By Elizabeth Power ID
People, who believed they have green eyes, may be surprised to learn that according to Iridology, in fact they have blue irises with deposits of yellow toxins.
THE BASE COLOUR OF THE IRIS
As we study the eyes of the members of the various races and ethnic groups throughout the world, it is of great interest to note the variety of colours among their irises. Some of the pioneers of iridology, as well as later researchers, have subdivided the categories of iris colours into black, brown, gold, dark blue, green, light blue and steel grey.
These many different colours of iris, can all be divided into three main categories of base colours — blue, brown and mixed.
Blue and brown were originally thought to be the only pure base colours of iris: The mixed base colour of iris is due to genetic blending, the result of intermarriage and genetic anomalies of the brown and blue-eyed types.
Today, with the prevalence of inter-marriage between the races, there are many base iris colours. However, there is no ideal colour, in much the same way as there is no ideal iris; each has its own strengths and weaknesses. What is certain is that the iris should be a uniform and clear colour, whether blue/grey or hazel/brown. A clear iris indicates healthy functioning of all the major elimination channels in the body. Once congestion sets in and the function of an organ becomes affected, the colour in the iris will change in the area relating to the affected part of the body.
The Blue Iris
The blue colour of the iris is due to the reflection of light from the posterior epithelial tissue as seen through the unpigmented stroma (the muscular layer of the iris). The blue/grey iris base colour is found in Nordic, European and Anglo-Saxon races and indicates that the person has a constitution that is more prone to ‘acid’ conditions such as arthritic, rheumatic, asthmatic and ulcerative ailments. They generally have thinner blood and a tendency to cold extremities, lymphatic congestion and weak kidneys, (Picture A,a).
The Brown Iris
In the brown iris the pigment cells of the stroma are responsible for the eye colour. The shade of brown is determined by the concentration of pigment cells in the eye.
The brown iris base colour, on the other hand, is found only is Asian, African, Red Indian and Semitic races. It shows thicker blood and a tendency to digestive disorders, including biliousness, gastric-atony, constipation and auto toxicity, and dysfunction of the nervous system. The brown iris shows sandy texture, (Picture A,b).
The Mixed Iris
A mixed iris is one that is a mixture between blue and brown. There are of course many variations between the two colours of blue and brown, but it is possible to arrive at a convenient classification. Many times we see a mixed iris that is a green/ hazel colour, sometimes with brown colouring around the pupil and extending outwards; to the naked eye this can appear brown, but it is distinguishable from a true brown iris by the fact that the latter has a ‘sandy’ texture throughout, whereas a blue or mixed base colour iris has clearly defined fibres radiating from the pupil to the periphery of the iris, (Picture A,c).
The mixed colour iris has a genetic blue base, and makes the person susceptible to acid and toxic conditions. This person needs to take special care of his/her body (particularly the digestive and nervous systems) by regular cleansing and good living habits in order to maintain a sound level of health and avoid diseases.
DISCOLOURATIONS IN THE IRIS
On top of the base colour we often find other colours in the iris and these reveal the ‘functioning’ of the tissue or organ, whether hyper (over-active) or hypo (under-active), acutely inflamed or chronically congested, loaded with toxic waste or even degenerating. These ‘top’ colours point to abnormal functioning of the various body systems. These colours include: white, yellow, orange, brown, red and black; each colour indicates a different source of congestion.
To prevent illnesses, it is beneficial for all to get acquainted with our own genetic tendencies and acquired imbalances in our body through iridology.
Iridology, A Guide To Iris Analysis and Preventive Health Care. By: Adam J. Jackson
Iridology, The Science and Practice in The Healing Arts. By: Bernard Jensen D.C.