Tag: Chinese Medecine

Combing Therapy in Traditional Chinese Medicine – 梳法 SHU FA

Combing therapy is an ancient method of health care that can be practiced by anyone to improve their health. In the Sui Dynasty, physicians discovered that the simple act of hair combing produced beneficial results, including brighter hair, less hair loss and a reduction in headaches and improved sleep. Combing the scalp regulates the meridians and acupoints on the head, thereby harmonizing the functioning of the internal organs. Combing Therapy is really an extension of Tui Na (Chinese medical massage) and self-care therapies often characterized as Dao Yin (guiding/leading or guiding/pulling), or Yang Shen (nourishing life) techniques.

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