Consider Genital Reflexology – Part 1 of 2

You’ve probably heard of foot reflexology, where massaging various parts of the feet energetically stimulates or relaxes the various organs of the body reflected in those parts.

Well, have you ever heard of genital reflexology?

According to traditional Chinese medicine, there are specific areas of and around the penis and vagina that correspond with the five primary organ systems: the heart, lungs, spleen-pancreas, kidneys, and liver. Each system relates to certain bodily functions and ranges of emotions and affects the other organ systems in an integrated dynamic whole. Healthy balance of these systems is considered critical to the health of your mind, body, and emotions.

Genital reflexology diagram

The theory holds that stimulating certain parts of the genitals energizes the chi in the corresponding organ systems. Regular stimulation of all these systems promotes health and vitality.

However, when one area is stimulated more frequently than the others, the corresponding organ can become over-stimulated and eventually weakened. This can throw the whole system out of balance over time and potentially lead to adverse physical and emotional symptoms.

The organ systems are reflected in the penis and vagina in reverse order. The lower third of the penis at the base of the shaft correlates with the kidneys, as does the outer third of the vaginal canal, the clitoris and vulva. The middle portion of each relates to the liver.

The upper third of the penis, just under the head, and the deepest third of the vagina, before the cervix, correlate with the spleen-pancreas. Finally, the head of the penis and the cervix (and surrounding area at the entrance to the uterus) correlates with the heart and lung systems.

On the penis, the lungs are on the sides of the head and the heart is in the middle, which includes the opening to the urethra. So, during intercourse there is an energetic heart-to-heart connection when the head of the penis touches the cervical area deep in the vagina.

In Part 2, you’ll discover several implications genital reflexology has for lovemaking,… 


16 Responses to “Consider Genital Reflexology – Part 1 of 2”

  1. Jay says:

    what if you don’t have a partner?

  2. Perry Clisbee says:

    Just another proof of divine creation. Thank you Ellen.

  3. David says:

    Very cool info Ellen! Thanks for sharing. Makes sense when you think about it. Where do we find part 2?

  4. Christopher says:

    I am a reflexologist!! Can i start at the feet, and we can go from there. Great Information, and Topic!!

  5. Kevin says:

    Where is Part 2?

  6. George says:

    Phantom pain, yes, it is real. The nerves going to an amputation are still there. Cut. In the past, amputees were told to thump on the stump to deaden the nerves.

  7. William says:

    I have found a good BJ works in healing my problems

  8. Diane says:

    This is seriously yum! this is why so many men wish to “tap” their penises against a woman’s cervix for the heart to heart connection. I love this!

  9. MK says:

    One of the things that I have noticed in the old reflexology charts is that, very roughly speaking, the body’s locations of various organs appear to be superimposed over the area of the reflexology points. Thus the heart and lungs on top of the other organs, and lungs in two septate sides of the tip of penis is pretty telling, I thought.

  10. Terry says:

    Wow, Interesting indeed, So Ellen do we take it then that too much sex with the penis hitting the Cervix could cause heart & lung issues?

  11. Tom says:

    I guess it’s like me still getting a pain in my foot even though it has been removed with my leg amputation. Yes it feels as if it is still there. Phantom pain so to speak!

  12. Jim says:

    Very interesting as I was unaware of genital reflexology. I hope Part 2 has some suggestions for those of us interested in exploring this area more fully and learning the benefits to ourselves and to our sexual partners.

  13. Ellen Eatough says:

    Hi Anita,
    I checked with my acupuncturist (well-versed in Chinese medicine), and she says the energy of the organ is present, even when the organ has been removed. So Yes, there is still a heart-to-heat connection if the cervix has been removed.
    I hope this helps!
    ~ Ellen

  14. Ellen Eatough says:

    Hi Anita. Very interesting question you ask. So far, I have not managed to find the answer online. It’s actually a larger question regarding how the meridians are affected when any body part is removed, as in a hysterectomy or appendectomy, or even pulling a permanent tooth. I have an acupuncture appointment on Tuesday, and will try to remember to ask about this. I’ll post what I learn.

  15. sarag says:

    This is very educative and interesting

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