This local point is indicated for throat problems, including sore throat and swollen glands, as well as cough and loss of voice.
Use this point to clear heat from the body—for fever, dry mouth, excess thirst, restlessness, and heat stroke.
This point is all about boosting the extroverted, lively, enthusiastic, active sides of ourselves.
Bladder 67's primary use is for problems at the opposite end of the Bladder channel: Headaches.
Triple Heater 17 is great for all kinds of ear issues as well as jaw pain, including TMJ.
Kidney 2 is indicated for what's known as deficient heat, and one of the most common signs of deficient heat is night sweating.
All four of these points along the Heart meridian are used to "calm the spirit."
Do your spring allergies include red, itchy eyes? The kind that burn and can even feel a little bit swollen? Try Liver 2!
If you're someone who has "bad digestion," Conception Vessel 12 is a really good point to know.
Spleen 5 is often used to treat allergies because of its effectiveness at resolving Dampness.
If you're with someone who faints, or if you're feeling lightheaded yourself, this is a good point to press.
Use Triple Heater 21 for ear pain, ear infections, and tinnitus (ringing in the ears).
Lung 10 is for throat symptoms, including sore throat, dryness in the throat, and hoarseness or voice loss.
Large Intestine 20 is the mother of all points for nasal congestion.
Stomach 44 helps nosebleeds, toothaches, painful or bleeding gums, dry mouth or bad breath, and headaches.
Got digestion issues and stress in your life? Then reach for Spleen 4, a great acupressure point for both these things.
Gall Bladder 41 helps with fullness in the chest or along the sides of the ribcage. It's also good for pain or distention of the breasts.
Can't sleep? Anmian is a go-to point for insomnia.
Lung 9 is a great point for relieving a cough and facilitating breathing.
Governing Vessel 24 is an easily accessible point for calming the mind and reducing stress.
Small Intestine 3 is very effective for pain along the back of the body, especially from the shoulder blades up.
Conception Vessel 17 is especially helpful if your stress and anxiety is the type that manifests in the upper body.
For symptoms of physical and emotional "stuckness," Liver 3 is a go-to point. It will get things moving.
Kidney 6 is effective for a whole host of issues—literally, from head to toe—but one of its most common uses is to relieve throat issues.