Foot Bath Therapy
What is Foot Bath Therapy?
Stimulate original qi in kidney meridian and eliminate toxic pathogenic factors in kidney meridian by immersing feet into the medicinal decoction, which can act on Yongquan acupoint (KI 1) and Taixi acupoint (KI 3). This treatment of foot bath can make original qi in kidney meridian of foot-shaoyin sufficient and flow smoothly to enter into kidney and then the original qi in kidney can be restored.
Immerse feet in 2000ml decoction for 40 minutes. The temperature cannot exceed 40℃. Efficacy will be better if foot tub with the massage function is used or soaking feet and massaging acupoints are done simultaneously. Short course of treatment for seven days, long course of treatment for 49 days.
Short-term effects of Foot Bath Therapy
Have the ability to help include headaches, toothaches, pelvic pain and pelvic inflammatory disease, liver problems, cramps, prostate problems, hemorrhoids, joint and rheumatic aches and pains, excessive perspiration, chest congestion and cold and flu symptoms like cough, nausea and chills
Bathing Your Feet Fights Fatigue
Reduces Depression and Anxiety
Although this therapy can help people suffer less but it is not suitable for all the patients. This therapy is contraindicated in pregnant women; for patients with abnormal blood pressure should be treated under particular circumstances; as for patients with broken skin, they should be caution during the treatment of this therapy.
In addition, you also should pay attention to water temperature to avoid scald, especially for Diabetic patient with sensitive skin.
***Please seek professional medical advise for the diagnosis or treatment of any ailment, disease or medical condition. This article is not intended to be a substitute for the advice of a licensed medical professional.***