Is a method in which physical pressure is applied to the acu-points. The Qi or vital energy is focused into the hands and fingertips and used to heal. There are various traditional pressure techniques that may be used to treat different ailments such as pointing, pressing, pinching and patting. These techniques are helpful in treating the following:
- Digestive disorders
- general aches and pains
Acupressure is also a technique you can do at home as a part of your daily routine!
- Begin by rubbing your hands together for 30 seconds to stimulate Qi flow
- With your fingertips tap along your scalp as though you are lightly drumming
- Rub fingertips along face as though you are lightly raking
- End by pinching your eyebrows with your thumb and pointer finger starting at the inner edge and moving outward.
This at home ritual can stimulate both digestive and lymphatic systems!