Grain in ear


Grain in ear is the ninth of the twenty-four solar terms in the lunar calendar, and the third solar term in summer, indicating the official beginning of midsummer; When the sun reaches 75 ° of the Yellow longitude, it is called the grain in ear solar term. Grain in ear literally means "the wheat with awn can be harvested quickly, and the rice with awn can be planted". According to the collection and interpretation of the seventy-two Marquises of the lunar order, "on the May Festival, it is said that the awn seeds can be planted." At this time, the middle and lower reaches of the Yangtze River in China will enter the rainy Huangmei season.

1.Origin of grain in ear

The word "mang" of grain in ear refers to the harvest of awned plants such as wheat, and the word "Zhong" of grain in ear refers to the season of sowing millet crops. The homonym of the word "grain in ear" indicates that all crops are "busy planting". Therefore, "grain in ear" is also called "busy planting", and farmers also call it "busy planting". The arrival of "grain in ear" indicates that farmers have started their busy field life.

2.Grain in ear climate

The grain in ear season is rainy along the river, and the Huang Huai plain is about to enter the rainy season. The southeast monsoon rain belt in South China is stable, and it is the season with the most precipitation in a year. The middle and lower reaches of the Yangtze River have successively entered the plum rain season, with more rainy days, heavy rainfall, less sunshine and sometimes low temperature. Southwest China has also entered the rainy season of the year since June. At this time, the hail weather began to increase in the western plateau of Southwest China.

During this period, except for the Qinghai Tibet Plateau and some areas in the northernmost part of Heilongjiang, summer has not really entered. Generally speaking, people in most areas can experience the heat of summer.

3.Grain in ear health preservation

During the grain in ear season, the middle and lower reaches of the Yangtze River in China begin to enter the plum rain season. It continues to rain, the rainfall increases, the temperature rises, the air is very humid, the weather is very muggy, all kinds of items are easy to mold, mosquitoes begin to breed, and it is very easy to infect diseases.

According to this climatic feature, the following aspects should be paid attention to during this period:

1. In terms of spiritual recuperation, you should keep yourself in a relaxed and happy mood, avoid being angry and depressed, so that the Qi can be released and vented freely.

2. In terms of daily life, we should comply with the seasonal characteristics of long days and short nights, go to bed late and get up early, properly receive sunlight, but avoid direct sunlight and pay attention to heatstroke prevention, so as to comply with the vigorous Yang Qi, facilitate the movement of Qi and blood, and inspire spirit; It's better to take a nap at noon for 30 minutes to 1 hour to relieve fatigue and be healthy.

3. It is easy to sweat in hot weather. Clothes should be washed and changed frequently. It is necessary to "see the wet when sweating", because if "see the wet when sweating", acne will occur.

4. Take a bath often, but don't shower with cold water immediately when you are sweating.

5. Do not sleep in the wind or in the open air for the sake of coolness, and do not sweat and blow with bare arms.