Insertion of small needles to regulate the body’s circulation.
Essential oils (aromatics) to activate the blood circulation.
BACH FLOWER REMEDIES
Internal medicine using flower essences to regulate the mind and spirit and bring balance to the body.
CHINESE HERBAL MEDICINE
Internal medicine: using herbal formulas, teas, pills, powders, and tinctures.
External application: using herbal formulas, cremes, liniments, and poultices.
External medicine using glass cups to increase circulation to the superficial layers of the body.
e.g. colds/flu, muscle ache
External medicine using scraping tools to clear blockages in the superficial circulation of the body.
e.g. body pain, cosmetic use (wrinkles/pigmentation/scarring)
External medicine uses various formulations of the herb mugwort to warm specific body areas of the body.
e.g. frozen shoulder, arthritic knees
TUINA (CHINESE MASSAGE)
External Medicine using specific massage techniques on acupuncture points to regulate body circulation at a more superficial level than acupuncture.