Yellow is associated with stagnation of digestion and assimilation in the stomach, spleen, lymphatics, liver and gallbladder.

The following table summarizes indications associated with the color yellow:

Indicator Association
Yellow around mouth and nose Stagnant digestion.
Yellow around eyes with bumps Fatty deposits. Look to liver/gallbladder.
Yellow around mouth, nose and eyes, with red cheeks A specific indication for Yellow Dock. M.W.
Sallow complexion Digestion/assimilation/weakness.
General yellowness Hepatitis, jaundice (eyes first, hands, then skin), obstruction of bile.
Yellow tongue coating Same as white but with heat.
Yellow Skin Hypervitaminosis A..
Yellow skin and whites of eyes Jaundice.
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