Ayurveda* believes that the tongue reveals the state of health the body
Ayurveda believes that toxins or Ama are formed through many ways including undigested food, not chewing properly, processed food , negative emotions etc . Coating on the tongue is seen as an accumulation of Ama toxins in the body . When the coating is at the back of the tongue, it reveals that there is an accumulation of ma of toxins in the large intestine, small intestine or the colon. When the accumulation is in the front of the tongue, it suggests a buildup of toxins or ama in the stomach and small intestine.
*Ayurveda is one of the oldest systems of traditional natural healing in the world. Also known as the sister of Yoga, it stresses deeply on nutrition and lifestyle for optimal health.
Ayurveda believes that there are three bio energies ie Vata ( Air and Ether Elements), Pitta ( Fire and Water ) and Kapha ( Earth and Water) within the body and their balance or imbalance determines the state of good or ill health .