Mei Zen Cosmetic Acupuncture System™ Facial Rejuvenation
Cosmetic Acupuncture is an exciting alternative to plastic surgery and potentially invasive techniques, because it not only focuses on the face but on the whole body as well.
Cupping therapy is a great way to improve circulation of blood and oxygen. The cups provide a suction strong enough to pull old blood cells and sediments to the surface so that fresh oxygenated blood flow can replenish and nourish the area alleviating pain and tension and quickly healing any injuries.
Gua sha is done by using a scraping tool commonly made of Jade stone. This is used to scrape the skin to alleviate pain and diminish scar tissue. The scraping creates a therapeutic petechiae called ‘sha’ representing extravasation of blood in the subcutis.
Moxibustion (Moxa) is a traditional heat therapy which consists of burning dried Artemesian Mugwort on particular points on the body in order to warm the point. This activates the point and increases circulation in the area. This herb plays an important role in the traditional medical systems of China (including Tibet), Japan, Korea, Vietnam, and Mongolia.
Mugwort is usually aged in the sun and ground up to a fluff; practitioners roll the herb into cones and place them either directly on the skin, on a ginger slice on the skin, or even suspended on a needle to warm the needle itself. It also can be processed further into a cigar-shaped stick that can be hovered close to the body to activate the blood and increase circulation. This is particularly great for increasing fertility or healing an injury.
Here at the medicine tree, our practitioner will suggest this treatment as needed to help fight pain and other ailments.