Reflexology for Constipation relief tips can real life savers, sometimes constipation is unexpected and can be extremely painful if not very uncomfortable at the least.
If experiencing chronic constipation - consult a Doctor. Reflexology is not a medical cure for anything.
Reflexology for Constipation relief Technique
The following techniques are for mild and unexpected constipation.
1a. drink water. If there is blockage in the system then there is a high chance that there may not be enough water in your system to get everything moving.
The next step is best performed on the feet.
Foot reflexology techniques
1. use the Thumb Walking technique (get step by step instructions here) to activate the reflexes in large and small intestines and the bowels (see diagram below for areas)
2. thumb walk criss-crossed one way and then the other way across the whole small intestine area on the right foot and then the left foot
3. thumb walk the large intestine area as below;
3a. begin on the right foot where the large intestine begins (on the outside edge of the sole of the foot-see diagram below). Thumb walk vertically up to the point where the large intestine bends ninety degrees
3b. thumb walk across the foot horizontally following the large intestine all the way to the middle of the right foot
3c. repeat 3a. and 3b. for 1-2 minutes
3d. thumb walk large intestine area on left foot, begin exactly where the large intestine would connect on the right foot (see diagram below), thumb walk horizontally across large intestine area
3e. at edge of foot thumb walk vertically downwards then back across as indicated in diagram below
3f. repeat 3d. and 3e. for 1-2 minutes
4a. continue on the left foot
4b. thumb walk from large intestine ending spot up the inside of the leg until level with the ankle bone
4c. repeat gently about 5 times
Above steps should be continued from beginning to end for 10-15 minutes,
with plenty of water
and for best results follow with either a;
as it will help get everything going back to normal again.
Face Reflexology is highly recommended!
+ the face has a reflexology point for the bowels
Reflexology does 3 amazing things!
1. it is relaxing
2. slightly increases blood circulation
3. promotes balance within the body.
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