What is Gua Sha?
Gua sha is a traditional Chinese medical treatment in which the skin is scraped to produce light petechiae. Practitioners believe that gua sha releases unhealthy bodily matter from blood stasis within sore,tired,stiff or injured muscle areas to stimulate new oxygenated blood flow to the areas, thus promoting metabolic cell repair,regeneration,healing and recovery. Gua sha is sometimes referred to as "scraping", "spooning" or "coining" by English speakers.
What are the Benefits of Gua Sha?
Gua Sha is a traditional Chinese massage method.By repeatedly scraping the skin with a scraping board,make the skin become expansion and contraction.
Thus,accelerate blood circulation and metabolism to make your skin tissue more elastic,eliminate the lactic acid from your muscle and recover you from fatigue.
That's why so many professional athletes and celebrities like doing gua sha massage,so that it will help them stay healthy and beautiful.
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A technique for all purposes:treatments,relaxation,beauty and self-care,which will help you immediately be relieved from muscle pain,headaches and chronic back,shoulder or neck pain.By activating trigger points,the gua sha boards can work some magic and ease digestive disorders,dizziness and other ailments.
1.It‘s very important not to scrape over any mole, pimple or mark on the skin. This might cause damage to the skin.One way to avoid scraping such an area is to place your finger over it to guard against accidental contact.The same counts for varicose veins, skin disorders or open wounds and scratches.
2.During pregnancy,gua sha isn’t recommended.
3.When doing gua sha,please stay away from wind and keep warm.
4.Drink some hot water after gua sha.
5.Shower 3 hours after gua sha.