Moxa/ Moxibustion

Slowly burning mugwort (artemisia vulgaris) releases pleasant, mild heat that warms and stimulates the acupuncture points.



Cupping is a very old therapy method known worldwide. In a typical cupping session, placing special glass cups on the skin creates vacuum, which increases the flow of blood in and to that area, moves the Qi, breaks up obstructions and helps to eliminate toxins from the body. A cupping massage can also be done by moving cups along the area to be treated.



Gua-Sha is a scraping or rubbing technique, performed on the skin. It promotes Qi and blood circulation as well as removal of toxins, stagnant blood and lymph fluid from the body. It also relaxes the muscles and relieves pain. In cosmetic acupuncture a special kind of Gua-Sha technique is used.

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