The pharmaceutical industry reached its peak in the last century, but the human race has been existing for thousands of years and during that period people treated their diseases only with natural remedies. They used herbal remedies or targeted massages so that they can treat a particular health condition. They used ancient methods like the Japanese massage method known as Jin Shin Jyutsu that is based on applying massages on certain pressure points and thus alleviate the pain instantly.
The Art of Jin Shin Jyutsu
This art has existed for hundreds of years in Japan and it is a part of the “traditional wisdom of the universe”. Nonetheless, its remarkable value of this technique will be introduced by the Japanese master Jirô Murai in the 1900s, who has been well-recognized by the western countries as well. He was established in the Western world thanks to his disciple called Mary Burmeister. She studied this art from the master for twelve long years and during this period she learned the foundations of Jin Shin Jyutsu and conveyed her knowledge to the rest of the world.
This art is based on the belief that throughout our body runs inner energy and when there is a disturbance in terms of physical, mental or emotional aspect the body suffers from a certain ailment. The applied massage helps in improving the flow of the inner energy that will help in the treatment of a certain condition. This technique is based on the use of our hands with which certain body areas are pressurized so that to fluidize the circulation of the waves in the body and thus makes us to feel better.
This art offers a wide range of health benefits and a simple pressure on our fingers can help in the relief of several ailments. All you need to do is to put pressure on your fingers for a few seconds. Each finger has its own purpose, therefore follow reading and find out what the massage of the fingers can bring to your body.
This finger is related to the spleen and stomach. The applied pressure on the thumb will help in alleviating abdominal pain, headaches, and skin issues. Emotionally, it will lower anxiety, stress, worry and nervousness.
It is linked to the body organs like the bladder and kidneys. Its massage will help in solving digestive issues and also treat the pains related to the muscles, the back and the teeth. At an emotional level, it will deal with the fear and shyness.
This one is related to the liver and gallbladder, and its massage can deal with fatigue, blood pressure, menstrual pain and visual or blood disorders. Emotionally, it will regulate the feelings of mood swings, anger, bitterness, and nervousness.
It is related to the lungs and the large intestine, and by putting pressure on it will alleviate breathing issues, digestive disorders and ringing in the ears. When our emotions are concerned it will drive away sadness, depression, negativity, dark thoughts, and fear of rejection.
Although small but very important as it is linked to the heart and the small intestine. Its massage will positively affect heart ailments and bone issues while resolving certain emotional problems like pessimism, insecurity, lack of self-confidence, or energy.
The Practice of Jin Shin Jyutsu
Have in mind that the technique Jin Shin Jyutsu cannot be a replacement of a conventional medicine. But it is a tool that can be used for relief along with the conventional therapy. It is a complementary way to alleviate physical and emotional pain.
The Jin Shin Jyutsu is not a difficult technique to follow and the best part about its follow-up is that can be performed anywhere you like in your office, subway, waiting room, etc.
All you need to do is to press the finger phalanges with the thumb and index finger. You should keep the pressure for a few minutes depending on the intensity of the pain felt. After that, perform the same pressure on the targeted finger on the other hand. There is no limit on how many times you can perform this type of massage. Perform it as much as needed.