For thousands of years, Chinese people have been treated with a special stone named bian by applying them to specific parts of body.
Bian stone is a unique tool to treat back and neck for office white-collar workers. This kind of skin scraping therapy is called gua sha in Chinese, which is to cure disease and make people stronger.
Bian stone therapy is a primitive form of acupuncture instead of needles, which uses "stone" for treatment. These stones which are made in Shandong, China consists of plenty of precious materials.
Bian stone therapy often begins with a warm-up of traditional Chinese medicine styled massage, get through the meridians of the human body,
Followed by a series of pre-heating bian stone. Bian stone therapy could be applied with other traditional Chinese medicine therapies, such as acupuncture, cupping to achieve the best results on cervical spondylosis disease. At the beginning of time, bian stone therapy shoud be applied once a day. After the relief of pain, apply it 2-3 times a week or even 1 - 2 times every week. Bian stone therapy helps to treat back and neck pain, improve the quality of life.
Gua sha literally means scraping, and sha means fever, the whole means that "scrape out the fever" , which is an ancient medical treatment has been used for thousands of years.
Reduction of fever (this technique is used to treat cholera).
Treatment of exposure at high temperatures (typically used to treat heat stroke) or a cold and fatigue.
Cough and dyspnea: bronchitis, asthma, emphysema.
Treatment of muscle and tendon injuries.
Promote poor circulation, fibromyalgia.
Treatment of headache.
Treatment of sunstrokes, heat syncope, nausea.
Treatment of stiffness, pain, reduced mobility.
Treatment of digestive disorders.
Treatment of urinary, gynecological disorders.
In order to assist in response to food poisoning.
Do not apply to open wounds or broken skin.
Does not apply to varicose veins.
Does not apply to skin ulcers.
Pregnant women: do not use.
Frequently asked questions
Q: How long should I scrape?
A: It depends, usually 10 to 30 minutes.
Q: What should be noticed during and after scraping?
A: 1,Guasha scraping treatment should be done in a warm room, avoid cold and wind in winter and avoid the direct wind from fan in summer.
2,Do not wash or bath in 30 minutes after scraping
3,Before old fever fading fully, do not scrape on the same position, usually 3-6 days are needed to resume.
4, Drink a cup of warm water, with salt is better after scraping, and have a 15 minutes rest
Q: Does the red dots appears during scraping will damage skin? When will they disappear?
A: The red dots are fever from body, and they will fade in 2 to 3 days, and then the skin will resume as before, and there is no damage
Q: What kind scraping tool is better?
A: In theory, any plate or board can be used to scrape, we recommend bian stone, jade, and ox horn
Q: Does scraping only remove fever? Could it help to remove cold?
A: Yes, it can only remove fever, if you want to remove cold; Moxibustion treatment is a great choice.