Our stomach and intestinal tract is said to be our "second brain." Scientists confirm the existence of the enteric nervous system; a third unconscious system in your body (next to the central and peripheral nervous systems) that's found in your gut. They’re calling it the second brain
because, while it talks to the brain, it also has the ability to feel and sense independently and to influence your behavior.
It’s estimated that there are between 400 and 600 million neurons in your gut. That's a lot of chatter in your body that you’re not conscious of going on in your gut, but the system produces about 95% of the serotonin and 50% of the dopamine found in your body.
By using the
directly on your abdomen, you can awaken and consciously stimulate your gut's health and happiness! Not only that, the pillow will give you such a deep massage, it will relax your entire body, from your head to your toes, which is super effective for treating insomnia.
Put your digestive tract at ease and get back in the easy flow of life with a Wooden Pillow abdomen massage!
What is The Wooden Pillow?
Made of lightweight wood from the paulownia tree which is known for its toxin-drawing properties, the Wooden Pillow has been used traditionally in Eastern countries for centuries to release neck and shoulder tension and support spinal health.
By stimulating acupressure points deep within your body, it is used to align the skeletal system, stimulate blood and lymph circulation and create space in the myofascial to provide a deep tissue massage for effective and lasting relief.
Working with the Wooden Pillow for just 10 minutes a day can replenish your mind and body.
Lightweight and portable, the wooden pillow is a travel-friendly tool that allows you to bring yourself back to ease in body and mind, anywhere you can roll out a yoga mat!
How to Use the Wooden Pillow for Intestinal Massage:
Giving yourself an intestinal massage with the wood pillow is easy. Simply position your pillow at your lower belly, careful to not let it press on any bony areas such as your hipbones or pubic bone. Let your full body weight lay over the pillow, letting the pillow sink into your abdomen flesh.
Take a couple of deep breaths and exhale. Now, begin gently rocking, side to side. You can lay with your eyes closed and with your head to one side as you keep rocking, back and forth, for 1 - 3 minutes.
At first you may feel some discomfort as pockets of gas, or undigested food, begin to move around in your intestines. But soon, your discomfort should subside and you will begin to feel a tingly and pleasant sensation warming up your body. This is your Qi energy at work! Once your intestines are relaxed, your whole body will relax. This will help you sleep much better at night!
If you are on a hard surface such as a wooden or tiled floor, it is recommended that you wear socks, or lay your feet on a thin cushion to avoid irritating the tops of your feet during the massage process.
: Watch how easy it is to massage your abdomen into a full state of body bliss, with just a few easy steps with the wooden pillow!
You can purchase the wooden pillow
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Here is how you can use the wooden pillow for deep massage and alignment of your neck, shoulders and upper back
IMPORTANT: Never use the wooden pillow on your abdomen if you have bowel impairment, are postpartum or after abdominal surgery. Consult your doctor before beginning any deep massage exercise.