Plucking Stars is a simple movement that requires you to reach for the stars with one hand while pressing down with the other hand. Plucking stars improves digestion by bringing energy to the spleen and stomach meridians. According to Chinese medical theory and western medicine, good digestion is essential for good health and vitality. Plucking stars can help with virtually any digestive problem. Add plucking stars to your routine to help with indigestion, acid reflux, diarrhea, constipation, diabetes, liver and gallbladder problems, Crohn’s disease, diverticulosis, tennis elbow, endometriosis, yeast infections, dysmenorrhea, vaginitis and ovarian cysts. In addition, plucking stars opens up the 8 Extraordinary Meridians along the sides of the body, these are important energy reservoirs. Learn more about the Extraordinary Meridians in a future blog post.
Plucking Stars Exercise # 3 of the 18 Luohan Hands
About the Author: Monica Marquis
I am a health promotion specialist (BSc. Health Education) with 20 years of health promotion and fitness experience. My love of movement and desire to stay healthy has led me to study and practice qigong. I am a Medical Qigong practitioner (MQP) and a qigong teacher. My intent is help people to live a long and healthy life.