In autumn and winter, before going to bed at night, soaking your feet can wash away the fatigue of the day and go to sleep smoothly. It is very beneficial for women to soak their feet before going to bed, which has a good effect on their body and skin. Here are four kinds of traditional Chinese medicine suitable for women to soak their feet:
Ginger has the function of dispelling cold and relieving skin. Soaking feet with ginger water can stimulate capillaries in feet, improve local blood circulation and metabolism, and have a good effect on dispelling dampness and warming up. Therefore, it is suitable for people with cold hands and feet and cold physique.
Wormwood can replenish qi, nourish blood, dispel dampness and warm meridians. Soaking feet with wormwood can not only improve physique, alleviate the symptoms of cold and dysmenorrhea, but also improve lung function. Therefore, it is also suitable for people with bronchitis.
Cinnamon has the function of warming and Tonifying Kidney Yang, and also has a good alleviating effect on edema.
The nephrogenic edema we often see in our life is mainly caused by kidney problems. Therefore, soaking feet with cinnamon can promote the blood circulation of lower limbs, which has a certain effect on assisting in reducing edema.
Safflower has the function of promoting blood circulation, removing blood stasis and relieving pain. Therefore, for women with weak physique, dysmenorrhea or irregular menstruation, soaking feet with safflower has a good relief and improvement.
Moreover, it is easy to have chilblain in winter. Women soak their feet with Safflower in winter, which also has a certain role in preventing and alleviating chilblain.