Scrape measles (gua sha)

Scrape measlesAccording to traditional Chinese medicine, diseases are caused when external coldness or negative energy invade in the body and block sweat glands.

Thus, people will have some physical discomforts such as dizziness, vomiting and achene’s.

Scrape therapy can stimulate blood flow and help to discharge the coldness and negative energy through the skin.

Scrape therapy is widely used to cure measles, a disease most commonly contracted in summer and autumn.

It is also effective in treating various internal and external diseases such as sunstroke, acute enteritis, food poisoning and shortage of oxygen in the blood.

Scrape measlesThe principle of scrape therapy is similar to that of acupuncture. Scraping stimulates different location or points in the patient's body.

The intensity and length of scrape therapy depends on the type and severity of the disease.