If you have an essential oil on hand, use it to rub your feet. If you don’t have an essential oil, you can use olive oil, or no oil at all for that matter. Besides being relaxing, this simple action can be an extremely useful and beneficial tool. “Seriously? I always enjoy a good foot massage, but it’s the rest of my body that is the problem. How useful could rubbing my feet really be?” Check this out. Certain areas of the feet correlate to specific organs, muscles, etc in other areas of the body. Rubbing your feet with this in mind gives you a whole different way to get a feel for what is going on inside your body. Use this reflexology chart and start feeling around on the foot as to what system needs to be supported. Do you have a particularly sore or otherwise problematic spot in your foot? Now check the chart. Is it your intestines? Spine? Liver? Kidneys? Hormones? You can know better how to diagnose yourself by taking the time to figure out what is wrong with your body by sitting down for a minute and rubbing your feet with this chart in mind. Attack that annoying cough or case of the sniffles from the right direction. Who knew foot rubs could be so much more than a source of relaxation? Just call me Dr. Feelgood.
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