Happy New Year – Acupressure Points if You Overindulge


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We wish you and yours a very happy

and prosperous New Year!

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Below are a couple acupressure points that will help to relieve the discomforts of overindulging during the holidays.

Wind Mansion (GV 16):

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  • Place your hands with fingers alongside your head with thumbs pressing on the two points as shown in the photo above from Michael Reed Gach’s book, Acupressure’s Potent Points.
  • Press firmly on these two points for a full minute while breathing slowly in and out through your nose concentrating on the movement of breath going into and out of your lungs.
  • Repeat as often as necessary to relieve hangovers, headaches, congestion and vertigo.

Inner Gate (P 6):

Inner Gate (P 6)

  • This acupressure point is located on the inside of the wrist about 2 1/2 half finger widths below the wrist crease as shown above in the illustration from Michael Reed Gach’s book, Acupressure’s Potent Points.
  • Press firmly on this point with the thumb of your other hand for at least a full minute while breathing slowly in and out through your nose.
  • You may use this point as often as you wish throughout the day to relieve nausea, indigestion and stomachaches.

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This blog is intended for educational purposes only. Please consult with your health care provider before beginning a new exercise program.

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