Stomach 44

earth element acupressureStomach 44 is used to clear heat from the Stomach energetic organ itself and the Stomach Channel which traverses the front of the body from the second toe up to the face just below the eyes.

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General Acupressure Directions-Video

Purchase the Earth Element Acupressure Stick to activate Stomach 44 here!

Other Name(s):

  • Inner Courtyard
  • Interior Pavilion
  • Inner Court
  • Traditional Chinese Medicine Classifications:
  • Water Point of the Foot Yangming Channel
  • Ying-Spring Point
  • Point of Yung
  • Heavenly Star Point
  • Neiting

acupressure point stomach 44 st44Location: between the second and third toes proximal to the web margin on the dorsum (top) of the foot

Traditional Chinese Medicine Actions:

Traditional Chinese Medicine Indications and Acupressure Point Combinations-all tonification (clockwise motion):

Stomach Heat

Bell's Palsy 

Paralysis of the face due to an External-Wind invasion such as Bell’s Palsy, apply the Earth Element Acupressure Stick to acupressure point Stomach 44 using the reduction method (counter-clockwise motion) and apply the Wood Element Acupressure Stick to Liver 3 and apply the Earth Element Acupressure Stick to Stomach 2 & 3 using the reduction method (counter-clockwise motion)

Tooth Pain

Toothache with swollen gums, apply the Earth Element Acupressure Stick to acupressure point Stomach 44 using the reduction method (counter-clockwise motion) applying the Metal Element Acupressure Stick to LI 4 using the reduction method (counter-clockwise motion)

Emotional Imbalances

Chronic insomnia, mania, or extreme emotional outbursts due to Heart Heat apply the Earth Element Acupressure Stick to acupressure point Stomach 44 using the reduction method (counter-clockwise motion)and apply the Earth Element Acupressure Stick to acupressure point Stomach 36 using the tonification method (clockwise motion) and apply the Fire Element Acupressure Stick to acupressure point Heart 8 using reduction method (counter-clockwise motion)

Pain

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Cautions: Do not use acupressure as self-care when pregnant without the guidance of a licensed acupuncturist. Always discuss new treatment modalities with your local health care professional.

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