What is Gua Sha?
A traditional Chinese Medicine technique that utilizes a small medical board to apply a press stroking massage technique to; increase micro circulation, promote lymphatic drainage and the flushing of toxins from the body and face. Gua Sha therapy can improve immune response, function of the nervous system, effectively reduce inflammation and pain, muscle tension, and stiffness, as well as releasing inhibited holding patterns in the fascia and musculature, and thereby enhancing improved functioning.
How to use Gua Sha for facial and skin rejuvenation.
Begin with a clean face
Use a light and gentle pressure
always apply ample lubrication to the area that is to be treated: organic oils and feels are most appropriate
Hold the jade gua ha tool at a 15- degree angle
Press stroking usin a unidirectional angle