The medicine and culture in China believe that our feet have important points, which are connected to various parts and organs of our body. They believe that stimulation and massage of these points can bring relief and improve your overall health.
One of the most important points of your feet is Tai Chong (LV3), which is located between the big toe and second toe on your foot, two finger widths above, the place where your big toe and next toe join.
The stimulation of this point can help to relief headaches, lower back pain, reduce stress, manage anger, relieve menstrual cramps, limb pain, high blood pressure, insomnia, anxiety and also it can help you in refreshment of the liver.
According to the Chinese culture, pressing this point can be also solution for your digestive issues, genital pain, canker sores, irritability and eye problems.
Scientists prove the positive results from their trial about the effects of acupuncture stimulation of this pressure point in managing post-stroke depression.
Here is how to stimulate properly Tai Chong (LV3) point:
- Locate your finger between the first and second toe to the tip of the joint.
- Apply pressure and massage for 2-3 seconds. The finger need to be moved in counterclockwise direction.
- Make a break for 5 seconds.
- Repeat the procedure with 2 minutes of massaging.
Note: We strongly suggest you not to apply this treatment when you are feeling weak or low on energy.