Acupressure Points for Enneagram type 8

Written by © Ewald Berkers

Acupressure points for emotional well-being, recommended for Enneagram type 8. Their location, photograph, use and warnings are listed.

LI-11

Name: Crooked Pond (Large Intestine 11)
Location: On the side of the elbow, on the outer side of the arm. Bend your forearm with your hand towards your neck, the point is located at the end of the crease at the elbow. This is halfway up the side of the arm.
Use: Reduce, so move your finger in counterclockwise direction over this point.
Warning: Use this point only when there is Heat, as when you're red in the face or your skin feels hot to the touch and you're feeling warm from prolonged anger (not from exertion). Don't use when weak or low on energy.
Effects: Heals effects on the body of too much anger.
location of LI-11, click for video
move counterclockwise
(click for video)

LIV-2

Name: Moving Between (Liver 2)
Location: On the foot, between the big toe and the second toe, a half thumb width from the margin of the web.
Use: Reduce, so move your finger in counterclockwise direction over this point.
Warning: Use this point only when there is Heat, as when you're red in the face or your skin feels hot to the touch and you're feeling warm from prolonged anger (not from exertion). Don't use when weak or low on energy.
Effects: Heals effects on the body of too much anger.
location of LIV-2, click for video
move counterclockwise
(click for video)




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