Tongue can give us very important information about the overall health of the entire organism. Chinese medicine has been studying the health of the tongue for thousands of years. In fact, knowledge of the tongue comes from Chinese medicine. They describe the health of the tongue through three key factors: color, shape and texture.
The texture of tongue is representing the digestive system’s functions. Healthy tongue should have a thin white coating on the surface which indicates that the digestive system is quite healthy and is processing food perfectly.