ACUPRESSURE POINTS FOR HANDS AND FEET

Acupressure is an ancient healing method which has been used for thousands of years. There are over three hundred and fifty acupressure points on human body out of which many resides on the palm of your hands and feet. You can easily locate these acupressure points on your hands and feet  and learn the self healing technique. The term used for using points on hands for acupressure is called hand reflexology and term for using acupressure points  on feet is known as foot reflexology. No big equipments are required to do the exercise; the magic lies in your hands only. The following list contains the name of the organs for which acupressure points lies on hands and feet:

Acupressure Points On Feet

FRONT

BACK

Appendix

Cervical

Gall bladder

Left Kidney

Heart

Lumbar

Large Intestine

Occipital

Liver

Right kidney

Lungs

Sacral

Small Intestine

Thoracic

Spleen

 

Stomach

 

Uro-genital Area

 

 Acupressure Points on Hands

Applying pressure  on the specified points for the above mentioned organs will definitely benefit you. Each reflexology session begins with an exercise for relaxation which helps in soothing the muscles before you go into the deeper massages. Now if we talk about the fingers, they basically represent everything that is above your neck like skull, brain, ears, eyes and much more. Even the toes represent similar regions. However the difference between performing reflexology on fingers and toes is that fingers provide a larger region to perform reflexology on.

The palm region on your hands represents the torso of your body. Have you ever noticed the various color shades on your palms? It is usually darker at the edge and the top and lighter at the centre. Well, the pink area at the top represents your chest, the light shaded area in the centre comprises of liver and stomach and the padding at the end near the wrist and the side of your hand approaching the little finger is your digestive system.

Acupressure on the back side of the hand and wrist should be done gently.

Not just for body organs, there are certain acupressure points that help you increase your memory and concentration also. Not only for self healing, one can learn  the techniques for treatment of others as well.