The ancient Chinese practice of acupressure can provide more help than just relieving us of little annoying health issues like headaches, cold/flu, and fatigue. It can also aid us in our overall well-being.
Our team presents you with 12 amazing pressure points that will naturally help to heal your body and mind. The techniques we bring to you are special because they can be self-administered anytime, anywhere.
So let’s welcome this healthy lifestyle and say goodbye to daily pill-popping and trips to the doctor.
1. Feng Chi
How to locate: Start by feeling for your ear bone, and follow the groove back to where your neck muscles and skull meet.
How to apply: Clasp your hands by interlocking your fingers. Then use your thumbs to apply firm pressure toward your skull. Massage and stimulate the area for 4–5 seconds.
2. Jian Jing
Recommended for: Neck stiffness, shoulder tension, and chronic daily headaches.
How to locate: The point is located on your shoulder between the rotator cuff and vertebral column. It can be found by pressing your shoulder muscle with your thumb and middle finger.
How to apply: Apply pressure in a downward direction using your index finger or thumb. Massage the area for 4–5 seconds.
3. San Yin Jiao
How to locate: It is located 4 finger widths above your ankle (measured from the highest point in your ankle) in the trough behind the bone.
How to apply: Apply firm pressure to this point on the inside of your legs, and massage the area for 4–5 seconds.
CAUTION: It should not be used during pregnancy as it may induce labor.