Acupressure has been used for thousands of years in China. This Chinese method uses equal principles as acupuncture and the result is the same too – it promotes relaxation, wellness and treats diseases.
There are acupressure points that can help relieve stomachaches, heartburn, and indigestion. There is no need to work on all of these points. Try using only one or two of them and you will get better quickly.
Points (A) — Center of Power
Caution: Do not hold this point deeply if you have a chronic or life-threatening illness such as heart disease, cancer, or high blood pressure. It is best not to hold this point for more than two minutes and to use it only on a fairly empty stomach.
This point is placed in the middle of the body, half way between the base of the breast bone and the navel. Holding this point relieves stomach pains, constipation, abdominal spasms, indigestion, heartburn, emotional stress, including worry and frustration that can lead to digestive problems.
Points (B) — Sea of Energy
This point is located two finger widths below the navel. Massaging this point helps in relieving pain in the abdomen and the lower back, constipation, gas, and digestive problems.. If the pressure of fingertip is too much, you can just press with your palm. Press this point for one minute and focus on deep breathing.
Point (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. It helps you to Relieve stomachaches, poor digestion, stomach disorders, and fatigue.
Points (D) & Points (E) — Sea of Vitality
If you have disintegrating discs or fractured or broken bones, do not press. Also, if you have a weak back, only light touching for a few minutes is enough and can be very healing.
Point E is located in the lower back two fingers widths from the spine at waist level. Point D is located four fingers width from the spine at waist level. Massaging these points helps in relieving indigestion, abdominal pain, and stomachaches.
Points (F) — Grandfather Grandson
Location: On the arch, one thumb width from the ball of the foot toward the heel. The press on this point relieves abdominal cramps, stomachaches, indigestion, and diarrhea. Also good for balancing a person who is inclined toward anxiety or hypochondria.
Points (G) — Inner Gate
Location: In the middle of the inner wrist, two-and-one-half finger widths below the wrist crease.Pressing this point relieves stomachaches, indigestion, nausea, and anxiety. Press this point for one minute and breathe deeply. Use a hooked thumb for a firm pressure.
After the massage, drink lots of water to remove the toxic substances in out body.
Caution: If you have a serious illness, or life-threatening illness such as heart disease, or cancer, please consult with your physician before practicing Acupressure.