Acupressure Massage for Indigestion

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Indigestion
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These are the acupressure points for indigestion. 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 CV12 — Zhong Wan
Chinese Name: 中脘

Location: midway between the belly button and the bottom of the breastbone. On the midline of the abdomen, 5 finger width above the belly button.
Benefits: acute abdominal pain, pain due to overeating, gastric pain, sour stomach, belching, regurgitation, vomiting, diarrhea, dysentery, distention of the abdomen due to flatulence, hiatal hernia.

Acupressure Point ST25 — Tian Shu
Chinese Name: 天 樞

Location: 3 body inches lateral (to the side) to the center of the belly button.
Benefits: abdominal pain, diarrhea, dysentery, constipation, gurgling sound in the abdomen due to flatus, abdominal bloating, fullness, pain around the belly button, water retention in the abdomen, irregular menstruation, premenstrual disorders (PMS)

Acupressure Point ST44 — Nei Ting
Chinese Name: 內 庭

Location: proximal to the web between the 2nd and 3rd toes, in the depression distal and lateral to the 2nd metatarso-digital joint.
Benefits: toothache, frontal headache, nasal congestion, dental anesthesia, laryngitis, pain during menstrual periods, nose bleed, abdominal pain, food retention, fever.

Acupressure Point CV14 — Ju Que
Chinese Name: 巨闕

Location: on the midline of the abdomen, 6 body inches above the belly button.
Benefits: pain in the cardiac region and the chest, nausea, acid regurgitation, difficulty in swallowing, vomiting, mental disorders, epilepsy, and palpitation.

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.

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.

By |2016-11-20T04:22:55+00:00December 1st, 2015|Categories: Acupressure, Digestion, Natural Healing|Tags: |

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Hi, I'm Grace Chen. I’m enthusiastic about Traditional Chinese Medicine, natural healing including Chinese Medicinal Herbs, Acupressure, Qi-Gong, foot massage and more. My passion for herbs had been a lifelong journey beginning as a young girl always been fascinated by my grandfather’s Chinese Herbal Medicine chest, full of amazing goodies helping people get well. To chase my dreams, I created a website, HerbalShop.com to share my passion, my grandfather Dr. Chen’s herbal recipes, interesting new and the translation of the classical Chinese herbal formulas with the world. Hope you enjoy it!