The equinox day and night are equal, and the balance between yin and yang is one of the most suitable solar terms to regulate physical fitness.
"Su Wen · Zhizheng Da Lun" says: "Pay attention to the location of yin and yang and adjust it for peace." The focus of vernal equinox regimen is to regulate the internal organs, qi and blood, essence and qi of the body. The mental, physical and sports are harmoniously balanced.
1. The vernal equinox regimen
"In the vernal equinox, the yin and yang are half-phase. Therefore, the day and night are average and the cold and heat are calm." The word "fen" tells the boundary between day and night, cold and heat. At this time, the sun's yellow longitude is 0 degrees, and the sun's position is above the equator. It is recorded in the lunar calendar that "Dou Zhiren is the vernal equinox, which travels around the week and the day. The northern and southern hemispheres divide the day and night (except near the pole). It is also half of the spring, so it is called the vernal equinox."
In the spring, the blood circulation of the lower part of the human body is worse than that of the upper part. It is also necessary to avoid wind and cold attack. Pay attention to keep warm. Don't wear trousers and footwear too thin, and don't lose your clothes too fast.
During the Spring Equinox solar terms, the human blood is also in a period of vigorous, hormone levels are also at a relatively peak period, at this time prone to non-infectious diseases such as hypertension, menstrual disorders, hemorrhoids and allergic diseases. The general principle of diet should be to avoid the diet of severe heat and cold, and maintain a balance of cold and heat. During this period, it is not appropriate to drink fatty soup.
2. Spring equinox moxibustion, soothes the liver and nourishes the spleen and stomach
During the vernal equinox, moxibustion is effective in soothing the liver, nourishing the spleen, promoting yang and dampness, detoxification and improving eyesight, etc. The vernal equinox is one of the eight major festivals. The vernal equinox moxibustion is of great significance and should not be missed! Although the weather has warmed up after the spring equinox, the temperature is extremely unstable, and certain diseases are very easy to repeat and aggravate, especially colds and allergic diseases. Traditional Chinese medicine believes that in the vernal equinox, the wood flourishes and the soil declines, and the health should be soothing the liver and the spleen and stomach. "Huang Di Nei Jing. Su Wen" pointed out: "Long vision hurts blood, prolonged lying down hurts qi, sitting for a long time hurts flesh, standing for a long time, bones, tendons, and excessive movement will damage the body." Must follow in daily life. The principle of moderation, do not read books, watch TV, or watch the computer for too long, otherwise it is prone to blood deficiency that cannot moisturize your eyes, and your eyes are dry.
3. The best acupoints for vernal equinox moxibustion
Ganshu: On the back, below the spinous process of the 9th thoracic vertebra, 1.5 inches laterally.
Shenshu: The Shenshu point of the human body is located at the waist, below the spinous process of the second lumbar vertebra, 1.5 cun laterally away.
Sanyinjiao: Inside the calf, three inches above the ankle. It has a good effect on gynecological diseases.
Zusanli: On the anterior and outer side of the calf, 3 inches below the calf's nose, one transverse finger (middle finger) from the front edge of the tibia.
Guanyuan Point: Three inches below the umbilicus (3 inches when placed horizontally with four fingers).