Do you know what would happen if you press your ear with a clothespin?
According to reflexology, pressing certain points throughout your body can eliminate pain and aches in other, completely unrelated body parts. This is a special area of medicine which has recently gained much popularity because it seems to be working wonders. The ear is a very interesting pressure point because it contains a lot of nerve endings and can effectively relieve pain if pressed.
Using a clothespin you can pressure a specific nerve and ease discomfort or pain. It’s surprising but it really works. The ear has 6 pressure points which are connected to different body parts and if pressed can really have amazing effects. Here is a list with the 6 miracle points and the body parts they’re connected to. Below you have a picture with the exact position of every point labeled with numbers accordingly.
1. Back and shoulders
If you press the upper part of your ear you will resolve back and shoulders pain. Press a clip on the upper part of your ear for 60 seconds and your back pain and tension will disappear. For best results, repeat the process a few times during the day.
This point is connected to every organ in the body so if you feel discomfort on the inside you should gently massage this point a few times a day to relieve your pain. However, if the pain is persistent you should consult with your doctor.
This pressure point is linked to the joints so if you feel joint pain you can press a clothespin on this point and relieve your pain instantly. Still, if you have chronic pain maybe you should seek medical advice.
4. Sinuses and throat
The pressure point on your lower ear part is linked to the sinuses and throat and if you suffer from sinus infection or sore throat a clothespin on this point can work like a charm.
Digestive problems can be resolved by pressing the point just above the earlobe. If you experience abdominal pain or cramps, your problems will completely disappear. The best part is that it can also be used as a precaution.
6. The head and heart
The two most important body organs are connected in the pressure point inside the ear. Headaches and smaller cardiovascular issues can be eliminated by applying pressure with a clothespin or your fingers to this area.