This 2-Step Acupressure Routine For Hangovers, Nausea & Motion Sickness Works Wonders
It doesn't matter whether your nausea is caused by morning sickness, motion sickness, or a hangover—when you're experiencing the dizziness and full-body discomfort, all you want is for the feeling to subside. Thankfully, licensed acupuncturist, Chinese herbologist, and mbg class instructor Paige Bourassa has put together a two-step protocol to help with all kinds of nausea.
First, put a gentle but firm pressure on PC 6, or Pericardium 6. The Pericardium 6 acupressure point is on the wrist below the heel of the hand. Put pressure on that point for a full minute.
Next, press into St 36, or Stomach 36. Stomach 36 is on the side of your tibia bone underneath the kneecap. Place a gentle pulsing pressure on this point for about 30 to 60 seconds. For exact placement of these two points, follow Bourassa’s directions in the short video above.
Want more? Check out Bourassa's acupressure guide to soothing allergies and PMS, menstrual cramps, and bloating. Sign up here for her exclusive, live webinar on February 13, to get your personal acupressure questions answered!
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Lindsay Kellner is a freelance writer, editor and content strategist based out of Brooklyn, NY. She received her bachelor’s degree in journalism and psychology at New York University and earned a 200-hour yoga certification from Sky Ting. She is the co-author of “The Spirit Almanac: A Modern Guide to Ancient Self Care,” along with mbg’s Sustainability Editor, Emma Loewe.