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Nadis, the Channels of Life force Energy. A couple of years ago I use to visit a homeopath to treat a recurring hair fall problem, she would diagnose the cause by checking my pulse also known as Nadi Pariksha (pulse examination).

Nadis, the Channels of Life force Energy

Surprisingly, she would point out the right causes, simply by examining the energy flow in the nadis. In ancient Indian medicine, Nadis are the channels or energy pathways that carry Prana or life force throughout the body and they connect at special energy points called chakras. The Sanskrit term ‘Nadi’ comes from the root ‘Nad,’ which means motion, flow, or vibration. Just how veins and arteries are important for the healthy functioning of our physical body, Nadis weave through our physical nerves as well as the subtle circuitry (yoga nadis) of the mind, of the self, of the consciousness matrix that supports our physical presence from invisible dimensions of existence.

Illustration showing the nadis and major and minor chakras The body is filled with innumerable Nadis that cannot be counted. Sushumna. Common Acupressure Points for Self-Treatment. The theories and treatment protocols for acupuncture can be fairly technical, complex, and overwhelming for those seeking to utilize acupressure as a form of self-treatment.

Common Acupressure Points for Self-Treatment

In acupuncture, proper treatment requires an appropriate diagnosis in terms relative to acupuncture, which may involve looking at the tongue, checking the pulse, palpating certain points and areas, and asking questions to come to a precise diagnosis. And acupuncture point selection is a complex art and science which takes practitioners years to feel comfortable with. There are, however, a number of points that are useful for acupressure in the sense that they are easy to apply acupressure techniques with and they have generally useful and precise functions that do not require a more developed diagnosis before use.

Acupressure Point Sections Some of the more common acupuncture points useful in acupressure are described within our acupressure section along with links for more detailed information. How to Use Acupressure to Induce Labour: 13 Steps. Edit Article HeguSan-yin-jiao Edited by Chris, Genius_knight, Maluniu, Ecto5 Many women wish to naturally induce labor, and using acupressure points is 1 method that may help start or speed labor.

How to Use Acupressure to Induce Labour: 13 Steps

Proponents of acupressure as an induction aid believe it works by encouraging cervical dilation and stimulating productive contractions. The 2 acupressure points to use to induce labor are known as hoku and san-yin-chiao. Ad Steps Method 1 of 2: Hegu 1Locate the webbing between your index finger and thumb on 1 of your hands. 6Continue applying pressure between contractions until contractions become regular.Time contractions to determine if they are coming at regular intervals. Method 2 of 2: San-yin-jiao 1Reach down towards 1 or both of your ankles. 7Continue applying pressure for several minutes to stimulate contractions.

Tips You may also see the alternate spellings hegu and sanyinjiao for hoku and san-yin-chiao. Warnings Things You'll Need StopwatchPen and paper for timing contractions. Points. You know – laughter is definitely healing.


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