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Drink tea in winter

According to traditional Chinese medicine, people should drink tea according to their physical fitness as well as choose the right tea in different seasons of a year. Generally speaking, black tea is recommended in winter. 

Black tea is an ideal drink in winter. It contains rich protein to help digestion while nourishing and strengthening our body.


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Why do you feel cold on hands and feet?

The experts suggest a number of possible causes for the problem:

  • Poor circulation
  • Yang qi is not strong enough
  • diseases like hypothyroidism
  • others stressors like pressure, worry...

Some tips from the experts to make your hands and feet feel warmer:

  • Keep warm
  • Exercise regularly
  • Massage some points like yang chi, yong quan as shown in the picture above
  • Eat foods that contain Vitamins E,B and niacin like nuts and cattots
  • Aromatherapy baths with essential oils like ginger, rosemary

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Winter & Kidney

In Chinese medicine, the kidney is the root or source of all the energy (Qi) in the body. In the winter, it is important that we nourish the kidney Qi. 

Tips:

  • Exercise with long, slow movements.
  • Go to bed early and get up late
  • Keep back warm
  • Less salt and add bitter for taste
  • Less cold-natured and more warm-natured food