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Lymphatic Drainage

There are over 100 lymph nodes throughout the body, with the majority located in the neck, groin, and armpits

The lymphatic system transports lymph, a protein-rich fluid, through the lymph vessels to the lymph nodes, which filter out germs and toxins

The lymphatic system has two major functions:

  1. regulating the amount of fluids within our bodies
  2. 'cleaning out the rubbish', i.e. collecting waste products such as dead blood cells and pathogens, and filtering them before returning them to the bloodstream

 

What To Expect

Stimulation of the lymph system can result in:

  • Reduction in oedemas (swelling) and lymphoedemas of various origins
  • Detoxification of the body
  • Relief of numerous chronic and subacute inflammations, including sinusitis, bronchitis and otitis
  • Relief of chronic pain
  • Stimulation of the immune system
  • Reduction in the symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia
  • Antispastic actions to relieve conditions such as muscle hypertonus and some forms of constipation
  • Deep relaxation to aid insomnia, stress, loss of vitality and loss of memory
  • Anti-aging effects
  • Alleviation of adiposis and cellulite tissue