to create the first known map that connected the iris to specific problems within the aspects of his patients.

IridologyAround the same time a young Swedish boy Nils Liljequist became ill after a vaccination and needed to take quinine for treatment. He noticed his eyes changed color with the medicine and he published maps that coincided similarly with Von Peczley. Over the years iridology has expanded, matured and advanced technologically. From the Germans and Eastern Europeans to the pioneering work of the American Bernard Jensen who is the father of modern iridology, all have tested its diagnostic potentials upon hundreds of thousands of people worldwide. Today practitioners in all fields of medicine are still utilizing iridology.

IridologyThe rationale behind iridology is believed to be associated with the nerve connections between the eye and brain through the optic nerve. This connection makes a circuit possible to every part of the body and distinguishes between healthy and unhealthy nerve supply. Iris fibers that reflex to a specific organ that is in an acute or chronic state will be evident by color and texture.

Tongue Reading

Tongue ReadingTongue reading has a much more extensive history as it has been used in Chinese medicine for thousands of years. Like the eye in iridology, the tongue has a reflex map that also represents the organ systems. The Chinese were the first to find similar reflex relationships with the ears, hands, and feet associated with acupuncture points. Observing the tongue’s appearance and size, quality, color, texture, and coating, our doctors gather information that help to clarify the function of the organs and the specific needs of the patient.

Our doctors use iridology and tongue reading as an adjunct to the biochemical metabolic tests, laboratory blood tests, physical exam, and history, rather than as a solo diagnostic method. In conjunction with these other methods we are able to gather more information about tendencies and patterns that may not be evident otherwise. The doctor looks at color variations, shapes, patterns, topography of fibers, in relation to the reflex iridology map to help determine how systems function. In our experience, iridology is most useful to understand how the "organ system" is functioning rather than exacting particular organs or body parts. For instance it is more likely to determine circulatory stress, digestive stress, or toxic waste accumulation instead of exacting "heart" dysfunction, or "pancreatic" dysfunction, or lead toxicity.

Tongue Reading

Iridology and tongue reading are safe, non-invasive diagnostic techniques that have been validated by many studies and challenged by others. It deserves further investigation to find its strengths so that it may be incorporated into traditional physical examinations.


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