According to traditional Chinese medicine, the abdomen is “the palace city of the five zang organs and six Fu organs, the source of yin and Yang and Qi and blood”. It is the acquired foundation of the human body. The water and grain essence received by the stomach can maintain the normal physiological function of the human body. Abdominal massage has always been one of the health care methods advocated by health care experts in the past dynasties. Sun Simiao, a medical expert in the Tang Dynasty, once said: “after eating, rub the abdomen with your hands, walk one or two hundred steps, and walk slowly. Rubbing the abdomen after eating can eliminate all kinds of diseases.”
benefits of kneading the abdomen after meals
1. Promote gastrointestinal peristalsis
Modern medicine believes that regular abdominal rubbing can increase the blood flow of abdominal and intestinal smooth muscles, enhance the muscle tension of the inner wall of the gastrointestinal tract and the function of the lymphatic system, thereby promoting gastrointestinal peristalsis.
2. Peiyuan secures cost
Traditional Chinese medicine believes that abdominal cancer is the biochemical place of Qi and blood in the human body. Although massage is only local, it can strengthen the whole body through this biochemical place of Qi and blood, so as to promote the health of the whole body.
3. Prevent ulcer
Rubbing the abdomen can stimulate the gastrointestinal tract, promote the production of prostaglandins in the gastrointestinal mucosa, prevent the production of excessive gastric acid, and prevent ulceration.
4. chronic hepatitis
If you stick to rubbing the abdomen every morning and evening, you can relax the liver, relieve depression, regulate the spleen and stomach, and alleviate symptoms such as dull pain in the liver area, abdominal distension and loss of appetite.
5. Relieve constipation
For those who are often constipated, rotate and rub the abdomen with the palm clockwise, 50-100 times a time, which can effectively increase the number of defecation and improve the symptoms of constipation.
6. Treatment of insomnia
People who often suffer from insomnia at night can lie on their back on the bed and rub their abdomen with their hands 30-40 times before going to bed at night, which will make them feel tired.
7. weight loss
Massaging the abdomen can also stimulate the peripheral nerves, so that the capillaries of the abdominal wall can be unblocked and the fat consumption can be promoted through the massage of different intensity, such as light, fast and slow, so as to achieve the effect of weight loss. The massage technique is: take the supine position, take the navel as the center, and massage by hand for 10 minutes, 1-2 times a day.
8. Prevention of postoperative intestinal adhesion
After the wound is completely healed, the patient carries out self abdominal friction, which can prevent the occurrence of intestinal adhesion after surgery. Generally, it should be kneaded at 10 a.m., 3 p.m. and every night before going to bed.
9. Improve physical coldness
For people with cold body, you can massage both sides of the stomach, about three horizontal fingers, clockwise twice a day for 5 minutes each time, so as to regulate blood and reduce the problem of cold body.