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5 Amazing Acupressure Points for Women's Health and Wellness

Updated: Mar 16

Acupressure is an ancient Chinese system of therapy that has long been used for various reasons, including pain relief and stress. One of the most popular acupressure points for pain relief is the shu point. The purpose of this blog post is to discuss what this specific acupressure point does, how it can help with women's health issues and what you can do with it. If you're interested in finding out more about acupressure points for women's health, This blog gives you the tools to improve your health and live life to the fullest. Read on.

What is Acupressure?

Acupressure is a healing technique that uses the fingers to apply pressure on different parts of the body. Often done by applying pressure to one part of the body, the acupressure can stimulate specific points. With this, there are many possible benefits which include relief from stress and more! Acupressure most commonly uses the fingers to massage, rub, and stimulate the pressure points.

How to Use Acupressure for Women's Health

Here are some fantastic points for women's health. For acupressure, the location of the points doesn't need to be 100% accurate. We all have different body shapes so that the location won't be the same for everyone. Just try to locate the point, rub around that area, find the most sensitive area, add a little bit of pressure until you feel slight pain. Never put too much pressure. Most of the points are bilateral. Press each point a few minutes every day.

Tai Chong, LR3

Indication: stress, menstrual problems...

Location: Just distal to the junction of the 1st and 2nd metatarsals(long bones in the foot).

San Yin Jiao, SP 6

Indication: urological, pelvic disorders, insomnia...

Location: Inside of your leg, just above your ankle. Four finger widths(6-9cm) from the highest peak of the ankle.

Tai Xi, KI 3

Indication: Tinnitus, menstrual problems, retention of urine...

Location: On the medial side of the foot, posterior to the highest peak of the ankle, in the depression between the highest peak of the ankle and the achilles tendon.

Qu Quan, LR 8

Indication: Irregular menstruation, pain and swelling of the knee, dysmenorrhea...

Location: On the medial side of the knee, in the depression of the knee crease.

Qu GU, RN2

Indication: Impotence, morbid leukorrhea, irregular menstruation, dysmenorrhea...

Location: On the midpoint of the upper border of the symphysis pubis. (Don't press too hard, this point might be painful)

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