Gua sha (Chinese: 刮痧) is a traditional Chinese medical treatment.
Gua sha releases unhealthy body matter in painful, tired, stiff or injured muscle areas to stimulate oxygenation of the areas. It promotes the repair, regeneration, healing and regeneration of metabolic cells.
Here in certain body areas, with the help of a special scrapers, the skin is scraped so that red dots form underneath. This form of circulation stimulation not only loosens the connective tissue with muscles, tendons, fascia, but also expels unnecessary heat from the body.
The main application is for :
- Hay fever
- Disorders of the musculoskeletal system
- Tension in the neck area