4 Acupressure Points to Support Your Immune System

Acupressure is a quick and easy way to boost your immune system daily. Try these 4 points below to support you this holiday season and keep you feeling your best.

Stomach 36: If you only have time for one point, ST36 is your go-to for immune strengthening. ST36 is the chicken noodle soup point of all the acupuncture points. It will help you recover from fatigue and boosts endurance.

Kidney 27: KI27 is a great point to help open the chest and stop coughing. It is often used for the common cold, the flu, and folks with a compromised immune system.

Large Intestine 11: LI11 is the point if you need to let out a little steam. This point is classically used to help reduce fevers. LI11 can also effectively help prevent the flu and other immune compromising conditions.

Lung 7: LU7 is the master point for the head and neck; therefore, it can be used for headaches and a stiff neck. Being a lung point, LU7 is used to treat asthma, bronchitis, cough, and congestion.

How to perform acupressure:

  • Stimulate both points on each side of the body at the same time.

  • Massage or press firmly each point for 30-60 seconds while breathing deep into the belly.

  • Repeat each day

Sources: To The Point. Immune Health. Acupuncture Media Works. 2020

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