Eight amazing benefits of hot water regimen: the shackles of the ancestors
If you have a cold, a fever, or a cold, many people will worry about the relative phrase “drink more hot water.”
There are also tea drinks, decocting, bathing, soaking feet, hot baths, and also paying attention to a “hot”.
In this simple sentence, it is actually the health care that our ancestors left behind!
★ Foreigners do not drink hot water, don’t think that drinking water is normal. Jiang Liangxi, chief expert of Dongzhimen Hospital of Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, said that most hotels in foreign countries have no water to open and do not provide related equipment.
Many people who study or live abroad are most impressed by the fact that foreigners are directly drinking cold water from the faucet, so one of the daily necessities for students studying abroad in China is the electric kettle.
If you live in a hotel, you have a cold and ask the landlord to drink hot water, and the landlord will cast some eyes.
★ Chinese people use hot water: the simplest health regimen, disease prevention, rickets, drinking hot water has been in China for thousands of years.
In the 5th century BC, “The Yellow Emperor’s Internal Classic” has the record of “the disease to cure the soup”, “Mengzi” also has the expression “winter in the soup”, “Said Wen Jie Zi” said “soup, the heat is also”,The “soup” here is hot water.
Subsequently, hot water evolved into many “patterns”
, of which tea is widely known.
There are many words of “cooking tea” in the Han Dynasty classics. Drinking tea must be boiled, and boiled water is indispensable.
In addition to drinking hot water, the Chinese are also good at taking hot water baths, soaking feet, hot compresses, etc.
In the Jin Dynasty, the “Elbow Reserve Emergency” has the original record of the foot bath. The Emperor Qianlong Emperor, who has the longest life in history, summed up the foot health method as “three hundred steps in the morning and a soup in the evening”.”Soup” refers to the foot bath.
We must know that drinking hot water is also one of the important reasons why China can become an ancient civilization in four major civilizations: because the water is boiled, many pathogenic bacteria and parasite eggs in the water are also killed, and the people are sick.More strength to develop civilization, culture, technology!
First, a cup of hot water, eight benefits Su Dongpo said: “The hot bath foot method, its effect is not very early, but accumulated more than 100 days, the function can not be measured, than taking medicine, its effectiveness is a hundred times.
In fact, the health benefits of hot water are not limited to this.
1, promote blood circulation Jiang Liangzhu said that the warmth of water can expand the body’s blood vessels, speed up blood flow, thereby promoting systemic blood circulation, to achieve the effect of warm warm body.
Studies have shown that a healthy person uses 40 ° C?
After immersing your feet in 45°C water for half an hour, your whole body blood flow will increase by 10?
2, speed up metabolism, metabolism, warmth can stimulate the secretion of human hormones, a small amount of thyroid, adrenal hormones, etc., thereby improving the body’s metabolism, killing the body’s garbage, toxins and other better excreted.
Li Fangling, director of the Department of Traditional Chinese Medicine at Beijing Geriatric Hospital, said that especially when the skin temperature is high, the body is slightly sweaty and contributes to the discharge of toxins.
3, the consumption of a small amount of hot bath in the body can relax body and mind, restore muscle elasticity, and consume a lot of heat.
The latest study from Loughborough University in the United Kingdom found that taking 1 hour of bathing time is equivalent to walking for half an hour. Regular hot bathing also helps prevent diabetes.
4, enhance breathing function Jiang Liangyan believes that drinking boiled water can relieve the tension of the respiratory mucosa, promote sputum cough, is very effective for cough caused by colds.
In addition, the inhalation of water vapor is beneficial to the oral cavity, and the nasal mucosa remains moist, which not only prevents the invasion of the cold virus, but also helps clear the mucus in the lungs.
5, eliminate brain fatigue When the body accumulates a certain “sediment”, people feel tired.
Li Fangling said that taking a hot bath and drinking boiled water can speed up blood circulation, reduce the tiredness of blood, improve blood supply to the brain, and inhibit the central nervous system of the cerebral cortex, leaving the brain at rest.
6, relieve local pain Chinese medicine believes that “warth is pass, general is not painful.”
Jiang Liangxi said that hot compresses and other methods can increase the blood supply to damaged tissues and relieve local pain.
For example, when a dysmenorrhea can be applied with a towel, it can promote blood circulation, relieve qi and relieve pain.
7, reduce the onset of disease Li Fangling said that soaking feet have health effects on all organs of the body.
The foot Sanyin on the foot is related to the liver, the spleen and the kidney. The foot Sanyang is related to the gallbladder, the bladder and the stomach. It uses the warming effect to strengthen the blood circulation of the foot, which is conducive to refreshing the body and preventing disease.
8, improve communication skills The Albert Einstein College of Medicine study found that bathing in water at 39 ° C can improve the communication ability of autistic patients.
People who live in a milder environment have stronger communicative abilities, a more active immune system, and greater resistance to disease.
Second, the hot water in addition to drinking, but also with ★ water bag + hot water in fact, Chinese medicine moxibustion is a hot method, the difference is that the use of Ai, take its dehumidification and cold and other effects and fire heat.
However, moxibustion moxibustion acupoints, so with moxibustion moxibustion, hot water bag hot compress is more convenient, basically where there is a problem, directly put the hot water bottle where you can.
Apply the back cough hot water bottle to fill the hot water, and apply a thin towel or cloth to the back.
It can dilate blood vessels in the respiratory tract, trachea, lungs, etc., and accelerate blood circulation.
This is mainly because the back end of the bladder through the main body of the table, the external evil attack, it is aversion to cold, fever, nasal congestion; and the Governor of the main body of the sun, once invaded, the yang deficiency, the resistance is low.
Therefore, the hot water bag is often used to apply the back, which can make the bladder and the governor run normally, which is good for relieving cough, treating colds and improving resistance.
The neck-neck hypnosis has a sleeping point, and the insomnia is dizzy.
Put the hot water bottle on the back of the body before going to bed, you will feel mild and comfortable, first warm hands, slowly feel warm feet, can pass hypnosis.
The stiff neck, cervical spondylosis, and lumbar spondylosis can be applied to the affected area with a slight stiff neck and with interventional activities.
The head is slowly bent forward and gently turned forward and left and right.
Symptoms of early cervical spondylosis, such as stiff neck, soreness or mild pain after being cold, is inconvenient to apply with a towel, and it is easy to get wet clothes. Therefore, it is recommended to use hot water in a hot water bottle to improve symptoms, promote blood circulation and relieve muscle spasms.
The same as lumbar spondylosis.
Sprain, strain After 24 or 48 hours of injury, when the swelling begins to gradually improve, use hot water bag to apply local pain, every 20 minutes or so, 1 per day?
2 times, can effectively promote blood circulation, accelerate the absorption of congestion and exudate, warm and disperse the role of cold and blood circulation, and eliminate local swelling and pain.
Dysmenorrhea or cold abdominal pain in women with dysmenorrhea or abdominal pain caused by cold, can be used in hot water bags, can make silt, qi and pain relief.
Prostatitis Professor He Jiayang, chief physician of the Department of Urology, Shanghai Fifth People’s Hospital, Fudan University, introduced prostatitis, a common disease in the male reproductive system. The incidence rate of males over 35 years old is 35%.
In addition to the need to be treated, the simple, practical “hot water bath” method is also effective: put a hot water bottle (or electric hot woman) under the armpit 10?
20 minutes to make treatment easier.
The time required to hold the hot water bottle should not be too long and should not exceed 30 minutes.
Tinnitus is an ordinary hot water bottle placed between the waist and the bones in a warm autumn clothes. The outer clothes should be wrapped tightly, and then sit back against the mat (strengthen the influence of the hot water bottle on the waist).
After the warmth is over, sleeping at night will reveal that the tinnitus that whirls around the ear every day is gone.
The reason is: a large number of concentrated in the back waist, heat infiltration into the Shenshu point, Bajiu point, life gate, etc., to replenish the energy of the kidney, the problem of natural ears will be solved (kidney open to the ear).
The diarrhea can be used for the abdominal pain caused by the cold, diarrhea, and the simple treatment of the hot sputum.
Apply hot salt to the Shenque point, and also heat the Guanyuan point (four cross-points under the umbilicus) at the same time. It has the effect of dehumidifying and cold, warming the spleen and kidney.
★Towels + hot water and hot water bottle ratio, when hot with a towel, the hot air of the towel will promote local blood circulation, and will open the pores. At this time, the water vapor can enter the skin from the pores, so use the towel to heat the skin.The problem is good.
Eye fatigue, dark circles with a towel hot compress can promote blood circulation around the eyes, relieve eye fatigue, can partially relieve dry eye syndrome, dark eye symptoms, as well as eyesight and brain function.
The ear canal is applied to the ear with a towel or gently rubbed to improve blood circulation in the ear and prevent functional deafness caused by it.
Dizziness puts a hot towel on the back of the head. Every few minutes, it stimulates the acupuncture points on the back of the head, improves the symptoms of dizziness in some patients, and improves the reaction and thinking ability.
The injury during the stress injury period of the bruises can not be performed hot, but it can occur 2-3 days after the injury, if there is no bleeding or swelling, the hot towel can be used to relieve the symptoms.
The induration caused by the injection is gently applied to the indurated part after the injection, and every 30 minutes, the hot side is rubbed to promote the blood circulation of the hard knot and accelerate the absorption of the liquid.
Replenishing skin care, reducing wrinkles and UV radiation can cause collagen loss, which is an important cause of wrinkles.
Japanese researchers have found that bathing or hot compressing can increase the protein that protects cells and prevent wrinkles caused by ultraviolet radiation.
Third, the hot water is as good as the temperature, the temperature is also important. The “temperature” of the water here is equivalent to the “dose” when using the traditional Chinese medicine. The dose is correct, the dosage is wrong, and the dose is wrong.
1, provide: 40 ° C water is the most suitable temperature for drinking hot water can not be too high, 40 ° C or so warm water is best, neither excessive stimulation of the inhalation, and it is not easy to cause vasoconstriction.
2, foot bath: 40 ° C?
At 9 o’clock in the evening at 45 °C, the kidney blood is weaker, and the foot can nourish the kidney and liver.
Jiang Liangxi said that the water temperature is 40 °C?
45 ° C, feel warm and comfortable is appropriate, the amount of water should be piled up without feet, bubble 10?
For 15 minutes, until the whole body is slightly hot, it starts to sweat.
When you soak your feet, you can also use a gauze bag 15?
Put 20 grams of pepper into the water and gently massage your feet.
Immediately after soaking, use a towel to dry, pay attention to keep your feet warm, and not be cold.
Patients with cardiac insufficiency, severe lower extremity vascular disease, elevated blood pressure, foot complications, etc. should be used with caution in hot water or under the guidance of a doctor.
3, hot compress: Do not use more than 70 ° C in the hot towel, water bag hot, the water temperature should not be too high, generally 60?
70 ° C is appropriate.
The best way is: soak the clean towel at 40 ° C?
In hot water at 45 °C, wring it out and apply it to the affected area. Change the towel every 5 minutes. The hot compress lasts for 15?
Heat the sensitive parts such as the eyes, the temperature is 40?
50 degrees Celsius is appropriate, too high and easy to burn.