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Herbal Remedy Chart. Acupressure Points for Relieving Anxiety and Nervousness. Working on these points can help you get better quicker. You do not have to use all of these points. Using just one or two of them whenever you have a free hand can be effective. Points (A) -- Heavenly Pillar Location: One finger width below the base of the skull on the ropy muscles one-half inch outward from the spine. Benefits: Relieves stress, over exhaustion, insomnia, heaviness in the head, eyestrain, stiff necks, swollen eyes, and sore throats.

Points (B) -- Heavenly Rejuvenation Location: On the shoulders, midway between the base of the neck and the outside of the shoulders, one-half inch below the top of the shoulders. Benefits: Relieves nervous tension and stiff necks; increases resistance to colds and flu. Points (C) -- Crooked Marsh-- on both side of arm Location: On the inside of the arm at the lower end of the elbow crease when the arm is bent. Points (E) -- Spirit Gate-- on both side of arm Location: On the little finger side of the forearm at the crease of the wrist. Surprising Healing Benefits of Spices. Chances are you sprinkle cinnamon into your morning oatmeal or add a dash of oregano to pizza without giving the spices much thought. But did you know your favorite flavors can actually do your body good? According to Christina Suarez, master herbalist and owner of, while spices are only effective when eaten at least daily, each has its own specific health benefits.

Read on to find out which additives can burn fat, ease a sore throat or help you get to sleep, and how you can incorporate them into your daily diet. Cardamom Fruit of the Elettaria cardamomum plant in the ginger family. Health Powers: Eases belching, flatulence and indigestion; treats respiratory conditions like coughing, asthma and loss of voice; aids in the elimination of toxins through your skin.

Daily Dose: Stir a few freshly ground pinches of cardamom pods into a shot of OJ or your morning fruit salad, or mix it with white or brown rice before you boil it. Photo by Shutterstock. Cayenne Cinnamon Cloves Nutmeg.