It is considered to be more of a “folk therapy”. Folks do not mean to
be used in any pejorative sense but to emphasis on people who are
able to do for themselves in the comfort of their homes or in
It is a traditional treatment similar to massage and acupuncture that
helps getting rid of common ailments. However, Gua Sha is less
known in the west comparatively.
With the advancement of internet, research and even a movie made in
USA highlighting Gua Sha called ‘The Treatment’ are helping to lift
Gua Sha from obscurity and promote its beneficial effects. Gua Sha is
a simple yet effective treatment.