These are the acupressure points for nightmares. 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 SP1 — Yin Bai
Chinese Name: 隱白
Location: on the medial side of the great toe, 0.1 body inch posterior to the corner of the nail.
Benefits: bloody stool, severe uterine bleeding, dream disturbed sleep, mental disorders, convulsions, diarrhea, dysentery, PMS, fear in children, fatigue, temper tantrum in children, hyperactivity, arthritis, anxiety attacks.
Acupressure Point ST37 — Shang Ju Xu
Chinese Name: 上巨虛
Location: 8 finger width (6 body inch) below the lateral eye of the patella, on the line connecting the eye of the patella and the external malleolus.
Benefits: abdominal bloating, severe constipation, diarrhea, dysentery, appendicitis, cramps in the lower abdomen, knee pain, colitis, irritable bowels.
Acupressure Point GB44 — Zu Qiao Yin
Chinese Name: 足竅陰
Location: on the lateral side of the fourth toe, about 0.1 body inch posterior to the corner of the nail.
Benefits: migraine, deafness, ringing in the ears, eye troubles, like poor vision, blurred vision, infection, red eye, fever, dream disturbed sleep.
Acupressure Point ST45 — Lidui
Chinese Name: 歷 兌
Location: on the lateral side of the 2nd toe, 0.1 body inch posterior to the corner of the nail.
Benefits: facial swelling, deviation of the mouth, facial palsy, nose bleed, toothache, sore throat, hoarse voice, abdominal distention, coldness in the leg and foot, fever, dream-disturbed sleep, nightmares, food poisoning, abdominal pains due to over eating.
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.