This site does not support expressions that encourage racism, hate, violence, illegal activity, or harassment. This gave me the opportunity to add to my Chinese Reflexology routine for getting over a cold fast to help with sore throat relief. Sore throats, stuffy noses, body aches, and even the flu are all common symptoms of a mid-winter slump. Zhang B, Fu Y, Huang C, Zheng C, Wu Z, Zhang W, Yang X, Gong F, Li Y, Chen X, Gao S, Chen X, Li Y, Lu A, Wang Y. The wind and cold pathogens hinder the protective qi flowing on the body surface, so there are aversion to wind, chills and general aches. Because the definitions of first two words are difficult to distinguish, they are often collectively referred to simply as vomiting. In our review, we searched all CPMs listed in the ‘China national essential drug list 2012’.
As any expert would agree, prevention is the first step to avoiding the common cold or flu. Ear pain might be attributed to any of the following diseases in Western medicine: inflammation, abscess or infection of the external auditory canal, acute or chronic otitis media, or mastoiditis. This is the article that launched my blog. Here are several strategies, based on Chinese medical theory, which can increase your immunity and prevent and treat illness. This may cause pain throughout the body. At first, I thought it was the cold or flu that was making me weak. Imagine being able to reliably arrest and stop these evils the very first day.
That is, until an acquaintance gave me a vial of Chinese pills and told me to take them if I felt a cold coming on. What I wasn’t aware of at the time was the wide variety of other ailments that could also be treated with acupuncture and Chinese herbs. Despite the frustrations of science, some people claim to cure a cold with an amazing variety of stuff like garlic, ginger, zinc, and vitamin C. Overexposure to Wind, Cold or Heat may cause these pathogenic factors to invade the face. Pathogenic Influences of Wind, Cold, and Dampness are said to penetrate the body’s defenses and lodge in the muscles, tendons, and joints. More than three hundred herbs that are commonly used today have a history of use that goes back at least 2,000 years. Leg cramps are common, many people experience it occasionally, elderly people and pregnant women have a higher risk to develop the problem.
If there is invasion of Wind-Cold, it may block the Qi and Blood circulation, causing toothache. Usually cold or cool herbs will treat fever, thirst, sore throat and general heat diseases. This is a common health problem for women all over the world. Hong Kong has a large variety of teas imported from different Chinese provinces and cities, such as Fujian’s Tie-guan-yin tea, Hangzhou’s Dragon Well tea and Yunnan’s Pu-erh tea. This indicates exterior syndromes due to invasion by exogenous pathogenic factors. Severe pain in the stomach even chronic or acute could point to a life threatening disorder. 1 chopped spring onion 2g thinly shredded ginger (add more if you love it) 3 tsp cooking oil rice vinegar or favourite one—I use apple cider vinegar some sugar Heat up oil in a frying pan or a wok, add Zanthoxylum seeds, once oil becomes dark, pour spring onion and ginger in and stir for a few seconds then put Chinese cabbage in, stir again, add vinegar, put sugar in, stir evenly until cabbage looks soft enough for your preference.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome – IBS : chronic, off and on type of pain which may last months or years. This innovative, fast acting formula helps to quickly relieve the symptoms of colds, flu, tonsillitis, sinusitis, pharyngitis & laryngitis including sore throat, fever, inflammation, pain, mucus congestion and cough. TCM encompasses the modalities of acupuncture, herbal medicine, moxabustion, Tui Na or medical massage and often includes nutritional therapy and breathing therapy or Qi Gong. But now — thanks to Kelly Dodd, of all people — I am here to proclaim my conversion. When I began writing this article, I was actually recovering from a really nasty sore throat that felt like a ring of fire. Cold Away had a very high rate of patient satisfaction and reported efficacy. According to TCM, the following pathogenic factors may cause eye pain: invasion of External pathogenic factors, stagnation of Qi or Blood, Flaring up of Liver-Fire, hyperactivity of Liver-Yang, deficiency of Qi, deficiency of Blood in the Liver and deficiency of Yin of the Liver and Kidney.
In severe cases, there may be nausea and vomiting or even fainting. The Chinese believe that a healthy, moderate amount of sex supports a good flow of Qi and too much sex (specifically ejaculation for men and childbirth for women), depletes the Qi, blood and essence of the Kidneys.