A nerve is an enclosed, cable-like bundle of axons (nerve fibers, the long and slender projections of neurons) in the peripheral nervous system. A nerve provides a common pathway for the electrochemical nerve impulses that are transmitted along each of the axons to peripheral organs.
Thousands of nerve endings are present in your hands, feet and legs? Each of this nerve ending can be used to stimulate your entire body.
Reflexology is an alternative medicine which uses application of pressure to the hands and feet with certain hand, finger and thumb techniques and there is no need to use oil or lotion.
A lot of people which has tried this massage technique has claimed that is very effective.
Reflexology is related with the ancient healing process which concentrates on achieving balance, relaxation, and healing. Also, reflexology can be helpful with increased blood pressure, anxiety, insomnia and stress.
Massage the following 6 specific spots on your feet:
Massaging the big toe you will regulate your desire for food, this will lead to weight loss, the important thing is the proper exercises by the way.
The Center of your Large Thumb
This spot is linked to the pituitary gland – also, it is called the master gland because the main function is to produce hormones that control other glands and a lot of body functions including growth. If you experiencing imbalance of your hormones, this spot needs to be stimulated
The Base of the Big Toe
If you want to relax your body, you need to stimulate the base of the big toe. Also, this spot is connected with the thyroid gland and it can ease your stress.
The Foot Center
This area is linked with your diaphragm, stimulating this area you will ease your body from stress or tension.
Inner Edges of the Feet
Stimulating these areas will raise your energy levels; these spots are linked with the adrenal gland
The Area Close to the Heel
Massaging this area will help to remove the toxins from your body, this area is stimulating the excretory system.
Always you can consult with professional for advice, about the massage methods.