The whitish area shaped crescent of the nail bed is a very important and sensitive part of nails and should be very careful not to damage it.
This average whitish crescent moon is called (little moon in Latin) and it, AOS a very sensitive part of the nail. The lunula is actually the visible part of the nail root, AOS and should not be damaged in any way, because if it is damaged the entire nail is permanently deformed.
However, if what you damage the rest of the nail and falls or surgically removed the lunula remain intact and in place. Really it is not white, but only appears so that when viewed through the nail.
It, AOS more visible on the thumb, but not everyone, AOS lunula is visible. In some cases, the eponychium, the thickened nails and skin around toenails, layer may partially or completely cover the lunula.
In alternative medicine, it, AOS believed that the lune can reveal important information about our overall health. For example, traditional Chinese medicine believes that the lack of lunula indicates anemia and malnutrition, while a pale or bluish crescent indicates a possible diabetes. If lunula person, AOS has reddish spots that he or she may be suffering from cardiovascular diseases.
absence of lunula or a very small lunula usually indicates indigestion can happen due to slow metabolism and toxin overload in the body.