Apply deep, probing pressure with fingertip, knuckle or soft-pointed object, such as a pencil eraser.
Clasp your hands together (A), touching your upper wrist with your forefinger; the point is found on a line with the thumb, in a small depression (B); remembering the position of the point, unclasp your hands and apply pressure
TCM: Lung 7
One palm width above the tip of the inner anklebone, on the back of the shinbone; often used in combination with acupoint #6
TCM: Spleen 6
One palm width below the bottom edge of the kneecap, on the outside, in a depression between the shinbone and the leg muscle; effective for most problems from the waist down, especially when used with acupoint #5
TCM: Stomach 36
Squeeze thumb and forefinger together, forming a ridge above the thumb; the point is in the middle of that ridge, just above the end of the crease formed by thumb and forefinger; good for most problems from the waist up
TCM: Large Intestine 4
Two thumb widths above where the big toe and the second toe separate, on the upper surface of the foot
TCM: Liver 3
If you have not found relief, try the same points on the opposite side of the body, or go back and try a related or similar symptom or body area. If you have not used acupressure before, please see the Instructions, then click the "Body Area" or "A-Z" tab and repeat.