June 16th, 2019
acupressure is a Simple and effective remedy
Do you look forward to going to sleep? If you don’t, you’re not alone. Many people don’t. It’s a time that can be plagued with restlessness, anxiety and, a ruminating mind. I know the feeling!
Alas, we know there’s a better way. I’m certain you’ve experienced its bliss. And, dare I say, without the use of sleep medications.
Instead of tossing and turning or taking pills, one of the best tools needed to rest peacefully is located on your body. What it is? They’re acupuncture points and they are activated with acupressure!
In this video, I share with you three acupressure point to reduce restlessness, rumination, anxiety, and, palpitations. I also teach you how to do acupressure, so that you you can do it to yourself whenever you need it – while you’re lying in bed or when anytime you feel anxious. You’ll be surprised how quickly your body reacts.
The acupuncture points help to:
- Calm the mind (or “shen” in Chinese medicine)
- Open the chest
- Descend energy
The acupuncture points given in the video are:
- Governing vessel 24, Spirit Court or Shenting
- Conception vessel 17, Chest center or Shanzhong
- Pericardium 6 Inner pass or Neiguan
The Chinese medicine theory and physiology behind sleep, insomnia, and restlessness are profound, yet simple. The causes can be moved or changed. They can be avoided and adjusted too.
Chinese medicine has identified three organs and their channel systems as typical culprits to nighttime agitated. To learn more about which organs are involved and the theory behind them, click here to watch my video. .
Did you try this practice out? Let me know in the comments below! Write to below too if you have questions about acupressure or any related related topic.
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Disclaimer: This information is intended for general reference only. It is not a replacement for professional health advice. The content in this post intentionally does not provide dosage information or possible interactions with prescription drugs or other medications. Please contact a certified health practitioner such as a physician of Oriental Medicine or Herbalist before considering use. To schedule an appointment with Malerie, visit the services page.