There is an old Japanese legend that says that one father gave his son a very valuable knowledge that he has learnt from his own father.
He revealed the amazing secret about a point that can lead to longevity, because it’s able to prevent a hundred diseases. The son followed the advice his father gave to him and regularly massaged this point on his body.
As the boy’s father claimed, this practice has already helped his father to live long enough to see the birth and death of numerous emperors.
The human body contains 365 points and 12 major meridians, as the number of days and months a year has. Acupressure is based on the system of these channels and meridians, and their relation to different body organs. Acupressure includes the technique of pressing some points of the body with the fingers.
The Chinese medicine regards the body like an energy system, and massaging these body points could influence the flow of the energy in the body, and it’s also going to boost and enhance the function of the body organs.
In this article, we will reveal one of the most important body points, in China called “the point of longevity”, and in Japan “the point of hundred diseases”.
The massage of this point, Zu San Li, is going to decelerate the aging process, and it will also prevent numerous diseases and protect your general health.
Its location is below the kneecap, and it could be found easily. Place the hands on the knees, the left hand on the left knee, and the right hand on the right knee, and you are going to find this point between the ends of the ring finger and the pinky finger, between the bones.
Different way to locate the Zu San Li point is to press your feet strongly on the ground in front of you, while you are sitting on the floor. Your heels should remain down. Below the knees, there is a place that is slightly higher, and when you press its highest point, you will find this amazing point.
THE POINT OF HUNDRED DISEASES
This is the other name of this point, as it literally has the power to help he body to fight innumerate issues and health conditions.
Namely, it’s responsible for the regulation of the functions of all body organs in the lower part of the body. The Zu San Li also controls the spinal cord, that is in charge of the good function of the reproductive system, glands, kidneys, digestive and gastrointestinal tract.
The adrenal glands are essential for the normal functioning of the body and the body’s health, as they release vital hormones in the bloodstream, among which adrenaline and hydrocortisone. Moreover, the massage of the Zu San Li point could also provide beneficial effects in various other cases, such as: gastritis, constipation, impotence, urinary incontinence, hiccups.
Apart from that, the point can be very useful in eliminating stress, anxiety, tension; it can maintain an inner balance and also boost your confidence. The San Li point also has a stimulating effect.
This beneficial massage is also able to promote weight loss. However, you should note that you should do it in the evening in this case, just you have to be very careful. You can lose half a kg in a week.
The regular massage of this extraordinary Zu San Li point has the following effects:
- Boosts digestion
- Regulates and boosts the immune system
- Alleviates stroke side effects
- Prevents inflammation
- Glucose and insulin regulation
- Treat gastrointestinal diseases
Instructions for massaging the Zu San Li point
Before you start to massage this point, you need to take some time to relax. It’s best to sit while massaging. Inhale deeply and focus on your emotional state. This is going to mark the start of a beautiful healing and spiritual procedure, and it will restore the harmony of your body and mind.
You need to massage the point with circular movements clockwise for 9 times on every leg. It is recommended that you do this massage in the morning, once you wake up before lunch, because if it’s done before bedtime, it might lead to insomnia. The whole process of massaging the Zu San Li point should last for around 10 minutes.
The massage needs to be done either with your fingers, or you could use grain cereals such as rice, buckwheat, oats, and the like, or garlic cloves.
You should cut the garlic clove in half and apply it on this miraculous point. Then, you should leave it to act for 2 hours, or until you notice that the skin has turned a bit red.
The stimulation of this incredible point throughout the entire day can offer numerous positive effects. For example, if you massage the Zu San Li point clockwise in the morning, 8 days before the New Moon, you are going to stimulate the immune system, enhance the function of all the body organs and rejuvenate your body.
Moreover, if you massage this point just before lunch, you can boost your memory, and also improve the general tone, and the health of your digestive and cardiovascular system.