These are the acupressure points for manic disorders. Working on these points can help you get better faster. 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.
Acupressure Point CV12 — Zhong Wan
Chinese Name: 中脘
Location: midway between the belly button and the bottom of the breastbone. On the midline of the abdomen, 5 finger width above the belly button.
Benefits: acute abdominal pain, pain due to overeating, gastric pain, sour stomach, belching, regurgitation, vomiting, diarrhea, dysentery, distention of the abdomen due to flatulence, hiatal hernia.
Acupressure Point LV8 — Qu Quan
Chinese Name: 曲泉
Location: on the medial side of the knee joint, posterior to the medial condyle of the tibia.
Benefits: lower abdominal pain, hiatal hernia, pain in the extremities, pain all over the body, dysuria, pruritus, manic disorders, pain in the external genitalia, arthritis of the knee, low sperm count, infertility in male or female, sexual dysfunction in male or female, PMS, psoriasis, skin problems, to produce sweat, insomnia, depression, anxiety attacks, venereal diseases.
Acupressure Point ST40 — Feng Long
Chinese Name: 豐隆
Location: 8 finger width above the lateral malleolus, two finger width lateral to the anterior crest of the tibia.
Benefits: water retention, phlegm anywhere in the body, chest pain, asthma, excessive sputum, abscesses in the internal organs, sore throat, pain of the lower leg, headaches, dizziness, mental disorders, manic disorders, schizophrenia, depression, epilepsy.
Acupressure Point K9 — Zhu Bin
Chinese Name: 築賓
Location: at the lower end of the muscle gastrocnemius in the medial aspect, 7 finger width above the tip of the medial malleolus.
Benefits: pain in the medial aspect of the leg, poor water metabolism, water retention, blood poisoning, help with kidney filtration, high creatinine in the blood, high urea nitrogen, high sodium intake, high blood pressure, venereal diseases, syphilis, chemical toxemia, mental fog, poor memory, manic disorders.
Acupressure Point LV5 — Li Gou
Chinese Name: 蠡溝
Location: 7 finger width above the tip of the medial malleolus on the medial border of tibia.
Benefits: chemical and environmental toxicity, chronic fatigue syndrome, immune deficiency disorders, irregular menstruation, PMS, fibromyalgia, dysuria, low energy, retention of urine, side effects of radiation and chemotherapy in cancer patients.
It is important to drink plenty of warm water after the massage, to help clear away toxic substances in our body.
Caution: You should consult with a healthcare professional before practicing Acupressure or starting any diet, exercise, Chinese herbs or other supplementation programs.