Introduction: some people are deeply troubled by drooling when they sleep at night. They always wet their pillows the next morning. Have you ever thought that this is actually a symptom of spleen deficiency? Some people drool at night because of spleen deficiency. The spleen controls the muscles and opens the mouth.
what is spleen deficiency
It is a traditional Chinese medicine term. It refers to the pathological phenomenon of weak temper. Mostly due to eating disorders. It is caused by the loss of labor and leisure, or by a long illness and physical deficiency. The spleen has the functions of transporting nutrients in food, distributing water and controlling blood. Spleen deficiency can lead to abnormal transportation and transformation, nutritional disorders, loss of water and liquid to disperse and produce dampness and phlegm, or blood loss.
what other symptoms do you have
If the spleen is weak, the essence of water and valley can not be transmitted, and the viscera and bones can not be nurtured, resulting in yellowish complexion, mental fatigue, physical fatigue, sleepiness after eating, and dullness after eating; Or bloating after eating, loose stool and diarrhea; Or grain food is not melted, limbs are not warm, Qi is short and cold, and women have spleen deficiency; The tongue is light and fat with teeth marks on the edges; A series of manifestations of spleen deficiency such as weak and weak pulse.
How do people with spleen deficiency choose food
Food suitable for eating: it has the functions of nourishing the spleen and Qi, refreshing the spleen, appetizing and digesting food, such as japonica rice, indica rice, fried rice (jiaoguo), job’s tears, cooked lotus root, millet, yam, lentil, cowpea, grape, jujube, carrot, potato, mushrooms and so on.
Foods that are cold and easy to damage temper, such as bitter gourd, cucumber, winter melon, eggplant, water spinach, celery, amaranth, Zizania, lettuce, honeysuckle, persimmon, banana, loquat, pear, watermelon, mung bean, tofu, naked oats, etc. Among them, foods with thick, rich and greasy taste that easily hinder the function of temper movement, such as duck, pork, turtle, oyster, milk, sesame, etc. Foods that benefit Qi and eliminate accumulation, and easily consume temper, such as buckwheat; Hawthorn, radish, coriander, etc.
dietotherapy reference prescription
Japonica rice porridge: 50g of Japonica Rice and 10g of raisins. Cook japonica rice with proper amount of water until it is ripe. Add raisins and stew until it is tender.
Sweet potato: commonly known as sweet potato, potato and sweet potato. It is mild in nature and sweet in taste. It has the functions of nourishing the spleen and blood, supplementing qi and relieving constipation. It is said in the Diet Manual of suixiju that “cooking nourishes the spleen and stomach, strengthens Qi, protects against wind and cold, and benefits color.” According to the compendium, sweet potato can “nourish the middle, warm the stomach and fatten the five internal organs”. People with spleen deficiency can eat sweet potatoes as staple food.