Acupressure Point: Great Surge (Lv3)

Acupressure point Liver 3, Lv3, great surge

Acupressure point Liver 3, Lv3, great surge

Liver 3 (Lv3) prevents Chi stagnation in the body and is the most important point for combating stress. It is also very efficient for detox and decongestion. Use it for slow digestion, hangover, upset stomach, indigestion, to clear the skin and to lose weight.

Names:

Liver 3, Lv 3, Tai Chong, Great Surge.

Where is this point?

Lv 3 is situated on top of your foot in the webbing between your big toe and second toe.

How to work this point?

Sit down on a chair or sofa. Place you feet on the floor or cross your legs.
Start at the web margin of skin between the two toes, and slide your index finger up between the bones until you feel a depression about 1/2 inch up.
Acupressure point Liver 3, Lv3, great surge
Using your thumb or forefinger, press between the bones (in the direction of the root of the second toe). Start with light pressure, as this point can be sensitive, and increase as much as you can until you are using moderate to firm pressure. Press for about 1 minute.

Alternative ways:

Acupressure point Liver 3, Lv3, great surge

Acupressure point Liver 3, Lv3, great surge

[This information is given for educational and recreational purposes. Consult a healthcare practitioner if you are sick].


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