Infographic: Your Tongue and Health Note: Not a medical diagnosis, just a general guide! Ridges can mean tongue SWELLING and could be serious if swelling increases. Call a nurse or doctor with questions!
Dantian is loosely translated as "elixir field", "sea of qi", or simply "energy center". Dantians are important focal points for meditative and exercise techniques such as qigong, martial arts such as t'ai chi ch'uan, and in traditional Chinese medicine.