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  • UB 2
    • Location: On the Bladder meridian, located directly above the inner corner of the eye on the inside end of the eyebrow (you will feel a little notch in the bone there and it will be quite sore).
    • Uses: Sinus congestion, red, watery eyes…
  • LI 20
    • Location: On the Large Intestine meridian, located on either side of your nose about 1/8 of an inch back from the tip (where your nose and your face meet).
    • Uses: Any sinus issues…
  • LU 7
    • Location: On the Lung meridian, located about 1.5 fingers width above your wrist crease, just after the styloid process of the radius. Generally found by sliding your finger from the thumb side of your wrist crease over the styloid process and press where sore.
    • Uses: cold symptoms (sneezing, chills, runny nose), sore throat.
  • LI 4
    • Location: On the Large Intestine meridian, located in the middle of the web between your thumb and forefinger. Generally found by sliding your finger from the joint of your index finger towards your wrist stopping in the depression where the thumb and the index finger bones meet and pressing where most tender
    • Uses: headaches in the front of the head, pain anywhere, cold symptoms such as runny nose, sneezing, etc. {{Do not use if pregnant}}.

A useful acupressure for allergies protocol would be to hold, UB 2 on both sides, then LI 20 on both sides, then LU 7 on the left side, LI 4 on the left side, then LU 7 and LI 4 on the right (avoiding LI 4 if you are pregnant). Each point should be held for 30-60 seconds and you can repeat the sequence or individual points 2-3 times a day when experiencing allergy symptoms.

Hopefully you will all find some useful tools within this presentation and can start eliminating your need to suffer through another allergy season. While western medications are very helpful they do not treat the underlying causes of allergies. By balancing our immune systems in general we can offset these issues in the future.