Asthma is a chronic disease that causes discomfort, restlessness and breathing difficulties. You need to take medicines plus change your diet and lifestyle to keep Asthma under control. You can also use acupressure points for asthma to get relief and improve your overall health.
The people with asthma depend upon their inhaler and medicines. The medication helps the most when you get an asthma attack which occurs more during night than daytime. The acupressure is not a substitute of asthma medicines but the pressure points relieve asthma symptoms and also reduce the frequency of asthma attacks.
In order to keep asthma in control, you should apply pressure points for asthma and bronchitis on a regular basis. The acupressure points offer instant relief in asthma, allow deeper breathing, reduce lungs inflammation, reduce wheezing and also help with coughing and chest congestion.
NOTE: There is a myth that if a kid has Asthma, that will be automatically cured when s/he grows up. We suggest you not to believe in any myth and consult a doctor if your child has asthma. After consulting with your doctor, you can apply acupressure points for asthma on your child.
- 10 Acupressure Points for Asthma
- Do Acupressure Points for Asthma Work with Smoking?
- Wrapping Up:
10 Acupressure Points for Asthma
Here we provide the most effective pressure points for asthma relief that you can practice at home. You should read all points carefully and apply them on yourself or any person suffering from asthma.
- Breastbone Points (LU1)
- Below the Collarbone Points (K27)
- Shoulder Blade Points (B36)
- Base of Thumb Point
- Wrist Point (HT7)
- Throat Point or Conception Vessel 22 (CV22)
- Urinary Bladder 13 Point (UB13)
- Adam’s Apple Point (ST9)
- Ear Asthma Point
Acupressure Points for Asthma and breathing problems are easy to apply.
Breastbone Points (LU1):
Acupressure Breastbone Points are very effective for Asthma. Breastbone Points are situated under the Collarbone, on beside the breastbone. As you find the points as displayed in picture, apply pressure on the points on daily basis to get better relief from asthma problems.
Acupressure Breastbone Points are helpful for reducing breathing problems, cough, anxiety, chest congestion and other Asthma problems.
Below the Collarbone Points (K27):
Acupressure below the Collarbone Points are useful for relieving Asthma. Below the Collarbone Points are situated in the outer side of the Chest. The exact place for Below the Collarbone Points is around 3 to 4 centimeters width from the Collarbone.
You should apply Acupressure Points for Asthma on the exact points firmly as displayed in picture for best results. Acupressure Below the Collarbone Points for Asthma can give better results in emotional distress, chest congestion, breathing difficulties, chest tension, coughing etc.
Shoulder Blade Points (B36):
Acupressure Points on the tip of the Shoulder Blade are called Shoulder Blade Points. The Shoulder Blade Points are very helpful for relief in Asthma. Shoulder Blade Points are situated on the backside on the upper tip of the shoulder blade.
You can easily find the Shoulder Blade Points in between scapula and the spine. Apply gentle pressure on Shoulder Blade Points with your eyes closed and rotate your fingers gradually for 3 to 5 minutes will help you to heal Asthma.
Acupressure Shoulder Blade Points should be stimulated every day will be beneficial for relieving Shoulder Muscle Spasms, Sneezing, Coughing, Neck Muscle Spasms etc.
Base of Thumb Point:
Acupressure Points for Asthma on base of thumb is quite good to heal Asthma troubles. Base of Thumb Point is exactly located on the Pad of Palm at bottom of the Thumb. Base of the Thumb Point is very easy to find as displayed in picture.
Find the Base of Thumb Point and apply pressure on it on a regular basis. The time of applying firm pressure on Base of Thumb Points is 5 minutes and you can practice it anytime in a day.
Acupressure Point on base of thumb must be stimulated every day or more to get benefits like Relief in low breathing, stuffed throat, coughing etc.
Wrist Point (HT7):
Acupressure Wrist Point is very effective pressure point for Asthma. Wrist Point is situated on the backside of wrist. The exact place for Wrist Point is on the backside of wrist below the base of thumb.
After you find the Wrist Point as displayed in picture, apply firm pressure on the Wrist Point for 3 to 4 minutes every day. Applying Pressure on Acupressure Wrist Pressure Point will help you in reducing Lung problems, coughing and other asthma troubles.
Throat Point or Conception Vessel 22 (CV22):
Acupressure Conception Vessel 22 Point is useful for Asthma Relief and Bronchitis. The CV22 Point can be found at the base of the throat, in large hollow directly below the Adam’s Apple.
Apply gentle pressure on CV22 (Throat Point) for one minute to get relief in Asthma, Bronchitis, Dry Cough, Sore Throat, Heartburn and Chest Congestion.
Urinary Bladder 13 Point (UB13):
Acupressure Urinary Bladder 13 Point is also effective for asthma and breathing problems. It is situated on your back, one finger width below the shoulder blade between the spine and the shoulder blade on left and right side.
You can see the above picture to locate UB13 point on your body. Use your thumbs to apply firm pressure on UB13 point on both sides together for 1 to 2 minutes, then leave.
The acupressure UB13 point is useful to relieve asthma, cough, chest fullness, shortness of breath, chest pain and breathing difficulty when lying down.
Adam’s Apple Point (ST9):
Acupressure Adam’s Apple Point is very effective for thyroid, asthma and hypertension problems. It is also known as Stomach 9 (ST9) point, located on neck, on the anterior border of m. sternocleidomastoideus as shown in the above picture.
Once you find out the Stomach 9 pressure point on the neck, you should press & hold it firmly with your thumb for 1 minute. You can massage the ST9 point several times everyday to get relief in asthma, sore throat, goiter, hyperthyroidism, hypertension, chest tightness, dizziness and headache.
Ear Asthma Point:
The Ear Asthma Point is located in the ear at apex of antitragus. You should check the above picture to find the exact location of ear asthma point. You should firmly hold the point in left ear for 1 minute and then hold it for 1 minute in right ear.
You should stimulate the Ear Asthma Point in both ears regularly to get better and faster results. With help of ear asthma point, you can relieve asthma, shortness of breath and bronchitis problems.
Do Acupressure Points for Asthma Work with Smoking?
If the Asthma Patient has Smoking habit than Acupressure Points for Asthma cannot give any relief. Smoking is the most responsible reason for Serious Asthma. Even if you are applying Acupressure Points correctly on a regular basis, you have to quit smoking to get effective results i.e. relief in asthma symptoms.
Many people have an addiction to smoking and it ruins their entire life. The acupressure points for asthma are very effective but they never work if you continue smoking. In addition, the smoking habit will make your condition worse by increasing the severity of asthma and lung problems.
We have explained 10 acupressure points for asthma that work fast and effectively. If you or your family member has asthma then you should definitely apply these pressure points to give them an instant relief.
The acupressure points for asthma are capable to relieve asthma symptoms and reduce the frequency of asthma attacks. In case you have any queries or questions regarding pressure points for asthma and bronchitis then ask us in the comment section, we will answer your queries soon.