One of these trends – popular among celebrities – is called Gua Sha therapy. It promises to relieve pain, nourish the skin, help you detox, and you don’t need expensive equipment to do it. If you’ve never heard of it or want to learn more.
What is Gua Sha Therapy?
The word Gua means “to scrape”, while the word Sha has several different meanings. In medical terms “sha” refers to metabolic waste, which can affect blood and energy flow and cause pain. So ‘Gua Sha’ means scraping or massaging away these toxins, normally with a smooth-edged tool.