Acupressure from Latin acus “needle” and pressure, is an alternative medicine technique. Acupuncture and acupressure are basically share meridian theory. Meridian is energy pathway of each organ and acupuncture points are located on each organ’s meridian.
In treatment, physical pressure is applied to acupuncture points with practitioner’s finger tips in order to clearing blockage by stimulation target acupuncture points. Asian medicine believes that all pain is coming from blockage on meridian.
Treatment effect of acupressure is less than having acupuncture in order to reduce or improve symptoms. Because amount of stimulation is different as it performed with finger tips and acupuncture needle.
But still acupressure has its benefits for one who is afraid of acupuncture needle or one who wants to have faster pain relief effect than having a massage session.
Herbal Foot Bath
Herbal foot bath helps you to relieve tensions and make you feel rejuvenated. It helps relax the tense muscles in your feet, providing you a feeling of well-being and relaxation.
Herbal foot baths are also of therapeutic benefit in conditions such as catarrh, colds, headaches, neuralgia and toothache.
It especially helps people who have diabetes and insomnia condition
The sensory nerves of the internal organs that spread throughout the body are mainly gathered around the soles of the feet.
Foot massage is effective in stimulating the functions of the internal organs.
It can relieve pain and stiffness caused by too much exercising or using muscle for too long, prevent and cure many symptoms such as headache, stress, asthma, constipation, sinusitis and migraine. The blood circulation system will be boosted, also the body’s function will be naturally turned into its homeostasis.