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What is Solar Plexus

The solar plexus — also called the celiac plexus — is a complex system of radiating nerves and ganglia. It's part of the sympathetic nervous system. It plays a vital role in the functioning of the stomach, kidneys, liver, and adrenal glands. The solar plexus acts like the Sun in our solar system, which is essential for life. The importance of solar plexus could be understood by understanding Polarity Therapy as defined on the website.

The dislocation of the solar plexus is not given much importance in the medical community, but many issues could be resolved by moving the solar plexus to the center. The Solar Plexus is like the mainspring of a watch. Unless it is set right, any treatment may not give the desired results. So, it is best to check the position of the solar plexus before starting any treatment. 

This center shifts upward or downward when an excess weight is lifted or when there is severe gas trouble, or for some other reason. The upward shifting of the Solar Plexus leads to constipation, and downward shifting could cause diarrhea. Drugs cannot cure this. And when these problems persist, they can damage the digestive system and may require an operation. It may even lead to Cancer. One of the causes of Cancer of the Colon (the lower and more significant part of the intestine) is constipation. In such cases, it has been found that this Solar Plexus has moved upwards. 

In such cases, the throbbing will not be noticed in the center of the navel, but it will be noticed somewhere around the navel.

Methods to confirm whether the Solar Plexus is in order or not

  1. Method-1: In the morning, on an empty stomach, when you lie down on any hard surface on your back, and if you press your finger or thumb in the navel, you will feel a throbbing sound just like the thumping of the heart, it means that the system is O.K.
  2. Method-2: Lie down on your back, arms straight by your sides. Keep your legs straight and your toes upright. The two big toes should be level with each other. If they are not, it indicates a disturbance in the solar plexus.
  3. Method-3: Join the two palms as shown in the figure and match lines 1 and 4. These lines will match if the solar plexus is in order. However, if the solar plexus has shifted, line 4 will not fit.


To Set Solar Plexus in Order

  1. Big Toes Method: Correct the solar plexus by pressing with one hand the knee of the leg whose big toe is lower and keep the middle finger of the other hand in between the two big toes and holding them, pull-up only the lower big toe. After 2 or 3 pull-ups, check the level of the two big toes. If the level has yet to come in line, repeat the procedure till the level is proper. Only in a few rare cases, where there is a natural difference in the feet of the patient, this method will not work. In such cases, use the “Vacuum Method.”

  2. Acupressure Method: Press point no. 29 (as shown in the Acupressure article) in both palms and also on the back. After half a minute, verify whether the solar plexus has come in order.
  3. Elbow Method: Keep your right palm vertically on the joint of the elbow of the left hand and try to touch the left shoulder with the thumb with a jerk. Repeat five times. In the same way, do it with the right hand and verify if the solar plexus is in place.

  4. Vacuum Method: Put a small oil lamp/candle on the navel (a coin or something can be kept as a base to hold the candle). The air inside will burn the solar plexus to the center. Then lift the glass from one side after one minute. Repeat this 3 to 4 times till throbbing is felt at the center. Instead of a lamp/candle, you can use a "Nabhi/Naval Pump" that could be purchased online.

In the case of a chronic problem like diarrhea/vomiting/stomach upset, the solar plexus may shift up or down frequently, and correcting it at least 2 or 3 times a day will be necessary. In the case of children's case, the correction of the solar plexus is also significant. For a breastfed baby, if the mother has a gastric problem, the baby’s solar plexus also get damaged, leading to constipation or diarrhea.

Frequent Shifting of Solar Plexus

Due to frequent gas trouble, weakness of intestines, and lifting of heavy articles, sometimes, the solar plexus shifts frequently. In case of such frequent shifting of the solar plexus (sometimes it gets shifted in the afternoon even though it was corrected in the morning), the following treatment should be followed:

  1. First, correct the solar plexus as defined above.
  2. Take a little string (thicker than a sewing thread) and tie eight to nine rounds of this thread around the base of a big toe. Make a knot but make sure it is not tight. Do the same with the other big toe. Ask the patient to keep it on for a minimum of three days. This thread may be removed only during this period if there is unbearable pain in the big toes. Later on, the patient can check up on the solar plexus every alternate day and correct it if necessary.
  3. For a complete cure, the patient should have a diet of green juice, fruit juices, light food, and basic sitting squatting position exercises.