Working on these points can help you get better
quicker. 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.
Points (A) -- Shoulder Well
Caution: Do not apply
harsh or sudden pressure on this point. Instead,
gradually apply pressure on pregnant women.
Location: On the top of the shoulder, directly
on the muscle, one to two inches out from the
side of the lower neck.
Benefits: Assists childbirth and relieves pain,
nervousness, irritability, fatigue, shoulder
tension, poor circulation, cold hands and feet.
Points (B) -- Sacral Points
Location: The acupressure points are on the
sacrum (at the base of the spine directly above
the tall bone)
Benefits: help relieve menstrual cramps and
lower-back pain. Two minutes of steady, firm
pressure on these sacral points - by lying down
on your back with your hands, one on top of
the other, under the base of the spine helps
relax the uterus and relieve menstrual cramps.
Points (C) -- Joining the Valley
Location: In the webbing between the thumb and
index finger at the highest spot of the muscle
when the thumb and index finger are brought
close together. Benefits: Relieves labor pain,
constipation, headaches, toothaches, shoulder
pain, and arthritis.
Points (D) -- Reaching Inside
Location: On the outside of the little toe,
at the base of the toenail. Benefits: Used for
difficult labor, mal-position of the fetus,
nasal obstruction, and itchy skin.
Points (E) -- Bigger Stream
Caution: Do not stimulate
this point strongly after the third month of
Location: Midway between the inner protrusions
of the anklebone and the Achilles tendon in
the back of the ankle. Benefits: Relieves labor
pain, swollen feet, fatigue, ankle pain, and