Daily life, work, things to do and relationships can all be stressful. Instead of taking medication, you can try to press these 5 points of the body. As you will see, this will allow you to relax without taking chemicals, which can have side effects on the stomach or kidneys .
This Chinese technique is called “acupressure”.
1. He Gu
Join the thumb and forefinger, find the highest point of the muscle that comes out and press in a circular massage for five seconds. This point is used to relieve neck and face pain, headaches and to eradicate stress.
2. Jian Jing
With the thumb and middle finger, pinch the muscle of the shoulder and stimulate this point by performing a circular massage for five seconds. It helps relieve stress, neck and face pain, and toothache.
3. Tai Chong
Between the big toe and the next, there is a space. Go down a little and press this point. It helps relieve stress, lower back pain, menstrual cramps, insomnia and anxiety.
4. Feng Chi
With the thumb, follow the bone of the ear to where it meets the skull. Press for two or three seconds and repeat the process several times. It helps treat stress, headaches, blurred vision, fatigue and flu.
5. Zu San Li
This point should be stimulated frequently to encourage health and longevity. This technique also helps treat gastrointestinal problems, nausea and vomiting.
These simple techniques come from traditional Chinese medicine and can help us feel better.