Acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine, and energy-based exercises are all important components of Chinese medicine. Chinese medicine enhances the body’s innate capacity to self-modulate and heal. Originating thousands of years ago, it is one of the oldest forms of healing known in the world.
In the past two decades, acupuncture has grown in popularity in the United States. According to the National Health Interview Survey millions of Americans have tried acupuncture.
Research has shown that acupuncture is effective in providing the following benefits:
In other words, acupuncture facilitates healing and recovery by systemically regulating the body to help us recover from illness
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Did you know Acupuncture can help with youthful and glowing skin?
Cosmetic acupuncture is an ancient beauty secret is a virtually painless, natural approach to reducing the signs of aging and helping skin regain its youthful glow. It is a whole-body approach to wellness as it addresses the surface signs of aging as well as the internal stressors that contribute to the aging process.
How Does it Work? Very small needles as thin as a strand of hair are inserted carefully into key areas and creases in the face, causing tiny microtrauma to the skin that triggers an increase in blood flow and activates collagen production. Collagen, the body’s natural “filler,” increases muscle tone and elasticity. The increase in blood flow helps revitalize and nourish the skin, resulting in healthier skin, a dewy glow, and a more youthful appearance.
The BENEFITS of Cosmetic Acupuncture
Cosmetic acupuncture promotes subtle, natural looking changes to the skin over time. Benefits of cosmetic acupuncture include:
Feel better with Moxibustion
Moxibustion is a form of heat therapy in which a herbal stick is heated and carefully placed one to two inches above the surface of the skin to warm the treated area. This technique invigorates the body and helps improve energy.
When is moxibustion used?
Moxibustion is used for:
Cupping therapy is an ancient form of alternative medicine in which a therapist puts special cups on your skin for a few minutes to create suction. People get it for many purposes, including to help with pain, inflammation, blood
The origins of Chinese herbal medicine can be traced back at least 5,000 years. Chinese herbal formulas are often recommended in conjunction with acupuncture therapy depending on your Traditional Chinese medicine diagnosis to promote health and healing.
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