Nausea is a feeling of sickness with an unwanted urge to vomit. It can occur to the people of all age groups and it’s important to cure it before the nausea gets severe. Based on our knowledge, we recommend some acupressure points for nausea that you can apply at home to get rid of nausea, vomiting, dizziness and related issues.
Before we discuss Acupressure Points for Nausea Relief, we should know about Nausea. It is important to know the disease before the treatment.
- What is Nausea and Symptoms of Nausea
- how to stop nausea fast with pressure points
- Pressure Points for Nausea and Vomiting
- pressure points for nausea on feet
- Frequently Asked Questions
- Final Words:
What is Nausea and Symptoms of Nausea
Nausea is an unpleasant feeling of discomfort in Stomach and Spleen. The person having Nausea feels like vomiting, groggy head etc. Nausea is caused by Motion Sickness, Indigestion problem and Poisoning. Nausea can also occur due to Nervousness and Morning Sickness encouraged by Pregnancy.
When you travel through any means i.e. air, land or water, you may feel motion sickness that will lead to Nausea. The initial stage of Nausea is normal and it causes a little vomiting. However, when the situation gets worse, treatment is mandatory. That is why, Acupressure Points for Nausea are helpful to get relief in various symptoms of Nausea so that it does not get worse.
how to stop nausea fast with pressure points
Acupressure Points for Nausea provide the best harmless treatment for nausea and its symptoms. The pressure points to relieve nausea can be applied by self or any other person.
We have found some very effective pressure points for nausea that can give quick relief and ease the discomfort.
Pressure Points for Nausea and Vomiting
- Large Intestine 4 Point (LI4)
- Pericardium 3 Point (PC3)
- Stomach 36 Point (ST36)
- Inner Gate Point – Pericardium 6 Point (PC6)
- Stomach 44 Point (ST44)
- Conception Vessel 11 Point (CV11)
- Conception Vessel 2 Point (CV2)
- Conception Vessel 22 Point (CV22)
- Urinary Bladder 20 Point (UB20/B20)
- Kidney 21 (KD21/KID21)
Now, let us discuss all the above nausea pressure points in detail to understand how to relieve nausea with acupressure points at home.
Large Intestine 4 Point:
Acupressure Large Intestine 4 Point is the first and very important Acupressure point to relieve Nausea and Vomiting. The Large Intestine 4 Point is situated in between your thumb and index finger. The exact point of Acupressure Large Intestine 4 Point is in webbing between the thumb and index finger.
Find the Large Intestine 4 Point as displayed in picture. Apply pressure on Acupressure Large Intestine 4 Point for 1 to 2 minutes on a regular basis to get relief from Nausea, Vomiting and related problems.
Pericardium 3 Point:
Acupressure Pericardium 3 Point is one of the very effective pressure point for relieving Nausea and Vomiting. The Pericardium 3 Point is located inside the elbow. You can find the Pericardium 3 Point by folding your elbow.
After folding your elbow, move towards end of crease as shown in picture. Apply gentle pressure on Acupressure Pericardium 3 Point for 2 to 3 minutes to get relief in Indigestion, Chest Congestion and other stomach problems that cause nausea.
Stomach 36 Point (ST36):
Acupressure Stomach 36 Point is very useful and common pressure point to relieve Nausea and Vomiting. The Stomach 36 Point is situated underneath of Knee. The exact place of Stomach 36 Point is under the knee and near the shinbone.
You can easily find the Acupressure Stomach 36 Point as displayed in picture above. Apply mild pressure and massage the Stomach 36 Point for minimum 2 to 3 minutes to get relief in Nausea and related problems.
Inner Gate Point – Pericardium 6 Point (PC6):
Acupressure Inner Gate Point (Pericardium 6 Point) is also very popular stimulation point for Nausea relief. The Inner Gate Point is situated on your wrist. The exact place for Inner Gate Point is inside of your wrist at 3 centimeters distance from your palm.
You will find the Inner Gate Point at the middle of your wrist, between two tendons as shown in the picture. Apply pressure on Acupressure Inner Gate Point (Pericardium 6 Point) to get relief in Nausea and other related problems.
Conception Vessel 11 Point (CV11):
Acupressure Conception Vessel 11 Point is very useful pressure point and is directly related with digestion system. The Conception Vessel 11 Point is located above the Navel (Belly button). You can find the Acupressure Conception Vessel 11 Point above your Navel and below the Chest as displayed in picture above.
As you find the Acupressure Conception Vessel 11 Point, apply light pressure and massage the pressure point area for 1 to 2 minutes regularly to get relief in problems like Diarrhea, Nausea, Heartburn and Indigestion.
Conception Vessel 2 Point (CV2):
Acupressure Conception Vessel 2 Point is also an effective pressure point for relieving Nausea, Fatigue and weakness. The Conception Vessel 2 Point is situated in between the Navel and Pubic area. You can find the CV2 Point at about 2 inches distance above the Pubic Bone.
Find the Acupressure Conception Vessel 2 Point as displayed in picture above. Apply gentle pressure on Conception Vessel 2 Point to get relief from Nausea as well as Fatigue and Weakness caused by Nausea.
Conception Vessel 22 Point (CV22):
Acupressure Conception Vessel 22 Point is very important point for instant relief in Nausea and Vomiting. The CV22 Point is situated in between your Collarbones. You can easily find the Acupressure Conception Vessel 22 Point at exact middle of the Collarbones as displayed in above picture.
Find the Conception Vessel 22 pressure point and apply mild pressure with your fingertips for 1 to 2 minutes regularly. Applying pressure on Acupressure Conception Vessel 22 Point will help you to get immediate relief from Nausea feeling and related problems.
Urinary Bladder 20 Point (UB20/B20):
Acupressure Urinary Bladder 20 Point is effective to relieve diarrhea and vomiting. The UB20 point is situated on the middle of your back. You can locate the Bladder 20 Pressure Point at 5 centimeters lateral to the lower border of the spinous process of the 11th thoracic vertebra. You should check the above picture to know the exact location of UB20 point.
After you find the Urinary Bladder 20 Point on your back, apply firm pressure on both sides for one minute and then release. Applying pressure on UB20 point regularly will give great relief in vomiting, diarrhea, profuse menstruation, edema, abdominal distension and backache.
Kidney 21 (KD21/KID21):
Acupressure Kidney 21 Point is also an important point for self-treatment of nausea. The KD21 point is situated on upper abdomen, right below the breastbone. It is 6 cun (20 centimeters) above the navel and 5 cun (17 centimeters) lateral to the anterior midline.
Kindly check the above picture to reach Kidney 21 point on your frontal body. Apply mild pressure on KD21 point for 1-2 minutes, then release. Stimulating the KD21 pressure point regularly can relieve all gastrointestinal diseases like vomiting, diarrhea, bloating, indigestion, nausea, motion sickness and abdominal pain & distension.
pressure points for nausea on feet
Stomach 44 Point (ST44):
Acupressure Stomach 44 Point is an effective pressure point for relieving Nausea. The Stomach 44 Point is located in between your Second Toe and Third Toe of your foot. You can find the Stomach 44 Point in the webbing between second toe and third toe as shown in picture above.
Apply firm pressure on Acupressure Stomach 44 Point and massage the area with your finger(s) on a regular basis to get relief from Nausea related problems.
You should NOT apply Acupressure Points for Nausea on a Pregnant Woman. If a pregnant woman has nausea, take her to a doctor (gynecologist) to get necessary treatment. For all other people, the pressure points for nausea are safe to apply.
Frequently Asked Questions
The acupressure points can relieve nausea to make you feel better instantly. But you must learn about the pressure points and stimulate them regularly to get better results. Here we provide some FAQs about nausea relief with acupressure so that you can understand better and apply pressure points for self-treatment of nausea at home.
Q.1 Can I heal nausea with acupressure points?
Yes, you can heal nausea with acupressure points like LI4, ST36, ST44, CV11 and CV22 points. You should apply these pressure points regularly to get quick results.
Q.2 Do pressure points for nausea cause pain or numbness?
No, the pressure points for nausea don’t cause pain or numbness unless you apply too much pressure on pressure points. You should apply mild to firm pressure on each pressure point for relieving nausea and not too much.
Q.3 How long do I have to stimulate each pressure point for nausea?
You should stimulate each pressure point for nausea for 1 to 2 minutes only. You can stimulate all pressure points for nausea two to three times a day but for 1-2 minutes (maximum 3 minutes) on each point at once.
Q.4 How do you make nausea go away naturally?
You can eat ginger or have peppermint aromatherapy or apply acupressure points for nausea to make nausea go away naturally.
Acupressure Points for relieving Nausea, Vomiting and related problems mentioned above are best of our knowledge and research. Now, you can apply these pressure points to get relief in nausea, vomiting, dizziness, stomach pain/discomfort and other symptoms.
You should apply mild to moderate pressure on all pressure points for relieving nausea to heal yourself and feel better. In case you still have queries regarding acupressure for nausea treatment then ask us in the comment section, we will answer your queries soon.