Reflexology Excretory System

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Reflexology Excretory System

The excretory system removes excess, unnecessary materials from the body; so helps to keep the internal chemical homeostasis and prevent damage to the body.

5 Unique Organ Reflexes for proper Excretion

Reflexes for the urinary system include kidney, ureters, bladder, and urethra.

  • The urinary system comprises kidney, ureters, bladder, and urethra. The kidneys essential jobs are to remove waste products (urea, salts, and excess water) from the blood and regulate the fluid balance. Ureters are muscular ducts; from the kidneys, it propel urine to the urinary bladder. Urinary bladder collects waste (urine) from the kidneys. The urethra is a tube connects the urinary bladder to the external body.
  • Throughout the body, skin contains sweat glands; it secretes sweat. Reflexology therapy for digestive system additionally nourishes skin and sweat glands.
  • The lungs expel gaseous wastes (e.g. carbon dioxide). Lungs reflexology therapy is in the respiratory system.

Kidney and Adrenal reflex points

Two bean-shaped organs called kidney located on either side of the spine. Important jobs of the kidneys are to remove waste from the blood (urea, salt, and excess water), maintain body's fluid balance, control blood pressure, govern red blood cells, and acid neutralization.   

The kidney reflexes are on right and left feet; located at the waistline near the base of the second metatarsals. Similar to the kidney's location in the body, the kidney reflexes are on either side of the spine reflexes; right side kidney below liver is lower than the left side.

How to do reflexology therapy for the kidney? Using two thumbs together, pull apart with a gentle pressure to reach the kidney and adrenal reflexes. Do for 10 seconds.

Rotate the kidney reflex point with the right thumb. Work on this reflex helps cut body pain and support body to cope with stress.

Using the right thumb, rotate the kidney reflex point. Reflexology therapy for kidney helps to relieve body pains and cope with stress.

Ureter tube reflexes

Ureter consists of two 10 to 12 inches long uterine tubes; from the kidneys, it moves the urine to the bladder, using gravity and waves of contractions.

How to do reflexology therapy for the ureter? Using the left thumb, walk downwards from the kidney reflexes until reaching the bladder reflexes. Repeat three times. Reflexology therapy for ureter is useful for bed-wetting, local inflammation, water retention, and kidney stones.

Bladder reflex

The urinary bladder is a pear-shaped muscular sac; located above and behind the pubic bone. The bladder stores urine as well as allows occasional and voluntary urination.

How to do reflexology therapy for the bladder? Using the thumb; walk from the bladder reflex spread outwards (30 degrees apart gap), like bicycle spokes. Repeat five times. Patients with cystitis contain crystals in this reflex. Apply pressure on the bladder reflex; help to disperse these crystals. Need to drink more water for safe flush out of these crystals.  

Urethra reflex point

The urethra is a tube to expel urine from the urinary bladder. In males, the urethra works as a passage for cells and secretions from various reproductive organs.

How to do reflexology therapy for the urethra? Using the thumb, walk from bladder reflexes until reaching the heel bone center. Repeat three times.

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