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General Acupressure Points to Stay Fit

Acupressure and Reflex Points for Common Ailments

  General Acupressure Points to Stay Fit

With the research based on the available literature, we could fairly establish that by checking and activating the following eight points daily, one can stay healthy.

These eight points are:
1. LI-4 Situated in the web of the thumb and index finger. (Fig. 19.)You can get this point at the centre of the mount which forms when you press your thumb close to index finger.

2. TW-5 Situated at four fingers from the wrist crease.( Fig. 19)

3. P-6 Situated at three fingers from the wrist joint at the centre. (Fig. 20)
4. St-36 Situated at four fingers from the knee joint at the centre. (Fig. 21) 5. Liv-3 Situated just at the end of the cavity between the thumb and the second toe approximately one and half inch from the web. (Fig. 22)
6. K-3 Situated just one finger from the protruding ankle bone towards the heel. (Fig. 23)

7. Sp-6 Situated three fingers from the protruding  ankle bone towards the calf muscles.( Fig. 23)

8. GV-20 Situated at the crossing point of the line drawn from the centre of the ears and the mid-line of the skull. (Fig. 23a)


Acupressure and Reflex Points for Common Ailments

Asthma/BronchitisHeadache/MigraineBack ache/Neck pain/Shoulder pain  Cold/SinusAcidity/ Indigestion and Flatulence  ConstipationHigh BP  Diabetes  Arthritis

Asthma / Bronchitis


  • Severe difficulty in breathing due to allergies, emotional stress and a number of other factors
Reflex Points Acupressure Points
Solar Plexus LU-1,5,7
Pituitary K-3
Lung Sp-6
Adrenal St-40
Intestine GV-14


  • The inflammation of the lining of the bronchial tubes
  • Caused by bacterial or viral infection
  • Lowered body resistance
  • Complication from frequent cold
Reflex Points Acupressure Points
Solar Plexus LU-1,5,9 & Li-4
Lung Reflexus P-9 & K-2
Adrenal Gland St-40 & TW-3
Lymphatic System CV-17,22 & GV-14
  B-13,14 & Li-4

Reflex Points Acupressure Points
Solar Plexus LU-1,5,9 & Li-4
Lung Reflexus P-9 & K-2
Adrenal Gland St-40 & TW-3
Lymphatic System CV-17,22 & GV-14
  B-13,14 & Li-4

Causes for HeadAche
  • Food Allergies and poor diet
  • Tension in neck and shoulder muscles
  • Vision problems
  • Emotional Stress
  • Excessive noise and light
  • Toxic reactions of drugs and alcohol
Causes for Migraine
  • Not well known
  • Disturbances in blood circulation in the brain
  • Stress and exhaustion
  • Glandular imbalances

  • Allergies and High Blood Pressure
Reflex Points Acupressure Points
Solar Plexus B-2
Brain H-5,7
Sinus TW-3,4,5,23
Ear GB-14,20
 Eye  Li-4
Large Intestine St-41,45
Arms and Shoulders Sun-X
Spine Liv-3

Causes for Back-ache
  • Poor Posture
  • Pinched Nerves
  • Muscle Strain
  • Stress
  • Injury
Causes for Neck-Pain
  • Often from stress and tension

  • Holding the head in improper position for a long time
Reflex Points
  • Solar Plexus
  • Arms and shoulder
  • Spine Reflexes
  • Rotation of ankle,Knee,leg
  • Thumb Rotation
  • Toe Rotation
  • 7th Cervical
  • Rotation of wrist,elbow,arm
Acupressure points
    • B-10,GB-21,Si-12,TW-14,GV-14

Back-pain in Lower and Middle region

  • Poor posture
  • Stress and Tension
  • Improper lifting
  • Standing or sitting for a long periods of time
  • Due to prostate problem for men
  • During menstrual time and pregnency for women
Reflex Points Acupressure Points
Solar Plexus B-13,B-41
Kidney B-21,B-47
Spine B-23,B-51
Hip,Thigh and Leg GB-30,GV 1 and 2
 Sciatic Nerve  

Causes for Common Cold
  • Infection due to wide variety of viruses




  • Nasal Congestion
  • Sneezing
  • Running nose and tears in eyes
  • Muscular pain
  • Coughing
  • Occasional Fever
  • Inflammation of the mucous membrane along the line of sinuses




  • Allergies
  • Exposure to pollutants
  • Exposure to extreme temperature

  • Upper respiratory tract infection

Reflex Points Acupressure Points
Pituitary K-7
Sinus H-7
Ear Li-4,20
Lungs St-2,45
 Adrenal  B-2
Lymphatic GV-24

Acidity, Indigestion and Flatulence
  • Burning sensation in the chest after taking food
  • Uncomfortable feeling in the stomach and in the intestine due to excess gas




  • Improper Food
  • Improper timings
  • Consuming oily, spicy or sour food stuff
  • Eating acid-forming, gas-causing food

Reflex Points Acupressure Points
Stomach B-22
Liver Li-2,3,4
Gall Bladder K-3
Intestine St-25,36,41,42,45

  • Difficult or sluggish movement of bowels accompained by gas or abdominal discomfort
    • Improper Diet
    • Lack of fibrous diet
    • Stress
    • Absence of convenient toilet facilities
    • Dehydration

Reflex Points Acupressure Points
Solar Plexus Si-3,4
Stomach CV-25
Liver K-3
Gall Bladder TW-34
High Blood Pressure
  • Heart is forced to pump harder to perform proper circulatory functions
  • Hereditary predisposition
  • Obesity
  • Stress
  • Kidney disorders
  • Disturbances in the function of the glands (Pituitary, Thyroid and Parathyroid)
  • Disease of Heart
Reflex Points Acupressure Points
Solar Plexus GV-20,H-5,7
Pituitary K-2,3 & P-6,7
Thyroid and Parathyroid Li-4 & St-2,10
 Adrenal Gland  

Relaxation Desserts

  • Number One  Feathering touch
  • Number Two  Side to Side
  • Number Three Hook in ankles
  • Number Four Spinal Twist
  • Number Five Ankle Rotation
  • Number Six Lung Press
  • Number Seven Toe Rotation
  • Number Eight Spinal rub
  • Number Nine Shoulder rub
    Shavasana (a must) 15 min. daily
  • Inability to burn up sugars
  • Insufficient production of insulin
  • Frequent urination
  • Loss of weight
  • Degeneration of small vessels (Eyes and Kidneys)
Reflex Points Acupressure Points
Pancreas Liv-3
Pituitary K-3
Thyroid  B-23
Liver St-40
 Adrenal   Sp-6

  • Inflammation of one or more joints in the body
  • Aging
  • Obesity
  • Stress related tension
Reflex Points Acupressure Points
Solar Plexus Li-4,10,11
Thyroid and Parathyroid Tw-5,15
Adrenal  Si-10
Kidney B-10,47
 Arms and Shoulder  GB-20,41
Spine St-36
Hip,Thigh and Leg Lu-10


It is suggested that one can try these techniques after  formal training or consultation with the Author.
The Author does not hold any responsibility for what so ever if practiced without training.

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