Gua-sha is an old Chinese folk treatment. It involves the scraping of the skin with a special porcelain tool in a way that causes surface bruising. The goal is to improve the circulation of blood and Qi (energy). Gua –Sha is valuable in the treatment of muscle pain, prevention and treatment of acute infectious illnesses as upper respiratory and digestive problems and many other chronic disorders.
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