Chapter 37 • Examining the Nose

The nose indicates heart, lungs, digestion and the element of metal. Look to the shape of the nostrils and the development of the nose. Noses are air places. They’re supposed to let air in and keep particulate matter out. Lots of hair in a nose – good job!

The following table summarizes nose characteristics and associations:

Nose description Association
An uncomplicated nose
The Porky Pig nose,
two circles and a knob
Fewer problems
A long, thin,
elaborate
arabesque nose
More sensitive. Tends to have allergies, more food sensitivities. The thinner the nose, the greater the problems.
Tip red, swollen, square, or white Heart problems
Red, swollen, bulbous Alcoholism, rosacea
Red, chapped nostrils Inflammation of stomach
Food allergies
Look to intrinsic factor
Line across nose Allergies
Corners of nose Large intestine
Crevice at the side of nose
with bluish veins
Pelvic floor, hemorrhoids
Crevice with blackheads Large intestine re-absorbing toxins
Tip looks like it was cut
off and put back on
Heart problems
Irregular, slightly
misshapen in one quadrant
Valve problem, slightly enlarged heart.
Deviated septum of nose. P.D.L.
Polyps?
Inflamed Adenoids?
Uvula malformation?
Strained breathing, breathing through mouth. Ask about Apnea. Try Sea vegetables!

Treat the other organs that feed the heart, drain away from the heart. Heart is a reflection of the lifestyle.

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