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Reflexology

Reflexology is a natural non-invasive technique that involves the use of gentle pressure on certain “zones” of the feet, hands or ears that correspond to other areas of the body or organ systems producing a beneficial effect on those systems.

Reflexology is a natural non-invasive technique that involves the use of gentle pressure on certain “zones” of the feet, hands or ears that correspond to other areas of the body or organ systems producing a beneficial effect on those systems.

How it Works

Its works by the practitioner pressing on certain parts of the hands, feet or ears that has association with another body area or organ. The belief being that this pressure will have a beneficial effect on the organ or system being worked on.

Benefits

This has been found to be very useful in lessening anxiety, reducing stress and promotes a feeling of wellbeing. It is known to lessen fatigue and reduce muscular tension as well.

Precautions

This modality has been found to be extremely safe. However if you have pain in your hands, feet or ears you may want to consider an alternative healing method as this one uses those areas to complete a session.

Summary

Reflexology is a wonderful non invasive natural healing modality that involves the gently use of pressure to cause a beneficial effect on the body.

Many report that it has been beneficial on their journey to wellness. Reflexology is also an economical, natural way to augment your health, and you can easily learn to do this for yourself and your family.

References

  • The Everything Reflexology Book by Valerie Voner The Reflexology Bible by Louise Keet
  • Reflexology and Acupressure: Pressure points for Healing by Janet Wright