Traditional Chinese Medicine(TCM) is based on yin-yang and five elements. It regards the human body as the unity of qi (vitality), shape and spirit. Various therapeutic treatments including TCM, acupuncture, massage, Qigong (deep breathing exercises) and dietary therapy can be applied in order to help the human body achieve balance between yin and yang and recover.
In the following, I will introduce a number of therapies involved in traditional Chinese medicine
Moxibustion is one of the TCM techniques developed in ancient China, and it has remarkable curative effects, including:
1.activating blood circulation
2.dispelling cold and dampness from the body
3.dredge the meridians
4.alleviating edema and dissipating bloodstasis
5.removing toxins and purging heat
6.helping to maintain beauty and youthfulness
Applying acupuncture together with moxibustion helps to resolve the following problems:
Breast distending pain
Guasha(scraping therapy) is a method based on the skin theory of TCM that uses boards made of ox horn, jade and other materials to scrape and rub certain parts of the skin. This aims to dredge channels and collaterals, and activate blood circulation to alleviate stasis.
The indications for Gua sha therapy include:
Diseases caused by external factors
The principle of Sanfutie therapy:
The Sanfu herbal patch contains a paste made of Chinese herbal medicine. By applying it at corresponding acupuncture points, it can expand blood vessels, promote blood circulation and improve the nutrition of the surrounding tissues. The herbal medicine used can pass through the outer layer of the skin to promote the generation of antibodies, enhancing immunity and fortifying physical health.