I’m so excited to have written a chapter on acupressure in Laura Di Franco’s latest book “The Ultimate Guide to Self-Healing Techniques”. Here are picture of the acupuncture points, marked in green, that I talk about in my chapter with a brief description of issues they can treat. 

Pericardium-6 (Nei Guan) Inner Gate helpful for :

  • Nausea
  • Anxiety
  • Insomnia
  • Heart Palpitations

Stomach-36 (Zu San Li) Leg Three Miles

  • Regulate Appetite
  •  Any Digestive Issue
  • Nausea, Vomiting, 
  • Boost Immunity
  • Boost Energy, help fatigue
  • Help a cold
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Breast Pain

Liver-3 (Tai Chong) Great Rushing

  •  Helping to move things that feel stuck – Frustration
  • PMS
  • Eye Issues – Red Eyes, Dryness, Itchiness
  • Headaches
  • Muscle aches

Large Intestine-4 (He Gu) Joining Valley 

WARNING – Do not massage this point if pregnant, can induce labor

  • Headaches
  • Toothache
  • TMJ, Jaw Pain
  • Colds / Flu

Kidney-1 (Yong Quan) Bubbling Spring

  •  Very Calming Point
  • Anxiety
  • Insomnia – rub lavender oil on this point to help sleep

Large Intestine-20 (Ying Xiang) Welcome Fragrance

  •  Allergies
  • Nasal Congestion
  • Opens the nasal passages
  • Loss of sense of smell