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Acupressure is a gentle and safe therapy used to restore harmony of body, mind and spirit.


There are more than 600 pressure points, of which twelve are commonly used – by way of an introduction; here is just one Acupressure point which has a wide variety of uses that you can test for yourself.


There are many books available if you wish to learn more.


The point below will help you greatly – try it next time you have a headache. (Note: Headaches and migraine are believed to be linked to dehydration – drink plenty of water as soon as you feel the symptoms coming on and often it prevents it from developing.)

Illustration by Paul Foreman

Bowels, wind, lungs, respiration, asthma, headaches, toothaches, sinusitis, colds and flu, upper body pain, fatigue, stress and tension, immune system, sore throat, circulation, cold hands and feet, neck and shoulders, elbow, hands and wrists, cramp, sense organs, sore eyes, earache

Acupressure point:

Located in the web between thumb and index finger on the back of the hand


Gentle stimulation of this point can help the following:

(Apply to the side of the body where the ailment is, if appropriate)




Very important! Do not use this Acupressure point during pregnancy as it can cause miscarriage. Always consult your doctor regarding medical advice. Acupressure is not intended to replace professional healthcare.