Acupressure relieves pain relaxes muscular tension, and balances the vital life forces of the body using a system of trigger points. Discover how to pressure two acupressure points on the top of the feet which stimulate the release of neuro-chemicals called endorphins.
The mechanism of endorphins is similar to morphine; both mitigate pain and encourage relaxation. However, endorphins are manufactured naturally by the body to promote healing. Acupressure points Lv 3 and GB 41 stimulates this pain relief mechanism, enabling the body to produce its own natural painkillers.
Bigger Rushing (Lv 3) is located on the top of the foot, in the groove between the 1st and 2nd metatarsal bones. Above Tears (GB 41) is also on the top of the foot, in the groove between the 4th and 5th metatarsal bones.
To press these pain relief Acupressure points on top of your foot, press gradually in between the bones until it hurts good. Hold firmly and steadily for 2 minutes as you breathe deeply to relieve foot, leg, hip pain and cramping.
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TIRED & EXHAUSTED? Acupressure massage can relieve chronic fatigue by rubbing lower back Acupressure points briskly a few times a day. This self acupressure massage technique is effective for both the lower back and the exhaustion that so many suffer from. It’s especially good for preventing lower back problems and for boosting your vital energy and immune system.
Below the edge of your rib cage (at the junction of the 9th rib cartilage to the 8th rib) in line with your earlobe is Sp 16, known as the “Abdominal Sorrow Point” which relieves indigestion, ulcers, balances acidity in the stomach, appetite imbalances, abdominal cramps, rib pain, and hiccups. Curve your fingers and place then on the base of your rib cage directly below your nipple. Hold these points firmly for one or two minutes as you take long, deep breaths. Here is 5 minutes of close-up instruction on how to find and use Sp 16, an extremely valuable point to know and use.
Napoleon Bonaparte holding Acupressure Point Sp16
Napoleon Bonaparte, the French military leader, is famous for holding this point to relieve his abdominal gastric pain. Thank goodness he knew this acupressure point to relieve his ulcer, balance his outrageous 3rd chakra which governs ego, self-image, and his lust for power during the French Revolution. Imagine Napoleon’s expression, using this point to relieve his indigestion, burping, and bout with hiccups.
The ancient Chinese called this point on the ear the “Heavenly Gate” because it brings heavenly energy into your body for healing. An Acupressure point with heavenly in its name, can bring spirit into your body just by stimulating it. You can actually heighten your spirituality just by taking three to five slow, deep breathes while you activate this ear point a few times a day!
Shen Men is a profound, marvelous point for heightening your body’s overall wellness.
This health boosting Acupressure ear point for wellness relieves aches & pains – anywhere.
Location & Benefits: In the center upper third portion of the ear; it also counteracts addiction & inflammation.
Point Application Suggestion: Stimulate this ear tonic point every night for a minute, before going to bed.
Remember the point the famous “Thinker” pressed with his knuckle? If you were on a TV quiz show, you’d know the answer: It was clear thinking Acupressure point GV 26, in the gum between the tip of your nose and upper lip. Apply firm pressure while breathing deeply to clear your mind and counteract overwhelm, racing thoughts, panic, dissociation, fainting, and mental stability. [read more…]