Heshoutang Personal Assessment of Tongue

Normal Tongue

Light red, thin white coating

Fire Energy Low

Very light red, teeth marks

Water Energy Low

Very red, less coating

Phlegm

Fat, white & greasy coating

Hot Dampness Toxin

Red, yellow & greasy coating

Blood Blockage

Dark red, purple dots

Water Low & Fire High
Very red, cracks

Cold Dampness

Slight red, grey & greasy coating

Excessive Fire Toxin

Very red, black coating