The Face holds numerous clues about the internal functioning of the body. This has long been known in both Allopathic Medicine and Holistic Medicine. In China, Facial Diagnosis was one of the first forms of diagnosis in Chinese Medicine. Some of the oldest maps of Acupuncture found were of the Facial Age Map combined the Meridians. In recent years there has been interesting research coming out that confirms this ancient technique of gathering diagnostic information from the Face.
This lecture will look at the areas of the Face where we see the Wood Element like the eyebrows, temple areas, and jaw, what they mean and how they relate to health. Special attention will be paid to the connection between organ function and the features of the face and the important diagnostic meanings of facial coloration and markings.