How to prevent childrens cold in autumn and winter

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 How to prevent childrens cold in autumn and winter


Daily life

As the so-called harvest in autumn and store in winter, the Yang Qi tends to converge in autumn and winter. Childrens physiological activities should also comply with the changes of yin and Yang in nature. Children should go to bed early and get up moderately late. They should avoid getting up in the morning and have outdoor activities when the weather is cool. They should take outdoor activities when the weather is fine and warm, so as to enhance childrens physique and combine work with rest.

Autumn and winter is also a season of high incidence of influenza. Try not to take children to crowded public places; wear masks when going out, open windows and ventilate the room every day to maintain indoor air circulation; in autumn and winter, the climate is dry, dryness also hurts the lung, appropriate drinking water, humidifier can be selected, and indoor humidity should be maintained; children and parents should be vaccinated with influenza vaccine in time.

Traditional Chinese medicine tea

Buqi Fanggan drink: Astragalus 10g, Atractylodes macrocephala 10g, Fangfeng 6G, Pseudostellaria heterophylla 6G, ginger 2 tablets, jujube 3 capsules. It is suitable for children with weak constitution, excessive sweating after activity, easy to catch a cold, loss of appetite, soft muscles and fatigue.

Ziyin Fanggan drink: Radix Glehniae 10g, Ophiopogonis 10g, Lilium 6G, Lycium barbarum 6G, mume 6G. It is suitable for children with thin body, dry lips, drinking water, night sweat during sleep, dry stool, red tongue and less tongue coating.

Quhuofanggan drink: Radix Scrophulariae 10g, chrysanthemum 3G, honeysuckle 3G, Trollius 3G, hawthorn 10g. It is suitable for children with strong body, short temper, active and less static, easy to eat, stinky in mouth and dry stool. Decocting method: put the above medicine into a ceramic, stainless steel or glass pot, add 500ml water, boil it at high fire, turn to low heat for about 3-5 minutes, remove the dregs, take the juice, and take the tea instead. Infantile massage is a green therapy. It can strengthen the spleen and invigorate the lung in children with weak constitution and recurrent respiratory tract infection. The commonly used massage techniques include invigorating spleen meridian, reinforcing lung meridian, tonifying kidney meridian, pushing up three passes, carrying internal Bagua, pressing Zusanli, kneading spine, etc. sticking to massage every day and cooperating with traditional Chinese medicine tea can play a certain preventive role in childrens cold and influenza. (Wu Liqun, chief physician of Pediatrics, Oriental Hospital, Beijing University of traditional Chinese Medicine)_ NBJS6202

Quhuofanggan drink: Radix Scrophulariae 10g, chrysanthemum 3G, honeysuckle 3G, Trollius 3G, hawthorn 10g. It is suitable for children with strong body, short temper, active and less static, easy to eat, stinky in mouth and dry stool.

Decocting method: put the above medicine into a ceramic, stainless steel or glass pot, add 500ml water, boil it at high fire, turn to low heat for about 3-5 minutes, remove the dregs, take the juice, and take the tea instead.

Infantile massage

Infantile massage is a green therapy, which has the effect of invigorating the spleen and tonifying the lung in children with weak constitution and easily recurrent respiratory tract infection. The commonly used massage techniques include invigorating spleen meridian, reinforcing lung meridian, tonifying kidney meridian, pushing up three passes, carrying internal Bagua, pressing Zusanli, kneading spine, etc. sticking to massage every day and cooperating with traditional Chinese medicine tea can play a certain preventive role in childrens cold and influenza.

(Wu Liqun, chief physician of Pediatrics, Oriental Hospital, Beijing University of traditional Chinese Medicine)