Simple Pulse Qualities: Rhythm

Pulse-Palpation

Rhythm: rhythmic-arrhythmic Again, this comes down to the Heart’s yang (or qi in the absence of cold symptoms) from flowing smoothly.

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Simple Pulse Qualities: Strength

Pulse-Palpation

If there is one pulse quality that should be a take-home message, it is this. The forceful pulse suggests excess, the forceless pulse suggests deficiency.

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Simple Pulse Qualities: Width

Pulse-Palpation

Width: thin-wide A thin pulse suggests a lack of substance in the vessels.

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Simple Pulse Qualities: Length

Pulse-Palpation

Length: short-long. If the strength of the pulse is the best tie breaking quality to differentiate between excess and deficiency, the length of the pulse is the least likely to help you understand anything.

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Simple Pulse Qualities: Shape

Pulse-Palpation

Shape: slippery-choppy The unique qualities of the slippery and/or choppy pulse are its wave shape.

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Tongue Coating Thickness Moisture and Viscosity

Tongue-Observation

Indications associated with tongue coating thickness, moisture, and viscosity.

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Tongue Coating Distribution and Root

Tongue-Observation

Indications associated with the tongue coating distribution and root.

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White Yellow Gray and Black Tongue Coatings

Tongue-Observation

Indications associated with the white, yellow, gray, and black tongue coatings.

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Deviated, Short, Licking Tongue Body Movement

Tongue-Observation

Indications of the Deviated, Short, Licking Tongue Body Movements.

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Limp, Stiff, Trembling, Quivering Tongue Body

Tongue-Observation

Indications of Limp, Stiff, Trembling, Quivering Tongue Body

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