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Reflexology treatment therapy based in Traditional Chinese Medicine. Foot reflexology utilizes advanced techniques in acupressure, stretching and massage. vary according to point pressure on energy lines, deep or gradual, the gentle rocking movements and stretching. Herbal compresses may be used during treatment sessions: lemongrass, eucalyptus, galangal, ginger, kaffir lime, turmeric and other medicinal herbs like camphor, peppermint, lavender. Compresses combine the herbs in a small bundle and then are steamed and applied to the body on the energy lines.
Reflexology goes back 5,000 years in China, where people were using it as a means of improving health. It is a system developed from Traditional Chinese Medicine and the Qi Meridian System. Traditional Chinese Medicine uses acupressure to balance the Qi in a body. Each area in the foot corresponds to an organ. By applying pressure to acupressure points on the feet helps stimulate the connected organs by following the Meridian System and allowing Qi to flow. Every organ in the body is represented by a reflex area on the bottom of the foot.
Reflex points may feel sore or tender. Reflexologist may use powder, cream or oil to work on the foot. For a foot reflexology treatment, wear comfortable clothes to push up to your knee. Foot reflexology improves many conditions.
Foot Reflexology Benefits
- relaxes the body as well as stress management
- cures aches and pains, such as headaches, muscle and joint aches
- relieves tension
- relieves constipation
- useful in digestive problems
- helpful with insomnia, allows better sleep
- increase circulation
- helpful in maintaining health and well being
- helps eliminate toxins from your body