Have you tried skin brushing? Where you use a dry brush and brush your skin (arms, legs, torso – and underarms) in the direction of your heart? You can do this first thing in the morning – which definitely wakes you up! – or before a shower or bath. The effect of dry brushing not only removes any layers of dead cells from your skin, but also stimulates your lymphatic system. This article, from DavidWolfe.com, describes the benefits of skin brushing, and also includes a video to show how it’s done!
Many people do not know about the lymphatic system and the important role it plays in total body health. A good way to take care of your lymphatic system is to perform dry skin brushing.
The skin is the body’s largest organ, and it is essential to removing toxins from the body. It sheds dead cells continuously, and the sweat glands flush out any excess toxins or minerals that have built up over time (Health). Thus, keeping the skin as healthy as possible is important to overall health.
The following can cause the lymphatic system to work poorly:
- Lack of physical activity
For the full article, and the link to the video, see DavidWolfe.com
Image from the same article.