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Cosmetic Acupuncture The Benefits of Cosmetic Acupuncture
Cosmetic Acupuncture Eliminates fine lines Makes facial lines look softer Helps reduce puffy eyes Aids in tightening sagging skin Increases collegan production, which in turn tones the muscles under the facial muscles Promotes relaxation and general well being Benefits of Cosmetic Acupuncture Facial Rejuvination
Cosmetic Acupuncture works within three zones of the face The forehead, eyes, and eyebrows The nose, cheek area, and smile Under the chin Benefits of Cosmetic Acupuncture
Cosmetic Acupuncture can aid in various medical diagnonses as well Aids in moving blood stasis. Helps reduce facial scarring Cosmetic acupuncture originally stemmed from work done on stroke and Bell’s Palasy patients Works for relieving numbness, facial pain and nerve damage (ie Bell’s Palasy and post-stroke nerve damage) Some use it after surgery to reduce numbness, as surgery can cause nerve damage.
Benefits of Cosmetic Acupuncture Facors such as pollution, make up, poor skin care, smoking, alcohol and drug use, decreased water intake, poor diet, stress and emotional imbalance can all hugely affect skin tone. Results can be seen after one treatment of cosmetic acupuncture. Treatment: 3 Months of maintenance is usually recommended, or just a session before a special occasion! Smokers, drinkers, as well as sun bed users will see a huge difference after 20 sessions. People over 40- Best to do about 2 sessions a week for about 15 to 20 sessions Those under 40 – Best to do about 8 to 10 sessions Best to accompany the treatments with 2 facials, as well herbal supplements are important
Benefits of Cosmetic Acupuncture Treatment: Needles kept in face for 45 minutes, and depending on the patient, heat or electricty can be used at times. Electricity is used to stregnthen and regenerate muscle tissue – Electricity treatments called micro current, this improves skin texture and minimizes puffiness Celebrities such as Madonna and Gwenyth Paltrow are patrons of cosmetic acupuncture
Shenting – DU-24 Benefits the brain and calms the spirit Eliminates wind and benefits the head Benefits the nose and eyes Treats: Sinuses, as well as maniac depression, insomnia and loss of consciousness. Can aid in those suffering from epilepsy, headaches, dizziness.
Jiache – ST-6 Eliminates wind and benefits the jaw and teeth Activates the channel and alleviates pain Treats: Disorders of the jaw, teeth and gums, inability to chew, inability to open mouth following stroke, facial paralysis and facial pain
Yingxiang – L.I.-20 Opens the nasal passage Expels wind and clears heat Treats: all nose disorders: congestion, loss of smell, allergic rhinitis etc. Also aids those suffering from pain, swelling, itching and paralysis of the face.
Erjian – M-HN-10 Clears heat and dissipates swelling Benefits eyes and throat Treats: Mainly used to treat parotitis (more commonly known as mumps)
Yangbai – GB-14 Eliminates wind, benefits the head and alleviates pain Benefits eyes Treats: Various diseases of the eye; deviation of the eye, twitching of the eye, drooping or itching of the eye
Sizhukong – SJ-23 Eliminates wind and alleviates pain Benefits the eyes Treats: Local point for treatment of headaches and disorders of the eye. As well, aids with epilepsy, mania and dizziness.
Zusanli – ST-36 Treats: Harmonizes the stomach, fortifies spleen and resolves dampness, tonidies qi and nourishes blood and yin.