Have a headache? 
Learn how to open the 
“Four Gates”

Have a headache? 
Learn how to open the 
“Four Gates”

The "Four Gates" are very important points for treating all kinds of headache and pain conditions, as well as stimulating the overall circulation of your entire system. If you see an acupuncturist, chances are you've been needled here. For best results, use our Lanshin spoons and the Lanshin Massager by ACERA.


T H E   H A N D   G A T E
The Hand Gate

Large Intestine 4:

Find a tight or tender spot between your thumb and pointer finger. Using a Lanshin Sculpting Spoon or your finger to press and circle 30x counterclockwise. Then, switch
 and circle 30x clockwise. Repeat on other hand.


T H E   F O O T   G A T E
The Foot Gate

Liver 3:

Find a tender or tight spot where your big toe and second toe meet at the joint. Use your Lanshin Sculpting Spoon or finger to press and circle 30x counterclockwise. Switch and circle 30x clockwise. Repeat on other foot.


T H E   N E C K
The Neck

Gallbladder 20:

Find where your spine meets your skull on the back of your head. Then, using your Lanshin Massager by ACERA, move 1-2 inches to either side where it feels like your fingers fall into a ditch. Press and circle 30x counterclockwise, then 30x clockwise. Repeat on the other side.


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Acupoint location illustrations from Peter Deadman and Mazin Al-Khafaji’s “A Manual of Acupuncture” - an important and comprehensive text used in Acupuncture training.

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