This may sound a little unbelievable but, did you know that if you press on some part of your body, like for ex. the ear can eliminate pain and aches in other, completely unrelated body parts.
Reflexology is a special area of medicine which has recently gained much popularity because it seems to be working wonders. The ear is a very interesting pressure point because it contains a lot of nerve endings and can effectively relieve pain if pressed. Only by pressing a specific nerve with a clothespin you can ease discomfort or pain. It’s surprising but it really works. The ear has 6 pressure points which are connected to different body parts and if pressed can really have amazing effects. Here is a list with the 6 miracle points and the body parts they’re connected to. Below you have a picture with the exact position of every point labeled with numbers accordingly.
1. Back and shoulders
The upper part of the ear is connected with the back and shoulders. Keep a clothespin for 60 seconds and you will relieve of tension and reduce the pain.
For positive results, you have to repeat this procedure few times a day.
This point is connected to all organs of the body. Even with a gentle finger massage you could help yourselves. However, if you have serious internal problem, you should consult a doctor.
The top center of the ear is connected to the joints. For diseased arms and legs, the clothespin is the cure. But, once again if you have chronic pain maybe you should seek medical advice.
4. Sinuses and throat
This lower part of the ear is connected to the sinuses and throat. When it’s cold or you have a sinus infection, the clothespin could make a miracle.
Just above the earlobe is the point which connects the ear with digestion. The stomach ache or cramps could be reduced or even completely prevented.
6. The head and heart
The ear is connected with the two most important parts of the body – head and heart. The headache or heart problems could be reduced with a clothespin or fingers.