A year’s plan lies in spring, which is the beginning of Vientiane’s renewal. In spring, the body is well conditioned and the whole year is safe.
The reporter interviewed a number of old Chinese medicine practitioners in Guangming Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine. They said that in spring, the yang of the human body should also follow the nature and spread outward. How to protect the body’s yang and avoid damaging it? The old Chinese doctor gave a general strategy for spring health preservation.
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1. Feel at ease, and experience the awaken of spring with five senses.
Spring is suitable for opening the five senses of the human body, experiencing the breath of spring, and enjoying flowers in the spring outing.
Step 2 get up early and stretch.
In spring, you should go to bed early and get up early, take appropriate activities after getting up, and take a walk in the courtyard to make the blood flow better.
3. Rub the liver meridian and knock the gallbladder meridian
In spring, to keep the liver and gallbladder channels unblocked, you can massage the liver channel of Foot Jueyin on the inner thigh and beat the gallbladder channel of Foot Shaoyang on the outer thigh.
In spring, the liver qi is strong, and the diet should be light, mainly to soothe the liver and strengthen the spleen.
Liver soothing food:Such as roses, green sepals, mushrooms, bamboo shoots, bergamot, bean sprouts, malt, dried tangerine peel and so on.
Spleen-invigorating food:Such as yam, poria cocos, white lentils, coix seed, gordon euryales, codonopsis pilosula, lotus seeds and the like.
Nourishing lung qi:The five colors corresponding to the lungs are "white". Recommended foods: pear, tremella, yam, lily, white radish, etc.
Traditional Chinese medicine characteristic therapy
1. moxibustion:Spring is the time for yang to grow hair, which is better than tonic. Moxibustion is a very quick way to restore yang, help yang and replenish yang.
2. Scraping:Spring has the characteristics of growth, growth and comfort. Scraping can bring forth the new and smooth the mechanism, protect the yang in the body, and scraping on the back is the best.
3. Chinese medicine foot massage:In spring, the five zang-organs should respond to the liver, and the kidney water should go up to nourish the liver. Foot massage with traditional Chinese medicine can help people with yang deficiency and kidney deficiency, and those with upper heat and lower cold to raise yang.
Common health-care acupoints
Yingxiang point (bilateral)-regulating lung qi and dredging nasal orifices
It is located near the midpoint of the outer edge of the human nose, in the middle of the nasolabial groove, and 1.5 cm away from both sides of the nose.
Health care method: often press vertically with the index finger and abdomen for 1-3 minutes each time, which can make the nose comfortable, have a good health care effect on the lungs and prevent lung disease.
Guanyuan point and Yongquan point (both sides)-tonifying kidney yang and kidney essence.
① Guanyuan point is located at the front midline of the abdomen, 3 inches below the umbilicus. Four fingers together, starting from the umbilical cord, with the middle finger horizontal stripes as the standard, the horizontal distance.
Health care method: Guanyuan point has the functions of strengthening the source, reinforcing the lower energizer, and can be used for any loss of vitality. Massage Guanyuan point with the palm root for 2 ~ 3 minutes.
② Yongquan point is located at the bottom of the foot, at the depression in the front of the foot when the foot is curled up, about at the intersection point between the head ends of the second and third plantar toe seams and the front 1/3 and the back 2/3 of the heel line.
Health care method: Insist on rubbing Yongquan point 50-100 times before going to bed every day, which can make people energetic, strengthen their physique and enhance their ability to prevent diseases.
Zhongwan Point and Zusanli (both sides)-strengthening spleen and regulating spleen and stomach.
① Zhongwan point has the effects of harmonizing stomach and strengthening spleen, lowering adverse qi and promoting diuresis.
Zhongwan point is located in the upper abdomen, on the anterior median line, and 4 inches above the umbilicus (the lateral distance of five fingers).
Health care method: Knead with palm root for 2 ~ 3 minutes, and operate once or twice a day.
② Zusanli is the key point of spleen and stomach health care, and it is the first point recognized by Chinese medicine for treating diseases, preserving health and protecting health.
Zusanli is located in the front and outside of the calf. The simple way to find a hole is to sit in a chair with the soles of your feet flat and 90 degrees, and surround your knees with your own jaws, that is, between your thumb and forefinger. Then put the index finger in front of the lower leg below the knee, and put the four fingers together. If the position pointed by the middle finger feels sore after pressing, it indicates that this part is Zusanli.
Health care method: press and rub this point with the ventral end of thumb or tap it with the interphalangeal joint with fists every day.
Shangguan author: Pudong observation