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Spring flu-3 simple and easy methods to stay away

3 simple and easy methods to away from Spring flu and Spring dryness are common daily implementing actions by traditional Chinese culture.

Improving righteousness is the fundamental way to stay away from colds, Spring flu, respiratory diseases and allergies. It is safe and effective without side effects.

March 6th is the awakening of insects according to the Chinese calendar. It marks the beginning of mid-Spring, Spring is sprouting and everything is recovering.

Therefore, influenza, respiratory diseases and allergies in Spring are popular, affecting people’s health. Here are three health-preserving simple and easy methods to prevent spring illness.

1. First, strengthen the defense qi against external evils, practice the firewall of the human body to stay away from Spring flu

Everyone has an innate protective shield – Wei Qi( defense qi), which can isolate the outside evil poison from invading the body. To maintain a strong self-defense is to have a strong immunity and be able to block external evil poisons.

Once the defense energy is weakened, one’s own immunity will be reduced and the skin texture will become loose. Then external evils can easily pass through this protective cover and invade the body, and people will get sick.

1). Massage the Taiyuan acupoint-LU9 – stay away from Spring flu

Put your thumbs up, you can clearly feel the big tendon that appears on the radial side of the transverse wrist crease, and the depression inside the big tendon is the Taiyuan point-LU9.

Spring Flu-LU9

Spring flu-LU9

Method: The Taiyuan acupoints of both hands are close together and rub against each other.

In about 1 minute, the Taiyuan point will start to feel hot, and the whole body will also feel a slight fever.

Effection: Replenishing lung qi

2). Diet therapy: drink five elements tea every day to protect the lungs – stay away from Spring flu

Efficacy: Replenishing lung qi, clearing lung and resolving phlegm, relieving cough and asthma.

Principle: When the lung qi is sufficient, the defense qi will be strong then the immunity will be strong, and all diseases will be difficult to invade.

2. The second simple and easy method: raising Yang Qi

Spring corresponds to the liver. If the liver qi was stagnation, the yang qi will not rise. To help yang qi rise smoothly, it is necessary to soothe liver qi.

There is an idiom in China called “liver and gallbladder are sincere support and control with each other”. Which shows that the relationship between the liver and the gallbladder is close.

1). Therefore, tapping the gallbladder meridian can promote the smooth flow of liver qi and help yang qi to rise.

Method: Hold an empty fist, start hitting from the crotch along the mid line of the outer thigh until it stops at the side of the knee, and repeat for 5 minutes. ( both sides)

Spring flu-GB

Spring flu-GB

2). Diet therapy soothes the liver:

If yang Qi rised too much, resulting in excessive and vigorous liver Qi, which would lead to Spring dryness which can be relieved by diet therapy.

You can drink five-element green tea or apply and drink to relieve excessive liver qi.

3. Third, replenishing body fluid to prevent dryness in Spring

Symptoms such as dry throat and thirst, dry mouth and nose, dry itchy skin, and dry stool are the manifestations of Spring dryness.

Solution: food therapy. Apple Pear Soup – not suitable for diabetics.

Ingredients: 2 apples, 2 pears, 15 grams of Codonopsis pilosula, 6 pitted red dates, 3-6 slices of ginger, 5 grams of tangerine peel.

Spring flu-soup

Spring flu-soup

Method:
1) Wash all the above ingredients;
2) Soak Codonopsis pilosula in water for 30 minutes;
3) Cut apples and pears into small pieces;
4) Put all the ingredients into the pot, add 1000ml – 1500ml of water, bring to a boil on high heat then simmer on low heat for 1 hour.

Function: invigorate the spleen and nourish the heart, nourish blood and calm the nerves.

Final words for stay away Spring flu:

What is more methods to improve immunity?

Moxibustion is a traditional Chinese therapy, it helps replenishing yang qi and keep immunity stronger. More benefits visit HERE.

Although the above three methods can immediately improve or enhance immunity. But if moxibustion therapy is added, immunity can maintain a stable effect for a long time.

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