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Guasha Service

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Translated as “scraping” in Chinese, guasha has been used for centuries as a soft-tissue medical treatment that involves press-stroking the skin with a smooth-edged tool that is typically made of jade or porcelain.  The act of press-stroking the skin can have numerous benefits such as: resolving muscle spasm and pain; promoting blood circulation to the muscle, tissues and organs; reducing inflammation; easing coughing and wheezing; reduce fever and aid in the treatment of colds and flus.

When the repeated press-stroking is applied, small red dots (called “sha”) will appear on the skin indicating a release of stagnation and improved blood flow.  The “sha” will disappear within a few days after treatment.