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Massage strengthens the immune system

Massage strengthens the immune system

The immune system is a set of protective equipment, which uses the body to resist bacteria and viruses. As a result of failure in this system gives rise to very serious disease.
Lack of sleep, poor diet and stress are causing serious damage to the immunity of your body and you run the risk of getting sick when feeling tired or anxious, because the body’s ability to fight infection weakens. Your immune system to work effectively, you need to sleep and to follow the principles of a healthy balanced diet that is daily to include in your diet fresh fruits and vegetables.

Regular exercise also help to strengthen the immune system, as improve blood circulation. You should also avoid excessive alcohol consumption and Smoking. Alcoholic drinks and cigarettes put toxins and forced to work in the strengthened mode the excretory system.
Complementary therapies — massage, reflexology-and acupressure — are designed to stimulate the immune system. Like physical exercise, all of these methods improve blood circulation and thus activate the work of the body. Regular use of any of them is the best way to maintain good health. Reflexology and acupressure can also be used as an ambulance, especially when tired or cold.

Useful essential oils

Essential oils enhance the effect of strengthening impact on the immune system, especially eucalyptus. This is a natural antibiotic, and it can be added to steam inhalation to get rid of cold, cough or runny nose. Eucalyptus oil is used in massages and added to foot baths. The oil is potent, so use it carefully 1 drop for 10 ml (2 tsp) of base oil.
Frankincense oil gives strength and can also be used to stimulate the immune system. It has besides antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties, so will help with a strong cough. A good therapeutic effect these oils and when added to the aroma lamp.

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