1. Treat it early
Unresolved blockage of Qi and Blood will result in more disharmonies. Treat pain as soon as you sense it.
2. Boost immunity
External pathogenic invasion is one of the reasons for Qi and Blood stagnation, which leads to pain. Boost your immunity to protect your body from these pathogens.
3. Exercise to regulate Qi and Blood flow
Most breathing exercises, such as Taichi Qigong and yoga, are good for promoting the free flow of Qi and Blood.
4. Take herbs to promote Qi and Blood circulation
Rosewood (Jiangxiang, 降香) and Cnidium (Chuanxiong, 川芎) are herbs that promote Qi and Blood circulation; Tangerine Peel (Chenpi, 陈皮), Common Aucklandia Root (Muxiang, 木香), Tumeric (Yujin, 郁金) and Nutmeg (Roudoukou, 肉豆蔻) are some common Qi-regulating herbs; while Peach Kernel (Taoren, 桃仁), Cinnamon Bark (Rougui, 肉桂), Peony Bark (Mudanpi, 牡丹皮), Chinese Angelica (Danggui, 当归) and Safflower (Honghua, 红花) promote Blood circulation.
5. Watch your diet
Eat warm food in moderation and avoid taking too much fried and spicy foods. Indigestion may cause stagnation in our body.
6. Nourish only when there is deficiency
Identify the deficiency before you start nourishing with herbs, or consult your acupuncturist or physician.