Acupressure Points for Nursing

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There are the acupressure points for Nursing. 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) — Third Eye Point
Location: Directly between the eyebrows, in the indentation where the bridge of the nose meets the forehead.
Benefits: Used for breastfeeding difficulties, glandular imbalances; also relieves hay fever, headaches, indigestion, ulcer pain, and eyestrain.

Points (B) — Sea of Tranquility
Location: On the center of the breastbone three thumb widths up from the base of the bone.
Benefits: Relieves nervousness, chest congestion, insomnia, anguish, depression, hysteria, and other emotional imbalances.

Points (C)  — Letting Go
Location: On the outer part of the chest, three finger widths below the collarbone. If you’re on the right spot, you should feel the muscle bulge when you pull your arm into your body and tense the arm.
Benefits: Relieves breathing difficulties, fatigue, confusion, chest tension and congestion, emotional repression, coughing, and asthma.

Points (D)– Breast Window
Location: Directly above the breast tissue in line with the nipples, between the third and fourth ribs.
Benefits: Relieves breast pains, lactation problems, heartburn, insomnia, depression, and chest congestion.

Points (E) — Heavenly Pond
Location: One thumb width outside the nipple. Benefits: Breast and chest pain, lymph glands, and insufficient milk during nursing.

It’s important to drink plenty of warm water after the massage, to help clear away toxic substances in our body.

Caution: If you have a serious illness, or life-threatening illness such as heart disease, or cancer, please consult with your physician before practicing Acupressure.

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Hi, I'm Grace Chen. I’m enthusiastic about Traditional Chinese Medicine, natural healing including Chinese Medicinal Herbs, Acupressure, Qi-Gong, foot massage and more. My passion for herbs had been a lifelong journey beginning as a young girl always been fascinated by my grandfather’s Chinese Herbal Medicine chest, full of amazing goodies helping people get well. To chase my dreams, I created a website, HerbalShop.com to share my passion, my grandfather Dr. Chen’s herbal recipes, interesting new and the translation of the classical Chinese herbal formulas with the world. Hope you enjoy it!