See your doctor first if you have any questions or need medical advice!
Acupressure Points for Relieving Strengthens the Immune System.
Working on these points can help you get better
quicker. You do not have to use all of these
points. Using just one or two of them whenever
you have a free hand can be effective.
Points (A) -- Bearing Support
Location: near the spine, off the tips
of the shoulder blades. Benefits: It helps
to strengthen the immune system, especially
resistance to colds and flu.
Points (B) & Points (C) -- Sea
Caution: Do not press
on disintegrating discs or fractured or broken
bones. If you have a weak back, a few minutes
of stationary, light touching instead of pressure
can be very healing. See your doctor first if
you have any questions or need medical advice.
Location: In the lower back, between the second
and third lumbar vertebrae, two to four finger
widths away from the spine at waist level. Benefits:
Fortifies the immune system as well as relieves
lower-back aches and fatigue.
Points (D) -- Elegant Mansion
Location: In the depression directly below the
protrusions of the collarbone. Benefits: Strengthens
the immune system as well as relieves chest
congestion, breathing difficulties, asthma,
coughing, anxiety, and depression.
Points (E) -- Sea of Tranquility
Location: On the center of the breastbone three
thumb widths up from the base of the bone. Benefits:
Relieves anxiety, anguish, and depression; boosts
the immune system and regulates the thymus gland.
Points (F) -- Sea of Energy
Location: Two finger widths below the belly
button, between it and the pubic bone. Benefits:
Strengthens the condition of the immune system
and the internal organs as well as relieves
abdominal muscle pain, constipation, gas, and
Points (G) -- Three Mile Poin
Location: Four finger widths below the kneecap,
one finger width to the outside of the shinbone.
If you are on the correct spot, a muscle should
flex as you move your foot up and down. Benefits:
Strengthens the whole body, especially the immune
system; tones the muscles and aids digestion
as well as relieves fatigue.
Points (H) -- Bigger Rushing
Location: On the top of the foot, in the valley
between the big toe and the second toe. Benefits:
Boosts the immune system; relieves fainting,
eye fatigue, headaches, and hangovers.
Points (I) -- Crooked Pond
Location: On the upper edge of the elbow crease.
Benefits: Relieves immune system weaknesses,
fever, constipation, and elbow pain.
Points (J) -- Outer Gate
Location: Two and one-half finger widths above
the center of the wrist crease on the outside
of the forearm midway between the two bones
(ulna and radius). Benefits: Relieves rheumatism,
tendonitis, and wrist pain, and increases resistance
Points (K) -- Joining the Valley
Caution: This point is
forbidden for pregnant women 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. Benefits: Relieves arthritis,
constipation, headaches, toothaches, shoulder
pain, and labor pain.
Points (L) -- Bigger Stream
Caution: This point should not be stimulated
strongly after the third month of pregnancy.
Location: Midway between the inside of the anklebone
and the Achilles tendon in the back of the ankle.
Benefits: Strengthens the immune system, relieves
fatigue, swollen feet, and ankle pain.