These are the acupressure points for pain behind the ear. 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 Tai Yang — Tai Yang
Chinese Name: 太 陽
Location: in the depression about 1 inch posterior to the midpoint between the lateral end of the eyebrow and the outer canthus. It’s in the large depression on the side of the head about 1 inch away from the end of the eyebrow.
Benefits: headache, eye disease, deviation of the eye, deviation of the mouth, pain in the eye.
Acupressure Point SI19 — Ting Gong
Chinese Name: 聽宮
Location: anterior to the tragus and posterior to the condyloid process of the mandible, in the depression formed when the mouth is open.
Benefits: deafness, tinnitus, ear infection, toothache, t.m.j. Pain.
Acupressure Point SI18 — Guan Liao
Chinese Name: 顴顟
Location: directly below the outer canthus, in the depression on the lower border of zygoma.
Benefits: facial paralysis, twitching of the eyelids, pain in the face, toothache, swelling of the cheeks, and discoloration of the sclera.
Acupressure Point TH5 — Wai Guan
Chinese Name: 外關
Location: three finger width above wrist crease on the dorsal side.
Benefits: headaches, pain in the cheek, jaw, TMJ problems, deafness, ringing in the ears, sensation of plugged ear, earache, pain behind the ear, pain in the hand, arthritis of the hands, hand tremor, to regulate abnormal heat sensation
Acupressure Point GB12 — Wan Gu
Chinese Name: 完骨
Location: in the depression below the mastoid process.
Benefits: headache, insomnia, pain and stiffness of the neck, swelling of the cheek, toothache, facial paralysis, shortness of breath, great revival point from respiratory arrest
Acupressure Point GB20 — Fen Chi
Chinese Name: 風池
Location: below the base of the skull, in the hollow between the two large, vertical neck muscles, two to three inches apart depending on the size of the head.
Benefits: occipital headache, dizziness, pain and stiffness of the neck, pain in the shoulder, fever, common cold, whiplash, hypertension, weakness of the whole body.
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.