Acupuncture is a relaxing method of healthcare which involves the placement of very thin needles through the skin at specific points on the body to maintain a natural state of balance.
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Cups are applied to the surface of the body using suction created by heat, which loosens muscles, encourages blood flow, and sedates the nervous system.
After an application of oil or liniment, the skin is scraped with a smooth-edged tool using short or long strokes to stimulate microcirculation of the soft tissue, which increases blood flow.
This heat therapy involves the burning of dried plant materials called "moxa" on or very near the surface of the skin in order to warm and invigorate the flow of qi in the body and dispel certain pathogenic influences.