Did you know that where you are breaking out on your face can reveal congestion or imbalances in your organs? Below, see my guide that will show you how your face can provide vital clues about what is going on inside your body.
Forehead – Breakouts or blackheads in this zone are indicative of digestive imbalance and poor detoxification. Red and dry or flaky skin on the forehead is an indication of lack of fluids in the digestive tract.
Between the Eyes -This is the liver zone. A red patch between the eyes is a possible indication of poor liver detoxification and even heavy metal toxicity (particularly mercury).
Under the Eyes – The top of the eye and directly below the eyes is the kidney zone. Puffiness and fluid retention in this area is a sign the body is holding on to too much fluid (watery and swollen with a blue tinge) or is mucus congested (fatty and swollen with a yellow tinge). Salt intake should be monitored, as should excessive sugary drinks such as fruit juice and soft drink.
The Nose – Congestion in the form of blackheads on the nose usually represents poor stomach digestion and possibly low hydrochloric acid levels. If the nose is red or has broken capillaries, this usually indicates excessive intake of heating liquids including alcohol, coffee and tea.
The Cheeks – This area maps the respiratory and circulatory systems. Pimples or congestion in this area are often the result of consuming high fat and mucus forming foods (simple sugar, dairy and processed foods).
The Mouth – Generally represents the digestive function. Poor circulation and/or low iron levels are indicated by white or pale lip color. Dehydration is indicated by dry flaky skin or fine lines and wrinkles.
The Chin – Corresponds to the kidneys and digestive system. Again, a diet high in processed foods, fats and sugar will cause congestion in this area. It can also indicate unbalanced kidney function, which is usually the result of pushing the body by working too hard, stress or going beyond normal physical endurance.
The Jaw – Often a hormonal influence, particularly if worsens in accordance with monthly cycles. Cysts rather than pimples may indicate lymphatic toxicity, which may result from medications, environmental toxins or a highly processed and sugar rich diet.
You will see that in many cases (forehead, nose, mouth, chin), breakouts on the face reveal poor digestion or intestinal imbalances. The best way to combat this is to increase your fiber intake (fresh vegetables, dates, prunes) and decrease your consumption of processed foods, salt and refined sugars. Do this for a couple weeks and you will see the results in your skin.