If there is one place in the body you get the biggest bang for your buck,it's the gut. This abdominal detox therapy, known as Chi Nei Tsang, is an ancient and time tested form of detoxifying abdominal body work, that has been practiced for thousands of years. It is an art and science that utilizes a systematic method to strengthen, energize and detox the internal system. It eliminates toxins in the G.I. tract and promotes lymphatic drainage. The abdomen is a place where stress, tension and negative emotions accumulate and congest. When the abdominal area is knotted up, the vitality of the whole body is blocked. The body wastes so much energy holding this tension and slowly weakens the vital internal organs. This decreases the available energy for the rest of the body.
It is a collective consensus in all the systems of the world, that the gut is an important area to treat for overall quality of life. There is also a lot of research coming out in western medicine about the importance of the this area. From the microbiome to the mesentery plexus. The gut is greatly impacted by stress, negative emotions and bad food. The gut has a mind of its own. In fact do you know we have a second brain in the gut, called the enteric brain? This complex and hidden brain creates butterflies, gut feelings, sends and receives impulses from the head brain, records experiences and responds to emotions.
Have you ever noticed the wrinkles of the intestines mirror the wrinkles in the brain? There is an estimated 72,000 nerves and energy circuits around the navel and has biggest concentration of connective tissue in the body. The gut also houses two thirds of our immune system, produces serotonin and has its own neurons. There are 400 more signals sent from the gut to the brain, than from the brain to the gut. Ever have a gut feeling? Traumatic experiences can manifest as knots that the power house nervous system that is our gut. It is like an internal strait jacket. Stress is a fancy word for tension.
There are points on the abdomen that directly reflex to the vital organs, that can be released and opened. This therapy releases stress and promotes healing by opening these knots around the navel and surrounding abdominal area.