Modern Reflexology as we know it today, has been around for over 100years but it originated in China, India and Egypt around the same time 5,000 B.C. Reflexology is a gentle, non-invasive relaxation therapy, that is based on the principal that the human body has a natural ability to heal itself.
There are many theories on how reflexology works but basically, stimulation of reflex zones on the feet (or hands) sends a message to the central nervous system which can release tension and relax the body. When the mind and body are completely at rest, healing can then take place.
Reflexology can help with many stress related problems and some benefits include, easing tension and relieving stress, lowering blood pressure, enhancing well-being and aiding sleep.