Sets of usually seven hollow bamboo sticks of different lengths and diameters of typically 4 to 15 inches are organically treated for health and safety reasons.
These bamboo canes are both hard and straight, and at the same time flexible and light due to the silica covering its outer walls. Silica is an essential element for
maintaining the integrity and health of the skin, ligaments, tendons and bones. Bamboo extract is the richest known source of silica, it contains over 70% organic silica and is 10 times more potent
than horsetail silica. Silica has a strong restorative effect on many of the body's tissues, making bamboo massage even more potent than just the therapist's rolling and kneading
Some therapists prefer to apply the canes at room temperature, while others prefer to intensify the massage by heating the bamboo. Similar to warm stones, the belief
is that the extra heat will penetrate more deeply into tissue and muscle layers.
Typically the degree of pressure alternates between firm and soft, depending on the physical and mental issues being addressed in the session. All parts of the body
are affected in some manner with the bamboo.
Like any form of massage, there are numerous physical, mental and emotional benefits. At minimum it produces a deep sense of relaxation, serenity and inner
wellbeing. In fact, many believe it to be a powerful and safe therapy to reduce or eliminate the stress commonly associated with daily life.
Considered a complementary therapy to be used alongside conventional Western Medicine to treat illness and relieve muscle pain, it also plays a very strong
It is only recently that the benefits of ancient forms of therapy such as bamboo massage are becoming more clearly appreciated and scientifically understood. In
addition to managing stress and promoting overall good health, below are some of the ways customers are believed to obtain relief/solutions for specific health problems;
- Reactivates and stimulates blood circulation
- Relieves migraines
- Can improve sleep quality and help insomnia
- Helps manage respiratory ailments
- Helps alleviate arthritic pain, particularly in the neck and shoulders
- Improves nervous system functions and sensory nerve perception
- Increases joint and muscle flexibility
- Stimulates cellular activity to repair and intensely nourish the skin
- Breaks down and softens adhesions
- Assists to remove lactic acid to reduce pain