Parts of limbs are connected to all parts of the body, such as the head, internal organs, and muscles. These corresponding parts are called the reflex points. It is thought that stimulating the reflex points by massaging and pressing helps eliminate accumulated waste products and promotes blood circulation and it is helpful for maintaining health in the Oriental medicine. This massage is quick and easy method that can be used anywhere at any time, even while waiting for a bus or train. Carefully massage stiff areas. Massage is more effective when bathing. It promotes circulation of blood and body fluid.
Press and massage the entire palm with the ball of your thumb.
For more effective results, try to bend the palm a little bit backward.
Base of thumb
Thoroughly massage the base of the thumb with four fingers of the other hand from the back of hand.
The hollow of the palm has reflex points corresponding to many parts of the body such as the heart, liver and kidneys. Make a fist and press hard on the hollow using the second joints of your forefinger and middle finger.
Back of hand
Thoroughly massage between the bones of palm with the other hand from behind.
Massage from the tip to the base of your finger by gently pinching with your thumb and forefinger. It is also effective to massage your finger by twisting it from side to side.
Take a tight grip of your wrist and massage with four fingers of the other hand. Cross your hands, bend it backward, and fully stretch as a finish.