312 Exercise - Acupoint (Hegu)

The [3] of the 312 exercise refers to the massage of 3 acupoints : Hegu, Neiguan and Zusanli. i.e., through the massage of the three acupoints, "Blood"(血) and "Qi"(氣) of the related three meridians : Large Intestine, Pericardium and Stomach are activated. This will enhance the circulation of "Blood" and "Qi" around the whole body.

"Hegu"(合谷穴) belongs to the Meridian of Large intestine. Massaging of this acupoint can treat some disorders of the face and head, such as headache, fever, sore throat, laryngitis, nasal sinusitis etc. with good curative effect.

Massage of "Hegu" is also the best way to prevent apoplexy.