Massage is not only is considered as significantly beneficial for relaxing your mind and body, but also as an effective therapy for treating numerous health issues and conditions.
Have you ever heard of reflexology?
It is a type of massage therapy that has a positive impact on your overall health. It works by massaging certain points mostly on the hands and feet. There is a direct connection between these points on your feet and other body organs.
This therapy provides numerous benefits for your health:
- Reduces stress
- Provides relaxation
- Improves your sleep
- Increases your libido
- Improves blood circulation
- Reduces the effect of edema during pregnancy
- Improve your skin health
- Treats restless leg syndrom
The soles of the feet have a large number of nerve endings whose opposite ends are spread all over your body. So, the massage will not only stimulate your feet, but will stimulate the work of other parts of your body.
For example, the big toe is related to the lungs and brain, while the pinky toe can relieve an earache. Massaging the other fingers will alleviate a toothache.
You should regularly massage your feet every night, before going to bed. It is recommended that the treatment shouldn’t last more than 15 minutes.
Actually, we present you only a small part of the numerous benefits that this foot massage can provide.
The image above illustrates the effects you can gain from the regular massage of the feet.