911 Reflexology for a Hangover!

                               

“Had a rough night?  One too many apple martini’s?”

 

If you wake up with a throbbing headache, an upset stomach, tired eyes, and the feeling of a heavy cloud hanging over your head…you’re in need of some 911 reflexology!

Reflexology can greatly relieve the after-effects of too much alcohol.

Just a few minutes spent on working these five reflex points can perk you up, and help you feel human again.

 

Reflex Points

Liver

*To help flush out the remaining alcohol in your body

Kidneys

*To help with the elimination of alcohol

Stomach

*To reduce nausea

Head

*To reduce headache

Solar Plexus

*To bring your entire body back to a sense of “center”

 

*Please review the Foot Map Page to get a good visual of where these reflex points are located

 

Application

*Using your thumb or index finger – firmly, but gently press and rotate over the entire reflex point.

*Work each point for approximately 1 minute, and then repeat the process 2 more times.

*Reapply every 30 minutes, until some relief is felt.

*Remember – reflexology is cummulative; therefore, it make take a few hours to feel it’s affects.

 

Aromatherapy Hangover Bath

 Using Pure Essential Oils

*Add 2 drops of lavender, 2 drops of juniper, 2 drops of grapefruit to a full cup of Epsom salts.

*As the bath is filling, add the mixture to warm running water.

*Soak for 10 minutes and inhale deeply.

 

Caution Care

*Use only pure essential oils.

*Do not use essential oils directly on skin.

*Grapefruit essential oil may irritate sensitive skin.

*Keep oils away from mouth and eyes.

 

So, if you got a little “extra” HAPPY….at last night’s happy hour@#%&@!!

Dial 911-Reflexology

Your hangover will love you for it!

Hang well

 

Portions of this post gratefully supplied by: “Hands On Feet” – Michelle Kluck & “Essential Aromatherapy” – Valerie Ann & Susan Worwood

For pure essential oils and supplies: Hands-On Aromatherapy

Photo: R80o Mark Strozier

 

 

 

 

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