Herbal Foot Bath & Foot Reflexology
Herbal foot bath & foot reflexology treatments are the precious heritage of Traditional Chinese Medicine. According to TCM, our feet are our ìroots,î and on our soles are points that connect to the different organs in our bodies. When there is a problem with a particular organ, gentle pressure applied to these points can generate surprising results.
Herbal Foot Bath
The warm water and combination of herbs in a foot bath increase circulation and promote balance and increased energy on a whole-body level. Research has demonstrated the effectiveness of reflexology in promoting relaxation and in treating PMS, constipation, labor pains, hormone imbalance, and nervous exhaustion. Reflexology is recommended for cancer patients, patients with Alzheimer’s disease, and children with ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder).
Soaking your feet in a basin of soothing herbal infusion is more than relaxing, it’s potent medicine. There are lots of capillaries ending on the feet that can serve as little highways of health to the rest of the body. All it takes is a few simple tools and a comfy chair in which to enjoy the treatment.
Most people think of foot baths as a superficial treatment, but this technique is actually very powerful medicine. Serious conditions like edema, trench foot, and high blood pressure respond rapidly to a good herbal foot bath. The key is to treat the condition properly with the correct herb.
The genuine reflexology is the application of pressure onto particular areas of the soles of the feet. A reflex action in another part of the body is stimulated by the manipulation of each specific area. Unlike other massages that use thumbs, palms, hands, elbow, knee and foot, foot reflexology massage uses hands, fingers and sometimes a wood stick with cream and oil.
If only a gentle touch filled with love and care can make you feel relaxed, then imagine the ultimate effects that you will obtain from a professional reflexology massage. Reflexology Massage is an art of healing originated some 5,000 years ago, which was mentioned in, (<<Yellow Emperor’s Inner Canon>> ) an ancient Chinese medical textbook in the reign of Emperor Wendi (179-157 B.C.) of the Han Dynasty. outlined principles of foot reflexology massage: Organs, viscera and all parts of human body have reflex areas in the soles of the feet, using massage to stimulate reflex zones, through the blood circulation and nerve conduction, can regulate the balance of functions, restoration of the organs functions, to obtain:
The Benefits of Foot Reflexology Massage:
1. It can relieve pain and stiffness caused by too much exercising or using muscle for too long.
2. It can help prevent and cure many symptoms such as headache, stress, asthma, constipation, sinusitis and migraine.
3. The blood circulation system will be boosted.
4. The body’s function will be naturally turned into its homeostasis.
Reflexology is contraindicated for pregnant women and patients who have suffered injuries or fractures to the foot. Otherwise, it is a safe and effective form of therapy.