Acupressure has been used for centuries by professionals in assisting pain relief and treat diseases.
It is important to know how to use your fingers and find the correct points and spots on the body. This technique is very helpful especially if you experience runny nose, headache, sore throat, cold, sinus pain, and other health issues.
Prepare yourself before acupressure starts. You have to be calm and comfortable. At the beginning, you have to warm up your hands by rubbing them for one minute or two. This will increase the energy flow between your hands and make them more sensitive. Start the massage by stimulating the point you want.
Acupressure points on the fingers
Tip of your thumb: You can massage it against cold. Rubbing and pressing this point will promote your nose and throat, relieving from any breathing problems you might be experiencing such as a cough, cold, nasal congestion and difficulties swallowing.
Lower part of your thumb: Massage this part for assisting in sore throat, hoarseness, and difficulty swallowing. Proper breathing is important while you are stimulating this part of the thumb, you should inhale and exhale gradually to allow the energy to flow throughout your body.
The tip of the fingers of all four fingers (thumb is not included): Massage this spots as close as possible to the tip of the nails to relive sinus pain, dizziness, headache, stuffy nose and to likewise stimulate secretion of mucus.
Pads of all fingers: Massaging all fingers at once will relieve pain in the muscles of the entire body, providing you with a soothing effect that will battle influenza.
The point under the tip of your middle finger: For fatigue, you wish to stimulates the point under the tip of your middle finger. Massage the right side of the middle finger to relieve fatigue.
The index finger, just under the tip: Massaging your index finger, just under the tip helps you with stomach pain. The little finger likewise helps with stomach pain.
Ring finger: Last, but not least, headaches can be eased by rubbing the ring finger.
Acupressure has 3 main impacts on the body:
1. Prevention, as regular acupressure helps in maintaining excellent health
2. Therapeutic effect, as it can improve overall health
3. Diagnostic effect, as pain and discomfort during acupressure, can be symptoms for problems.
Using this method we can get rid of it stress easily. Also acupressure helps oxygen to flow throughout the body by stimulating circulation.
Source: All Healthy News