These are the acupressure points for mental 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 GV20 — Bai Hui
Chinese Name: 百會
Location: center of the top of the head where the line connecting the high points of your ears crosses the body midline until you feel a slight dip.
Benefits: headache on the top of the head, dizziness, insomnia, poor memory, hot flashes, epilepsy, mental disorders, good for memory and concentration, ringing in the ears, blurred vision, nasal obstruction, low energy, prolapse of the rectum.
Acupressure Point GV26 — Ren Zhong
Chinese Name: 人中
Location: below the nose, a little above the midpoint of the philtrum. in the hollow between the upper lip and the nose.
Benefits: revival point from cardiac and respiratory arrest, mental disorders, epilepsy, convulsions, coma, facial paralysis, swelling of the face, low vitality, lockjaw, diabetes, fainting spells, chest pains, heart attacks, heat stroke, middle and lower back aches, spasms of the lower back, face lift point.
Acupressure Point CV14 — Ju Que
Chinese Name: 巨闕
Location: on the midline of the abdomen, 6 body inches above the belly button.
Benefits: pain in the cardiac region and the chest, nausea, acid regurgitation, difficulty in swallowing, vomiting, mental disorders, epilepsy, and palpitation.
Acupressure Point P6 — Nei Guan
Chinese Name: 內關
Location: three finger width above the wrist crease on the palmar side.
Benefits: palpitation, vomiting, mental disorders, chest pains-emotional and physical, nausea, to decrease appetite, to calm down, decrease panic attacks, to stop smoking, addictions to alcohol, food and drugs, poor memory, to promote yawning, side effects of radiation and chemotherapy.
Acupressure Point H7 — Shen Men
Chinese Name: 神門
Location: medial side (ulnar) of the transverse crease of the wrist.
Benefits: chest pain, night sweat, spontaneous sweating, stage fright, phobias , nervousness (massage this point before interviews, speeches, wedding, exams, flying etc .) Irritability, mental disorders, poor memory, promote mental clarity, promote retention of knowledge in the brain (good for students to massage this point five minutes before beginning study to prepare for exams etc,), chest palpitation, insomnia, nightmares, excessive dreaming, to mend broken heart, emotional stagnation, unable to cry, side effects of radiation and chemotherapy in cancer patients.
Acupressure Point P9 — Zhong Chong
Chinese Name: 中沖
Location: in the center of the tip of the middle finger.
Benefits: revival point, cardiac pain, irritability, loss of consciousness, heat stroke, febrile diseases, stiffness of the tongue, unusually warm palms and soles, fainting, poor memory, shortness of breath.
Acupressure Point K10 — Yin Gu
Chinese Name: 陰谷
Location: when the knee is flexed, the point is on the medial side of the popliteal fossa, between the tendons of m. Semitendinosus and semimembranosus, level with UB 40.
Benefits: impotence, hernia, uterine bleeding, pain in the knee, mental disorders, and hair loss.
Acupressure Point ST36 — Zu San Li
Chinese Name: 足三里
Location: Four finger widths below the kneecap toward the outside of the shinbone.
Benefits: Strengthens the whole body to prevent as well as relieve allergies. long life point, balancing point, to boost up energy, knee pain, gastric pain, vomiting, abdominal distention, diarrhea, constipation, dizziness, mental fog, mental disorders, schizophrenia, arterial sclerosis, poor digestion especially of proteins and carbohydrates, diabetes, breast abscess, mastitis, pain and swelling in the breast, side effects of radiation and chemotherapy. Strengthens and tones the muscles and improves the condition of the skin throughout the entire body.
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 K6 — Zhao Hai
Chinese Name: 照海
Location: 1 body inch below the medial malleolus.
Benefits: irregular menstruation, PMS, prolapse of the uterus, pruritus vulvae, frequency of urination, epilepsy, insomnia, sore throat, increase psychic ability, impotence, male sexual problems.
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.