Hair is called "Ketsuyo", and the dryness of hair is also a barometer of the quality, quantity, and flow of blood around the body. If blood circulation improves, the hair will become glossy and firm. Blood in oriental medicine is similar to blood in western medicine, but it is also defined as something like nutrition that is carried to the blood. Blood plays a role as a nutrient, moisturizing the body, providing nutrients for each organ to work, and collecting waste products. Insufficient blood can lead to dry skin, impaired internal organs, and mental anxiety. As for changes in hair, only weak, firm hair grows, and it becomes vulnerable to dryness and becomes dry. If the blood circulation does not go well, the capillaries will not receive nutrients and symptoms such as hair loss will occur. It is possible that the cause is not only the problem of blood, but also the liver that collects blood and the disorder of the splenic stomach that is created, so it is more effective to stimulate the energy line of the whole body.
The following are some of the daily cures to protect your blood, so please refer to them.
Foods that supplement blood: black sesame, walnuts, hijiki, spinach, figs, oysters, etc.
Foods that help blood circulation: safflower, red pepper, adzuki beans, onions, scallions, vinegar, etc.
Good habits for blood: Gymnastics to improve blood circulation around the pelvis, half-body bath, early sleep, warming the body, etc.
Things that are not good for blood: cold, stress, overwork, unbalanced diet, without breakfast, etc.
Hair is like a leaf if you compare it to a plant. The color of the leaves is also bad, and they are dead or the flowers do not bloom. In such a case, no matter how much you nourish the leaves, there is no improvement. The problem with dull leaves lies in the "roots". By nourishing, moisturizing, and making the roots healthy, the leaves will be revived lively and beautifully.
If you have problems with your hair, making your "scalp" healthy will improve your hair problems. The scalp is lined with capillaries. Its blood vessels are only about one-tenth as thick as hair. Therefore, if the blood is muddy, nutrition will soon disappear. Especially the top of the head is where blood is most difficult to reach. Blood circulation in the scalp, which tends to get lost quickly. Poor blood circulation in the scalp can cause gray hair and hair loss, so be sure to massage the muscles well and stimulate the acupuncture points.
Sending blood from the heart to the head is also a pain. Due to the resistance of gravity, if the heart's pumping power is weak, not enough blood will reach the head. Stiff neck and shoulders, eyestrain, etc. Even if the muscles on the way become stiff, the blood vessels become thin and the blood flow becomes poor. The treatment method by Thai traditional medicine approaches the whole body, so it is different from the self-massage performed at home.