How to interpret the annoying hardnesses that sometimes appear in some parts of the foot and that are giving you valuable information about other parts of your body. Here are ten important points to help you.
Meaning of hard skin on the feet
In general terms, the toe area corresponds to the head, and the heel area corresponds to the feet. Therefore we can visualize approximately how the organs are located by looking at the soles of the feet.
When an area is stiffened it means that there is an organ that is also stiffened. These hardenings also correspond to physical and mental rigidities in the reflex zone.
The spine is reflected in the whole profile of the inner part of the feet.
When a person suffers from bunions, that affected area would correspond to the upper back, so he or she will probably suffer some problem in the cervical spine.
So from this point of view, we can do a self-massage on the two internal lines of the foot and this will have a positive effect on the back.
The bowel reflex is located in the heel.
The cracks or calluses on the heels may be reflecting an intestinal problem. In this case, we can massage the heels or use a tennis ball, for example, to step on it.
This area corresponds to the entire digestive system: liver, stomach, pancreas, and spleen. When we find hardening in this middle area it means that there may be a problem in the liver and gallbladder.
Liver or gallbladder
The yellow color in the feet refers to the liver or gallbladder, and a greenish color corresponds to the spleen and lymphatic system. This sign is an opportunity for prevention.
If these signs are ignored, over time toxins can accumulate and form cysts that can be harmful in the long run.
Toes are a reflection of the head
The toes mainly reflect the upper area of the body, with some exceptions. Hardness in the tip of the fourth toe or hardening in the lower area of the fourth toe is telling us that the gallbladder is not functioning properly.
When stones have been present for a long time, that toe is usually very stiff and curved.
Moreover, there are also usually biliary problems when the first toe is curved towards the second toe. In these cases, it is advisable to make a good cleansing of the body, watch a lot of food, help to expel toxins, and take natural supplements.
When the feet tend to be cold (which also happens sometimes in the hands) there is a thermal imbalance in our body.
Usually, the digestive system is overexerting itself and there is intestinal fever. In this case, it is advisable to improve our nutrition and our intestinal function. In addition, we can do foot baths with hot water and massage them with ginger oil to warm them up.
If you are a man
One last tip, especially if you are a man: when the base of the big toe and ankle are red, swollen, and very uncomfortable, it may be a sign of gout, that is, an excess of uric acid in the body.
Remember that to activate our body it is highly recommended to walk barefoot on the sand of the beach, fresh grass, or damp earth. This simple action rebalances the functions of the organs and is excellent anti-stress therapy. Your feet will thank you for it.