All this is meant to improve health, restore the life force, preserve youthfulness and beauty. One such tool, which helps improve tone, detoxify, relieve stress, get rid of stress and fatigue, as well as to find a balance between body and soul, called stone therapy. History that stone therapy (from the English. Stone – rock) is considered a relatively new method, it has successfully used it several millennia ago. Japanese and Chinese physicians, American Indians, the ancient Romans and the inhabitants of Mesopotamia were aware of the therapeutic effect of hot volcanic rocks. Even then, they treated patients, imposing on certain points of their body hot stones.
Modern technique of stone therapy, developed by Mary Nelson Hennigan, absorbed the experience of previous generations of combined knowledge in these systems, which nowadays is widely used for recreation and spiritual balance. Today the beneficial properties of the stones are widely used for medicinal purposes, and to relax the body. Hot and cold stones are alternately superimposed either on the active points, or along the spine, or on the feet and palms. The position of the stones, as well as their temperature largely determine the effect that you are trying to get it. Depending on your wishes, it can be both relaxing and invigorating. Impact on organizmEffektivnost Stone therapy is determined not only heat but also the energy effects on the body.
No accident for the massage using stones of volcanic origin. Even in ancient times it was believed that these stones accumulate energy of the earth and willingly share it with someone. In addition, the volcanic rocks are unique in that they combined all four elements: air, water, fire and earth. Some artists are also used to massage the jadeite semi-precious mineral that contributes to the opening of the chakras and the energy release. Stone therapy involves the use of stones of varying temperatures and colors that have an impact on the body. Due to the influence of black body heated stones, and blood vessels dilate. Thus, hot stone massage helps to relax muscles, remove the pain by increasing blood flow to painful areas, improve activity of the cells and cleanse the body of toxins. As a result of this massage comes a feeling of complete relaxation and tranquility. Massage cold white stones leads to a narrowing of blood vessels, eliminates stagnation venous blood, enriching it with oxygen and renewing the body. As a rule, is used to massage the 54 hottest black and 18 white stone cold. Their impact can be long (up to 10 minutes) or short (about 5 minutes). All Stone-therapy session is conducted in a relaxed setting. Before the massage on the body are applied aromatic oils. Also during the massage technique shiatsu can be used. After a session of the Stone-therapy is recommended rest, allows you to fully feel the positive effects of the procedures and internal harmony of the state. Indications and protivopokazaniyOsnovnye readings for sessions of the Stone-therapy: chronic fatigue, insomnia, depression, migraine, weight gain, cellulite, rehabilitation after injury, joint diseases, back pain and neck. In addition, stone therapy can treat more serious diseases such as angina, cholelithiasis, chronic cholecystitis, a disease of the pancreas, stomach ulcers, diseases of the genital and urinary bladder. The group contraindications include acute infectious diseases, inflammation of the skin and internal organs, damage the cardiovascular system, cancer, pregnancy, skin disease, neurological and psychiatric diseases.