Acupressure Points for Relieving Cough


There are the acupressure points for relieving Cough . 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) — Heaven Rushing Out
Location: At the base of the throat in the large hollow directly below the Adam’s apple.
Benefits: Relieves dry cough, bronchitis, sore throat, chest congestion, and heartburn.

Points (B) — Elegant Mansion
Location: In the hollow below the collarbone next to the breastbone.
Benefits: Relieves chest congestion, breathing difficulties, asthma, coughing, and anxiety.

Points (C) — Heavenly Pillar
Location: One-half inch below the base of the skull on the ropy muscles one-half inch out from either side of the spine.
Benefits: Relieves sore throat, stress, burnout, overexertion, and heaviness in the head.

Points (D) — Ding Chuan
Location: To the side and a little above the vertebra that protrudes at the top of the spine when the head is tilted downward.
Benefits: Relieves throat problems, coughing, shoulder and neck pain, and thyroid imbalances.

Points (E) — Vital Diaphragm
Location: Between the shoulder blade and the spine at the level of the heart.
Benefits: Relieves coughing, breathing difficulties, and respiratory problems. This calming point also helps balance the emotions.

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.

By |2016-11-20T04:23:04+00:00April 3rd, 2015|Categories: Acupressure|Tags: |

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