Reflexology for Swollen Glands

Swollen glands can be extremely painful and occur for any number of reasons

Mild swelling that is uncommon can be relieved by reflexology over the gland areas on the feet and by also doing the Reflexology Technique for Headaches

When doing the techniques below, do all steps on the right foot, then do all steps on the left foot

Step 1


Water is amazing because it transports waste through your blood system

If you're feeling blocked up in the head water will make headache reflexology techniques work 100x better

1a have a glass of water.

Step 2.

Rotate the Toes

Begin with big toe, continue toe by toe and finish with the smallest end toe

2a. hold toe firmly at the base, gently move in circular motions - rotating and stretching the base joint that attaches toe to foot

2b. hold toe just above the second joint and again move the joint in a large circular motion

2c. rotate the very top joint on the toe (big toe only has two joints)

This foot reflexology step is great for relieving swollen glands, jaw aches and headaches as it relates to all of the bones in the skull, jaw... every bone in the head!

When learning how to do reflexology remember the bones protecting our brain are fused together but are also separate bones, rotating the toes sends extra blood flow to their joints including the glands

Step 3.

Thumb walking

3a. use the Thumb Walking Technique (click here for page teaching thumb walking, the only technique to use in reflexology for swollen glands) over the toes

Begin with big toe on the right foot,

continuing with toe next to it and so on until all toes are done (smallest toe last)

3b. gently thumb walk the Thyroid and Pituitary gland areas -

gently upwards across the area, diagonally and downwards over the whole area

Repeat and do this for 1 minute

See reflexology diagram below


Have something sweet

4a. it is recommended to have something sweet, as natural as possible eg table spoon of honey, boiled lolly, throat soother etc

Natural sugar will help relax the throat and vocal chords

Reflexology does 3 amazing things!

  1.  It is relaxing
  2.  Promotes harmony & balance in your body & its systems
  3.  Slightly increases blood circulation 

Be sure to visit Reflexology Caution for full list of who can/ can't have reflexology

Reflexology cannot cure anything and information on this website is followed at your own risk, for more read the Disclaimer here

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