Emotion Health with Yin Yoga

Liver and Gallbladder health are directly related to our emotion health, diseases such as depression, anxiety and stress are some of the common symptoms in today society.

Do you know that the Gall Bladder meridian is the longest meridian line in our body? This Meridian’s Qi is responsible, among other, for decision making and good judgments, as well as providing courage and initiative. There are a total of 44 acupoints on each side. Let us look take a closer look at one of the points – GB 20.

GB20 is the Fengchi point (风池). The Fengchi points (GB20) are located by feeling for the mastoid (ear) bone and following the groove back to where the neck muscles attach to the skull. You will experience a dull achy sensation when you are pressing on correctly. Massage on this point if you are suffering from headache, migraine, eye blurriness or fatigue, low energy, and cold/flu symptoms.

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“风池穴(GB20)在项后区,枕骨之下。主治内风病症如头痛、耳鸣 或外感如感冒、鼻塞、目赤肿痛。现在上班族都有肩颈酸痛的问题,常按压此穴,能有效的舒缓紧张的项部肌肉群”

The Liver Meridian is perhaps the most important meridian for women. It is responsible for filtering, detoxifying, nourishing, replenishing, and storing blood. It regulates the amount of blood circulating, withdrawing and storing it when resting or sleeping, and releasing it during exercise.

Tai Chong point (太冲穴) is the source point (原穴)for the Liver meridian. This point help regulates blood flow in the entire body (行血). There are many ways to activate the Qi.

There are many ways to activate the Qi. You can use needling, heat (moxibuxtion), or acupressure (from left to right).

Author: Blue Hanuman

A Physicist | A Yogi | An educator | An Oiler | A wellness Enthusiast

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