Ancient Healing Technique, Foot Reflexology.
Reflexology is a science and art based on the principle that there are specific areas in the feet that correspond to all the glands, organs and parts of the body. In this technique, the practitioner uses the thumb and fingers to place pressure on these reflex points. This technique stimulates every organ, gland, nerve, ligament, bone or tendon that the point is associated with. As a result, this process releases any tension, energetic blockages, reduces stress and brings back balance into the entire body, as well as the foot.
Reflexology is an ancient healing technique, and evidence that reflexology was first practiced around 2500 to 2300 B.C. was found in the form of carvings on the wall of the tomb of an Egyptian doctor.
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Below is a list of some of the benefits of Foot Reflexology:
Foot reflexology is very effective in helping to bring about a state of relaxation. As the solar plexus is the nerve center where stress is stored, when the solar plexus reflex point is pressed, it causes stress in the body to be released and tension to decrease.
Foot reflexology can improve blood circulation in the feet, and therefore in the entire body. The gentle massaging of the feet and the application of certain hand and finger techniques improves blood flow to all of your vital organs. Blood delivers oxygen and nutrients to these organs, and nourishes these tissues. If a part of the body is injured, foot reflexology can help aid in the repair of the injured tissue.
Reduction of Pain
Foot reflexology is wonderful for pain management. When reflexology is applied to the feet, more endorphins are produced to block pain signals to the brain. Endorphins are painkillers that can be stronger than drugs. People who are experiencing pain can find relief through reflexology.
Foot reflexology can bring balance when constipation is an issue. Stimulation of the intestine, colon and other corresponding points can make encourage elimination and make it easier to return to a state of balance.
Because oxygen is required to keep the cells of the body healthy, foot reflexology helps to deliver vital oxygen to brain cells. Stimulation of the brain reflex points on the feet improves circulation to the head and brain. Foot reflexology, when administered routinely, can help improve a forgetful mind.