According to the Chinese medicine, the organs of your body are closely connected to various points of your feet.
The massage of these points can significantly improve the function of your inner organs. In order to improve your overall health, you should try the following Chinese massage which can treat numerous health conditions.
How to Do the Chinese Massage?
Tai Chong (LV3) is a point on your foot, located roughly two fingers widths above the joint of the skin of your big toe and your second toe.
In order to stimulate this point, you need to slide your finger from the place between the big toe and the second toe to the tip of the metatarsal joint, before reaching the bone. After finding this point, you should massage it for a couple of seconds.
By doing so, apply some pressure on the point and, move your finger in a counterclockwise direction. After 2 to 3 seconds, make a break of 5 seconds.
Continue to do this for 2 minutes. You should avoid doing this massage when your energy levels are low and when you feel weak.
What Are the Health Benefits of the Massage?
The Chinese culture believes that the stimulation of Tai Chong (LV3) is effective in treating a number of health issues, including stress, anxiety, anger, headaches, eye problems, insomnia, high blood pressure, back pain, limb pain, genital pain, menstrual cramps, as well as canker sores.
By massaging this point, you can also treat many digestive problems and liver issues. Various scientists have proven that the stimulation of the Tai Chong (LV3) is very beneficial for managing post-stroke depression.
In addition, several studies, conducted on animals, concluded that the stimulation of this point can treat hypertension since it can lower plasma endothelin-1 levels and high blood pressure.