Basic Acupressure Techniques
Acupressure is a simple, yet effective natural healing technique in Chinese medicine that can be applied to yourself or another. Here are some of the basic methods to insure a successful treatment:
In Chinese medicine, the body is measured by cun (pronounced soon) which is a unit that equals the width of the patients thumb. The four fingers of the hand laid flat equal three cun.
Acu-Point Locations Abbreviations
SI-Small Intestine Channel
TB or SJ-Triple Burner Channel
Per or HP-Pericardium Channel
LI-Large Intestine Channel
Ren-Ren Mai Channel
Channels, or meridians, are energetic pathways that the acupuncture points are located on.
About Gemstone Therapy for Acupressure Points
Every advanced ancient culture understood and utilized the healing properties of gems, crystals, and minerals. Chinese medicine includes written recordings of therapies utilizing gems and minerals going back two thousand years.
Of late, modern Western cultures have lost touch with many subtle healing modalities preferring strong medicine over energetic medicine; however, many energetic healing methods are coming back in to vogue.
Energy healing therapies rely on the unique energetic imprint that each substance in the world contains. Every material is made of matter that has its own energetic resonation that can affect the human body and mind; gemstones emit a strong energetic signature.
Albert Einstein was determined to find the core substance of matter. As he broke down different solid materials to discover their most basic qualities, all he found was energy. He explained, "It followed from the special theory of relativity that mass and energy are both but different manifestations of the same thing; a somewhat unfamiliar concept for the average mind."