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In traditional Chinese medicine, there are methods that help you fight aging naturally. Acupressure massage replenishes what your internal system lacks, such as qi, blood, organ deficiency and blood circulation, to achieve anti-aging results.
Who doesn’t want to be beautiful?
Using Chinese medicine for beauty had already advanced significantly more than two thousand years ago.
During the time of Chinese Empress Dowager Cixi, her beauty routine was a regiment.
The Empress would apply pearl powder on her face to keep her youthful looks and her face wrinkle-free. Cixi would use a mask made of mung beans, green tea extract, and motherwort.
Beauty Secrets of One of the Four Beauties of China
Another famous ancient beauty was Yang Guifei, a concubine, the favorite wife of Emperor Xuanzong of the Tang Dynasty. The emperor was deeply mesmerized by Yang’s beauty that he neglected his duties as the ruler. Being one of the Four Beauties of ancient China, Yang was not only beautiful and curvy, her skin was as soft as a baby’s.
Yang also had her own beauty secret…
… Dr. Ritsugaku Ken, Chinese medicine physician and president of the Acupuncture Clinic Center at Kurashiki Heinari Hospital, explained in an interview that traditional Chinese medicine,
“Beauty treatment focuses on the overall nourishment and maintenance of the human body.”
The well-being and balance of human skin are inseparably linked to internal organs, meridians, qi, and blood through the meridians of the human body.
Dr. Ritsugaku shares his secrets of the eight DIY acupoint-specific massages for reversing signs of aging.
1. Acupoint: Leg Three Li (ST36)
Location: 3 inches below the kneecap, slightly off the center on the outer side of the calf
Function: Prevent diseases, strengthen the body, anti-aging… read full article