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Autumnal equinox moxibustion for health preservation, supplement Yang Qi and dispel cold evil

DailyBird Culture 2021-10-09 1 0

Chinese traditional medicine has moxibustion therapy, which is a kind of therapy to moxibustion human acupoints with moxa sticks and moxa sticks in order to achieve the effect of health care and disease prevention. When it comes to the timing of moxibustion, people often say it is the dog days in midsummer, but in fact, moxibustion can also be carried out and have a certain effect at other times of the year. Today's old yellow calendar will introduce you to the relevant knowledge of moxibustion and health preservation at the autumn equinox.


proper moxibustion in autumn can supplement Yang Qi and dispel cold evil. At the same time, moxibustion at some acupoints can also nourish Yin Qi, harmonize Yin and Yang, and achieve the effect of yin-yang balance. After the autumn equinox, people can appropriately moxibustion Guanyuan, Zusanli, Sanyinjiao and Shenshu acupoints.

Guanyuan point Guanyuan point is the raising point of the small intestine, which is located 3 inches below the navel. It has the function of Tonifying the kidney, strengthening yang and strengthening the vitality of the whole body. "Bian que Xin Shu" records that "at the turn of summer and autumn, i.e. burn a thousand columns of Guan yuan, not afraid of cold and heat for a long time". Moxibustion of Guan yuan can dredge the vein, strengthen the waist and spine, supplement deficiency and benefit loss.


Zusanli point is a point of stomach meridian combination, which is located at the front and outside of the lower leg. When the outer knee is 3 inches at the moment, it is a transverse finger (middle finger) from the front edge of the tibia. It has the function of Tonifying Qi and blood, righting and nourishing yuan. For many elderly people with physical deficiency, moxibustion at Zusanli this season can promote the operation of Qi and blood, warm the middle and disperse the cold, strengthen the spleen and stomach, and enhance healthy qi, so as to play its role in preventing diseases, strengthening the body and prolonging life.

Sanyinjiao point Sanyinjiao point is the intersection point of the three yin meridians of the foot (liver, spleen and kidney). It is on the inner side of the lower leg, 3 inches above the tip of the inner ankle of the foot and behind the medial edge of the tibia. Autumn moxibustion Sanyinjiao can supplement Yin Qi in the body, strengthen the spleen and blood, regulate the liver and kidney, and also have the effect of calming the mind and helping sleep.

Shenshu Point Shenshu Point is one of the commonly used acupoints of the foot Taiyang bladder meridian. It is located under the spinous process of the second lumbar spine, with a side opening of 1. 5 inches (two fingers wide). For many men with Yang deficiency constitution, moxibustion at Shenshu Point this season can benefit the kidney and absorb Qi, fill essence and marrow, and strengthen the waist and spine.

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