Are you feeling stressed lately? Have you tried with prescription pills, having a few glasses of wine, and still, nothing is helping? Stress can be very harmful for the health in long terms.
That’s why we suggest that you try these few tips and tricks borrowed from the alternative Chinese medicine and philosophy, who can cure your stress and even insomnia, without the risk of getting drug abuse or a headache from all that wine from the night before.
There are certain pressure points in our body that can relief stress, according to the science of Acupressure. Without the need to study whole books and spend years dedicated on traditional medicine, here are few tips that guarantee a stress relief.
1. Great Rushing
This pressure point is located behind the webbing between the big and second toe. Applying pressure on this point can help with abdominal pain and regulate menstrual cramps. Also, it can help with the decision making process.
2.Three Mile Point
Is located on the front of the leg, 3 fingers below the knee, towards the outside area of the leg. It can restore energy and stamina and regulates the energy flow in the overall body.
3. Inner Gate
Located on the palmar aspect of the forearm, lining with the index and middle finger, is a pressure point that can help excess stress and cardiac pain, palpitation and open up the chest for deeper breathing.
4. Grandfather -- Grandson
Is located on the medial aspect of the foot, in the depression distal of the foot, where fingers wide behind the root of the big toe. Putting pressure on this point can help with gastritis, poor appetite, diarrhea and irregular menstrual cycle.
5. Third Eye Point
Is located at the forehead, between the eyebrows right above the nose. This pressure point can relief a headache, help with vertigo, insomnia or nose bleeding.
6. Outer Gate
Is located on the back side of the forearm, 3 fingers wide above the crease at the wrist between the two tendons. Pressuring this point can help with fever, swoleness and eye pain and pressure. Spasms and pain in the hands can also be cured with this pressure point.
7. Union Valley
Is in the webbing between the index finger and thumb and is most popular for curing headaches, as well as strengthening immunity and inducing labor pain.
8. Heavenly Pillar
Is located on the nape of the neck, right below the base of the skull. It eases neck stiffness, dizziness and pain in the back and shoulders.
9. Crooked Marsh
Is a pressure point located on the inside of both arms, near the lower end of the elbow. Pressuring this point can help with anxiety, vomiting and nervous stomach, as well as bowel movements.
10. Central Treasury
Is located two fingers above the point where the arms meet the chest. It can help relieve cough and pain in the chest, asthma and wheezing.
11. Will’s Chamber
Is located on the waist, at the lower back, 3 fingers wide on the sides from the back bone. This crucial pressure point can help ease pain in the kidneys and also streghten the lower back.
12. Spirit Gate
Is found on both forearms on the side of the little finger, on the crease at the wrists. Pressuring it can help emotional issues, such as anxiety and overthinking, but forgetfulness as well.
13. Sea of Tranquility
Is a pressure point located near the center of the breastbone, 3 fingers up from the base of the breastbone, at the middle between the two nipples. Applying pressure on this point can help discomfort while swallowing, acid reflux, chest tension, and emotional disbalances such as hysteria.