Who doesn’t love massaging or going to spas! We all do, right? Do you know the practice of massaging particular areas of the body, can also heal particular organs of your body? That’s true. Known as Reflexology, this art is said to have existed in previous historical periods. Acting as an alternative medicine, the technique involves the application of pressure to specific points on feet and hands without the use of oil or lotion.
Let’s be real, all of us some or the other day are in a state of agony or distress because of maybe the workload or daily life problems. In such situations, we need to relax both our mind and body. One should definitely try this therapy to treat a surfeit of health troubles. Let us view some of its benefits:
Allays anxiety: Any stressful activity or disturbance in the brain can result in anxiety. Reflexology, therefore, comes to rescue this problem. It is said to decrease anxiety by 50 percent by stimulating blood supply to nerves and thus decreasing tension. The reflexologist applies pressure to particular areas in feet that affect certain reflex areas of the body.
Soothes a headache: A headache can make you feel cranky anytime! Caused due to sinuses, stress, eyestrain, or tension; it can keep you away from doing basic activities in our daily lives. You need not pop a pill every time you have a headache. Studies claim this touch-therapy to be extremely effective in relieving headaches and migraines. Just massage particular areas of your feet and get relief!
Cures Sinusitis: Also known as sinus-infection or rhino-sinusitis, it is a very common problem today due to environmental degradation and weather changes. One might easily get caught up with sinus leading in plugged nose and pain in the face. This pain can be lessened with the help of Reflexology by which you’ll be able to breathe easier. The reflexology point related to sinus is situated at the top and bottom of your big toes. Gently massage these points and see the results.
Increases blood circulation & eliminates toxins: Reflexology is efficacious in circulating blood and oxygen in the body resulting in increased metabolism and faster healing of damaged cells. It also helps in improving the functioning of your bladder; thus eliminating foreign substances or toxins from your body.
With the above-mentioned benefits, this technique is also highly helpful in curing multiple sclerosis (an unpredictable, often disabling disease of the central nervous system). This treatment not only benefits our body but also brings peace and harmony to one’s lives.
So try it out and do let us know your views about the same in the comment section below.