Reducing a High Fever with Acupressure Points

TW 15 for balancing body temperature

A high fever can become dangerous and must be brought down. Fortunately, there are acupressure points and other natural methods that can reduce a fever. This video clip will show you how to reduce a high fever with acupressure points. When you are helping someone else, use one hand above the tip of the shoulder blade (TW 15), while your other hand holds each finger at the base of the nail for a minute each.

Curve your fingers, like the rounded shape of the top of a coat hanger, and place it on the back of your opposite shoulder. Rub the area until you feel the top tip of your shoulder blade. Apply firm pressure just above that, where it feels knotted or tight. This point Triple Warmer (TW 15) balances temperature in the body, so its good for fever as well as chills. Hold this point for about three minutes on both sides.

For reducing a high fever, hold the acupressure points at the base of the nail. Use your index fingertip and thumb to squeeze both sides of the base of each nail. You can start or end with your thumb; the order of pressing each fingertip does not matter. Pressing these points at the base of the nail stimulates the digital nerves and takes down pain as well as fever.

Using tennis balls on TW 15 to balance body temperature.

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