Nowadays, many people are looking towards alternative medicine when treating illnesses. Commonly prescribed pills are not only packed with chemicals, but often come with serious side effects.
If you don’t like the idea of swallowing another pill and are looking to slowly expand your horizons, you should know that there are many alternative routes, including acupuncture. According to this Chinese form of alternative medicine, there is a specific point on the human ear that acts as a gateway to general wellness: the Shen Men, which translates to “heavenly gate.” Practiced in China for centuries, pressing this point on the external ear can help to relieve stress, anxiety, allergies, headaches, addiction, inflammation, depression, and pain.
You can stimulate the Shen Men point by pinching the point on your outer ear between your index finger and thumb.
Massage this point one to two times a day for about a minute. Your finger should make a circular motion over your ear’s skin.
Here you can see the instructions for finding the point as a video.
This treatment is incredibly simple and anyone can learn it and perform anywhere, anytime – and the best: no side effects. Try it today and show this brilliant ear massage all your friends. Maybe it will help them to cope better with their daily minor ailments!