April 20, 2019
【#24節氣 – 穀雨】
Grain Rain- it’s the last spring solar term. The term means the rain creates the grains during spring. Rice ears need more rain for moisture after spring plowing. You have to pay more attention of invasion of dampness in this warm and humid rainy season. It can make people feel tired, have poor appetite and head heaviness. To strengthen the spleen and dispel dampness, avoid cold/raw, heavy flavoured, fried and oily food. Appropriately consume food that strengthen the spleen and dispel dampness such as coix seed, rice beans, hyacinth bean, smilax, Chinese yam and sweet potato to enhance spleen and stomach function.
．have lighter meals and eat bland foods.
．Diarrhea is not only caused by improper diet, but also may be a sign of dampness in the body.
．Always keep an umbrella in your bag as getting rained on can lead to attack from damp pathogens.