Each finger on our hand, according to alternative medicine, is associated with some of human body organs or body parts as well as with certain physical pain.
For origins of reflexology, old Eastern method of treatment, there are still not have enough information. The first traces are found in China, five thousand years ago, then in Egypt, more than 2000 years before Christ.
Massage is used for centuries and is considered the most effective tool that allows you to preserve health. Therefore, in the last decade there is a rise in popularity of massage. There are no more doubts about its positive impact on human health.
This method of treatment is based on the basic knowledge that all reflex zones are found on the palms and the soles of the feet. It is believed that life energy flows through certain pathways (meridians) through our body, and that these trajectories are associated with all human organs. Thus, by stimulating certain point on those paths, certain pain can be removed.
With massaging your fingers you can reduce pain and stress and relax your body as well as other healthy benefits such as: regulates sleep, enhancing circulation and concentration, strengthen the immune system, improve skin and purify the body.
This massage is best to entrusted to experts, but you can also do it yourself, if you learn which finger is associated with which body part or organ. You can remove a variety of everyday pain and stress and feel visible improvement.
Example for Flexor tendon zones in hands:
Zone above the first knuckle and nail root (from the fingertip to the hand) outer side of the thumb, both hands – Nasal cavity
Pads of all four fingers of both hands (without the thumbs) – Sinus cavity
Pads of both thumbs – Brain
First joints (from the fingertip to the hand) index finger and middle finger, both hands – Eyes
First joints (from fingertip to palm) ring and little finger, both hands – Ears
First joint (from fingertip to palm) inner side of the thumb, both hands – Thyroid and Pituitary
Root of the thumb, both hands – Bladder
Skin between thumb and forefinger of both hands – Stomach
Outer line inches (from the root of the nail to the root of palm) both hands – Spine
Root of palm, both hands – Intestines
Middle (central) part of the palm, both hands – Diaphragm
Zone outside of your hand (below the root of palm) both hands – Ovaries
Basic rule for this kind of massage and first thing what need to be done is to warm up four hands and fingers first and you can achieved that by rubbing them each other for certain minutes. When you ready, with opposite hand (fingers) rub the finger which is associated with your problem and rub (massage) gently up to 1 minute and then press the spot and hold for 30 seconds.
During this exercises and massage, try to relax and concentrate on the problems you have. Breathe slowly and deeply.
FINGERS AND ORGANS:
Organs: Stomach (organs in stomach) and Nerves
Emotions: Depression and anxiety
Physical symptoms: Sick stomach, skin problems, headaches, nervousness.
Organs: The kidney and bladder
Emotions: Frustration, fear, mental load
Physical symptoms: Pain in joints and muscles, toothache and problems with the gums, dependence, digestive disorders.
Emotions: Indecision, anger, irritability
Physical symptoms: circulatory problems, menstrual problems, problems with the eyes and vision, fatigue, migraines, headaches.
Organs: Lungs and colon
Emotions: Negativity, sadness, fear of rejection
Physical symptoms: Indigestion, tinnitus, breathing problems such as asthma, deep changes in the skin.
Organs: Heart and small intestine
Emotions: Uncertainty, anxiety, a sense of inferiority
Physical symptoms: Problems with pressure, heart problems, sore throat, problems with bones and nervous system, bloating.