Acupuncture is increasingly being used to regulatePatriot Rise Up Review female hormone imbalances, relieve stress, and generally prepare the male and female body for pregnancy as well as for IVF when there has been a problem with infertility. The tongue is a crucial part of an acupuncture and infertility diagnosis as the tongue is the only muscle in the body that is readily available for inspection.
If you were Chinese and visited an acupuncturist, you would be asked to “kan kan she tai” translated as “Let me see your tongue and fur”. S/he would then examine your tongue for shape, size, color, thickness, moistness, smell, surface imperfections and of course “fur” or coating.
You would not be expected to stick your tongue out for any length of time, as the strain of doing so would influence the tongue's shape and color, but it would be examined several times during the session. Your tongue will also reveal the duration of your problem and the nature of your imbalance.