Emotional Freedom Techniques tapping points
The Eyebrow (EB) energy meridian point is located at the beginning of either eyebrow, near the bridge of the nose. The EB is often important in the treatment of trauma, frustration, impatience, and restlessness.
The Side of Eye (SE) energy meridian point is located on the bony orbit of the eye socket at the side of either eye, directly below the end of the eyebrow. The SE is frequently helpful in alleviating feelings of rage.
The Under Eye (UE) energy meridian point is located on the bony orbit of the eye socket below either eye, directly under the pupil when the eyes are directed straight ahead. The UE is often used to treat anxiety, nervousness, phobias, and addictive cravings.
The Under Nose (UN ) energy meridian point is located directly under the nose in the crevice above the upper lip. The UN is used to treat many conditions and is uniquely helpful for embarrassment. It is also used in treating what is referred to as deep-level psychological reversal.
The Under Bottom Lip (UBL) energy meridian point is located directly under the bottom lip, in the depression between the lip and the chin. The UBL is also used in the treatment of many problems and is specifically useful for alleviating feelings of shame. Additionally, it is used in treating some types of psychological reversal.
The Under Collarbone (UCB) energy meridian point is located directly under either collarbone, next to the sternum or chest bone. The UCB is easily found by placing a finger in the crevice beneath where the Adam’s apple is located (above the sternum), sliding the finger down one inch and then to the right or left, approximately one inch.
The UCB is used in the treatment of many conditions. It has specific relevance for anxiety and insecurity.
The Under Arm (UA) energy meridian is located on the side of the body, six inches under either armpit. The UA is frequently used to treat anxiety, nervousness, and addictive cravings. Sometimes, it is used to treat self-esteem issues as well.
The Under Breast (UB) energy meridian point is located directly under either breast, approximately where the rib cage ends. The UB is often useful for treating feelings of unhappiness.
The Little Fingernail (LF) energy meridian point is located on the inside tip of either little (pinkie) finger, where the fingernail joins the cuticle. The LF is easily located by extending the little finger and touching the side of the fingernail that is facing the ring finger. The LF is important in alleviating feelings of anger.
The Middle Fingernail (MF) energy meridian point is located on either middle fingernail, on the side closest to the pointer or index finger. The MF is often useful for treating jealousy and addictive cravings.
The Index Fingernail (IF) energy meridian point is located on either index finger, on the side of the fingernail closest to the thumb. The IF is useful in the alleviation of guilt feelings.
The Thumbnail (T) energy meridian point is located on either thumb, on the side of the nail nearest the body and away from the other fingers. The T is useful in treating feelings of intolerance and arrogance.
The Back of Hand (BH) energy meridian point is located on the back of either hand between the little finger and ring finger knuckles, in the direction of the wrist. The BH is helpful for treating physical pain, depression, and loneliness.
The Side of Hand (SH ) energy meridian point is located on the little finger side of either hand. The SH is easily located by looking at the palm of your hand, finding the palm crease that is closest to the fingers, and noting where the crease crosses the edge of the hand closest to the little finger. This point is important in the treatment of sadness and in the correction of several types of psychological reversals.
The Forehead (F) energy meridian point is located above and between the eyebrows on the forehead. It easily is located by placing a finger between your eyebrows and sliding the finger upward approximately one inch . The F point is useful for treating a wide variety of problems, including trauma , anxiety, addiction, and depression.
The Chest (CH) energy meridian point is located on the chest, between and slightly down from the Under Collarbone (UCB) meridian points. The CH is useful in improving the functioning of the immune system and a wide variety of other problems.
Sore Spot On the left side of your chest, at the midpoint of your collarbone and down toward your breast, is a tender spot . Sometimes it’s actually quite sore, even painful. This spot is a pressure point or reflex along the lymphatic system, and it is referred to as a neurolymphatic reflex. For simplicity, however, we call it the Sore Spot (SS). It is not a meridian point, although it seems to affect the energy system . The SS is used to treat certain types of psychological reversals. Instead of tapping on this point, you rub it briskly with your fingertips. After locating the SS, press on it with your fingertips and quickly rub in a clockwise direction for several seconds. Although we identify the location of the SS in each treatment diagram, its location may be a little different for each person. The SS is particularly useful for treating massive psychological reversals.