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Acupressure Points for Relieving Cold & Flu.
Working on these points can help you get better
quicker and increase your resistance to future
colds. 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.
Location: Directly between the eyebrows, in
the indentation where the bridge of the nose
meets the center of your forehead.
Benefits: Relieves head congestion, stuffy nose,
Location: In the hollow below the collarbone
next to the breastbone.
Benefits: Relieves chest congestion, breathing
difficulties, coughing, and sore throats.
Caution: This point is forbidden
for pregnant women because its stimulation can
cause premature contractions in the uterus.
Location: At the highest spot of the muscle
on the back of the hand that protrudes when
the thumb and index finger are close together.
Location: In the indentations of the eye sockets,
on either side of where the bridge of the nose
meets the ridge of the eyebrows.
Benefits: Relieves colds, sinus congestion,
frontal headaches, and tired eyes.
Location: On either cheek, just outside each
Benefits: Relieves nasal congestion, sinus pain,
facial paralysis, and facial swelling.
Location: At the bottom of the cheekbone, directly
below the pupil.
Benefits: Relieves stuffy nose, head congestion,
burning eyes, eye fatigue, and eye pressure.
Location: In the center of the back of the head,
in the large hollow under the base of the skull.
Benefits: Relieves head congestion, red eyes,
mental stress, headaches, and stiff neck.
Location: Below the base of the skull, in the
hollows on both sides, two to three inches apart
depending on the size of the head.
Benefits: Relieves headaches, head congestion,
arthritis, neck pain, and irritability.
Location: It's located near the spine, off the
tips of the shoulder blades.
Benefits: it is especially good for stimulating
the body's natural resistance to cold and flu.
According to traditional Chinese medicine, wind
and cold enter the pores of the skin at this