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Monday, April 22, 2013

Introduction to the Acuressure Points : (16 - 19)

Introduction to the 
Acupressure Points :
(Point No. 16 Lymph glands - Point No.
19 Small Intestine)



 Point No. 16 Lymph glands :

Acupressure point no 16. Lymph glands.
Acupressure point no 16. Lymph glands.

This gland defends the body from disease by the creation of bio- toxins and helps cure infections when they occur.

Some common problems :
* Infections
* Cancers
* Diabeties


If it functions well we would never get cancer or diabetes.
On the hands this point needs to be pressed with the hands slightly upturned.

In the hands we should only the fingers but on our feet we can use an instrument if we wish.


Point No. 17 Hip and Knee :  


Acupressure point no 17. Hip and Knee.
Acupressure point no 17. Hip and Knee.

Problems :
* Muscle and joint pain. 

This point can be done with either an instrument or the fingers.


Point No. 18  The Bladder



Acupressure point no 18.  The Bladder
Acupressure point no 18.  The Bladder

it works with the kidney to rid the body of toxins and waste products. Its job is to store urine and pass it out at intervals.

Some common problems :
* Polyuria (passing to much urine)
* Oliguria (passing to little urine)
* Yellow urine
* A weak flow of urine
* Incontinence
* Burning sensation on passing urine 


This point can be done with either an instrument or the fingers.


Point No. 19 Small Intestine :  



Acupressure Point No. 19 Small Intestine.
Acupressure Point No. 19 Small Intestine.
One  of the places where food is processed and digested.

Some common problems :
* Gastric problems
* Diarrhea
* Abdominal pain
* Dehydration
* The creation of uric acid which can result in gout.


On the hands we can use our fingers or an instrument but on our feet we should use only an instrument.


Source : A Self Treatment Manual by Sagar Sagir.

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