1. What was Josef Angerer famous for?
    German physician; prisoner of war in WWI; walked home to his mother, so scrawny that his mother didn’t recognise him. Orthodox doctors said they he’d die, but he chose to use herbs and homoeopathic medicines to bring him back to health; practised into his late 80’s; established the ‘Josef Angerer Schule’ (school) in Munich where training is conducted over 3 years.
  2. What did Josef Angerer publish?
    Wrote twelve volumes of work “Ophthalmatropic Phenomenology “.Developed the German eye chart.
  3. What was Ignatz Von Peczely famous for?
    Caught owl, owl brokeleg; noticed black stripe rising in owls eye. Nursed  back to health and tried to set free butdidn’t leave. Noticed white crooked lines in the eye where the stripe had been,eventually lines became tiny black spot surrounded by white lines and shading.
  4. What did Ignatz Von Peczely publish?
    Book - “Discoveries in the field of Natural Science and Medicine: Instruction in the study of Diagnosis from the Eye”.
  5. What was Neils Liljequist famous for?
    Swedish physician; when 14 was vaccinated and became sick; treated with external applications of iodine and finally prescribed Quinine. Became a pastor and homeopath and observed his irises changing more and more. In 1864 he broke two ribs and noticed the changes in his iris.
  6. What did Neils Liljequist publish?
    Paper  – “Quinine and Iodine Change the Colour of the Iris; I Formerly Had Blue eyes, They are Now a Greenish Colour with Reddish Spots”.Atlas with 258 black & white dwgs & 12 coloured dbl iris dwgs – “Diagnosis from the Eye”
  7. What was Henry Lindlar famous for?
    ‘Father of Naturopathy’ in America. Contributed major works to the expansion of iridology and naturopathy. Student of physician Dr Lahn who became a medical doctor and osteopath.
  8. What did Neils Liljequist publish?
    Published a magazine “Nature Cure” where he posted articles on Iridology. Book “Nature Cure Philosophy and Practice” - expanded over the years to six volumes, the 6th namely published, “Iriddiagnosis and Other Diagnostic Methods”.
  9. What was Bernard Jensen famous for?
    American physician who looked at over 350,000 eyes. When retired continued to write & travel all in good health even as he approached his 90’s. Become an inspiration to patients and practitioners alike – his invaluable knowledge imparted for all to gain good health.
  10. What did Bernard Jensen publish?
    Book“The Science and Practice of Iridology – Volume 1” in 1952. Still beingpublished today.  Went on to publish 25 books.Developed the American eye chart.
  11. What is Henrys Law?
    All cure starts from ‘within out’,from the ‘head down’and in ‘reverse order’ as to the symptoms have appeared
  12. Describe 5 characteristics of Linen:
    1.Very fine straight fibres placed closely together2. Strong recuperative abilities3. High energy, strength and endurance4. Mentally active and strong willed5. Tend to not show emotions6. Medium to small pupil and autonomic nerve wreath
  13. Describe 5 characteristics of Silk-linen:
    1.Generally fine straight fibres placed closely together; some areas show aslight separation of course fibres2. Good recuperative abilities3. Pupil size is regular4. Contraction rings may be present5. Good energy reserves, quite strong with endurance6. Limited tolerance for weakness or vulnerability
  14. Describe 5 characteristics of Linen:
    1.Less fine fibres with spacing showing between them2. Fibres become wavy in places3. Thicker fibres – possibly overlapping4. Medium to small pupil5.Heterochromia is generally apparent6. Medium resistance to disease
  15. Describe 5 characteristics of Hessian:
    1.Fibres appear thick and course and are twisted in areas2. Pupil size is larger3. Iris is generally informative with many iris signs4. Low energy, reduced strength and limited endurance levels5. Low resistance to disease6. Slow recuperative powers
  16. Describe 5 characteristics of Netor Burlap:
    1.Very course fibres, many open spaces – from criss-cross patterns2. Large pupil3. Large irregular ANW4. Low sporadic energy, weak with no stamina5. Very sensitive (personality) 6. Know limitations – always looking for help – or labour saving schemes
  17. Describe normal ANW features
    Normally 1/3 out from pupilLandmark featureReflects nervous systemIndicated the shape of the intestines & particularly the bowelANW colour indicates state of dis-easeBreaks in ANW indicative of reduced nerve supplyOrange in ANW = fermentation
  18. Describe ballooned ANW
    Bigger at one sectionGlandular type has lots of openingsSluggish – jutting shape out of ANW
  19. Describe ballooned ANW symptoms
    Constipation, infrequent bowel movements, passes hard stool or strain during passing.
  20. Describe Prolapsed ANW
    Drawn tighter to pupilMuscles and ligaments that hold colon in it’s place weakens & aprolapse colon appearsPressure on pelvic region organs; uterus, prostate, bladder, rectum
  21. Describe Prolapsed ANW  Symptoms
    Bladder & prostate trouble, back pain, menstrual irregularities, hemorrhaging in rectum.
  22. Describe breaks in ANW
    Section of ANW ‘missing’Sluggish movements – need to be supported by massage, diet, water and exercise
  23. Listthe 8 rules of engagement
    1. Explain to the client what you are doing2. When using iridology equipment3. Always start with the right iris4. Give the patient a focus point5. If you need to – lift the eyelid6. Reading the iris7. In children – check the fibre structure and ANW8. Communicating to the patient
  24. Describe characteristics of White wash / Acid wash
    * Excess acidity & uric acid                                          * Inflammation* Irritation* Hyper functionCalcium gets leached = aches & painsHeart burn & Kidney Stones
  25. List treatment for white wash
    Alkaline – Eat more greensSupplements – Spirilina, corafil, coriander, parsley, green powdersApple cider vinegarWater with Lemon
  26. Describe characteristics of Beige
    * Hyper function – hyperthyroid* Hypo function – hypothyroid* BMT – 36.4 – 36.7 degrees celcus (normal)‘When is it my turn’
  27. Beige heterochromia relates to what bodily function
    Thyroid (regulates metabolism)
  28. List treatment for beige heterochromia
    Supplements – SFM, Kelp (rich in iodine - Nescent), ThyroCo (Mediherb) When taking body temp, take it first thing in the morning. Keep thermometer under pillow.Males – take for 3 days, Females – take for 2 weeksHypo – Eat lots of seaweed, kelp, dried seaweed in stir fryHyper – Herbs, flower essence
  29. Describe characteristics of Yellow
    *Over or under function* Sulphur metabolism problems* Craves stimulants* Kidney – fear* Excess protein in dietNot drinking enough water can lead to kidney stones as urea draws calcium into the kidneys to act as a buffer.Coffee can affect fertility, iron & calcium absorption
  30. List treatment for yellow heterochromia
    Drink plenty of waterStimulate body without caffeine and sugar via nutrient dense foods
  31. What bodily function relates to yellow heterochromia?
    Kidney and adrenal function
  32. Describe characteristics of orange
    *Over or under function* Pancreatic enzyme insufficiency* Blood sugar level imbalance – sweetness in life (not enough sweetness inlife)Ask client ‘Do you crave carbs? – Sweets, bread, pasta, cake, biscuits &stimulants.Bread and chocolate have equal peaks.
  33. What bodily function relates to orange heterochromia?
    Pancreas function (release insulin and digestiveenzymes)
  34. List treatments for orange heterochromia
    Have fruit & nuts together to balance sugarspike. Dates are extra sweet. Nuts equivalent to 2 fingers; include berries andcacao nibs.Include protein – hommus & crackers or vegies If using supplements take 3 a day
  35. Supplements for orange heterochromia
    HGF (has built in antioxidant chromium) Chrome (Kilation – force vitamins into the body) Glucofactor (gymnemia blood sugar balance) –GymnemaDigest Aid (eagle range, stomach aid), DEF (Digestion enzyme formula. Pancreas support sugar or can’t tolerate) Metagest (upper & lower digestion), vegegest (Vegetarian/vegan option)
  36. Describe characteristics of Brown heterochromia
    *Over or under function* Accumulates toxins* Liver – anger* Fat digestion
  37. What is the brown heterochromia related to?
    Liver function (Detoxifier, blood cleansing and bile production)
  38. List treatments for brown heterochromia
    LM2, Lixton, Schisandria, Dandelion, Globe Artichoke, St Mary’s Thistle, Rosemary, Turmeric.Cook with healthy fats (coconut, sesame oil)
  39. Describe characteristics of Red heterochromia
    *Prolactin stimulates breast milk production and contractions
  40. List treatment for red heterochromia
    Growth hormoneSignals special liver cells to protectVasopressin – antidiuretic.
  41. Supplements to balance red heterochromia
    Indoploex (repro cancers), estrogensePeri-menopause, fibro-eystic breastsFernbalace (Ovaries)
  42. What is red heterochromia related to?
  43. Name and describe the 4 stages of disease
    Theacute stage – White; raised above the normal surface layer of the iris.The sub-acute stage – blue grey todarker appearance; it is one layer down in the iris.The chronic stage – Dark grey;another layer down in the iris.The degenerative stage – Black; deepestlayer down in the iris.
  44. State what normal pupil size indicates
    • Ideal shape is completely round, although this is rarely seen         
    • Healthy central nervous system         
    • No spinal misalignments
  45. State what small pupil size indicates
    -          Dominance of the parasympathetic nervous system-          Excessive emphasis on sex drive-          Need good quality food – use and digest foods well-          Faeces and urine often heavy-          Bradycardia is common – slow pulse-          Tend to be perfectionists – follow projects thought to completion-          Out of balance, the patient is changeable 0 emotions swing rapidly from sarcasm to praise, good to bad, criminality to righteousnessDrug use – opium, morphine
  46. State what large pupil size indicates
    • -Dominance of the sympathetic nervous system
    • - Prone to adrenal exhaustion-         
    • -  Easily upset stomachs with poor peristalsis of bowel-        
    • - Tend to be weak eaters – poor appetites-
    • - High metabolic rate – high need for minerals-          Minimal sex drive-          Often have nervous complaints – phobias, psychoses, manias (extremely large pupil)-          Frequently may suffer from urinary tract weakness/infections e.g cystitis-          Weakness in the lungs/bronchial area – asthma, bronchitis, emphysema-          May suffer from tachycardia – rapid heart beat-          Very sensitive ‘soft’ people, may be easily stressed-          Approachable people – high intuition
  47. Describe Open Lesion
    ·         Field weakness – area of body·         ‘Rarification’·         Weakened vitality·         Underactive condition to degree of darknessBetter condition for healing than closed lesions (nutrients can get in and toxins can get out.
  48. Describe Closed Lesion
    • Oval or teardrop shape·        
    • Indicative of tissue weakness·        
    • Restricted blood and nerve supply·        
    • More difficult to heal than open lesions
  49. Describe Lymphatic Rosary
    • - Small white beads or pearls resembling a rosary appear in zone 6-         
    • - Indicates congestion, stagnation, swelling and enlargement of the lymphatic system
    • - Lymphatic cleans body – takes hours to pump lymph fluid through it
    • - Best cure is exercise (mini trampoline for older or overweight people)
    • - Lymphatic exercise helps varicose veins
    • – pumping blood/muscles         
    • Massage-          Lymph markings over area affected-          Swollen glands, colds and flus
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