Acupressure for belly has many benefits

From the perspective of traditional Chinese medicine, there are numerous benefits of acupressure for belly.

Promote bowel movement and relieve constipation

Pressing the belly can increase the blood flow of abdominal muscles and the function of the lymphatic system, thereby enhancing the digestion and absorption of food. It can prevent and relieve constipation by improving peristalsis in large and small intestines. For elder, the effect is particularly well.

Good for weight loss

Pressing the belly can improve digestion. Through acupressure of different intensity and speed, it can promote fat consumption. Pressing the belly can also help you fall asleep.

Best time to press the belly

Generally speaking, it is recommended to be carried out at night before going to bed and getting up in the morning.

The right way to press the belly

When pressing the belly, you should lie down in supine position. Press the belly clockwise around the belly button with your right hand, starting with the belly button, and gradually expanding it circle after circle until the whole belly is pressed. Then press the belly anticlockwise with your left hand. You should apply moderate pressure.

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