Traditional Chinese medicineis a style of traditional Asian medicine informed by modern medicine but built on a foundation of more than 2,500 years of Chinese medical practice that includes various forms of herbal medicine, acupuncture, massage , exercise and dietary therapy. TCM is widely used in China and is becoming increasingly prevalent in Europe and North America.
Acupressure is an ancient healing art using the fingers to gradually press key healing points, which stimulate the body’s natural self-curative abilities.
Where to press to treat your health problems:
Base of The Thumb
Locate this point and apply firm pressure using the thumb of your other hand. Regular stimulation of this pressure point will help you find relief from coughing and breathing problems.
The human thumb is full of sensitive nerve endings. This allows the thumb perform the most delicate and detailed tasks. It also makes the thumb a focal point for several important pressure points. Applying pressure to these thumb pressure points can help provide relief to a long list of ailments.The thumbnail pressure point is useful for hand and forearm pain as well as headaches, congestion and throat problems.
Use your index finger or a ballpoint pen (with the lid on) to press the point. If you are not feeling any sensation, try different spots close to the area until you feel a slight soreness.
The middle finger is the longest and strongest of your fingers and is best suited for applying self-acupressure. The thumb is strong, too, but often lacks sensitivity If you find that your hand is generally weak or hurt s when you apply finger pressure, you can use the knuckles or your fist or other tools, such as an avocado pit, a golf ball, or a pencil eraser.
Ring fingers accesses lungs and heartand relieve skin issues and respiratory problems.
The pressure of this finger will also improve your mood if you are feeling anxious or worried.
Some days you may feel like you’ve got the whole world in the palm of your hands. That might be a little lofty, but it can be said that you have yourself in the palm of your hands. Pressing this points my help with some digestive stress and the pain in the abdominal area.
Fleshy Part of The Palm
Pressing in this area will affect the production of hormonesand heart and the endocrine system.
Pressing in this area will effect on the exterior part of the palm will solve appendix issues and regulate blood sugar levels.