Are you also curious about that half-moon shaped mark on your fingernails? It is actually called lunula, a part of your nail root that is found where the nail emerges from the skin.
According to Chinese ancient views, this light crescent marking is the barometer of one's well-being.
The appearance of your lunula varies if your health is at a good or bad condition. It may manifest changes if you're ill, and it goes back to the same when you're healed.
When there's lack of lunula, it could be a because of anemia and malnutrition while a pale or bluish lunula indicates.
possible diabetes. Also, if it resembles some reddish smudges, he or she may be suffering from cardiovascular diseases.
Always check your lunula to find out what's going on with your body! Remember, the less lunula a person has, the lower energy and poorer immunity he/she has.