You must have heard about Acupressure. It was practiced by Chinese in the ancient times to relieve themselves from pain in certain parts of the body. The acupressure points are pressed by fingers, elbows or various other devices which clears the blockage in the ‘meridians’.
Many researches held in this direction to prove the positive consequences of practicing acupressure. These studies proved that it can effectively help in managing nausea and vomiting, for helping lower back pain, tension headaches, stomach ache etc.
In Reflexology, therapeutic pressure massage is done in specific areas of our hands and feet to facilitate functional flow of energy, pain relief and optimal health. There are areas on our hands and feet called reflexes that correspond to specific areas of our body and even organ systems within our bodies.
Read below to know more benefits!
1. It can help cure migraines and frequent headaches-Press the area at the base of the fingernails. Concentrate on the index finger and the region between thumb and index finger.
2. Upset stomach-Press at the center of the palm. It will effectively reduce stomach problems and will respond to spleen meridians as well.