Acupressure Points for Dark Circles


Acupressure can help to reduce dark circles by massaging the pressure points. The following are the commonly used acupressure points for dark circles that you can do on your own. Instead of pressing with your fingers, you can also use acupressure stick.

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Tongziliao (GB1)

Tongziliao can help to improve blood circulation to the eye and relax eye strain. It is located in the lateral to outer canthus, in the depression on the lateral side of the orbit. Press it lightly with your forefinger and massage in a small circle.

Chengqi (ST1)

Chengqi can be used to relieve redness, swelling, pain in the eye and eye twitching. It is located directly below the pupil of the eye, between the eyeball and the infraorbital ridge. Press it lightly with your forefinger and massage in a small circle.

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Yintang (EXTRA 2/M-HN-3)

Yintang can help to relax eye strain. It is located between the inner edges of the eyebrows. Press it lightly with your forefinger and massage in a small circle. Then, start with your forefinger right above the bridge of the nose and stroke upward towards the forehead.

Taiyang (EXTRA 5/M-HN-9)

Taiyang can be used to relieve swelling and pain in the eye. It is located between the lateral end of the eyebrow and the outer canthus of the eye. Press it gently for about 1 minute or you can do circular motion with finger.

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