The New Year is approaching and the Great Cold is here. Traditional Chinese medicine pays attention to the three conditions of heaven, earth, and people. On the one hand, it requires appropriate adjustments over time. Twenty-four solar terms is a treasure of Chinese culture. The changes in phenology throughout the year are closely related to solar terms. Although the Great Winter Festival is the last solar term of the year, it is a year of luck and qi cycles. At the beginning of the year, it is very important to do good health care for the Great Cold Festival.
The so-called warm the body first to warm the heart, warm heart is the body temperature. It means that the spirit is strong, the air is smooth, the blood is smooth, and the limbs of the whole body can be warmed to resist the invasion of the severe winter. Therefore, in the great cold season, we should rest assured that we should be restless and refreshed, especially the elderly. Because the Chinese New Year is around the Chinese New Year around this year, children and grandchildren are full of people. At this time, we should pay attention to avoid excessive happiness or sadness, and reduce the incidence of heart and brain diseases. Attention should be paid to maintaining a comfortable mood and a peaceful state of mind, so that the qi and blood in the body are smooth and do not disturb the closed yang in the body.
大 Big cold is the last solar term in winter. In terms of living, we still have to comply with the characteristics of winter closure, so that we can go to bed early and get up late. On the other hand, there is an old saying, Great cold, great cold, wind and cold protection. In addition to the cold season, you must also protect yourself from wind. The clothing must increase and decrease as the temperature changes.
In the great cold season, in addition to getting up early and getting up late, and preventing wind and wind, it is best to develop a good habit of washing feet before going to bed. As the saying goes, Cold starts from the feet , and cold starts from the legs. A person s legs and feet become cold, and his whole body is cold. Three steps after a meal, a bowl of soup before bedtime, soaking feet in hot water before going to bed can expand blood vessels, accelerate blood flow, improve skin and tissue nutrition on the feet, reduce muscle tension, improve sleep quality, and prevent Frozen feet and health care are beneficial, especially those who love to read and write at night and sit long into the night, soak their feet with hot water before going to bed.
As the saying goes, when you move in winter, you will have one less illness; in winter, you will be lazy and drink an extra bowl of medicine. Winter activities and exercise have special significance for health. In the cold season, there are two types of sports: indoor and outdoor. You can do jogging, Tai Chi, Ba Duan Jin, and basketball. You should pay attention to the intensity of the exercise. It should not be excessively intense to avoid disturbing the yang. At the same time, outdoor activities are not affordable. Too early, it s better to wait after sunrise.
Dahan s diet should follow the dietary principles of Yin and Qianyang. The diet should reduce saltiness and increase suffering to nourish the heart qi, strengthen the kidney qi, avoid sticky and cold food, and eat hot food to prevent damage to the spleen and stomach yang, but do not overheat hot things, the taste of the food can be appropriately strong, there must be a Quantitative lipids, keep a certain amount of calories. In addition, should eat more yellow-green vegetables, such as carrots, rape , spinach and so on. In addition, due to the great cold weather during the Spring Festival, most families will prepare abundant Chinese New Year foods. At this time, pay attention to avoid hunger and satiety, and at the same time, you can eat more foods with spleen and stagnant effects, such as Huaishan, hawthorn, grapefruit, etc Can drink more, such as millet porridge, spleen dispelling damp porridge, etc. for conditioning.
On the other hand, the great cold season is still a good time for winter tonic. The focus should be on protecting the spleen and kidney and regulating the liver and blood. There are two ways to tonic: one is tonic, and the other is tonic. Medicinal supplements are not as good as food supplements. People who prefer yang deficiency should supplement warm foods, such as mutton, chicken, etc.; those who prefer yin deficiency should use nourishing yin, such as duck, goose, cormorant , turtle, fungus, etc. The medicine supplement should be taken in combination with your physical constitution and symptoms, such as those with weak constitution and qi deficiency can take ginseng soup; those with yin deficiency can take Liu Wei Di Huang Wan. People who can drink alcohol can also use tonic wine tonic. The most common ones are Shiquan tonic, wolfberry wine, and Cordyceps.