Thanks to the modern way of living people are having more and more sleeping issues and one of them is insomnia. Insomnia can be caused by many factors; nevertheless many people are having troubles with it which very much affects their everyday life.
As a result of that many of them turn to the use of pharmaceutical medicines which are commonly accompanied with adverse effects, and some of them can even cause an addiction. Therefore, it is always best to turn to the use of natural remedies and therapies.
According to the Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) every person follows an individual pattern which indicates the imbalance in the body. In order to treat this imbalance the TCM uses needles inserted at certain points on the body. These points are located along multiple meridians throughout the body.
2 Acupuncture Points That Can Relieve Insomnia
For the treatment of insomnia the Chinese Medicine uses 2 acupuncture points named Heart 7 and Pericardium 6. Both points are beneficial for solving your sleeping issue because they are closely related, and when combined they are becoming an effective tool against insomnia.
The traditional Chinese Medicine refers these points as Shenmen meaning Spirit Gate, while the name of Pericardium 6 is Neiguan, meaning Inner Gate. Once both of the gates are wide open they remove all of the negative energy built up in the body, meanwhile attracting positive influence inside.
It is found on the anterior side of the transverse crease of the wrist, just on the small depression on the radial side of the ulnar tendon. But, it is much better to needle it the point from the ulnar side, just under the ulnar tendon, and in that way the patient will experience the same effects.
It is located on the anterior side of the wrist, at 2- finger widths from the transverse crease of the wrist, or on the spot between the two tendons palmarislongus and flexor carpi radialis which run up the arm.
When these two points get activated they trigger a powerful and intense radiating sensation up the channels.
So, if you have issues with your sleep, you can apply this method and restore your needed sleep.
The body has many acupuncture points, in fact these points are forming a complex structure and their stimulation offers numerous health benefits. These two points are only a small portion of what acupuncture can offer to our body. However, for optimal health effects the full mind-body-soul approach is the one that can heal your body and prevent many health issues.