Acupressure has long been used for treating mental and physical pain. It was used in china and now we all know it’s wonderful uses. But a few know how and where to use this technique. It’s very simple and you can do it at your home by yourself. Today we enlist 14 pressure points on your body that’ll help you get rid of annoying aches all over your body.
1. The three miles point
Location: It is located 1.5 inches below the knee cap.
Use: It can help treat digestive problems like stomach aches, vomiting and nausea.
Bend your legs and apply pressure for one minute.
2. The third eye point
Location: Between the eyebrows
Use: Applying pressure gently here for one minute can help you relieve headache, depression , chronic fatigue and stress.
3. The pericardium point
Location: On the inner forearm about 3 fingers from the wrist, right between the two tendons.
Use: Applying pressure firmly for 4 to 5 seconds helps providing relief from nausea , vomiting and motion sickness.
4. The tong zi liao point
Location: In the corner of the eye
Use: Slowly rubbing the point with your fingertips will provide you relief from migraines and will reduce eye fatigue.
5. The big rushing point
Location: It is found between the big toe and the second toe, one and a half inches behind them both.
Use: It is very popular and you can relieve yourself with headaches, tired eyes, foot cramps, etc. It also helps in increasing concentration.
Press and hold for a minute.
6. The sea of tranquility point
Location: In the centre of the chest.
Use: It is quite helpful when it comes to relieving people from anxiety, depression , hysteria and other emotional sickness.
Gently press the point and hold for a minute.
7. The joining the valley point
Location: Between the thumb and index finger.
Use: It reduces headaches , toothaches and neck and shoulder pain.
Apply pressure and try massaging for a minute.
8. The yongquan point
Location: Between the second and third toes on the sole.
Use: Applying pressure and holding for a minute with your fingertips can work wonders with dealing with headaches , nausea and fainting.
9. The gates of consciousness point
Location: Near the sides of neck, at the base of skull
Use: Applying pressure here for one minute can help deal with headaches , migraines and dizziness.
10. The wind mansion point
Location: In the back of head , in the center of the hollow below the skull.
Use: Apply firm pressure with your fingertips and hold for one to two minutes and get instant relief from headache, sore throat and nosebleeds.
11. The sea of vitality point
Location: On the waist line, about 2-4 fingers from each side away from the spine.
Use: Apply pressure on each point for a minute and get relief from stomach pain, abdominal pain and indigestion.
12. The triple heater 6 point
Location: 3 inches up from the wrist.
Use: It helps reduce bloating.
Apply pressure for one minute , one by one on each arm until you feel relief.
13. The kunlun mountains point
Location: Between the ankle bone and achilles tendon.
Use: Application of firm pressure for one minute reduces neck, shoulder and back pain.
14. The crooked pond point
Location: On the crease of the bent elbow, closer to the elbow.
Use: Bend the elbow, apply pressure with your thumb and massage or hold for one minute and regularly change your arms. This will get you rid of cold, sore throats and hay fever.
So, which of them was of your use.