As life goes on, days turn into weeks, week into months and months into years. As we start to get older we realize that we do not have the energy like we used to have in our teens and early twenties. Some of us start to eat healthy, exercise but its not the same. While many factors play role in you we feel and our energy level.
One of techniques used in ancient Chinese medicine is called Feng Fu 風府 which literally translates to Wind Mansion.
I learned about this technique from an article on beautiful mind. I did a bit of research on this and found this technique has been used in other traditional medicine as well. Its amazing technique used to balance our body. The Feng Fu technique is used on the GV 16 Acupressure point.
Finding the GV 16 spot
- Lie on your back
- While lying on your back feel behind the bottom of your head where it connects with neck
- Feel the dip or a hollow curve in your neck
Feng Fu 風府 Technique4
- Place a cube of ice on the GV 16 point
- Let the ice cube melt and let it stay for 10-20 minutes
- Ideally it is better to lie and relax and let the ice cube melt
- However if you feel the need to walk around, your can use a bandage to stick the the ice cube.
- You could use also Theramed Cold Head Ache band as well
There are many benefits to this technique, some of them include
- Stress relief
- Balancing the body
- Soundless sleep
- Head aches
- Improves breathing
- Rejuvenates body
- Provides extended amount of energy
- Helps in depression
There are more benefits. Personally, for me the stress relief was amazing. I feel like I have more energy. I also tried this technique when I had a migraine, even though there is another 2 minute quick migraine technique which I will write about, and this worked like a charm.
The technique is little uncomfortable in the beginning, since our bodies are not used to sudden change in temperature, but after few minutes it feel great.
Give it a try and let us know how you feel.
Disclaimer: This technique is not a cure but provides balance. It should not be used during pregnancy, if you have a pace maker, epilepsy or schizophrenia.