The Auricular Exercise/Ear massage
also known as:
auricular or ear acupressure
Your ear lobes are energetically linked to your brain. When you massage the right ear lobe it stimulates the left brain and pituitary gland. When you massage the left ear lobe, it stimulates the right brain and pineal gland, giving you a whole brain experience.
The ear contains more than two hundred pressure points that influence different areas of the body and the psyche.
Ear massage detoxifies and stimulates the body’s systems. . It improves the circulation, strengthens the immunity and relaxes the body and the mind.
Ear massage also aids in breaking the pain-spasm-pain cycle. Most chronic pain is due to the constriction of connective tissue surrounding muscles in spasm. Muscles remain in spasm when the brain instructs motor neurons to initiate and sustain their contraction. Regardless of the mechanism, applying pressure to the ear in specific locations has been found to relieve body pain.
Ear massage triggers the release of the body’s natural painkillers, endorphins. Studies have demonstrated that Ear massage increases levels of endorphins in both the blood and cerebrospinal fluid
Based on the belief that a microcosm of the human body exists in the ear, Ear massage can provide relief for addictions, allergies, anxiety, arthritis, asthma, depression, headaches, hunger, hypertension, pain, panic attacks, weight problems and more.
*Particularly effective in the integration of the speech and language system*
It stimulates the reticular formation of the brain to tune out distracting, irrelevant sounds and tune into language or other meaningful sounds. The words and meaning of language are more accessible simultaneously with the sounds, rhythm and imagery.
1. Ear massage Improves Mental Skills
- auditory recognition
- listening aloud to one’s own voice
- short term working memory
- silent speech
- thinking … (That word actually says it all would you think?)
2. Ear massage Improves Academic Skills
- spelling (decoding and encoding)
- mental arithmetic
- concentration while working with electronic devices
- focus and attention
- listening comprehension
3. Ear massage Improves Physical Skills
- left and right head turning ability
- breathing and energy
- public speaking; singing, music
- inner speech and verbal mediation
- increased voice resonance
- relaxed jaw, tongue, and facial muscles
You certainly don’t need an understanding of ear reflexology to receive all the soothing, relaxing and well-being benefits.
Ear massage provides many benefits for the human body and the psyche. Massaging the ears can bring healing relief from many ailments. Instant pain, stress, anxiety and tension relief can be accessed with a healing therapeutic Ear massage.
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Feel free to tell me how Ear massage affected you. Did you feel more awake? Were you able to turn your neck easier? How about your breathing? Did that appear deeper? I’d love to hear your comments. I do my own ears every day and I always massage the ears in every lomilomi massage or touch for health energy balance I do. I hope you enjoyed reading about Ear massage also known as auricular or ear acupressure.