In the Asian countries, people rarely use over-the-counter medications to treat their health problems. It is a known fact that herbal treatments and remedies are the best in curing various ailments.
But of late, many are turning to holistic healing, which is a 5000-year-old Japanese healing art. According to the art, it is suggested that if you hold the right finger, you will be able to heal your inner body and improve your mental health.
Surprised? Well, today Boldsky lists out some of the health facts that are related to each of the fingers on your body. If you are stressed, worried or tensed, all you need to do is to hold your thumb.
When held, the thumb enables the body to release the tension in the brain, therefore helping you to get rid of the nerve-ending tension. Likewise, the index, middle, ring and the little fingers have distinct healing powers.
So, why don't you take a look at how your fingers can help you stay away from diseases and other ailments? Go ahead, have a look:
The Thumb Finger: If you are under stress, all you need to do is to hold your thumb tight and count to 20 seconds. This little exercise will help to reduce stress as well as calm your nerves. On the other hand, if you are suffering from digestive problems, follow this exercise, since the thumb is connected to the spleen and stomach, which in some way acts on the problems and cures the ailment.
The Index Finger: The index finger is connected to the kidneys and if held it helps to prevent the kidney stones and failure. By holding the index finger, you will be able to balance the water in the body, which therefore prevents the stones from forming.
The Middle Finger: Anger, frustration and fatigue are all connected to the middle finger. If you are witnessing a slight headache, clench your middle finger tight. The pressure released will enable your pain to disappear. On the other hand, the middle finger is connected to our liver and gall bladder, so you can treat your problem naturally by holding the finger thrice during the day.
The Ring Finger: The ring finger is connected to the heart. It is also connected to the lungs, which when pressed helps you to breathe better and well. It is beneficial for those who are suffering from breathing problems to follow this exercise.
The Little Finger: Pressing the little finger helps to calm the nerves in the body. At the same time, the little finger is connected to the heart, which also helps in preventing heart attacks and diseases if you frequently press the little finger.
The Palm: The palm is connected with the diaphragm and umbilicus. Holding your palms together will help to look after your overall health. Experts also advice one to treat each finger individually, as giving them that special time will aid in getting rid of a lot of problems.