Specific acupuncture points increase gastrointestinal muscle contraction,  relaxation and reduce gastric acid secretion.  Acupuncture is therefore beneficial in treating general gastrointestinal symptoms.  It can nourish related organs, minimize symptoms and contribute to medication free digestive system health maintenance. 

Acupuncture is effective in treating most digestive disorders:

Bacterial infections, peptic ulcers, heartburn, lactose intolerance, gastrointestinal tract bleeding, inflammatory conditions and hiatus hernia syndrome 

It has demonstrated its effectiveness in managing the side effects of chemotherapy medication and the discomfort following anesthesia.