Benefits: Pericadium 6 calms the mind and relieves anxiety. It is a popular acupressure point for reducing insomnia. You might want to try it the next time you’re lying awake. This point is also used to help relieve nausea, motion sickness, and headaches.
Location: Between the tendons on the inside of the arm, three finger widths above the wrist crease closest to the palm.
Technique: Apply acupressure using the tip of your thumb, angled downward toward the middle finger, at the same time support your wrist and lower arm with the fingers of the same hand. Move the thumb with a tiny circular pulsing motion, for two to three minutes. Repeat for the other arm.