There are many advantages of foot washing before going to bed, which can help you to sleep, strengthen your body and relieve your fatigue in one day. Foot is the "second heart" of the human body. Good maintenance of your foot can dispel disease, keep you healthy for a whole life, and it is easy to wash your foot. It is recommended to wash your foot once a day.
There are abundant nerve endings and capillaries in the foot. Soaking feet in hot water has a mild and good stimulating effect on the nerves and capillaries. This kind of warm and hot stimulation reflects to the cerebral cortex and plays an inhibitory role on the cerebral cortex. It is the smooth transition of the excited sympathetic nerve to the parasympathetic nerve. When the parasympathetic nerve is excited, the person is in a state of quiet rest, so as to improve and eliminate the symptoms.
Hot water washing feet promotes the blood circulation of feet and the whole body. Due to the increase of blood circulation, it can regulate the secretion of various hormones by endocrine glands, such as thyroid hormone secreted by thyroid gland, adrenal hormone secreted by adrenal gland, etc., which can promote metabolism.
According to traditional Chinese medicine, the five viscera and six Fu organs of the human body have corresponding projections on the feet, connecting 12 meridians of the human viscera, of which 6 originate from the feet, so the feet are the beginning of the three yin feet, the end of the three Yang feet, and more than 60 acupoints of the feet are connected with the internal and external environment. If you can insist on washing your feet with hot water before going to bed, you can stimulate these acupoints, promote the movement of Qi and blood, regulate the function of internal organs, relax the meridians and collaterals of the whole body, so as to dispel diseases and expel pathogenic factors, replenish qi and remove stasis, and nourish vitality.
Modern medicine also believes that the foot is the "second heart" of the human body. The foot has countless nerve endings closely connected with the brain and closely related to human health. Therefore, washing feet with hot water for sleeping can enhance the immunity and resistance of the body, and has the effect of strengthening the body and prolonging life.
When the body is fatigued, the foot has poor blood circulation, end products of metabolism, calcium salt, lactic acid microcrystals and other substances. When the function of an organ is abnormal or sick, the foot's blood circulation is worse and sediment is more easily produced due to the influence of pathological reflex. After a day of strenuous exercise, the athletes' blood contains an average of 30 mg of lactic acid per kilogram of blood. After soaking the feet in 43 ℃ water for 30 minutes, they take blood samples for examination, which is about 5 mg lower. After a period of foot washing time, the lactic acid in the blood is reduced by about 20 mg, returning to the level of lactic acid in the blood when they hardly feel tired. It can be seen that hot water washing feet is the most simple and effective way to eliminate physical fatigue.
After seeing all the advantages above, I believe you also want to wash your feet every day. Let's take action. It's the best way to wash your feet. It's especially suitable for white-collar workers and heavy manual workers. It can reduce the fatigue of one day's work and help them participate in the work with full spirit the next day.