Of course, the common cold and headaches are not a new addition to the list of diseases we know today; people have dealt with these issues for centuries. For hundreds of years, ancient Chinese medicine has described a way to solve your headache and common cold problems in minutes! All you need is ice!
There is a multitude of pressure points and tender spots on your body. Each one of these points can be manipulated for different health benefits. Whether it is to relieve muscle pain, ease stress, or in this case, relieve a headache, they can be used for all kinds of things. The ancient Chinese describe a point on the back of your neck called the Feng Fu Point.
The point is found on the back of your neck. It is in between the two neck muscles right beneath to bottom of your skull. This point is also known as the Wind Mansion. Acupuncturists believe that stimulating this point promotes overall well-being. All you need to begin is an ice cube! To find your Feng Fu Point, place your fingers on the base of your hairline. Tilt your neck back to expose the two muscles on the back of the neck. Once you discover these muscles, place your fingers in the indention between the two. This is the Feng Fu Point.
Put one ice cube on the point. You will want to release it immediately, as it is cold, but hold it there for about 20 minutes. Secure it there with a bandage or a scarf. The cold will, of course, feel unpleasant at first, but after 30-60 seconds you should be able to feel the influx of heat to that point on your neck. repeat this method in the morning and before bed to stimulate the release of endorphin’s into the bloodstream and create energy. According to Chinese medicine, this practice can restore and maintain physiological balance, while rejuvenating, strengthening and energizing the body.