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Why Did You Use That Point?Shen Men

Shen Men, also known as Heavenly Gate, is a powerful point for addiction, anxiety, depression, detoxification, sleep issues, and stress. I use it quite often to treat

anxiety and first-time clients that might be feeling a bit anxious.

I also like to send clients home with seeds, if they are prone to anxiety and stress. Instructions to press the seeds multiple times per day while doing some deep breathing exercises can offer a tool for those moments when you need to destress.


The point is located on the helix, or upper portion of the ear, just inside the triangular area.

Using your finger and thumb placed either side of the ear apply pressure in a circular motion for a minute or two. You can massage this point a few times a day or whenever you feel anxious.



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