Acupressure can relive constipation in a natural way. Acupressure Technique works on twelve different meridians in human body to regulate energy pathways. Acupressure has some specific pressure points for Constipation Relief. By stimulating Acupressure Points frequently, you can relieve Constipation.
Constipation is a problem related to the digestive system that affects your entire physical health. People with constipation experience pain, discomfort and sensation of pooping for longer periods. We have found that some Acupressure Points for Constipation are helpful to get faster relief in constipation and related problems.
The Acupressure Points for Constipation are NOT recommended for pregnant women. Please do NOT apply any of the Pressure Points for Constipation on a pregnant woman because it may lead to worse situations like premature baby birth and other labor pains/problems.
- 9 Pressure Points for Constipation
- Elbow Point – Large Intestine 11 (LI11):
- Union Valley Point – Large Intestine 4 (LI4):
- Stomach Point – Conception Vessel 6 (CV6):
- Three Mile Point – Stomach 36 (ST36):
- Spleen 15 Point (SP15):
- Liver 3 Point (LV3):
- Conception Vessel 12 Point (CV12):
- Heaven’s Pivot Point – Stomach 25 (ST25):
- Kidney 6 (KD6/K6):
- Frequently Asked Questions
- Final Advice:
9 Pressure Points for Constipation
Acupressure Points for Constipation are situated at various parts of the body. Here we will discuss about how to use Acupressure Points for relieving Constipation to get rid of Constipation and unnecessary heat in body.
Acupressure Points for Constipation are described as under:
- Elbow Point – Large Intestine 11 (LI11)
- Union Valley Point – Large Intestine 4 (LI4)
- Conception Vessel 6 (CV6)
- Three Mile Point – Stomach 36 (ST36)
- Spleen 15 (SP15)
- Liver 3 (LV3)
- Conception Vessel 12 (CV12)
- Heaven’s Pivot Point – Stomach 25 (ST25)
- Kidney 6 (KD6/K6)
Acupressure Points are very helpful to heal and cure Constipation problem. You just need to practice the pressure points on a regular basis to relieve constipation and regulate digestive system. Now, we will explain all acupressure points for constipation relief in detail as follows.
Elbow Point – Large Intestine 11 (LI11):
Elbow Point (Large Intestine 11) is first pressure point among Acupressure Points for Constipation. Acupressure LI11 Point is situated on the external side of elbow. Firstly fold your hand from elbow. Then put your finger on external end of elbow and move towards internal side.
As you find the Elbow Point as displayed in picture above, apply gentle pressure with your thumb on LI11 in daily routine. Applying pressure on Acupressure Large Intestine 11 Point will help you to improve digestion functions, remove Constipation and also helpful for fever.
Union Valley Point – Large Intestine 4 (LI4):
Union Valley Point (LI4) is second pressure point among Acupressure Points for Constipation. Acupressure Union Valley Point is situated in the valley between Index Finger and Thumb. Find the Large Intestine 4 Point same as displayed in the above picture.
Apply firm pressure with your thumb on Union Valley Point on a regular basis. Applying pressure on Acupressure Large Intestine 4 (LI4) Point will help you to reduce Headache, Toothache. It relives Constipation and Shoulder tension.
Stomach Point – Conception Vessel 6 (CV6):
Stomach Point (CV6) is third pressure point among Acupressure Points for Constipation Relief. The Conception Vessel 6 Point is located 5 centimeters below the Navel. You can easily find the Acupressure Stomach Point below your Belly Button as shown in above picture.
As you find CV6 Point, apply mild pressure with your three fingers every day to cure quicker. Applying pressure on Acupressure Conception Vessel 6 Point will help you to give relief in Gas problem, Constipation and reduce tenderness of abdominal muscle.
Three Mile Point – Stomach 36 (ST36):
The Three Mile Point is a useful pressure point among Acupressure Points for Constipation and Stomach Disorders. Acupressure Three Mile Point (ST36) is situated in lower of Kneecap. Find the Stomach 36 Point below 3 to 4 centimeters the kneecap.
The exact spot for Acupressure Stomach 36 Point is below the kneecap and one centimeter outer side of the shinbone. Find the Three Mile Point as displayed in above picture and apply soft pressure on ST36 Point on daily basis.
Applying pressure on Acupressure ST36 (Three Mile Point) will help you to cure stomach disorders, improves digestion ability and regulates the intestine.
Spleen 15 Point (SP15):
Apply mild pressure on both sides of Spleen 15 Point for two minutes and release them. Repeat the process two three times in a day to heal Constipation, Cold, Dysentery Problem and Lower Abdominal Pain caused by Constipation.
Liver 3 Point (LV3):
Acupressure Liver 3 Point is effective for Constipation and Poor Digestion. The Liver 3 Point can be found in the webbing between big toe and second toe on both feet. Hold the Liver 3 (LV3) Point with your hand, thumb on the point with firm pressure.
Apply pressure on Liver 3 Point on both feet one by one to get relief in Constipation, Mucus Membrane, Diarrhea, Urine Retention, Slow Digestion and Abdominal Distension.
Conception Vessel 12 Point (CV12):
Acupressure Conception Vessel 12 Point useful for Gastric Pain and Constipation Problem. The CV 12 Point is located in the midway between base of the breastbone and belly button.
Apply very mild pressure on CV12 pressure point for one-two minutes to heal Gas, Constipation, Vomiting, Diarrhea, Sour Stomach, Bloating, Heartburn and Abdominal Pain. The CV12 Point also reduces your Tiredness.
NOTE: You should press CV12 Point when your Stomach is Empty and Don’t touch CV12 Point in case you have Heart Disease or Hypertension.
Heaven’s Pivot Point – Stomach 25 (ST25):
Heaven’s Pivot Point is effective for all digestive disorders and menstrual problems. The Acupressure Stomach 25 Point is situated 3-inch lateral to the navel on left side and right side. You can refer the above picture to see the exact location of Heaven’s Pivot (ST25) Point and stimulate it.
Apply firm pressure on Stomach 25 Point (both sides together) for one minute, then release. Applying pressure on Heaven’s Pivot (ST25) Point several times daily will relieve constipation, abdominal pain, bloating, stomach fullness, water retention, irregular menstruation and premenstrual syndrome.
Kidney 6 (KD6/K6):
Kidney 6 is the last pressure point in our 9 effective acupressure points for constipation. The Acupressure Kidney 6 (KD6) Point is situated 1-inch below the inner ankle bone. Find and locate the KD6 pressure point on both feet as shown in above picture.
Apply firm pressure on Acupressure Kidney 6 Point for 1-2 minutes on both feet together or one-by-one. Stimulating KD6 point regularly will give relief in constipation, dry throat, eye swelling, uterine prolapse, irregular menstruation, insomnia and disturbed sleep with nightmares.
Frequently Asked Questions
The acupressure points work effectively to provide instant relief in constipation and other digestion issues. Here we provide some important questions about how acupressure heals constipation, so you should read all FAQs carefully.
This Acupressure Points for Constipation given above are best of our knowledge and research. You should use these pressure points to relieve constipation and eliminate excess heat from your body. You can see the picture added with each pressure point to find its location and apply firm pressure to stimulate the point properly.
In case you have more queries regarding how to heal constipation with acupressure points then ask us in the comment section. We will answer your queries/questions within a certain period of time.