How to use mugwort to remove dampness And taboos on the use of mugwort


Mugwort is a Chinese herbal medicine that has the effects of relieving asthma and cough, removing dampness and cold, and repelling mosquitoes. If there is heavy moisture in the body, you can use mugwort to remove the dampness. What specific method should be used?

How to use mugwort to remove dampness

1. Boil mugwort and soak your feet in water

Boil the dried mugwort with water, then take out the mugwort. When the water temperature reaches 45 degrees Celsius, you can start soaking your feet. The best time to soak your feet is before going to bed at night. The time for each foot soak is controlled. 20 to 30 minutes will do.

2. Take a bath with mugwort

Take an appropriate amount of mugwort and put it into the pot. Bring to a boil over high heat, then reduce to low heat and simmer for 10 minutes. Then put it into the tub, add an appropriate amount of water and adjust it to about 40 degrees to take a bath. The maximum time for each bath is Fortunately, within half an hour. Taking a bath in mugwort water can not only effectively remove dampness and coldness from the body, but also prevent mosquito bites and refresh the mind.

3. Moxibustion to remove moisture

Moxibustion is usually used to remove dampness, usually on the acupoints on the abdomen, because the acupoints on the abdomen have a strong ability to warm the body, replenish deficiency, and strengthen the spleen and stomach. In addition, it will also be combined with Zusanli, Sanyinjiao and other acupoints on the legs to jointly strengthen the spleen. It has the effect of soothing the stomach, resolving dampness and reducing swelling. Usually, moxibustion is only used to remove dampness and strengthen the spleen. Moxibustion should be done 2-3 times a week, and the duration of each moxibustion should be controlled to 20-30 minutes.

4. Mugwort navel patch

Mugwort navel patch is a product with traditional Chinese medicine ingredients. It has the effect of removing dampness when applied on the navel. It is also necessary to keep the navel clean and dry before use. If it needs to be used on children, parents must look after the children. If there is damage to the skin, it is prohibited to use it.

What are the taboos of mugwort?

1. People with severe asthma, epilepsy, malignant tumors, bleeding diseases, and poor heart function should avoid using it;

2. Avoid using it when there are large wounds on the skin;

3. People who are allergic to mugwort should use with caution;

4. Use should be avoided during menstruation;

5. It is not advisable to take a bath immediately when you are too hungry or full, and the bathing area should be well ventilated;

6. Pregnant women should avoid using it.


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