14 Pressure Points to Help You Get Rid Of Irritating Aches and Pains
6The Sea of Tranquility Point
The sea of tranquility is located in the center of the chest and is good for calming one down or relaxing. It provides relief from anxiety, depression, hysteria and emotional issues. Just press the area gently and keep the pressure on for one minute.
7The Joining the Valley Point
The joining Valley Point is situated just between the forefinger and the thumb. It is good for acquiring relief from neck and shoulder pain, toothache and headaches. For best results, gently apply pressure and massage for 1 minute.
8The Yongquan Point
This point is good for headache, vomiting and nausea. To locate the Yongquan point that is located on your sole between the second and third toes. It can also be used when you are feeling faint. Pressure needs to be applied with fingertips on the area for 1 minute.
9The Gates of Consciousness Point
Here is another popular point called the gates of consciousness. You can find it on the sides of the neck and just near the base of the skull. It can improve migraine, dizziness and headaches. You need to apply the pressure for one minute.
10The Wind Mansion Point
The Wind Mansion Point or GV16 as it is also known as can relieve headaches, sore throat, stiff necks, nose bleed and stress. It is located in the center of the hollow at the back of the head and below the skull. The best way to massage this point is by using the plump part of the middle fingertip and applies firm pressure for two minutes. Rather than using your own strength, keep your head tilted back and let it rest on your finger.