What is Acupressure treatment and how it effects your body


Will you believe, just by pressing some points of your body, several disease can be healed! This is called Acupressure treatment. Today we will be telling you the basics and the effects of acupressure on human body.

What is Acupressure Treatment?

The system of putting pressure, on the different parts/points of the body, as prescribed to cure many illnesses is called acupressure. It is a technique of curing disease, without any painful procedures.

acupressure treatment
acupressure treatment

What are the principles of Acupressure Treatment?

As with any other treatment method, this treatment to accompanies several principles which cure disease.

  • According to Acupressure, every disease is cured by treating a body as single unit comprising of the physical and emotional forms.
  • It also says that all the main centers of the blood circulating nerves, nervous systems and glands are located in the palms and soles of the feet.
  • In this system, pressure is exerted on the pressure points located at different parts and from there the energy is circulated to all the nerves, leading to the curative actions.

Now let us see how actually, acupressure effects your body. You all must be getting excited to know, how this treatment actually works.

How Acupressure affects your body?

  1. Acupressure system removes all the foreign matter out from the body, and produce necessary elements by the internal immune system.
  2. This method awakens the electrical forces of the body, produces power, energy and activeness to the body.
  3. It creates flexibility for all the muscles and tissues of the body, which regulates the functioning of all endocrine glands like thyroid, pituitary, pineal. pancreas etc.
  4. It cures the deformities related to bones, thus curing 50% of all disease.

Number of Acupressure points in the body:

Acupressure points
Acupressure points

It has been described by acupressure experts that, total there are 669 acupressure points in body. However, in daily application, mainly 100 points are of great importance.

These are located in different parts of the body, known to cure different types of diseases.

Time for Acupressure:

Normally Acupressure can be done anytime. However, if acupressure is applied to the stomach, intestines, liver, and pancreas, then it should be done on an empty stomach or two or three hours after the meals.

Well, performing acupressure before meals is an ideal time.

Duration of Acupressure:

Depending upon the type of disease, pressure on the specified points should be applied from 30 seconds to 2 minutes, at each reflex center. While applying pressure on any point, full care should be taken about the capability, otherwise, the patient may also feel faintness.

Normally, it should be there twice a day. In case of excessive problem, it can also be done thrice a day.

In this way, we saw the basics and common things about acupressure treatment. It is a very effective treatment, which must be known to all.

Hope you like the article, share this to all and do share your experience with us. Take care and live well!

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  1. Thanks for sharing such valuable information regarding acupressure. However,I am interested to know the treatment of Numbness in foot and toes due to peripherals Neuropath.I shall be obliged if you elaborate in detail.
    Sanjay Rai

    • Numbness in foot can be there due to the inadequate blood circulation or many other factors. In acupressure treatment, you can follow the points given as below-
      1. Give a regular massage to your foot and leg, using cinnamon oil or any oil enriched with herbal properties. Massage upwards, so that it will regulate the blood supply.
      2. The points of toes and soles, must be considered for a good recovery.
      3. You can also soak your feet in epsom salt, as it is very effective.
      For the better results, you can consider some Ayurvedic physician nearby. Get well soon!

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