See your doctor first if you have any questions or need medical advice!
Acupressure Points for Relieving Water Retention and Bloating
on these points can help you get better quicker.
You do not have to use all of these points.
Using just one or two of them whenever you have
a free hand can be effective.
Points (A) -- Sea of Energy
Location: Two finger widths directly below the
belly button. Benefits: Relieves water retention,
chronic diarrhea, constipation, and gas.
Points (B) -- Shady Side of the Mountain
Location: On the inside of the leg below the
knee and under the large bulge of the bone.
Benefits: Relieves knee problems, swelling,
leg tension, varicose veins, edema, water retention,
Points (C) -- Three Yin Crossing
Caution: Do not stimulate this point during
the eighth and ninth months of pregnancy. Location:
Four finger widths above the inner anklebone
on the back inner border of the shinbone. Benefits:
Relieves water retention and edema; a special
trigger point for vaginal complaints and swelling.
Points (D) -- Illuminated Sea
Location: One thumb width below the inside of
the anklebone. Benefits: Relieves water retention,
especially swollen ankles.
Points (E) -- Blazing Valley
Location: On the middle of the arch of the foot
midway between the outer tip of the big toe
and the back of the heel. Benefits: Relieves
edema, especially swollen feet.