Help for your colds and flu with self-applied acupressure – massage or press acupressure points to relieve symptoms of colds and flu, speed your recovery and prevent future colds and flus

Self-applied Acupressure

Easy to do Self-applied Acupressure

Here are several TCM acupuncture – acupressure points that help relieve the sympoms of colds and flus, including congestion and nasal-throat drainage.

Acupressure cannot cure colds or flus, but acupressure can shorten their duration and build up your immunity to help you resist future colds and flus.

Massaging or pressing on these acupressure points stimulates your body to heal in many ways.   One way that these points relieve your cold or flu symptoms is by improving the function of your lymphatic system, thus allowing your lymph system to properly remove waste materials from your system.

Key Acupressure points for colds and flu are listed here.  

UB 36

UB 2

ST 3

LI 20

LI 11

LI 4

GB 20

GV 16

GV 24.5

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The photos below show where these points are found on your body.

UB 36

UB 2

ST 3

LI 20

LI 11

LI 4

GB 20

GV 16

GV 24.5 – GV 24.5 is known as the Third Eye and is located at the center of the forehead between the inner ends of the eyebrows.

 

Acupressure can be of great help in almost any injury or illness. One of the world’s best acupressure self-help books is – Acupressure’s Potent Points: A Guide to Self-Care for
Common Ailments
 - by Michael Reed Gach. 

 


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