January 13, 2020
Skincare for those with cold related body condition
Chinese New Year is coming. If you want to show your perfect condition when visiting friends and relatives, you should take good care of your skin. From Chinese medicine perspective, you should identify your body condition first to find the most suitable skincare method. People who are in a balanced body condition should have rosy complexion, plump and shiny skin. Body will have different symptoms if you have a cold or heat related body condition. Let’s see how those with cold related body condition can nourish their skin through diet.
Skin of those prone to cold related symptoms
– Pale complexion and lip colour
– dry skin with fine pores
– dull skin
Accompanying symptoms: aversion to cold, loose stool, prone to diarrhea or abdominal pain after eating cold/raw food
People prone to cold related symptoms have weak yang qi and poor qi and blood function. If you want to improve your skin quality, you need to maintain qi and nourish yang. First, you should eat less cold/raw food, appropriately consume warm natured foods to nourish qi and blood such as Chinese red dates, codonopsis root, astragalus root, longan. You can eat more warm natured fruits such as cherry, peach, rambutan.
Black sesame tea with walnut and almond
Effects: nourishes kidneys and skin, suitable for those with dry and dull skin
Ingredients: 1 tablespoon black sesame powder, 1 tablespoon walnut powder, 1 tablespoon sweet almond powder
Preparation: place all ingredients into thermos. Then add in hot water and steep for 5 minutes and mix well.
Note: not suitable for those with damp heat body type.
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