Gua sha is a traditional Chinese therapeutic practice widely used throughout Asia in the past centuries, and gaining a following across North America. Gua sha is both the name of the treatment, and the name of the tool used during the therapeutic practice.
In TCM treatment, Gua Sha is a therapeutic method can release unhealthy elements from the skin and encourages healing. Gua Sha works by gently scraping lubricated skin to create light bruises
Gua Sha is often practiced on different part of the skin, on the body or on the face.
As the term a tool, Gua Sha is widely accepted for facial massage, deep tissue massage or scraping therapy. In facial massage, very gentle pressure is used to avoid bruise.
The Gua Sha tool glides across skin, promoting lymphatic drainage to improve appearance of elasticity of the skin, reducing the appearance of fine lines.
Rose Quartz - Rose Quartz is popularly known as the love stone. It adds positive love energy to relationships, as well as compassion and forgiveness. It also calms the emotions and helps clear stored anger, resentment, jealousy, and fears. Working with Rose Quartz replaces negativity with harmony, balances the upper four chakras, eases sexual/emotional imbalances, and enhances self-confidence and creativity.
Aventurine - Purifier of the etheric, emotional and mental bodies. Enhances tranquility & peace. Lessens anxiety & fear. Protects and clears heart chakra. Balances male and female energies. Activates one's pioneering spirit. Amplifies leadership qualities. Shields heart chakra from energy invasions.
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a powerful healing stone. Jade encourages creativity, balances the nervous system, and
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