Wei, S., "Foot Reflex Zone Massage in the Treatment of Infantile Diarrhea." 1994 China Reflexology Symposium Report, Beijing : China Reflexology Association, page 68
25 patients, both male and female, from 1-4 yrs old, with infantile diarrhea were given foot reflexology focusing on the ascending. transverse and descending colon, small intestine, spleen and stomach reflexes. Twenty-two patients (88%) were relieved after 1-4 sessions, two (8%) improved and one patient did not return for the second session
Foot reflexology was found to be effective for relief of infantile diarrhea.