One Japanese legend says that in a long time ago, lived a happy man who received from his father invaluable knowledge – knowledge of the point of longevity or the point of a hundred diseases. The son followed his father’s advice and regularly massaged this point on his body.

Following the commandments of his father, the son of the daily massaging this point live long enough and have seen the birth and death of several emperors.
Massaging points is one of the oldest methods of treatment in the East, which has been used for several thousand years.

In total, the human body has 365 points and 12 major meridians, which resembles the number of days and months of the year.
The action of such a massage (acupressure, finger pressure at certain points) is based on the teachings of meridians and channels associated with certain organs.
In Chinese medicine, the body is viewed as an energy system so that through the massage it can affect the flow of energy and the functional activity of the body.
Activating the point Zu San Li gives a permanent rejuvenating and healing effect, postpones aging. In China, this point is known as “the point of longevity” in Japan – “the point of a hundred diseases”. The massage of this point, Zu San Li, will decelerate the aging process, and it will prevent numerous diseases and protect your health.

Where is this magical point (Zu San Li) on our body?

This point is also called “the point of hundred diseases’, as it literally has the power to help your body combat innumerate issues and health conditions. The point of longevity lies beneath the knee cup. To find it, cover the knee with the palm of the same hand. Point is located between the ends of the little finger and ring finger, in the form of small depressions between the bones.

You can find it in another way.
You must sit on the floor, press firmly foot to the floor and pull them towards you, without raising your heels off the floor.
You will notice that the knee has created an elevation. Find the highest point of this elevation, place it on your finger and take the starting position.
The point you pressed with your finger is that point – Zu San Li.

For what is this point in our body responsible and why the Japanese called it – a point of hundreds of diseases?

  • Prevents inflammation;
  • Regulates and boosts the immune system;
  • Glucose and insulin regulation;
  • Boosts digestion;
  • Treat gastrointestinal diseases;
  • Alleviates stroke side effects.

Massage of the Zu San Li point- Instructions

Before you begin to massage this point, you need to take some time to relax. It is best to sit while massaging. Inhale deeply and concentrate on your emotional state. This will mark the start of a beautiful healing and spiritual procedure, which will restore the harmony of your body and mind.

You should massage the point with circular movements clockwise for 9 times on each leg. It is recommended that you do this massage in the morning, before having your lunch, as if done before bedtime, it can lead to insomnia. The whole procedure of massaging the Zu San Li point should last for 10 minutes.

The massage should be done either with your fingers, or you can use grain cereals like: buckwheat, oats, rice, and the like, or garlic cloves.

Cut the garlic clove in half and apply it on this miraculous point, and leave it to act for 2 hours, or until you notice that the skin has become a little red.

The stimulation of this amazing point throughout the whole day can offer numerous positive effects. For instance, if you massage the Zu San Li point clockwise in the morning, 8 days before the New Moon, you will stimulate the immune system, enhance the function of the body organs and rejuvenate the body.

Moreover, if you massage this point just before lunch, you will boost your memory, and improve the general tone, and the health of your cardiovascular and digestive system.

Massage the Zu San Li point after the lunch in order to soothe headaches, eliminate sleeping problems, and to relax, get rid of the anxiety, stress and tension.