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How To Regulate Lack Of Qi & Blood Circulation?

Many friends, especially women, are troubled by different degrees of lack of qi and blood. The symptoms include: pale complexion, dry skin, withered hair, dry and cracked nails, blurred vision, numbness of hands and feet, insomnia, dreaminess, forgetfulness, heart palpitations, mental Trance, etc., is more likely to occur especially in winter. I hope this article can help you understand qi and blood deficiency, prevent and regulate qi and blood deficiency more reasonably.

In addition to dietary supplements and self-adjustment, you should do more exercises that relax the muscles and collaterals, such as 'meridian exercise courses', to help the Qi and blood better adjust during exercise. At the same time, it is recommended to make a diagnosis with a doctor as soon as possible, and formulate a more reasonable and effective treatment and diet plan.

In the previous article, I introduced how to identify the lack of qi and blood through the details of the human body, as well as the relationship between qi and blood and other viscera. In this article, we will use more than 50 years of clinical experience as a summary to introduce the causes of qi and blood deficiency and the traditional Chinese medicine diet to help you effectively control and improve the troubles caused by qi and blood deficiency.

Insufficiency of qi and blood is the deficiency of qi and blood in traditional Chinese medicine. The result of insufficient qi and blood will lead to the decline of liver function, causing premature aging lesions.

Qi deficiency: that is, the function of the viscera declines and the disease resistance ability is poor. Deficiency of Qi results in chills, cold limbs, spontaneous perspiration, dizziness, tinnitus, lethargy, fatigue and weakness, palpitations, shortness of breath, and growth retardation.

Blood deficiency is manifested as: pale complexion, dry skin, withered hair, dry and cracked nails, blurred vision, numbness of hands and feet, insomnia, dreaminess, forgetfulness, palpitations, and trance. This symptom is more likely to flare up in winter.

The patients with qi and blood deficiency are mainly female. Both qi and blood are the carriers of life, and together they nourish the body and make the body function normally and harmoniously. And women are prone to lack of qi and blood due to menstruation, system and other reasons.


The reasons for the lack of qi and blood are usually classified into two types. One is that the biochemistry of qi and blood is not enough, that is, the sources we usually talk about are not enough. The second is too much damage, including:

  1. Improper diet: not eating on time; partial eclipse and incomplete nutrition will cause damage to the spleen and stomach, resulting in insufficient energy and raw materials to generate qi and blood.
  2. Lack of sleep: Long-term irregular work and rest time, so that the body's blood does not have enough time to recover and rest.
  3. Lack of exercise: too little exercise, the veins cannot run smoothly, resulting in the blockage of qi and blood production.
  4. Overwork: physical and mental overwork, which damages the normal functioning of the human body for many years.

The methods of treating and preventing qi and blood deficiency include traditional Chinese medicine meridian drug conditioning treatment, self-exercise therapy and dietary therapy. Today, I will introduce to you a few convenient and effective diet recipes.

lotus root

【Lotus Root】

Lotus root nourishes the stomach and nourishes yin, strengthens the spleen, nourishes qi and nourishes blood, and is an excellent food supplement. Especially for people with weak spleen and stomach, lack of qi and blood, dry skin and dull complexion. Lotus root is a good medicine, it can strengthen the spleen and appetizer, nourish blood, stop bleeding, and improve complexion. Lotus root can be used to stew pork ribs soup, or mushrooms (vegetarians), with 1-2 packs of vitality health medicated food packs, the effect is even better!



【Danggui Shengdi Mutton Pot】

500 grams of mutton, angelica, 20 grams of raw land, appropriate amount of soy sauce, rice wine, sugar, and salt. Rinse the mutton, cut it into pieces, put it in a pot, add water, angelica, raw ground, dried ginger, and rice wine and cook until seven mature, add soy sauce, sugar, salt, and simmer over low heat to collect the juice.

This recipe comes from [Qianjin Fang], the original recipe is used to "remove blood in a collapse, and it will not stop over time", it is a recipe for warming qi and blood. The main ingredient in the recipe is mutton, which is powerful in nourishing qi and blood, and warms the uterus. Angelica, raw ground helps mutton to nourish blood and regulate menstruation, and dried ginger helps mutton to warm and warm, and they are combined to form a recipe for warming qi and blood. This side has the effect of nourishing qi and nourishing blood, warming the middle and warming the lower. It is suitable for cold qi and blood in the palace, postpartum deficiency cold, and abdominal pain.



【Pork kidney, ginseng, yam, angelica and yam pot】

1 pork kidney, 10 grams of ginseng, 10 grams of angelica, 30 grams of yam, sesame oil, soy sauce, scallion white, and an appropriate amount of ginger. Put ginseng and angelica in a casserole, add water, boil for 10 minutes, add pork kidneys, yam, cook for a while, then remove the pork kidneys, add sesame oil, green onions, ginger, and mix well.

This recipe comes from [One Hundred and One Selected Prescriptions], the original recipe is used for "heart-qi deficiency, stunned and spontaneous sweating", it is a commonly used recipe for nourishing qi and nourishing blood. Deficiency of both qi and blood, deficiency of qi and deficiency of external defense, and decrease in skills, will lead to spontaneous sweating and shortness of breath; deficiency of blood cannot be nourished. With ginseng and angelica as the main, nourishing vitality, nourishing blood and nourishing blood, the two are used together to supplement both qi and blood. Chinese yam invigorates the spleen and nourishes the kidney, calms and nourishes the dryness, while pig kidney nourishes the kidney and stops sweating. It is especially suitable for those who are deficient in both qi and blood and are mainly deficient in qi.


Easy tonic food: beef, mutton, wolfberry, chicken, pork, glutinous rice, soybean, jujube, crucian carp, carp, quail, shrimp, mushroom, etc.
Eat less food: buckwheat, grapefruit, kumquat, orange, raw radish, chrysanthemum, tea and tobacco and alcohol.
Foods to avoid: hawthorn, garlic, coriander, kohlrabi, pepper, basil leaves, mint, lotus leaves.


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