Children’s most common cold in summer may not be able to use Huoxiangzhengqi. It is necessary to distinguish between cold and dampness or dampness and heat.

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After the summer solstice, in addition to the symptoms of nasal congestion, sneezing, runny nose, fever and headache, many colds are accompanied by vomiting and diarrhea. The onset is often very acute, and the symptoms appear to be severe. This is what we often call gastrointestinal colds, which are the most common in summer. Different from other seasons, gastrointestinal colds usually contain dampness and are more manifested in the form of damp heat or cold dampness.

Most people think of Huoxiang Zhengqi Water, but Huoxiang is not always effective. In general, it is still necessary to differentiate between cold and heat in order to deal with it more specifically, which can be roughly divided into the following three types. The first typemainly cold and damp in the middle coke strong>The performance is: fever but relatively cold, runny nose, if there is diarrhea, it will not be particularly smelly, The color will not be very Deep, generally not very violent, mostly watery and foamy. Rubbing the stomach will make you feel comfortable, sweating is more like a cold sweat, if it is accompanied by vomiting, there will be no strong smell, the surrounding area of ​​the stomach is cold, and the urine is clear and long. These symptoms all reflect a certain degree of middle-jiao cold-dampness.At this time, it is suitable to use some medicines for dispelling cold and dampness, such as Huoxiangzhengqi water, or Shushiganmao granules .

The composition of Shushi Ganmao Granules and Huoxiangzhengqi Water are relatively similar, including Huoxiang, Fangfeng, Perilla leaves, Xiangju, Perrin, Angelica, Bitter almond, Dabelpi , Chenpi, Pinellia, Poria.

Remove the exterior and remove dampness, regulate qi and reduce inversion, disperse the cold on the body surface, dissolve the dampness in the stomach and intestines, and then use some medicines for regulating qi, reducing inversion and eliminating fullness. Like Dabelpi and Chenpi, the operation of Zhongjiao’s intestines and stomach can be restored, and this gastrointestinal cold will be cured.

The second typeMid-Jiao cold-dampness mixed with food accumulation< p>

This kind of gastrointestinal cold, which is cold and damp on the outside and stagnant on the inside, will be more common for children. Usually there are signs of stagnation two days before a cold, Eat a lot of food, or eat some cold drinks, cold Melons and fruits, the tongue sticks out, the middle is greasy, thick, and some have obvious tooth marks, and the water is slippery and dripping.

May be accompanied by diarrhea, watery diarrhea several times a day, or constipation without a bowel movement for several days. If the accumulation is serious, there will also be loss of appetite, vomiting, and may be accompanied by the food eaten two days ago.

At this time, afternoon tea is more suitable. The composition is black tea, patchouli, qianghuo, perilla leaves, atractylodes, forsythia, magnolia, Liushenqu (fried), hawthorn, malt (fried), licorice, Bupleurum, Fangfeng, Angelica , Chuanxiong, Qianhu, tangerine peel, Citrus aurantium, Campanulaceae. In addition to some ingredients for relieving the body and removing dampness, regulating qi and reducing the inverse, afternoon tea also contains some ingredients to eliminate food accumulation and stagnation, such as Divine Comedy, Malt, Hawthorn, Magnolia, etc. At the same time, by the way, you can unblock the blocked stomach.

The third typemainly damp and heat, Clearing away heat and removing dampness

In addition to the two situations mentioned above, gastrointestinal colds may also be caused by damp heat. This is a little different from vomiting and diarrhea caused by cold and dampness. It is necessary to take care of heat evil while clearing water and dampness.

The symptoms of damp-heat gastrointestinal cold may include: yellow and greasy tongue coating, red and deep tongue, slippery teeth marks, not afraid of cold, hot It’s uncomfortable, sweaty, sticky, and smelly. If you have diarrhea, it is generally stinky, dark in color, or has a bad breath, yellow urine with a heavy smell, dizziness and weakness, and if there is vomiting, it will be relatively severe and the taste will be heavier. A more suitable one is Sanren Decoction, which is from Wu Jutong’s “Warm Disease Diagnosis”. There is currently no Chinese patent medicine for this recipe. Magnolia, raw barley, Pinellia.

San Ren Tang, as the name suggests, is San Ren, which is almond, white kohlrabi and raw barley. Almonds, bitter and pungent, promote the qi of the upper energizer of the lungs, and the qi transforms into humidification. Bai Kou Ren, aroma and dampness, invigorating qi, in the middle. Rich coix seed, sweet and bland, infiltrates damp-heat under the Jiao, invigorates the spleen. Combined use of three benevolences can promote the smoothing of the three burners. Other Pinellia and Magnolia , reduces from hardships, dissipates dampness and promotes qi, disperses fullness and eliminates ruffians; Talc, Bamboo Leaves, Tongcao Gan and cold infiltration, dampness and heat. As soon as the operation of the triple burner becomes smooth, the moisture should be reduced, and the excess heat of the row will be removed. The gastrointestinal cold, which is dominated by damp heat, can also be recovered.

If you think the decoction is troublesome, there is a Chinese patent medicine called Baoji Oral Liquid. Incense, Cantonese Divine Comedy, Chrysanthemum, Patchouli, Atractylodes,Poria cocos, Magnolia officinalis, tangerine red, Trichosanthes, Coix seed, Pueraria lobata, rice buds.

Among them, mint, chrysanthemum, small pollen and coix seed can also be pungent and cool to relieve the exterior, clearing heat and removing dampness. Huoxiang Fuling relieves the surface and removes dampness, Atractylodes Rhizoma Magnolia officinalis dries dampness and removes fullness, plus some ingredients that smoothen Qi and resolve phlegm, are also more suitable for gastrointestinal colds dominated by damp heat.

Do these things to prevent stomach flu

Some children are prone to vomiting and diarrhea in summer, the big reason is their own The humidity is heavy, so combined with the solar terms, blowing the air conditioner a little, or suffering from a little heat, it is easy to catch a stomach flu. In addition to learning to dialectical treatment, the more important thing is prevention. Let’s see if you have done these points in your daily life? 1. Eat less raw and cold food. There are many of this type. In summer, melons, fruits, beverages, cold water, ice cream, and a lot of milk. Whether it is cold or hot, dairy products have a characteristic that they are prone to dampness. The spleen and stomach like dryness and hate dampness. Will hurt the spleen. 2. Avoid wet habits. Cultivated by cold, blow-drying without drying in time after sweating, staying up late, sleeping without drying after washing hair, running around barefoot, etc. Adults and children with weak spleen and stomach are best Avoid these. 3. Pay attention to strengthening the spleen and nourishing the spleen. In the final analysis, the metabolism of moisture still has to rely on the spleen and stomach, the main force. Many behaviors that damage the spleen may accumulate moisture. The most fundamental way to dehumidify is to strengthen the spleen. You can use some spleen-strengthening diets, five-fingered peach, yam and tuckahoe according to your own constitution. Finally, I wish everyone a successful summer.

About the author: He Xiaomiao, a post-90s TCM powder, mother of a 6-year-old child, loves traditional culture, practices TCM parenting, and likes to study TCM syndrome differentiation thinking very much. May the rest of my life turn traditional Chinese medicine into a way of life. |He XiaomiaoEdit | Xiaoya span>Illustration | Jasmine & AlayaProofreading | Snow Seen

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