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Reflexology is based on the idea that each of the body's organs and glands are "linked" to corresponding areas of ears, hands and feet. Applying pressure on these points results in the energy being restored to the body which helps in strengthening of the immune system and in the natural healing system of the body functioning effectively.

In zone therapy, a reflexology chart shows the reflex zones found on the soles of the feet. Similar maps exist for the position of the reflexes on the hands.

The representation of the color codes are as follows:

This image is drawn and colorized by Jimmy Louie.

 

         Brain        Stomach
       Sinuses        Spleen
       Voice        Liver
       Pituitary gland        Gall Bladder
       Neck and Throat        Adrenal Gland
       Eyes        Pancreas
       Ears        Kidney
       Armpit        Ureter
       Shoulder and Arm        Bladder
       Lung and Breast        Colon
       Heart        Small Intestine
       Thyroid and Bronchial        Coccyx
       Solar Plexus        Sciatic Nerve
       Diaphragm        Peyer's Patches
       Appendix  
 

 

Side effects of Reflexology

Because reflexology is intended to normalize the body functions, the therapy does not cause a condition to worsen.

 

Benefits of Reflexology

Reflexology promotes healing by stimulating the nerves in the body and encouraging the flow of blood. In the process, reflexology not only quells the sensation of pain, but relieves the source of the pain as well.

 

Reflexology organizations worldwide  

Academy of Reflexology Austria

Association of Finnish Reflexologists

Chinese Society of Reflexologists

Hellenic Association of Reflexologists

Indian Society for Promotion of Reflexology

International Council of Reflexologists (HQ: San Diego, USA)

Israeli Reflexology Association

New Zealand Reflexology Association

Polish Instytut of Reflexology (Polish Language)

Reflexology Association of America

Reflexology Association of Australia

Rwo-Shr Health Institute International (Malaysia)

The South African Reflexology Society