Acupressure point LIV-3

Acupressure point LIV-3. It's location, photograph, use for emotional well-being and warnings.

LIV-3

Name: Great Surge (Liver 3)
Location: On the foot, on the line between the big toe and the second toe. The point is located about 3 finger widths from the edge, in the depression the size of a finger tip you can feel there.
Use: Reduce, so move your finger in counterclockwise direction over this point.
Warning: Don't use when weak or low on energy (in that case use SP-6 instead).
Effects: Relaxes and unblocks emotions (especially repressed anger). Depression.
location of LIV-3
move counterclockwise
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