Are You Hot or Are You Not?

Self Diagnosis

To diagnosis we have to start at the beginning and Chinese Medicine’s “big thing” is Yin and Yang. One of the first things we want to know if you are Hot (yang) or Cold (Yin) or have a bit of both. Your thermal nature will guide your choices for the Chinese herbal formula that works best for you. This is often important and helps keep herbal formulas both safe and effective.

Estimated time necessary to complete this self-test: 5 minutes.

So, are you hot, or are you not?

Hot

Hot

Warm

Warm

Neutral

Neutral

Cool

Cool

Cold

Cold

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Tongue Diagnosis

The elusive “normal” tongue appearance.

What does your tongue say when you’re not talking? Chinese medicine can tell you all about it.

This self-test can get you thinking in terms of what you might want to focus on in your own health path.

Here are some examples of what you will find:

 

Which
ANXIETY
formula is
best for you?
Which
CONSTIPATION
formula is
best for you?
Which
DISCHARGE
formula is
best for you?

If after taking these tests you find you still don’t know what formula is best for you, you can order a consultation from one of our experienced practitioners. Or we can help you find someone to see in person (not affiliated with us) in your area.

 

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Prognosis-O-Rama

prognosisHow long will it take before your herbs start working?

There is no quick and easy answer to this question, however this self-test does help you understand why some things take longer to resolve than others.

The quickest way to think about this is to assume one month of herbs for every year you’ve had a particular problem.

For those using smart phones or some tablets, you’ll be able to see things a little better by visiting THIS VERSION of the prognosis-o-matic. Continue reading »