Cupping is a method of applying suction and acupressure by creating a vacuum on the patient's skin. The therapy is used to dispel stagnation—stagnant blood and lymph, thereby improving "chi" flow—to treat internal medical diseases . Cupping also is used on back, neck, shoulder and other musculoskeletal conditions. This ancient therapy tech is used widely in Asian, European and Middle- East culture.
GuaSha( scrapping) is an ancient healing therapeutic practice which began in China centuries ago. In Chinese,"gua" means rub or scrape, and "Sha" is 'reddish, millet-like skin rash' (aka petechiae). Sha is a term used to describe blood stasis in the subcutaneous tissue. When practitioner uses a piece of smooth stone, jade, or horn to scrap the skin with moderate strokes, the Sha will surfaces on the skin as small red petechiae. In this way, GuaSha can release the deep toxin and unblock the obstruction of circulation. GuaSha Therapy is not only used for the healing, but also used for the beauty, diet, relaxation.
Moxibustion is a form of heat therapy in which dried plant materials called "moxa" are applied to Acupuncture points, as needles are. The intention is to warm and invigorate the flow of Qi in the body, dispel certain pathogenic influences, strength in our immune systems, help prevent disease.
Moxa is usually made from the dried leafy material of Chinese mugwort (Artemesia argyi or A.vlugaris) or mix with other herbs.
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