Acupuncture has been used in China for thousands of years and selecting the correct points can significantly reduce physical pain or mental imbalances, as well as improve overall well-being.
We selected some known pressure points that you can use in everyday situations.
The Three Miles Point
Location. The Three Mile Point is approximately 1.5 inches below the kneecap.
Use. It can help improve the functioning of the digestive system and treat various stomach pains, vomiting and nausea.
Bend your legs and apply firm pressure for one minute.
The Third Eye Point
Location. The third eye point can easily be found between the eyebrows.
Use. Helps with headaches, depression, chronic fatigue, and stress.
Apply gentle pressure for one minute.
The Pericardium Point
Location. The pericardial point is located on the inside of the forearm, about 3 fingers from the wrist, well between two tendons.
Use. Helps relieve nausea, vomiting, and nausea.
Apply firm pressure and massage for 4-5 seconds.
The Tong Zi Liao Point
Location. The Tong Zi Liao point is located in the corner of the eye.
Use. It can help with migraines and reduce eye fatigue.
Rub your fingertips slowly until you feel relief.
The Big Rushing Point
Location. Big Rushing Point is between the big toe and the second toe, an inch and a half behind both.
Use. It is a very popular pressure point for relieving headaches, eye strain, and foot cramps, and it can also help improve concentration.
Hold down for one minute.
The Sea of Tranquillity Point
Location. The Sea Point of Tranquility can easily be found in the center of the chest.
Use. It helps the individual to calm down and get relief from anxiety, depression, hysteria, and other emotional problems.
Press gently and hold for one minute.
The Joining the Valley Point
Location. The Joining the Valley Point is situated between the thumb and index finger.
Use. This point is very helpful in getting relief from toothaches, neck and shoulders and headaches.
Apply pressure and hold or massage for one minute.
The Yongquan Point
Location. The Yongquan point is located on the sole between the second and third toes.
Use. Useful for treating headaches, nausea, and fainting spells.
Apply pressure with your fingertips and hold for one minute.
Chinese medicine knows that there are hundreds of spots and Bright Side couldn’t go through all of them. You may have found a pressure point that helped you; If so, let us know in the comments below.