Nausea is commonly caused by diet, cold, gastroduodenal disease, biliary disease, etc.we recommended that you keep calm mind and actively find out reasons and remove disorder factors. If light nausea, you can try to use pressure points for nausea relief. If the symptoms persist or severe, You must to go to the hospital for treatment in time.

What Causes Nausea?

There are many conditions that lead to nausea,and vomiting,We list some common reasons.

1. Digestive tract diseases, such as gastritis, gastric ulcer, esophagitis, etc., which can cause nausea and vomiting.

2. Improper diet. Such as, eating spicy food, eating too fast, or indigestion food, all may have the above symptoms.

3. For pregnancy, early pregnancy reactions such as nausea and vomiting.

4. Respiratory symptoms, such as upper respiratory tract infection, lung infection, etc.,

5. Other systemic diseases, such as cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases that accompanied by nausea and vomiting when serve occurs.

Best Pressure Points For Nausea

Nausea is a common symptom, which is commonly caused by digestive system diseases or chronic stomach diseases and overeating. We can try to use pressure point therapy to relieve it.

  • GV 20(Baihui)

Location:On the midline of the head, 7 cun directly above the posterior hairline, approximately on the midpoint of the line connecting the apexes of the two auricles.

baihui acupoint

Indications:Headache, vertigo, tinnitus, nasal obstruction, aphasia by apoplexy, coma, mental disorders, prolapse of the rectum and the uterus.

The therapist wraps the patient’s head with both hands, and gently presses GV 20 with the left and right thumbs. It can alleviating headaches caused by hangovers, and clam mind when motion sickness and vomiting.

  • Ren 14(Juque)

Location: On the anterior median line of the upper abdomen, 6.0 cun above the umbilicus.

juque acupoint

Indications:Pain in the cardiac region and chest, palpitations,Manic psychosis, epilepsy,Gastric pain, vomiting.

In the supine position, the therapist kneels on one side and uses the fingertips to repeatedly press Ren 14 point, which can effectively relieve the symptoms of nausea caused by hyperacidity or stomach cramps,chronic stomach disease.

  • Ren 13(Shangwan)

Location: On the anterior median line of the upper abdomen, 5.0 cun above the umbilicus.

shangwan acupoint

Indications:Gastric pain, vomiting, abdominal distention,Epilepsy.

Massage it with medium intensity and slow,which can relieve nausea, bloating, hiccups and other symptoms caused by eating too fast, overfull or others.

Location:3 cun below ST 35, one finger width lateral from the anterior border of the tibia.

ST 38 Point zusanli

Lie on your back, the therapist presses acupoints on the left and right feet respectively. If self-massage ,it is easier to sit on a chair. ST 36 is effective for symptoms such as vomiting, gastric accumulation, liver and gallbladder diseases caused by general digestive system diseases.

Location:0.1 cun posterior to the corner of the nail on the lateral side of the 2nd toe.

lidui point

Rub the roots of the toes and nails of both feet. ST 45 can alleviate the symptoms of stomach disorders. Especially for fullness of praecordia, abdominal discomfort, or nausea.

Location:2 cun lateral to the center of the umbilicus.

Tianshu acupoint

Lie on the back, the therapist puts the index finger, middle finger, and ring finger of both hands together, and presses it. In this way, it can promote the digestive system. Or massage gently between praecordia and acupuncture point range.

Location:0.1 cun posterior to the corner of the nail on the radial side of the index finger.

shangyang acupoint

Use one side of the thumb joint to press it hardly and slowly, or massage with a rod to effectively relieve nausea caused by overeating.

Location:In a depression distal and inferior to the base of the 1st metatarsal bone at the junction of the red and white skin.

SP 4 acupoint gongsun

Press and rub SP 4 for 100 times with the pad of thumb, and then pinch and rub it for 100 times with the tip of the thumb,which can treat nausea, vomiting, motion sickness, seasickness and other disorder caused by the stasis of the Spleen Channel and Stomach Meridian if long-term massage it.

Location:2 cun above the wrist crease between the tendons of palmaris longus and flexor carpi radialis.

neiguan acupoint

Press PC 6 for 15 seconds, relax slowly, press again, and repeat it for 3 minutes. or use thumb rotation to massage it for 3 minutes, repeated it for 3 times. It can treat nausea, vomiting, motion sickness, seasickness and so on caused by blockage of the Pericardial Meridian if long-term massage it.

Note:If it occurs frequently or seriously, please seek professional medical attention.


Acupuncture point therapy can relieve nausea and vomiting.However,If you often feel nausea and want to vomit, you should go to the hospital in time. Under the guidance of a doctor, make gastroscopy and other related examinations to clarify the cause and treat symptomatically. For nausea group,usually should pay attention to keep healthy diet, avoid spicy and greasy irritating food, eat more fresh vegetables and fruits, and eat less and have more meals.

In addition to pressure points for relieving nausea,It is a good choice to use diet therapy,such as leeks, cabbage, grapes, bananas, etc.