Chinese have practiced the techniques of Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) for millennia.
These practices are a combination of herbal medicines and techniques like acupuncture, acupressure, and tai chi, that treats all kinds of diseases and health issues.
Its premise is that the vital body energy, also known as qi, flows through meridians that connect all organs in the body.
The qi is affected by and manifested through yin and yang, two complementary forces that interact in all aspects of life, and need t be in a perfect balance.
Reflexology is a healing method that applies controlled pressure on certain points, or reflex zones, found on the ears, hands, and feet, in order to treat various health issues. It is also known as zone therapy.
Reflexology actually stimulates nerve function, improves blood circulation, increases energy, induces a deep state of relaxation, and detoxifies the body. Additionally, it helps stimulate the central nervous system, treats urinary infections, and prevents migraines.
This massage type accelerates recovery after a surgery or an injury, treats sleep disorders, fights depression and anxiety, and soothes all kinds of aches and pain. Moreover, research has shown that it can possible treat various cancer types, and soothe labor pain.
Therefore, it is a completely safe natural way to treat health problems.
This is how it works:
You should press the certain point with the hand, and hold thus for 6 seconds. Then, make a 3-second break, and press again for several minutes.
Dr. Oz found the effects of reflexology amusing and impressive, so he invited an experienced reflexologist, Deborah Flanagan, in his show.
She chose guest volunteers for the experiment, and showed the way she relieves pain, and treats insomnia, low libido, back pain, fatigue, and constipation.
Check out the following video to see her results after using acupressure on these people: