Lack of yang energy

Test for determining the constitutional type "Lack of Yang":

IMPORTANT: count the number of “yes” answers

1.   I have cold hands and feet. 

2.   I am often cold. 

3.   I have a feeling of coldness in my stomach, back, or lower back. 

4.   To keep warm, I have to dress warmer than other people. 

5.   I can't stand air conditioners. 

6.   I have loose stools after I eat cold food.  

7.   I don't like food from the refrigerator. 

8.   I have a tendency to constipation. 

9.   I am more comfortable in hot seasons and hot climates. 

10.  Facial skin is pale. 

11.  Urine is light. 

12.  Often, more than 4 times a year, I get colds. 

13.  In the daytime tends to sleep. 

14.  No desire to have sex. 

15.  Dark circles under the eyes.  

16.  Likes spicy food.

17.  There may be loose or loose stools after eating fruit or raw vegetables. 

18.  My knees are often cold and sore. 

19.  There is excess weight. 

20.  I suffer from infertility (I have no children). 

21.  I am an introvert. 

22.  I don't like ice cream. 

23.  My nose is always cold. 

24.  I like taking hot baths.  

25.  In winter I prefer to rest in hot countries.

If there are 10 or more “yes” answers, then you have a lack of Yang Energy or, in other words, a predominance of Cold.

Cold is a climatic factor, in Chinese medicine one of the most damaging pathogenic factors, which leads to breakdowns in the body, diseases. 

It applies 

  • Cold food, not only physically cold like ice cream, but also fruits and vegetables – they are energetically cold. 
  • "Cold" emotion - fear
  • "Cold" viruses and antibiotics. 
  • Vitamin D deficiency

What can you do yourself to reduce the amount of Cold and increase the energy of Yang? 

One of the methods of replenishing Yang energy is warming up - MOXA therapy .

You can warm up the points with cigars.

They can be coal, ideally - wormwood .

Moxas are used to regulate Qi and Blood, replenish Yang, warm the channels, restore the patency of the channels, and warm the organs. 

Warming points

It is located approximately at the level of the navel, from the side of the back

Causes of Lack of Yang Energy

  • Congenital deficiency Yang: passed down from parents 
  • Irrational nutrition, the predominance of cold foods
  • Excessive sexual activity
  • long-term chronic diseases 
  • Exposure to external pathogenic cold
  • Aging
  • The use of medicines that remove Heat and Poison without a doctor's prescription 

Diseases due to lack of Yang energy

  • Infertility: cold in the womb in women and cold in the seat of the seed in men 
  • Violation of the process of digestion of food
  • loose stool
  • Bronchial asthma
  • allergic rhinitis
  • Chronic cough <

Yang Replenishing Foods

  • Mutton
  • Meat of wild animals
  • Additives: ginger, cinnamon, other spices
  • Eggs
  • Trepangs
  • Shrimps
  • Nuts (walnuts, cashews, pine nuts)
  • Pumpkin


  • Limit the amount of fruit in your diet. Eat fruits in a thermally processed form.
  • Eat warm food.

Means that will add Yang energy

The best medicine for replenishing Yang energy is UP-BRO.


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