CUPPING THERAPY

MOXIBUSTION

Cupping therapy has been used in China along with other cultures since ancient times. It involves creating heat inside a glass or bamboo cups.The result is suction from the cups that can penetrate deep into the tissues causing a release of harmful toxins. This is done by stimulating the lymphatic system, clearing the blood vessels and stretching and activating the skin. By regulating the flow of Qi and Blood, cupping can add an extra level of effectiveness to other therapies 

CONDITIONS TREATED WITH CUPPING

• Headaches, common colds and flu

• Back pain, Sciatica, injuries

• Arthritis

• PMS

• Infertility

• Fatigue

• Depression, emotional problems

• Blood pressure issues

• Skin problems

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moxa was originally used in Northern China to help diseases resulting form cold weather and the excessive consuption of diary products that caused chilling of the internal organs. Moxa is prepared by using leaves of Artemesia (Mugwort), an aromatic plant that is rich in essential oils, fats, enzymes and vitamines

 

There are many different ways to use Moxa, but the concept behind all methods is to create heat that penetrates the body. This makes Moxa effective for deficient, cold and stagnant conditions. By warming the qi in the meridians, moxa helps build the qi and blood in the body and improve circulation

COMBINED WITH SHIATSU AND CUPPING, MOXA IS BENEFICIAL FOR  

• Fatigue

• Muscular and joints complaints

• Arthritis

• Digestive disorders

• Menstrual issues

• Infertility