Apply deep, probing pressure with fingertip, knuckle or soft-pointed object, such as a pencil eraser.
Two thumb widths above the outside of the wrist, lined up with the middle finger
TCM: Triple Warmer 5
Two thumb widths from the largest crease on the inside wrist; the point is between the tendons in the middle of the wrist
TCM: Pericardium 6
Squeeze thumb and forefinger together, forming a ridge above the thumb; the point is in the middle of that ridge, just above the end of the crease formed by thumb and forefinger; good for most problems from the waist up
TCM: Large Intestine 4
On the largest crease of the inner wrist, on a line with the little finger
TCM: Heart 7
Just behind the nail of the second toe, on the side opposite the big toe
TCM: Stomach 45
If you have not found relief, try the same points on the opposite side of the body, or go back and try a related or similar symptom or body area. If you have not used acupressure before, please see the Instructions, then click the "Body Area" or "A-Z" tab and repeat.