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“Close the mouth
Shut the doors
Blunt the sharpness
Unravel the knots
Dim the glare
Mix the dust
This is called Mystic Oneness.”
Tao Te Chin #56:2 translated at http://www.taoism.net
In this post, we’re continuing with our acupressure points and breathing to relieve indigestion, nausea and heartburn. Sit comfortably in your favorite chair. Breathe in and out slowly and thoughtfully through your nose at least 6 times before you begin pressing on the acupressure point shown below. Continue to breathe in the same way and close your eyes as you stimulate the appropriate acupressure point. This point can be used frequently during the day if needed.
Sea of Energy (CV 6):
After you’ve breathed in and out through your nose at least 6 times.
Locate the acupressure point labeled CV 6 on the illustration below from Michael Reed Gach’s wonderful book, Acupressure’s Potent Points.
Press with one or two fingers on this point that can be found 2 finger-widths below your belly button. Hold for at least one full minute.
When you finish, continue sitting comfortably with your feet flat on the floor, eyes closed. Breathe in and out through your nose slowly at least 6 times.
Don’t forget to drink water at the end of your exercise session or any time you begin to feel thirsty. A Word of Caution…If you have or have had problems with your kidneys, please consult your physician.
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The exercises in this blog are intended for educational purposes only. Always consult with your health care provider before beginning a new exercise program.