Acupressure is a way of accessing and releasing blocked or congested energy centers in the body. Acupressure is directly descended from acupuncture itself. It is relatively easy to learn and later practice. In this pressure has to apply usually with thumb to the relevant acupressure point.
What acupressure is used for?
Acupressure can successfully treat stress, Anxiety, Insomnia, Digestive Problems, Aches and pains, Headaches and Migraine, menstrual problems, PMS, Menopause and Fatigue and much more. To use the acupressure there are many books from which one can learn to use acupressure in proper way. Here are four starting point from which it can be tried on yourself.
Do it yourself
Large intestine point- this point is a good point for detoxifying the digestive system. It is located between the thumb and forefinger midway in the fleshy part very close to where the bones meet. Bring opposite hand across to this area. Breathe in and then breathe out. Slowly begin to apply the pressure until it pains. Hold the point for the rest of the out-breath release the pressure for the rest of the in-breath.
Heart governor point -This is an excellent point for calming the mind. To locate this point look on the inside of the wrist and bring opposite thumb across until midway along the wrist close up in the small valley next to the wrist. With the outside edge of thumb feel the bones on wrist and apply the pressure between the tendons on the inside of the wrist.
Kidney point- this is a very deep point found in the sole of the foot in a valley between the hard skin located below the big toe and the other area of hard skin on the ball of the foot under the four toes. As this point is deep it has to pressed firmly, now repeat this process at least ten times.
Stomach point- this is an excellent physical boost. if this point is stimulated well one will have the energy to go an extra three miles. This point is found along the stomach meridian that is located on the outside of the shinbone just below knee. An easy way to locate it is to place the palm of the left hand over the left kneecap. The point is then directly below the pad of the middle finger. At this point, bring over right hand and begin to apply pressure with right thumb. Work with this point five or six times and repeat this process on the other