Sunday, March 8, 2009

Acupressure point for indigestion

Center Of Power CV12:

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.
Location: On the midline of the body, one-half way between the base of the breastbone and the belly button.
Benefits: Relieves stomach pain, abdominal spasms, indigestion, heartburn, and constipation.

Sea Of Energy CV6:

Location: Two finger widths below the naval.
Benefits: Relieves abdominal pain, constipation, gas, and digestive problems.

Sea Of Vitality B23 & B47:

Caution: Do not press on disintegrating discs or fractured or broken bones. If you have a weak back, a few minutes of stationary, light touching instead of pressure can be very healing. See your doctor first if you have any questions or need medical advice.
Location: On the lower back, two to four finger widths from the spine at waist level.
Benefits: Relieves indigestion, abdominal pain, and stomachaches.

Inner Gate P6:

Location: In the middleof the inner wrist, two-and-one-half finger widths below the wrist crease.
Benefits: Relieves stomachaches, indigestion, nausea, and anxiety.

Grandfather Grandson SP4:

Location: On the arch, one thumb width from the ball of the foot, toward the heel.
Benefits: Relieves abdominal cramps, stomachaches, indigestion, and diarrhea.

Note: You do not have to use all these points. Using just one or two using the exercises below can still be effective.