This general trend appeared in medical cosmetics as stone therapy. Treatment with stones is based on thermal effects of the vessels change of heat and cold. It is believed that the stones in this procedure shall inform the body what it lacks. Not the ancient Indians believed that some stones can take bad energy. The Japanese have used hot minerals for relaxation, and the Chinese – for massage.
What are stones for massage?
Massage using so-called drum stones – smooth and flat, so as not to scratch the skin and easy to hold back. Usually masters buy special stones of volcanic origin. These stones are of high density are high magnesium and iron and set deep absorption of heat and slow its release. Home procedures are suitable with smooth sea stones. In salons stones are heated and cooled with special equipment. In the ordinary salons and at home can use hot water and refrigerator. You can also enjoy and precious and semiprecious stones. They not only touch the skin, but they put on lotions and compresses.
Experts believe that water accumulates energy of precious or semiprecious stones and it is well to wash in the morning. For this purpose the stone to soak in mineral water a few hours.
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How do you massage with stones?
One of the most important conditions is the relaxed atmosphere and music. Lighting should not be irritating. For facial special cream is applied with a very light texture. Procedure for whole-body skin is rubbing with pleasant aromatic oils. Master stones are placed in accordance with a common system – when needed – hot stone or fresh, large stone, not so big. At home, stick to the following schedule: from small to large pebbles, alternating warm cold. For facial sufficient two stones. The procedure lasts from 20 minutes to an hour and a half. Massage with hot and cool stones improves blood circulation, eliminates muscle pain; saturates tissues with oxygen, helps with arthritis, osteochondrosis, stimulates removal of body toxins and excess fluids, helps with stress, restores tone and elasticity.