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Acupressure Points for Relieving Constipation.
Working 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) -- Crooked Pond
Location: At the outer end of the elbow crease.
Benefits: Relieves fever, constipation, and
indigestion. This is a powerful trigger point
for the colon.
Points (B) -- Joining the Valley
Caution: This point is forbidden for pregnant
women, because its stimulation can cause premature
contractions in the uterus. Location: At the
highest spot of the muscle on the back of the
hand that protrudes when the thumb and index
finger are brought close together. Benefits:
Relieves constipation, headaches, toothaches,
shoulder pain, arthritis, and labor pain.
Points (C) -- Three Mile Point
Location: Four finger widths below the kneecap,
one finger width to the outside of the shinbone.
If you are on the correct spot, a muscle should
flex as you move your foot up and down. Benefits:
Strengthens the whole body, aids digestion,
and relieves stomach and intestinal disorders.
Points (D) -- Sea of Energy
Location: Three finger widths directly below
the belly button. Benefits: Relieves pain in
the abdominal muscles, constipation, colitis,