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Increase Energy Instantly Using Acupressure

Updated on December 3, 2017
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Sudip is doing acupressure for last 2 years. It has helped him a lot in increasing his energy level and to stay active all day long.

Do you know that applying pressure to certain Acupressure points can instantly increase your energy? Yes, it is true.

Well, According to several types of research done on the benefits of doing Acupressure, it is found that doing acupressure massage for a couple of minutes provides relief from all the pains in the body and raises the energy to a significant level.

In this article, I will show you how to massage certain acupressure points to raise your energy levels, speed up the metabolism, and increase the vitality of your body.

So, let's get started...

Acupressure Treatment
Acupressure Treatment | Source

What is Acupressure?

Acupressure is a form of alternative medicine, that involves stimulating certain points in the body by applying pressure. It was first developed by ancient Chinese and Indian medical sciences, with the objective of curing pain and tiredness in the body.

Applying pressure to some specific points removes any blockages in the energy flow of the body.

Various forms of Martial arts use acupressure as self-defense. An opponent can be incapacitated by damaging the vital points using acupressure.

Increasing energy with Acupressure

According to Chinese medical science, our body has a network of energy channels that move from our head to the navel throughout our bodies. These are responsible for making us feel healthy and active. This energy is referred to as Chi and is the driving life force of our body. In fact, it is believed that blockages in the flow of energy through one of these channels can result in a disease or illness.

The special acupoints, lie on meridians, or channels, in our body. These are those energy meridians and acupoints that are targeted with treatment.

It is believed that these twelve major meridians connect specific organs or networks of organs, organizing a system of communication throughout our body.The meridians begin at our fingertips, connect to our brain, and then connect to an organ associated with a certain meridian.

The goal of acupressure is to restore health and balance to the body's channels of energy and to regulate opposing forces of yin (negative energy) and yang (positive energy).

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Acupressure Points

Although, the human body consists of 365 acupressure points and 12 meridians present in the hand, feet, abdominal and face regions.

In this section, I will talk about the five main acupressure points that are responsible for increasing the energy.

1. Third Eye Point

The Third Eye point is at the top center of the head. Most people use this point in daily routine as Self Treatment. The Third Eye Point is situated between the two eyebrows. Apply light pressure on Third Eye Point every day to get relief from Headache and eyestrain. It also increases the concentration and alertness of the mind.

Acupressure Third eye Point
Acupressure Third eye Point | Source

2. Hand Valley Point:

The hand valley point is located on the pad between the joint of the thumb and index finger. Applying pressure to this point, reduces stress, Headache, Neck Pain and Shoulder Tension.

Acupressure Hand Valley point
Acupressure Hand Valley point | Source

3. Kidney 1 point:

The Kidney 1 point for energy is at the sole of the foot, one-third of the way from the toes. Applying pressure on Acupressure Kidney 1 Point on a regular basis will help you to heal Headache, Dizziness, Neck pain, Loss of Consciousness and Nausea.

Acupressure Kidney 1 point
Acupressure Kidney 1 point | Source

4. Three-Mile Point:

The three-mile point is at the lower part of the leg three inches down the knee. Applying pressure on this point reduces stomach exhaustion and stiffness in the body.

Acupressure Three Mile Point
Acupressure Three Mile Point | Source

5. Heavenly Pillar Point:

Heavenly Pillar Point is the best pressure point for stress removal. It is one finger-width to the side of the spine, at the base of the skull. Applying pressure on this point reduces eye fatigue and sleepiness.

Acupressure Heavenly Pillar point
Acupressure Heavenly Pillar point | Source

My experience of using acupressure.

During my teenage years, I used to procrastinate a lot, about doing important stuff as there used to be aches in my entire body, after waking up in the morning.

I tried to do various exercises, but could not continue doing it for long, as I was pretty overweight. Luckily, I heard about Acupressure in a video, where the benefits of doing it were beautifully explained.

2 years ago, I bought an Acupressure Kit that consists of a mat, sujok rings, feet roller and thumb assortments.

I do it for 20 minutes daily, along with some basic upper body stretching exercises. It has improved my blood circulation significantly. I feel active and energetic enough to carry out the daily activities easily.

Earlier I used to wonder, whether a simple therapy like Acupressure is of any significance in comparison to the modern medical science?

But now, after using it for 2 years, I can say with conviction that, Acupressure definitely helps in increasing the energy levels of the body in a very short duration.

Acupressure accessories

Though, acupressure can be performed by applying pressure with thumb and fingers on the point. But, it is difficult to find the proper pressure point accurately. Therefore, varieties of acupressure accessories have been scientifically designed for different regions of the body. The various acupressure accessories that are useful for the specified points are given below.

1. Acupressure Foot Mat

Acupressure mats consist of some sharp edges in the form of pyramids, at the proper positions to target the acupressure points. These mats can be used on matrices, floors or any other place. It also has an energy ball in the center, for charging the specific tender points in the feet. Instant energy and relaxation are achieved if these mats are used for 10 to 20 minutes daily.

Acupressure Foot  Mat
Acupressure Foot Mat | Source

2. Acupressure Massage Sujok Ring

These metallic rings are useful for massaging the fingers and thumbs. It improves the blood circulation in the fingers. A minimum of one minute for each finger provides instant energy and relaxation.

Acupressure Sujok rings
Acupressure Sujok rings | Source

3. Acupressure Thumb Assortment

The thumb assortment is useful for applying pressure to various acupressure points by wearing it in the thumb.It improves the blood circulation and the energy flow in the hands. It should be used for a minimum of two minutes daily.

Acupressure thumb assortments
Acupressure thumb assortments | Source

4. Acupressure Foot Roller

Foot Roller is useful for massaging the acupressure points present at the sole of the feet. It helps in overcoming morning dizziness and provides relief from pain.

Acupressure Points for Natural Energy Boost

© 2017 Sudip Choudhury


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