July 26, 2019
Tips for preventing a heat stroke in a crowded place
In the midst of a hot summer, you may easily feel unwell in crowded places. Below are some tips to prevent a heat stroke for you and your family:
1/ Be ready with tea to clear summer heat
When it is hot, people tend to want a cup of cold drink for relief. But that actually brings additional burden to the body. To clear summer heat, prepare a cooling tea remedy and pour it into a thermos, which is eco-friendly and keeps your body cool. It can help you to clear summer heat and lower the chance you get a heat stroke.
Ingredients: Watermelon skin (from approx. one whole small watermelon or half of a large one. Peel the pulp and green skin and leave the white part) 60g winter melon with skin, 30g coix seeds, appropriate amounts of rock sugar
Preparation: Rinse all ingredients thoroughly. Cut watermelon skin and winter melon into pieces. Combine all ingredients with 2000ml of water in a pot and cook on high heat until boiling. Turn to low heat and simmer for 30 minutes. Add rock sugar to taste. Let tea cool down and pour into thermos.
2/ Press Taiyuan point when you feel respiratory discomfort
Air does not circulate well in a crowded place. People may cough, have asthma attacks, experience difficulty breathing or nasal sensitivity due to air turbidity. They can immediately press the Taiyuan point to relieve respiratory discomfort. Taiyuan acupoint is the original point of the lung, which has the function of improving the respiratory system, relieve cough, relieve difficulty breathing and nasal sensitivity.
Location: Palm up, located on the edge of the wrist against the thumb
Method: Press upward with your thumb.
3/ Prepare your own cooling towel
When it is hot, many people use the cooling gel pad to dissipate heat for the body. In fact, a wet towel also has the effect of cooling off the heat. In recent years, ice towels have become popular and the price is cheap. You can soak the ice towel at home first, then put it in a compact bag. When you feel hot, you can use the ice towel to gently wipe your neck and forehead. You can also wipe off your sticky sweat. When the ice towel begins to dry, the ice towel can be placed in a compact bag and then poured with a small amount of water to be reused.
4/ Wear proper summer clothes
To be cool, you don’t have to wear less. Choose thin cotton or linen clothing, and wear long-sleeved shirts and loose trousers to protect your skin from the sun. In addition, it is also a good idea to have sunglasses and umbrellas that can block UV.
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