Traditional Korean folk remedy encourages people who have a cold to take soup made of white balloon flower and green onion root. The folk remedy believes that the color white is good for respiratory organ and lung.
Malachi 4:2 in the Bible says “But for you who fear my name, the Sun of Righteousness will rise with healing in his wings.” The sunray can mean the light and a color. In other words, Color Therapy Professor Hyungdong Kim says, that colors have power of healing.
An ancient oriental medicinal book <Huangdi Neijing> also records that taste, scent and color affect internal organs; thus introduced restorative herbal medicine and aroma therapy. The book reads blue is for liver and gall bladder, red for heart and small intestine, yellow for stomach and spleen, white for lung and large intestine and black for kidney and bladder.
The latest color therapy method paints the respective colors to each part of the body in order to provide the energy necessary for the organ. The advantage of this latest method is that it has no side effect and gives instant feel of improvement.
Color Therapy Professor Hyungdong Kim made red bangle for heart and white bangle for lung. <Picture 1> shows the flow of meridian system and the need of colored energy. The part on the back of hand runs triple energy meridian and the palm of hand pericardium meridian which needs red energy. <Picture 2> explains the need of anklet on the same principle of the flow of meridian system. Around the ankle and foot runs meridian related to stomach and spleen which needs yellow. Around anklebone needs blue and around the heel needs black.
Color Therapy Professor Hyungdong Kim recommends people with digestion issue to wear yellow socks, people with dim eyes blue socks and people with kidney and bladder problems black socks.
Kim says our face gets red after drinking alcohol to protect the heart, and a bad lung gives pale face, and a tired liver gives bluish face, and a poor kidney gives blackish face. All these color varieties are the reactions of protecting our body and of activating life energy. Kim says that his color bangles and anklets are designed on these natural principles of nature.People in the west tend to believe that red wine is good for heart and black berries for kidney and stamina. Charkra in India also interprets green for spring and summer and yellow for autumn in relation to energy flow of life.
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