These are the acupressure points for acute appendicitis. Working on these points can help you get better faster. 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.
Acupressure Point M-LE-13 — Lan Wei Xue
Chinese Name: 闌尾穴
Location: The tender spot about 2 body inches below St 36.
Benefits: Activates qi and blood and clears heat and fire poison from the Large Intestine. Acute and chronic appendicitis, indigestion, abdominal pains, abdominal spasms, poor peristalsis, incontinence of the bowel and bladder, paralysis of the lower extremities.
Acupressure Point LI2 — Er Jian
Chinese Name: 二 間
Location: on the radial side of the index finger, distal to the metacarpo-phalangeal joint.
Benefits: toothache, blurred vision, nosebleed, sore throat, pain in the lower abdomen.
Acupressure Point ST36 — Zu San Li
Chinese Name: 足三里
Location: Four finger widths below the kneecap toward the outside of the shinbone.
Benefits: Strengthens the whole body to prevent as well as relieve allergies. long life point, balancing point, to boost up energy, knee pain, gastric pain, vomiting, abdominal distention, diarrhea, constipation, dizziness, mental fog, mental disorders, schizophrenia, arterial sclerosis, poor digestion especially of proteins and carbohydrates, diabetes, breast abscess, mastitis, pain and swelling in the breast, side effects of radiation and chemotherapy. Strengthens and tones the muscles and improves the condition of the skin throughout the entire body.
Acupressure Point ST37 — Shang Ju Xu
Chinese Name: 上巨虛
Location: 8 finger width (6 body inch) below the lateral eye of the patella, on the line connecting the eye of the patella and the external malleolus.
Benefits: abdominal bloating, severe constipation, diarrhea, dysentery, appendicitis, cramps in the lower abdomen, knee pain, colitis, irritable bowels.
Acupressure Point GV26 — Ren Zhong
Chinese Name: 人中
Location: below the nose, a little above the midpoint of the philtrum. in the hollow between the upper lip and the nose.
Benefits: revival point from cardiac and respiratory arrest, mental disorders, epilepsy, convulsions, coma, facial paralysis, swelling of the face, low vitality, lockjaw, diabetes, fainting spells, chest pains, heart attacks, heat stroke, middle and lower back aches, spasms of the lower back, face lift point.
It is important to drink plenty of warm water after the massage, to help clear away toxic substances in our body.
Caution: You should consult with a healthcare professional before practicing Acupressure or starting any diet, exercise, Chinese herbs or other supplementation programs.