What Iridology Can and Can’t Do


  1. The primary nutritional needs of the body.
  2. Inherently weak organs, glands and tissues
  3. Inherently strong organs, glands and tissues
  4. Constitutional strength or weakness
  5. What organ is in greatest need of repair and rebuilding.
  6. Relative amounts of toxic settlements in organs, glands and tissues
  7. Stages of tissue inflammation and activity
  8. Where inflammation is located in the body
  9. Underactivity or sluggishness of the bowel
  10. Spastic conditions or ballooned conditions of the bowel
  11. The need for acidophilus in the bowel.
  12. Prolapsus of the transverse colon
  13. Nervous condition or inflammation of the bowel
  14. High risk tissue areas in the body that may be leading to a disease.
  15. Pressure on the heart
  16. Circulation level in various organs
  17. Nerve force and nerve depletion
  18. Hyperactivity or hypoactivity of organs, glands or tissues
  19. Influence of one organ on another, contribution of one organ to a condition elsewhere in the body
  20. Lymphatic system congestion
  21. Poor assimilation of nutrients
  22. Depletion of minerals in any organ, gland or tissue
  23. Results of physical or mental fatigue or stress on the body.
  24. Need for rest to build up immunity
  25. Tissue areas contributing to suppressed or buried symptoms
  26. High or low sex drive
  27. A genetic pattern of inherent weaknesses and their influence on other organs, glands and tissues
  28. Effects of iatrogenic conditions
  29. Preclinical stages of potential diabetes, cardiovascular conditions and other diseases
  30. Miasms
  31. Recuperative ability and the health level of the body
  32. Build up toxic material before the manifestation of disease
  33. Tell what foods a person does or does not e
  34. Genetic weaknesses affecting the nerves, blood supply and mineralization of bone
  35. Genetic influence on any symptoms present
  36. Healing signs indicating an increase of strength in an organ, gland or tissue
  37. Bone marrow problems
  38. Potential for varicose veins in legs as shown by inherent weakness
  39. Positive and negative nutritional needs of the body
  40. Sources of infection
  41. Acidity of the body or catarrh development as indicated by acute signs in the iris
  42. Condition of the tissues in any part of the body or all parts of the body at one time
  43. Potential contributions to senility
  44. Effects of polluted environment
  45. Adrenal exhaustion, which may indicate low blood pressure, lack of energy, slowed tissue repair, deficiencies of Vit. C and adrenaline
  46. Resistance to disease as shown by amount of toxic settlements in the body
  47. Relationship or unity of symptoms with conditions in organs, glands and tissues
  48. The difference between a healing crisis and a disease crisis
  49. The workings of Hering’s Law of Cure
  50. Whether a particular program or therapy is working or not
  51. The quality of nerve force in the body.
  52. Response to treatment: how well the body is healing itself and at what rate
  53. The whole overall health level of the body as a unified structure.


  1. Predict or indicate blood pressure levels (abnormal or normal), blood sugar level or other specific diagnostic findings or laboratory test results
  2. Identify what medication or drugs an individual is using or has used in the past.
  3. Determine what surgical operations a person has had
  4. Find out how much uric acid is in the body
  5. Indicate when an injury to the body occurred or what caused the injury
  6. Determine whether a poisonous snake bite has occurred or whether snake venom has entered the bloodstream
  7. Correlate tissue inflammation levels with specific diseases or symptoms of disease
  8. Identify diseases by name
  9. Tell whether a subject is male or female from the iris
  10. Determine whether asbestos settlements or silicosis exists in the body but only the effects on tissue
  11. Tell if hair is falling out or what may be causing hair loss
  12. Determine the number of organs when a person has been born with 3 kidneys, a double uterus, etc.
  13. Verify the presence of fungal infections such as Candida Albicans, although it may indicate conditions supporting its possible presence in the body
  14. Show which tooth may be causing trouble
  15. Verify the presence of lead, cadmium, aluminum or many other metallic elements that may have settled in the tissues.
  16. Tell if someone is on birth control pills
  17. Prove whether or not a woman is pregnant, either normal or ectopic pregnancy
  18. Indicate whether an operation may be necessary
  19. Indicate reliably whether a tumor is preent or what size it may be
  20. Show whether hemorrhage exists in the body or where its location may be
  21. The difference between drug side effect symptoms and symptoms of actual diseases.
  22. Show if the thyroid is causing irregular menstrual periods
  23. Determine the presence of multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease or bubonic plague
  24. Indicate syphilis, gonorrhea or other sexually transmitted diseases
  25. Identify homosexuality or AIDS
  26. Show whether gallstones or kidney stones are present
  27. Tell reliably whether a blockage exists in a cardiac artery

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