According to Ayurveda, our
fingernails are a by-produce of our bones. And the condition of our nails is a
reflection of the condition of the condition of our body tissues. If we’re having problems with our nails,
then we need to look at the balance and nourishment of the whole body. Here are some examples of what we can
find by looking at our nails:
indicate a weakened digestion.
-Vertical ridges indicate
that we are not metabolizing minerals or proteins well, and that we have a
deficiency in Vitamin B12 and Iton.
-White spots indicate a
calcium or zinc deficiency.
-Hang nails indicate a lack
of protein, Vitamin C, and folic acid.
-Brittle nails indicate low
iron or low Vitamin A, an imbalanced thyroid or kidney function and poor
-Yellowish nails indicate a
-Bluish nails indicate a
lunch and heart imbalance.
-Pale nails indicate
anemia, and low liver and kidney energy.
In addition, we can look at
the particular finger where a nail has a problem, and note that there may be an
imbalance in the corresponding organ.
-Index finger: lungs and
-Middle finger: small
-Ring finger: kidney
Little finger: heart and
female reproductive organs
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