Daily acupressure nail massage to improve physical and mental health

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Fast pace modern life, often results in mental pressure, stress, and tension. Just by pressing a finger, you can activate the parasympathetic nervous system, that helps to bring peace of mind, while finger acupressure also enhance immune system of the body protecting against many illnesses and sickness. Often imbalance of autonomic nervous system causes low immunity.

Hands nail root acupressure point massage technique

It is done by stimulating acupuncture points present at the nail roots of the both hands. It helps to stimulate the parasympathetic autonomic nervous system, which effectively balance the tensions of daily life, reduce stress, and also improve the immunity. The acupressure points present on the tip of each finger and thumb related to different parts of the body and therefore provide additional health benefits.

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  Acupressure points

[Thumb] Respiratory: can improve atopic dermatitis, cough, asthma, dry mouth and other symptoms.

[Index Finger] digestive system: improves ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease, gastric ulcer, duodenal ulcer, other symptoms.

[Middle] ear: can improve tinnitus, hearing loss and other symptoms.

[Ring finger]: can improve depression, hypoglycemia, allergies, etc., but pressing this point will stimulate the sympathetic nervous, so do it when you want to relieve tension and stress. Avoid pressing this alone, instead combine it with other finger and thumb points.

[Little finger] circulatory organs: can improve cerebral infarction, Parkinson’s disease, forgetfulness, insomnia, hypertension, diabetes, shoulder pain, back pain, old flowers, heart palpitations, headaches, kidney disease, urinary frequency, hepatitis, limb numbness, obesity, physical pain, uterine fibroids, endometriosis, menopause, autonomic nervous system disorders and other symptoms.

This “nail massage” will help to improve both physical and mental health. It can be easily done, just spend a little time every day to press your finger, that can enhance your happy and health quotient.

As mentioned earlier, the ring finger massage will stimulate the sympathetic nerve, stimulation alone may cause low immunity, and therefore on a daily basis, “nail massage” simply press the thumb, index finger, middle finger, little finger along with it. If you want to improve symptoms in the lower body, it can also be used in this way massage on toe, as toe nail root massage and hand massage for the same effect.

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Press finger

1 . With the left thumb and index finger on both sides of the right thumb nail root.

2.  Rhythmic energize and relax.

3. Follow the massage in the order of the thumb, index finger, middle finger, little finger,  do it for 10 seconds each.

4. Switch and change the right hand to the left hand, repeat the above procedure once again.

5. Try to do it daily for atleast 1 to 2 times, in a day.

Reminder: After the start of “nail massage” for some time, there might be slight pain or symptoms worsening situation, but do not worry, keep doing the massage daily 1 to 2 times a day for desired results.

Also read more about other acupressure points and massage.

Health & holistic wellness Coach Internationally Certified 500 Hrs Yoga Meditation Teacher CPT from ISSA TCM therapist