Yin Tang

Yin Tang Acupressure Point

essential oils for acupressureYintang is one of the more important points for emotional balancing and is located at the 2nd chakra that is sometimes called the 3rd eye. It has gained fame after studies showed that this acupuncture point helped to normalize neurochemical-neurotransmitter activity and help those with anxiety to calm down.

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Location of Acupressure Point Yintang

In the center of the forehead at the point between the eyebrows. Apply the Fire Element Acupressure Stick to Acupressure Point Yin Tang to activate the healing potential of the pressure point.

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Traditional Chinese Medicine Indications and Acupressure Point Combinations Using Yintang

Emotional Disordersanxiety-kit-acupressure essential oils

Headachesheadache acupressure kit

Cognition and Meditation

For improved insight and deeper meditations apply the Meditation Acupressure Stick to acupressure point Yintang, acupressure Point Heart 7acupressure point Pericardium 7, and acupressure point Lung 9 along with applying the Wood Element Acupressure Stick to acupressure point Liver 3

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Other Name(s) of Yintang

  • EX-NH-3
  • Hall of Impressions

Traditional Chinese Medicine Classifications of Acupressure Point Yintang

  • None

Traditional Chinese Medicine Actions of Acupressure Point Yintang

Cautions: Do not use acupressure as self-care when pregnant without the guidance of a licensed acupuncturist. Always discuss new treatment modalities with your local health care professional.

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References

Kwon, C. Y., & Lee, B. (2018). Acupuncture or Acupressure on Yintang (EX-HN 3) for Anxiety: A Preliminary Review. Medical acupuncture30(2), 73–79. https://doi.org/10.1089/acu.2017.1268

Tan, T. T., Wang, D., Huang, J. K., Zhou, X. M., Yuan, X., Liang, J. P., Yin, L., Xie, H. L., Jia, X. Y., Shi, J., Wang, F., Yang, H. B., & Chen, S. J. (2017). Modulatory effects of acupuncture on brain networks in mild cognitive impairment patients. Neural regeneration research12(2), 250–258. https://doi.org/10.4103/1673-5374.200808

Choi, S. Y., & Kim, G. W. (2018). Acupuncture for anxiety: A protocol for a systematic review of controlled trials. Medicine97(14), e0266. https://doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000010266

Beikmoradi, A., Najafi, F., Roshanaei, G., Pour Esmaeil, Z., Khatibian, M., & Ahmadi, A. (2015). Acupressure and anxiety in cancer patients. Iranian Red Crescent medical journal17(3), e25919. https://doi.org/10.5812/ircmj.25919

Rahmani Vasokolaei, Z., Rejeh, N., Heravi-Karimooi, M., Tadrisi, S. D., Saatchi, K., Poshtchaman, Z., Sieloff, C., & Vaismoradi, M. (2019). Comparison of the Effects of Hand Reflexology versus Acupressure on Anxiety and Vital Signs in Female Patients with Coronary Artery Diseases. Healthcare (Basel, Switzerland)7(1), 26. https://doi.org/10.3390/healthcare7010026