Gua Sha is a traditional Chinese therapy for expelling toxin and preventing diseases. A simple scraping plate coupled with oil, when applied to the body repeatedly, can reach the effect of smoothing Qi and blood flow, stimulating main and collateral channels, expelling toxins and alleviating pain. This book of traditional Chinese medicine explains the complete theories and practice for the treatment of over 100 diseases. With Gua Sha Scraping Massage Techniques you will discover: The nature and principle of Gua Sha massage Tools, ways and techniques of Gua Sha How to judge your own health status, tackle common ailments and promote healthy complexion and physique through Gua Sha How to prevent and cure various diseases through Gua Sha, such as chronic diseases, bone-joint diseases, male and female diseases, more Other ways, apart from Gua Sha, to combat illness and build up health thorough diet, massage and daily habits.
Wu Zhongchao is a noted and experienced physician of Chinese medicine at the national level, serving as professor and advisor of doctoral students at the China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences (CACMS), chief physician of Acupuncture and Moxibustion Center of CACMS. A veteran practitioner of traditional Chinese medicine and acupuncture and moxibustion, Wu has nearly two decades of clinical experience and has published more than 60 papers and over 10 books on the medical specialty. He has traveled extensively overseas for medical assignments and lectures and has been engaged in clinical teaching to local and overseas students for many years