Last week I was on a flight from Lanzarote. There were a number of children on the flight, but one caught my eye or should I say ear. The gorgeous little girl would burst into wails of pain from time to time from not long after take-off, and each time she would cry I would be on the verge of getting up when she would stop, so I would tell myself that she had managed to clear the pain in her ears. I had also put in earbuds and was listening to music so I honestly hadn’t heard the crying for a while. At one point I took out my earbuds and could hear that the poor little mite was in distress. I took a deep breath and up I got. I went over to the parents and quickly explained that there were reflexology points on the han d that could bring some relief to their exhausted and pained daughter. They were eager to know and apply the points so I demonstrated on my hand and dad quickly applied the technique to his daughter. It took about 30 seconds for the points to take effect. The tears stopped, but the little one was still fighting her very obvious exhaustion so as dad kept pushing points on the hands, I began to gently rub the forehead just around the 3rd eye. I’d say in less than three minutes their little daughter was fast asleep in her dads arms and both parents were extremely grateful. Other parents in the vicinity asked me what I had just done to bring calm to the little girl and her family so I showed them. Now I am
going to show you. Share this technique so others can have relief on flights.
Technique for relieving blocked and sore ears.
1) Firstly open out your fingers.
2) Next pinch the web-like skin between the little finger and the ring finger. DO this for about 10-20 seconds or longer if it is sore. In Reflexology this is the point that relates to the outer ear.
3) Move on to pinch between the ring finger and the middle finger. I tend to spend the most time pinching between these two fingers as it brings the most relief as this point relates to the middle ear and this is where we can get pain or clog up in the Eustachian tube. When I get ear ache this is the point that I generally pinch.
4)Then I pinch between the middle finger and the first or index finger. This point relates to the inner ear and is also very effective when dealing with blocked and sore ears. If when you are pinching between the fingers you find one that is more tender than the others, go back and pinch this one some more! The pain is an indication of where you are having difficulty so working the point on the fingers works the issue in the corresponding part of the ear.
Do this techniques on both hands. I tend to do this throughout the flight and it does bring me much relief. If you are someone who tends to suffer from blocked sinuses this techniques will also help bring you some relief. For sinus sufferers I would also add another technique.
That is to squeeze along all your fingers from the tip of the finger to the base as if you were pushing toothpaste from the bottom of a tube to the top. Do this exercise a few times a day and you should begin to feel your sinus cavities empty a little. Might I add here that 90% of the time sinus issues are directly related to diet and more specifically foods that are inflaming your mucus membrane. If you would like to know more about the foods that could be affecting your sinuses or how to clear a long term sinus problem then why not avail of your free 30 minute consultation by clicking here.
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