Waterloo and Covent Garden Clinics Reopen 12 April

Wake up your eyes

This exercise was taught in schools and in factories and offices in China as part of the daily wake up routine before the start of the working day. 

1. Place the thumbs on the temples and the knuckles of the index fingers on BL1 * acupuncture point. 

2. Wipe in a semi circle under the eye with the knuckles of the index fingers towards the temple. 

3. Return the knuckles to BL1 and wipe again this time a bit lower. 

4. Repeat this time along the bone or orbit under the eye. 

5. Return the knuckles to BL1 and wipe over the eyebrows. 

6. Repeat in a line half way up the forehead. 

7. Repeat along the hairline.