According to the theory of traditional Chinese medicine, the lungs are "delicious", not only controlling the human body's breathing, but also coordinating and assisting the heart, managing the operation of the whole body air machine, blood, and body fluids, and promoting the excretion of urine and stool.
Zhang Xiuqin, Vice President and Chief Scraping Expert of China Folk Traditional Chinese Medicine Research and Development Association
Luo Tianjiong, TCM physician, chief of internal medicine, Nanjing Traditional Chinese Hospital
Back shaving self-test lung function
The lung system is normal, the body has strong disease resistance, is not prone to colds, is energetic, moisturizes the skin, and excretion is normal.
If the lung function is weakened, symptoms such as shortness of breath, insufficiency of the whole body, spontaneous sweating and fear of the wind, pale skin, dry skin, fever in the hands, feet, and heart, and dry mouth and throat may occur.
Scrape the back and related areas, observe the condition of the sickness and pain during the scraping, and self-assess the lung health and development trend.
The specific scraping sites are mainly Feishu (under the third thoracic spine of the back, two horizontal fingers on the left and right sides of the spine) and the corresponding area of the spine of the lung (shown in the shaded area), followed by the anterior neck, throat, and trachea. And anterior chest position.
Feishu Point (Photo / Network)
Carefully look for positive reaction points when scraping, and observe whether there are obvious purple-red spots on the corresponding area of the lung spine.
If the horoscope is not straight, there is a heavy pain and nodules, asymmetry of muscle tension and elasticity on both sides of the spine, it indicates that the lung function is weakened.
If there are dense dark plaques when scraping Feishu acupoints, and there is a tingling sensation or nodules when scraping, or soreness, depression, and emptiness at Feishu acupoints, it is indicated that lung qi and blood stasis or Lung qi deficiency, for severe sub-health status, need to be alert to the tendency of the disease, if necessary, go to the hospital for further examination, diagnosis, prevention and treatment of lung diseases.
Three cups of lung medicine
1 Luo Han Guo Tea
Luo Han Guo Gan, cool, can clear the lungs and cough, moisturize the bowel. It should be noted that those with poor gastrointestinal tract should not use more.
Method: Take 5 ~ 8 grams of Luo Han Guo, remove the shell and crush it, soak it in boiling water and let it cool and drink. It has the functions of clearing heat and detoxifying, resolving phlegm and cough, raising sound and nourishing lungs.
2 Sibao Tea
This kind of tea is relatively mild in nature, has no obvious side effects, and there is no absolute contraindication in the crowd.
Practice: 10 grams of Ophiopogon, 6 grams of Chinese bellflower, 10 grams of honeysuckle, and 3 grams of wood butterfly soak in water, which can clear the lungs and throat, and stimulate the throat.
3 Dendrobium decoction
It is used to nourish yin and clear heat and protect the lungs. People with heavy phlegm (thick tongue coating), those with spleen and stomach deficiency (diarrhea) are best taken under the guidance of a doctor.
Method: 10 grams of tea can be taken every day. Those who have the condition suggest to take water after decoction in order to exert the effect of medicine.
If you often feel dry mouth and sore throat, soak the water with Dendrobium to relieve it. The iron maple bucket is a more expensive Dendrobium.
No matter which herbal tea you choose, you should eat less spicy, fried, and dried puffed food. In addition to drinking tea, you can also eat some fruits and foods that nourish the lungs.