Having a terrible headache and don’t have any pills at home? Don’t worry, the situation is not hopeless. There is a scientific way you can get rid of your terrible headache and it’s called acupressure. Acupressure is actually a kind of massage that has many health benefits. It doesn’t require any special medical knowledge and it can help you remove your headache quickly and effectively.
How to massage your acupressure points
Get into a comfortable position and relax. The massage will take you no more than 1 minute. Massage the point using circular movements, lightly pressing it. The headache will disappear 5-10 minutes after the massage.
1. Yintang Point
This point is called the third eye since it’s located between your brows. Massaging this point can also help you remove eye fatigue.
2. Yingxiang Points
These two points are located on the both sides of the nostrils in line with your eyes. Massaging these points will help you reduce headaches, open sinuses, relieve stress and reduce toothaches.
3. Zan Zhu Points
You can find these points at the base of the inner edge of the eyebrows. Applying pressure to these points will improve visual acuity and relieve a runny nose.
4. Tian Zhu Points
These are found in the back of your head, between your ears and the beginning of the spine. Massaging these spots you’ll relieve nasal congestion, severe headache and migraines.
5. Shuai Gu Points
These points are located in the temple area, 2cm from the beginning of the hairline. Relieve pain in the temporal region and eye fatigue by massaging these points.
6. He Gu Points
These are located at the back of your hand. Between the forefinger and the thumb. Massaging this spot will relieve toothache, back pain and tension.