Acupressure Points for Colds & Flu
Press B 2
Hold St 3 and L Î 20
Press L Î 11
Grasp L Î 4
Firmly press GB 20
Firmly press K 27
Drilling Bamboo (B 2)
Location: In the indentations to the eye sockets, on either side of where the bridge to the nose meets the ridge of the eyebrows.
Facial Beauty (St 3)
Location: At the bottom to the cheekbones directly below the pupil.
Welcoming Perfume ( L Î 20)
Location: On either cheek just, outside each nostril
Crooked Pond (L Î 11)
Location: At the outer edge of the eyebrow crease.
Joining the Valley (Hoku) (L Î 4)
Caution: This point is forbidden for pregnant women until labor because its stimulation can cause premature contractions in the uterus.
Location: In the webbing between the thumb and index finger at the highest spot of the muscle when the thumb and index finger are brought close together.
Gates of Consciousness ( GB 20)
Location: Below the base of the skull, in the hollow between the two large vertical neck muscles, two to three inches apart depending on the size of the head.
Elegant Mansion ( K 27)
Location: In the hollow below the collarbone next to the breastbone.
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